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Dufton, Brownber, Backstone and High Cup

Dufton, Brownber, Backstone and High Cup

Postby Broggy1 » Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:30 pm

Date walked: 09/04/2021

Time taken: 3.2

Distance: 17.6 km

Ascent: 1058m

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Favourite North Pennine walk on a lovely morning. Dry underfoot.

Dufton Pike ahead

2 Lakes from DP.JPG
Lakes from Dufton Pike

3 Ahead from DP.JPG
Looking up the valley

4 B Hill.JPG
Brownber Hill - hidden behind Dufton Pike but even steeper up it's nose

5 Back to DP.JPG
Looking back at the shark fin of Dufton Pike

5 Cross Fell and co from BH.JPG
Cross Fell and co from Brownber Hill

6 Mine track.JPG
Easier ascent on the Threlkeld Side mine track now

7 Backstone Edge to Meldon Hill.JPG
Backstone Edge summit looking to Meldon Hill

8 Trig on Backstone WBF in view.JPG
Trig on Backstone Edge with Wild Boar Fell in the distance

9 High Cup.JPG
High Cup - always a sight to see - from above

10 High Cup again.JPG
High Cup again from the Pennine Way

11 Pennine Way.JPG
Nice easy descent back to Dufton now on the way

12 DP again.JPG
There's the Pike again
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