Mickle Fell

With an elevation of 788 m (2,585 ft), the distinctive Mickle Fell mountain sits within a large area of boggy moorland in the Pennines. It is the highest point in County Durham. The route to the summit requires a long hike regardless of your chosen route.

The summit falls within the Warcop Training Area, one of the largest military training areas in the UK. Access days are limited to times when live firing is not taking place. If you see red flags flying, do not enter the area. More information on firing days can be found using the following link below


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788 m (2,585 ft) England Yorkshire North Riding
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54.61560059,-2.30276945 NY 8054 2453 OL19: Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley