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Knock Fell & High Cup Nick from Dufton
Introduction to Walk 3070

Photo from the walk - Knock Fell & High Cup Nick from Dufton

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 2500 feet / 758 metres

Time - 8 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A fairly tough round in the North Pennines. The route takes you along the Pennine Way to Knock Fell before going cross country to Backstone Edge. The spectacular High Cup Nick is the highlight before returning to the pretty village of Dufton. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1339
High Cup Nick from Dufton
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 3011
Dufton Pike from Dufton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3421
High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tongue
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1715
1.3 miles / 2.2 km away
Dufton Pike and Dufton from Knock
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3071
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
Cross Fell & Great Dun Fell from Kirkland
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 3274
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1683
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.8 miles / 20.8 km
Walk 3336
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km
Walk 3593
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km
Walk 1084
11.0 miles / 17.6 km away
Garrigill to Alston & back via Nenthead
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.1 miles / 21.3 km
Walk 1388
11.5 miles / 18.3 km away
Hartley circular from Kirkby Stephen
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1447
11.5 miles / 18.3 km away
Nine Standards Rigg from Kirkby Stephen
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2538
11.5 miles / 18.3 km away
Nateby & Waitby Common from Kirkby Stephen
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km

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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