Higher Shelf Stones 621m [Mountain]

53.449816, -1.86761 [UK]

Worldwide: 425th= [all time] N/A [last year] N/A [last month]
Country: 425th= [all time] N/A [last year] N/A [last month]

boulder 4m NW of trig point

Source: Database of British and Irish Hills v14


Last Bagged on 8th Jan 2019 3:43pm by Tramplite

First Bagged on 15th Sep 2012 1:48pm by Where_to_next

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Maps to Higher Shelf Stones

Hayfield to Glossop

Hayfield to Glossop JohnYates

8th Apr 2015

via Mount Famine, South Head, Brown Knoll, Kinder Low, Mill Hill, Higher Shelf Stones and James Thorn

Beacons: 354 | Distance: 19.5 miles | Height Gain: 2,746 ft

Bleaklow Circular 6th October 2012

Bleaklow Circular 6th October 2012 mixedupmessedup

6th Oct 2012

A circular hike on Bleaklow taking in Bleaklow Head, Over Exposed (B29 crash site) and Higher Shelf Stones

Beacons: 71 | Distance: 6.1 miles | Height Gain: 1,217 ft

Bleakow head & Shelf Moor from Old Glossop

Bleakow head & Shelf Moor from Old Glossop robvdw

8th Aug 2018

GPS malfunction on first part up until the Pennine Way (see route). RB29 Superfortress 1948 crash site at SK 09090 94867.

Beacons: 291 | Distance: 13.1 km | Height Gain: 368 m

Top Baggers of Higher Shelf Stones


JohnYates [3]

Hill walker mainly in the Peak District.


Rosenrot213 [3]

Usually found wandering around the Peak District


DeanRead [2]

Can often be spotted Walking, Wild Camping and Cycling in the #GloriousPeakDistrict and beyond while videoing things for YouTube along the way.


Tramplite [1]

Full-time hiker, cycle tourer and paddler. Occasional designer of lightweight hiking kit.


backpackartist [1]

Backpacker and Outdoors Blogger at http://backpackartist.com. Abstract landscape artist at http://matthewkingarts.com. Usually spotted lurking around the Lakes, Wales, Dartmoor the South East, and on the TGO Challenge.

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