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Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
Introduction to Walk 3274

Photo from the walk - Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

The River Tees above Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham offers walkers many interesting distractions including three waterfalls of note. This route visits one of these and covering a section of the Pennine Way also traverses some wonderful riverside scenery. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1683
High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.8 miles / 20.8 km
Walk 3336
Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km
Walk 3593
Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km

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Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
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Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Force
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.7 miles / 20.6 km
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Race Head & Sedling Rake from Wearhead
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3099
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High Force, Low Force and the River Tees from Bowlees
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
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Garrigill to Alston & back via Nenthead
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Length - 13.1 miles / 21.3 km
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High Cup Nick from Dufton
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 3011
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Dufton Pike from Dufton
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Knock Fell & High Cup Nick from Dufton
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Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1715
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Dufton Pike and Dufton from Knock
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3421
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tongue
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 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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