Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton

Englands Grand Canyon - truly spectacular


Route outline for walk c445:

Dufton  -  The Pennine Way  -  Eller Beck  -  Coastsyke Farm (Coatsike Farm)  -  Hurning Lane  -  Halsteads  -  Cosca Hill  -  Great Rundale Beck  -  Dufton Pike  -  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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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
1
Marilyn
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). The summit of Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) is marked by stone hut with a flat roof 200m NNE of a Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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, 323rd in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Dufton Pike at 481m (1579ft). Dufton Pike is classified as an English Marilyn (81st highest in England, 1025th highest in the UK).

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL19 Howgill Fells and Upper Eden Valley


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

91 Appleby-in-Westmorland


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton

In no particular order . . .

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - High Cup from High Cup Nick

High Cup from High Cup Nick

Photo: Alan Stancombe (4)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - High Cup from High Cup Nick

High Cup from High Cup Nick

Photo: Robert Black (3)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Brownber Hill summit

Brownber Hill summit

Photo: Mike Knipe (81)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - The Vale of Eden from the walk back into Dufton

The Vale of Eden from the walk back into Dufton

Photo: David Elliott (36)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) trig point

Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) trig point

Photo: Mark Kissipie (49)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) summit

Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) summit

Photo: Mark Kissipie (48)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Dufton Pike

Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Dufton Pike

Photo: Mark Kissipie (32)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - 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)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Kirkby Fell summit cairn

Kirkby Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (808)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - The Eden Valley from Dufton Pike

The Eden Valley from Dufton Pike

Photo: Mark Kissipie (29)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Shooting Butt on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Shooting Butt on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell)

Photo: Mark Kissipie (47)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Photo: Mark Kissipie (41)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Brownber Hill from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Brownber Hill from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Photo: Mark Kissipie (28)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Old Lime Kiln near Dufton

Old Lime Kiln near Dufton

Photo: David Elliott (37)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Narrowgate Beacon on Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell) near High Cup

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

Photo: Mark Kissipie (50)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - At High Cup Gill above High Cup Nick, High Cup

At High Cup Gill above High Cup Nick, High Cup

Photo: Robert Black (4)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Dufton Pike from Dufton

Dufton Pike from Dufton

Photo: Mark Kissipie (26)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Dufton

Dufton

Photo: Jim Thorpe (1)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - Approaching High Cup Nick

Approaching High Cup Nick

Photo: Christine Shepherd (106)

Walk c445 Dufton Pike, Backstone Edge and High Cup Nick from Dufton - 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)


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