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Back to Back Tor

Peak District National Park

lovely hike where hardly anyone ever goes

Hiking Difficult

12 km
420 m
420 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
283 m
High Point
530 m
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This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between April and October. From a low point of 283 m to the maximum altitude of 530 m, the route covers 12 km, 420 vertical metres of ascent and 420 vertical metres of descent.


lovely wander up and over Back Tor and down into a remote valley with great paddling



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between April and October


  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Water features
  • Family friendly

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