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.




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
1
Marilyn
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)

You will also reach the summit of Dufton Pike, 481m (1579ft). Dufton Pike is classified as a Marilyn (81st highest in England, 1023rd highest in the UK).


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

In no particular order . . .

Entering Swaledale near Keld

Entering Swaledale near Keld

Photo: Paul Holroyd (16)

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

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

Photo: John McGlone (1)

*High Cup from The Pennine Way

*High Cup from The Pennine Way

Photo: Mark Kissipie (56)

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Threlkeld Side with Backstone Edge beyond from Brownber Hill

Photo: Mark Kissipie (41)

Brownber Hill summit cairn

Brownber Hill summit cairn

Photo: Mike Knipe (82)

Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Great Rundale Beck and Threlkeld Side

Photo: Mark Kissipie (38)

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Knock Pike from The Pennine Way near Dufton

Photo: Jim Thorpe (3)

Approaching High Cup Nick

Approaching High Cup Nick

Photo: Christine Shepherd (106)

Old Lime Kiln near Dufton

Old Lime Kiln near Dufton

Photo: David Elliott (37)

Me on Dufton Pike summit

Me on Dufton Pike summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (806)


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