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High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
Introduction to Walk 1683

Photo from the walk - High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham & Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.8 miles / 20.8 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Time - 7 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This is a fairly undemanding walk through a wild North Pennine landscape. The route visits two outstanding natural features - High Cup Nick and Cauldron Snout - using a section of the Pennine Way. There are no route finding issues even in poor visibility. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walk 3274
Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3336
Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoir
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Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km
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Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoir
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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