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High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tongue
Introduction to Walk 3421

Photo from the walk - High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tongue

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

High Cup Nick in the Cumbrian Pennines is one of the great landscape features of the UK. This walk starts from Dufton with its beautiful village green and continues via Middle Tongue to reach High Cup Nick before returning along a section of the Pennine Way. 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 3070
Knock Fell & High Cup Nick from Dufton
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

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Dufton Pike and Dufton from Knock
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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Cross Fell & Great Dun Fell from Kirkland
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Walk 3274
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Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
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High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
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Length - 12.8 miles / 20.8 km
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Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoir
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Walk 3593
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Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoir
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Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km
Walk 1084
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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
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1447
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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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