Murton Fell and High Cup Nick

Sun 21 Aug 2005

Route: Murton - Murton Fell - High Cup Nick - Middle Tongue - Trundale - Murton

Distance: 7.25 miles

Ascent: 1,400ft

Time: 3 hours 25 minutes

With: Anne


Warm and sunny, blue sky, a nice cool breeze on the tops

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Looking back to Murton with Wild Boar Fell (left) and the Howgill Fells (right) in the distance

Looking south from the flanks of Murton Pike to Delfekirk Scar and Roman Fell

Heading along the track towards Murton Fell with Murton Pike behind

The view north west from the ascent of Murton Fell

Looking north as we cross the moorland on our way to Murton Fell

Looking west to Mickle Fell from the summit of Murton Fell

360 Panorama from Murton Fell's summit

Murton Pike from the large cairn near Murton Fell's summit

Heading towards the Curricks on Murton Fell's northern top

One of the Curricks on Murton Fell's north top

The Curricks on Murton Fell's north top

Descending to High Cup Nick from Murton Fell

Meldon Hill from the descent to High Cup Nick

Our first view of High Cup from the descent from Murton Fell

The northern cliffs of High Cup

The southern rim of High Cup

High Cup Gill

High Cup Gill panorama

Looking back to High Cup Nick from the path along the top of the south side of High Cup

A last view of High Cup

Descending Middle Tongue with Murton Pike on the left

Looking down into Trundale with the Lakeland fells in the distance


A northerly panorama: Keisley Bank to Middletongue Crag and Trundale

Previous Walk: Great Dun Fell (Wed 17 Aug 2005)

Next Walk: Glaramara to Great Gable (Sat 3 Sep 2005)

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