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Bleaklow 64th Anniversary of B-29 Super Fortress Crash & Rememberance Day

Public Transport based walk with Adrian Radcliffe.

11.5 mi


A circular walk, we start by ascending to James's Thorn which involves a moderate climb of 370m (final 50m is quite steep) to the KB933 wreck monument from here we drop down slightly to C-47 Skytrain (Dakota) wreck and then pass Ashton Clough which contains the remains of a Seafire/Spitfire. Next we ascend approx. 100m to Higher Shelf stones Trig point and then onto the B29 Super fortress which crashed on the 3rd November 1948. Afterwards we head north to the Hern stones then the Wain stones and across to Bleaklow head.

Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport

We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.

09:40: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 09:48. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Return to Glossop £3.90 from any GM Station

09:48: Train departs for the walk start at Glossop Station.

10:20: Walk starts at Glossop Station.

Return from Glossop Station. xx:09, xx:39 unitl 19:39 then xx:39 until 22:39

Waypoints: Old Glossop , Doctor's Gate track, James's Thorn, Lower Shelf Stones, Higher Shelf Stones, B29 Super Fortress, Hern Stones, Wain Stones, Torside Castle, Small Clough, Lightside, Old Glossop

10-11-2012 09:40 10-11-2012 20:00:00 Europe/London Bleaklow 64th Anniversary of B-29 Super Fortress Crash & Rememberance Day Glossop Station MAD Walkers
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