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National 3 Peaks -  3 Day Challenge

National 3 Peaks - 3 Day Challenge

Regular price £149.00 £149.00 Sale

£149 non-refundable booking deposit
plus £200 final payment

The Highest Mountains in England, Scotland & Wales! 

INCLUDED IN THE TRIP:

  • Minibus pick up

  • Transport between peaks

  • Mountain Leader

  • 3 nights accommodation

  • Optional training walks

   

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Don't call it a dream, call it a plan!

   

TYPICAL TIMETABLE:

DAY 1: Snowdon

On the first morning we pick walkers up on route to beautiful North Wales, where we discover mighty mount Snowdon! 

That afternoon we head up from Pen y Pass car park to tackle the steep Pyg Track that rises up around the reservoir of Llyn Llydaw; crossing the causeway and climbing the northern tip of Glaslyn. The hike continues on a steep zig-zag before one last push to the 1085m summit for a view of the sun setting over a distant horizon.

After 5 to 6 hours on the mountain, the evening meal is spent celebrating the achievements of a great first day, after which everyone sleeps well at our Llanberis accommodation.

Snowdon webcam

DAY 2: Scafell Pike

After an early start and 5 hours on the minibus, we finally discover the picturesque twisty lanes leading to Scafell Pike amidst the stunning western Lake District. The highest mountain in England has surprisingly rocky and unrelentingly steep paths. After another 5 or 6 hours of serious hill hiking with the peak at 978m, we aim to finish and head for our Lakes accommodation by sunset.

DAY 3: Ben Nevis

Heading north into Scotland and on through the magnificent highlands; a drive that truly takes your breath away! Time for a necessary stop to take in the monstrous scenery and grab some photos in beautiful Glencoe. We finally reach our biggest challenge; a 1345m climb from Fort William to Britain’s highest point; the summit plateau of colossal Ben Nevis. Jaw dropping scenery and incredible views. This giant takes in excess of 6 hours to conquer, meaning our night out in Fort William will be well earned before the drive home next morning. 

Ben Nevis Webcam

 

 

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RESPONSIBLE 3 PEAKING:

The 3 Peaks takes a tremendous team effort to complete. The key to successes is in the preparation and planning. It must also be done with responsibility and respect to allow others to continue enjoying both visiting and inhabiting the mountains. There is some negative impact, such as erosion and littering, caused by an increased use of the mountains. Hence we follow the 'Code of Practice for Outdoor Fundraising Events', developed by the Institute of Fundraising written in consultation with a range of groups including the National Park Authorities and the National Trust, who owns Scafell Pike and part of Snowdonia.

 

MOUNTAIN KIT LIST:
Essential to be properly equipped
Tried and tested clothing only
Only pack items needed for walking

 

  • Rucksack - min 25 litres with cover.
  • Walking boots; broken in; NO trainers
  • Double layer walking socks.
  • Waterproof jacket & trousers.
  • Base layer top – breathable.
  • Warm fleece and spare fleece.
  • Walking trousers - NO jeans!
  • Multiple thin tops allowing temperature changes.
  • Post-challenge clothes.
  • 3 litres of fluid per peak.
  • Basic First Aid kit & Sun cream.
  • Warm gloves, hat/balaclava.
  • Head torch with spare batteries.
  • Whistle for sounding the alarm.
  • Toiletries, towel.
  • Mobile phone & waterproof case
  • FULL LIST HERE
 
 

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