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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 222nd highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Brownber Hill at 519m (1703ft). Brownber Hill is also known as an English Dewey (142nd highest in England, 322nd in England & Wales)

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 . . .

Dufton with Dufton Pike beyond

Dufton with Dufton Pike beyond

Photo: Mark Kissipie (24)

High Cup

High Cup

Photo: Christine Shepherd (107)

High Cup from High Cup Nick

High Cup from High Cup Nick

Photo: Alan Stancombe (4)

High Cup in all its glory from the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way) at High Cup Nick

High Cup in all its glory from the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way) at High Cup Nick

Photo: David Elliott (40)

Great Rundale Tarn and Bothy on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Great Rundale Tarn and Bothy on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Photo: Mark Kissipie (46)

Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Photo: Mark Kissipie (38)

The Stag Inn, Dufton

The Stag Inn, Dufton

Photo: Jim Thorpe (2)

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Photo: Mark Kissipie (44)

Dufton Pike from Threlkeld Side

Dufton Pike from Threlkeld Side

Photo: Jim Thorpe (7)

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Photo: Mark Kissipie (27)

 Blencathra from Threlkeld

Blencathra from Threlkeld

Photo: Chris Newton (1)

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)

Dufton village green

Dufton village green

Photo: Mark Kissipie (25)

The Pennine Way from High Cup down to Dufton

The Pennine Way from High Cup down to Dufton

Photo: Christine Shepherd (108)

Brownber Hill from Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Brownber Hill from Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Photo: Mark Kissipie (35)

Brownber Hill from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Brownber Hill from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Photo: Mark Kissipie (28)

Approaching High Cup Nick

Approaching High Cup Nick

Photo: Christine Shepherd (106)

Brownber Hill summit

Brownber Hill summit

Photo: Mark Kissipie (43)

Cloud and snow on Cross Fell from The Pennine Way at Great Rundale Beck

Cloud and snow on Cross Fell from The Pennine Way at Great Rundale Beck

Photo: Jim Thorpe (6)

Looking across High Cup from the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way)

Looking across High Cup from the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way)

Photo: David Elliott (39)

*High Cup from The Pennine Way

*High Cup from The Pennine Way

Photo: Mark Kissipie (56)

Backstone Edge (Dufton) summit cairn now minus its pole

Backstone Edge (Dufton) summit cairn now minus its pole

Photo: Christine Shepherd (554)

Murton Fell from the Narrow Gate Path on the west side of High Cup

Murton Fell from the Narrow Gate Path on the west side of High Cup

Photo: Robert Black (1)

The Head of High Cup from Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

The Head of High Cup from Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Photo: Mark Kissipie (52)

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)

On the Pennine Way approaching High Cup (High Cup Nick)

On the Pennine Way approaching High Cup (High Cup Nick)

Photo: John McGlone (1)

Shooting Butt on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Shooting Butt on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Photo: Mark Kissipie (47)

At High Cup Gill above High Cup Nick, High Cup

At High Cup Gill above High Cup Nick, High Cup

Photo: Robert Black (4)

The High Cup Valley with Murton Fell beyond from The Pennine Way

The High Cup Valley with Murton Fell beyond from The Pennine Way

Photo: Mark Kissipie (57)

High Cup

High Cup

Photo: Trevor Lund (1)

The Pennine Way crossing Great Rundale Beck with Knock Pike beyond

The Pennine Way crossing Great Rundale Beck with Knock Pike beyond

Photo: Jim Thorpe (5)

Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) trig point

Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) trig point

Photo: Mark Kissipie (49)

High Cup from High Cup Nick

High Cup from High Cup Nick

Photo: Robert Black (3)

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)

Dufton Pike from Brownber Hill

Dufton Pike from Brownber Hill

Photo: Mark Kissipie (42)

Old Kiln, Threlkeld Side

Old Kiln, Threlkeld Side

Photo: Mark Kissipie (39)

Brownber Hill summit

Brownber Hill summit

Photo: Mike Knipe (81)

Old Lime Kiln near Dufton

Old Lime Kiln near Dufton

Photo: David Elliott (37)

Dufton Pike from Threlkeld Side

Dufton Pike from Threlkeld Side

Photo: Jim Thorpe (8)

South east edge of High Cup from the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way) near High Cup Nick

South east edge of High Cup from the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way) near High Cup Nick

Photo: David Elliott (41)

Knock and The Vale of Eden from Brownber Hill

Knock and The Vale of Eden from Brownber Hill

Photo: Mark Kissipie (45)

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Photo: Jim Thorpe (3)

High Cup from a cairn on the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way)

High Cup from a cairn on the Narrow Gate path (Pennine Way)

Photo: David Elliott (38)

The stone built Trig Point on the summit of Backstone Edge (Dufton)

The stone built Trig Point on the summit of Backstone Edge (Dufton)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (553)

The view down High Cup

The view down High Cup

Photo: Christine Shepherd (556)

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Photo: Mark Kissipie (41)

Murton Pike from near Dufton

Murton Pike from near Dufton

Photo: David Elliott (33)

Dufton

Dufton

Photo: Jim Thorpe (1)

*High Cup with Murton Fell beyond from The Pennine Way

*High Cup with Murton Fell beyond from The Pennine Way

Photo: Mark Kissipie (53)

The Head of High Cup from The Pennine Way

The Head of High Cup from The Pennine Way

Photo: Mark Kissipie (55)

Brownber Hill summit cairn

Brownber Hill summit cairn

Photo: Mike Knipe (82)

Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) summit

Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) summit

Photo: Mark Kissipie (48)

Dufton Pike from the Pennine Way near Peeping Hill

Dufton Pike from the Pennine Way near Peeping Hill

Photo: John McGlone (6)

Knock Pike from Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Knock Pike from Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Photo: Mark Kissipie (36)

The Vale of Eden from the walk back into Dufton

The Vale of Eden from the walk back into Dufton

Photo: David Elliott (36)

Dufton Pike from Dufton

Dufton Pike from Dufton

Photo: Mark Kissipie (26)

High Cup with Murton Fell beyond from Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

High Cup with Murton Fell beyond from Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Photo: Mark Kissipie (51)

Brownber Hill from Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Brownber Hill from Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Photo: Mark Kissipie (37)

The Tracking Station on Great Dun Fell from The Pennine Way at Great Rundale Beck

The Tracking Station on Great Dun Fell from The Pennine Way at Great Rundale Beck

Photo: Jim Thorpe (4)

Narrowgate Beacon on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) near High Cup

Narrowgate Beacon on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) near High Cup

Photo: Mark Kissipie (50)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c419 Brownber Hill, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton


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