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The Dragon's Back (Chrome Hill) from Hollinsclough
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Photo from the walk - The Dragon's Back (Chrome Hill) from Hollinsclough

Nat Park - Peak District - White Peak Limestone Dales

County/Area - Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Author - Daryl Smith

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1050 feet / 318 metres

Grade - moderate

This excellent Peak District walk climbs Hollins Hill to enjoy a panoramic view of the onward route before traversing Chrome Hill (The Dragon's Back) and nearby Parkhouse Hill, both of which are rugged limestone hills with a unique character. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1185
Chrome Hill from Holinsclough
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2531
Upper Dove Valley from Hollinsclough
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2545
High Edge & Chrome Hill from Hollinsclough
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2837
Parkhouse & Chrome Hills from Longnor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.7 miles / 10.9 km

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Chrome and Parkhouse Hills from Earl Sterndale
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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