The Great Ridge: Mam Tor to Lose Hill

United Kingdom

A classic walk in the Peak District National Park the pride of which is the iconic Mam Tor (516m).

Scrambling or Climbing
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

How do you get to the start of the walk?

Mam Nick car park though for non national trust members there is a fee. Free parking can be found further away.


Which maps cover the area?

Maps of the Great Ridge in the Peak District National Park

Route/Trail notes

A detailed description of the walk!

From Mam Nick car park make your way uphill to the summit of Mam Tor from here follow the ridge down to Hollins Cross the lowest point of the ridge before heading up Barker Bank you will then continue to Back Tor which is the one section where there is a very mild scramble though this can also be bypassed via a path that flanks Back Tor on the Southern side. From Back Tor simply follow the ridge to the summit of Lose Hill before returning back the same way you came.


Do you need any permits? What's the cost?

Free aside from potential parking costs if you park in Mam Nick car park.

Other References

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