Walk c419 Brownber Hill, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton

Englands Grand Canyon - truly spectacular


Route outline for walk c419:

- Dufton  -   Eller Beck  -   Pusgill House  -   Great Rundale Beck  -   Bluethwaite Hill  -   Threlkeld Side  -   Brownber Hill  -   Tossgill Edge  -   Great Rundale Tarn  -   Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)  -   Narrowgate Beacon  -   Little Rundale Beck  -   High Cup Nick  -   High Cup  -   The Pennine Way  -   Narrow Gate Path  -   Peeping Hill  -   Bow Hall  -   Town Head  -   Dufton.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) at 699m (2294ft). Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) is also known as an English Nuttall (135th in England, 222nd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Brownber Hill, 519m (1703ft). Brownber Hill is also known as an English Dewey (141st in England, 320th 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 c419 Brownber Hill, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton

In no particular order . . .

Brownber Hill summit cairn

Brownber Hill summit cairn

Photo: Mike Knipe (82)

Nichol's Chair, High Cup (High Cup Nick)

Nichol's Chair, High Cup (High Cup Nick)

Photo: John McGlone (2)

High Cup Nick with the High Cup valley beyond from The Pennine Way

High Cup Nick with the High Cup valley beyond from The Pennine Way

Photo: Mark Kissipie (54)

Approaching High Cup Gill above High Cup Nick, High Cup with Murton Fell beyond

Approaching High Cup Gill above High Cup Nick, High Cup with Murton Fell beyond

Photo: Robert Black (2)

On Whitfield Moor

On Whitfield Moor

Photo: Mike Knipe (83)

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Photo: Jim Thorpe (3)

Stream emerging from a mine entrance on the lower slopes of High Scald Fell, Threlkeld Side

Stream emerging from a mine entrance on the lower slopes of High Scald Fell, Threlkeld Side

Photo: Mark Kissipie (40)

High Cup

High Cup

Photo: Trevor Lund (1)

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Photo: Mark Kissipie (41)

Meldon Hill summit

Meldon Hill summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (555)


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