YORKSHIRE 3 PEAKS CHALLENGEfrom
.The Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge is without a doubt a rewarding challenge to complete. It makes an excellent training event if you’re hoping to complete the National 3 peak at a later date. The challenge is often referred to as the big brother of the Ullswater way walks. The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge also makes a great training day if you are thinking about doing the 3 Peaks Challenge in the future. However, this is a tough 12-hour walk. You will have to climb over the 3 highest peaks in Yorkshire Pen Y Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. Each of these mountains has its own uniqueness and steep sections which only add to this challenge.
You will find yourself climbing over 1200 meters uphill over 26 miles. Sounds like it could be easy right well it is very much not your need to be prepared for a long day. We start our route in Horton-in-Ribblesdale and unlike most companies, we will head out anti-clockwise. This way we are avoiding the crowds but also getting the bulk of the distance out of the way while we have fresh legs.
These events are open to anyone and come with guides and a support crew. The guides know the exact pace that your need to be, to be able to do the challenge within the time. The support crew will be there to give you plenty of motivation and to help you at checkpoints. When you book on to the challenge you get all the information you need in a pdf document. Here you find things like what to pack etc.
Fancy having a go – Hit the link to see our ultimate completion guide to the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge.
Got a group of 6 or more? We can run this challenge on a bespoke basis for you on any date at a reduced rate.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeChallenge, Discovery, Guided, Short Breaks, Trekking
Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Large Group
The Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge:
- Take on the 3 highest mountains in Yorkshire.
- Walk over a marathon in distance in 12 hours.
- See some of the amazing scenery.
- Guided by experienced mountain leaders.
This is without a doubt a rewarding challenge to complete, and makes an excellent training event if you’re hoping to complete the National 3 peak at a later date. Starting and finishing in the lovely little village of Horton on Ribbleside a
What ever the weather is going to throw at you, you will be heading out often its wet and very cold. Because of this the your going to need plenty of grit to keep moving when your tiered, cold and wet. If your thinking about doing the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge your need to take it seriously there is a great article all about training that you can find here
Our guides and support team will be with you all the way. The guides know the exact pace that your need to follow to be able to do the challenge within the time. The support crew will be there to give you plenty of motivation and help you at check points. When you book on to the challenge your get all the information you need in pdf document. Here your find things like what to pack etc.
The cost covers:
- Full pre challenge support.
- A guide team with a ratio of 1:8.
- Support car for groups of 8 +
The cost does not cover:
- Travel to the meeting point.
- Food and drink.
- Any other expenses.
In short YES – you’re signing up for a challenge, it’s not going to be easy. If you sign up for this then you need to train.
For large groups we do offer a support car, unfortunately for small groups we can not. That said all the guides are highly first aid trained and know exactly what to do in an emergency .
You can download the information sheet for this challenge right away or as soon as you book we will send it across to you as well . Most details can be found on our website as well things like meeting times and places etc.
Unfortunately this does happen very rarely but it does happen. The team will do everything they can to help you and push you through in the time that is needed. However there is a strict 14 hour max time mark if it looks like your going to take longer than this then the team will pull you from the challenge.
This is for your safety as well as the guiding team who will have been responsible for up to 8 people in the mountains for a long time.
If you are turned around your be places on a road where pick up is easy or the support car will come and get you.