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Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoir
Introduction to Walk 3593

Photo from the walk - Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoir

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham & Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

Starting from Cow Green Reservoir this walks ascends Meldon Hill before descending to the Pennine Way which leads via Cauldron Snout back to the start. The route covers unpathed terrain and involves a river crossing. Good map reading skills are essential. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walk 3274
Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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

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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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