Tag Archives: Higher Shelf Stones

Snake Woodlands, Higher Shelf Stones Long Walk | 14-Mile Route

Trig point at Higher Shelf Stones

A lovely long walk in the Peak District, this route has a mix of everything from woodlands and streams to moorlands and hilltops, you won’t be disappointed with the variety on this route. There are a few challenging sections on the walk, mostly on the moorland parts near Higher Shelf Stones when in poor visibility […]

Higher Shelf Stones Short Walk (+ Bleaklow Plane Crash Site) | 4-Mile Route

Bleaklow Plane Crash Site

The Bleaklow plane crash site is located not far from the Higher Shelf Stones summit in the Dark Peaks area of the Peak District. This short walk combines summiting the third highest hill in the Peak District and visiting the crash site from Snake Pass. Although it’s a short walk, since it’s one of the […]

Higher Shelf Stones Circular Walk (+ Plane Crash Site) | 6-Mile Walk

Heather in valley on Higher Shelf Stones walk

Higher Shelf Stones is the third highest point in the Peak District at 621 metres, but it’s the hill with the most-defined summit, unlike Kinder Scout and Bleaklow that are moorland plateaus. This circular walk starts from Snake Pass next to the Pennine Way path, which means much of the ascent is done, for the first […]