The Three Peaks

colly

Re member eR
Location
Leeds
Advice sought from anyone who has done it or attempted it.

Not for me. It's for my son who said:

'How difficult can it be to walk 26 miles' :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:


Edit: I'll point him to this thread. :okay:
 
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MontyVeda

a short-tempered ill-controlled small-minded troll
Which three peaks? The Yorkshire ones I presume?
 

DCLane

Found in the Yorkshire hills ...
Done it a few times - my parents lived in Horton-in-Ribblesdale from 1996 until last year.

Take it steady and Pen-y-Ghent is easier done first. That leads to the path up Whernside and scramble down. Avoid the pub on the main road or you'll not get going again ... Give yourself time to get up Ingleborough and it's then a long trek back. You need enough water and snacks, but the shop between Whernside and Ingleborough will probably be open in July.

Make sure you register first at the café AND clock back in. Under 12 hours and you can join their 'club'.
 
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Milkfloat

An Peanut
Location
Midlands
There is the Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Skafell pike 24 hour challenge.
If you do this - make sure you have a non-climbing driver. DAMHIK.
 

Brompton Bruce

Coffeeeeeeeee pleeeeease
I've done it a few times.....my advice? Don't get lost between Pen-y-ghent and Whernside. That for me is always the hardest part. The second hardest part is taking the right path off Ingleborough, specially if the peak is in low cloud.
 

YukonBoy

The Monch
Location
Inside my skull
If he is not a hill walker he may find it quite hard. What is his hill walking experience like? Is he doing it as part of a lrge event or just some mates giving it a go?
 

classic33

Legendary Member
There is also the four peaks
Slieve Donard Northern Island Ben Nevis Scafell and Snowden’ in 48 hours

Did this ten years ago.No bike involved I hasten to add.
Thought the four national peaks time limit was 36 hours. With 48 for the five.
 
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