Walk c407 Little Fell (Burton Fell), Mickle Fell and Murton Fell from Hilton

The highest point in County Durham


Route outline for walk c407:

- Hilton Town Head  -   Hilton Beck  -   Warcop Training Area  -   Swindale Brow  -   Swindale Beck  -   Swindale Edge  -   Marn Gill  -   Christy Bank  -   Siss Gill  -   Burton Fell  -   Little Fell (Burton Fell)  -   Hilton Fell  -   Arnside Rake  -   King's Pot  -   Mickle Fell  -   Fisher Sike  -   Maize Beck  -   Swarth Beck  -   Master Sike  -   Murton Fell  -   Murton Fell (SE Top)  -   Scordale  -   Lowfield Hush  -   Hilton Town Head.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

This walk enters Warcop Army Training Area. For safety reasons public access is restricted to public rights of way during non-firing days only. Access is only permitted on 12 weekends per year, which are publicly notified 12 months in advance. Information these weekends can be obtained by calling 0800 783 5181. For more details see: Walking on Mickle Fell.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Mickle Fell at 788m (2586ft). Mickle Fell is the highest point in the county of County Durham.

Mickle Fell is inside the Warcop Army Training Area. For safety reasons public access is restricted to public rights of way during non-firing days only. Access is only permitted on 12 weekends per year, which are publicly notified 12 months in advance. Information these weekends can be obtained by calling 0800 783 5181. For more details see: Walking on Mickle Fell. Mickle Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (49th highest in England, 89th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Mickle Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (58th in England, 107th in England & Wales). Mickle Fell is classified as a Marilyn (17th highest in England, 413th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Little Fell (Burton Fell), 748m (2455ft). Little Fell (Burton Fell) is inside the Warcop Army Training Area. For safety reasons public access is restricted to public rights of way during non-firing days only. Access is only permitted on 12 weekends per year, which are publicly notified 12 months in advance. Information these weekends can be obtained by calling 0800 783 5181. For more details see: Walking on Mickle Fell. Little Fell (Burton Fell) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (69th highest in England, 123rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Little Fell (Burton Fell) is also known as an English Nuttall (85th in England, 149th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Murton Fell, 675m (2215ft). Murton Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (120th highest in England, 204th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Murton Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (161st in England, 271st in England & Wales).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL19
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 91
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c407 Little Fell (Burton Fell), Mickle Fell and Murton Fell from Hilton

In no particular order . . .

Swarth Beck at the head of Scordale

Swarth Beck at the head of Scordale

Photo: Mark Kissipie (130)

Fiend's Fell Summit Trig Point

Fiend's Fell Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (414)

Siss Gill from Christy Bank

Siss Gill from Christy Bank

Photo: Christine Shepherd (575)

Roman Fell from Swindale Edge

Roman Fell from Swindale Edge

Photo: Mark Kissipie (119)

Mickle Fell summit cairn

Mickle Fell summit cairn

Photo: Mark Kissipie (129)

Me with the very small summit cairn on Little Fell (Burton Fell)

Me with the very small summit cairn on Little Fell (Burton Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (419)

Shelter hiding the Trig Point on Little Fell (Burton Fell)

Shelter hiding the Trig Point on Little Fell (Burton Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (417)

Mickle Fell from Hilton Fell

Mickle Fell from Hilton Fell

Photo: Mark Kissipie (128)

Little Fell (Burton Fell) summit cairn with Mickle Fell beyond

Little Fell (Burton Fell) summit cairn with Mickle Fell beyond

Photo: Mark Kissipie (125)

Mickle Fell

Mickle Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (410)


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