To complete this route is to undertake one of the great outdoor challenges of the UK. It will be a tough day, but worth it for that feeling of satisfaction upon completion.
The scenery is dramatic and ever changing, wildlife abounds as do carpets of flowers encouraged by the nutrient rich soils of the Limestone pavement.
We start and finish in the sleepy village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale, from here we can observe much of the route that lies waiting for discovery.
- guiding by experienced mountain leaders
- Total Distance - 37km/23 miles
- Ascent: 1381m/4531ft.
- Target time: 12 hours.
- Amazing scenery through the Yorkshire Dales.
- Start & finish in Horton-in-Ribblesdale village.
- Registration fee £75pp
- Minimum fundraising target £350pp
The trip is taking place on 24th - 26th May 2013
|Friday||Arrive early evening at your accommodation in the Horton-in- Ribblesdale area. Evening briefing session and equipment check.|
|Saturday||We aim to set out walking at 8am. Following our chosen route we ascend Pen y Ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough before making our final descent back to Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Evening meal & celebratory drinks will be in order!|
|Sunday||Depart after breakfast.|
Please note: This itinerary is a guide only. It can be subject to change dependent upon viability, course members' fitness, weather conditions or for any other reason the guide may deem necessary. Every effort is made to fit the course around your needs and abilities.
To do this trip you need to have a certain level of fitness. No previous mountaineering experience is required for this trip, however, the fitter you are the more you will enjoy your day.
This is a long walk, covering approximately 23 miles whilst ascending the 3 highest peaks in Yorkshire, therefore prior training walks and visits to the gym will undoubtedly add to your overall enjoyment of the trip as well as your ability to complete it.
We recommend that you follow a fitness plan in preparation for your challenge, an example of one will be sent to you when you have confirmed your booking.
Although the fitness plan we will send to you has been devised by a fitness professional, this is only provided as a guide and you should seek professional advice before starting your own fitness regime.
Date - 24th – 26th May 2013.
- Professional event organisation.
- Qualified mountain leaders, who are also qualified first aiders.
- Briefing, route planning and equipment check to ensure you have everything you need to fully enjoy the following day.
- Two night’s twin room accommodation with breakfast. Single rooms are available at a supplement.
- Group first aid kit.
- Evening meal on the Friday and Saturday
- Packed lunch on the walking day
- Liability Insurance. We have Public and Product Liability Insurance. We reccomend participants have their own personal and accident insurance
How to book
To book click the 'Book now' button.
To do this challenge there is a non-refundable registration fee of £75pp. In addition there is a minimum fundraising target of £350pp so please only sign up if you are confident that you can raise this money. 50% of the minimum fundraising target must be raised and collected 12 weeks before the challenge date and you should have the remaining 50% by the time we leave for the challenge.
When you have completed the booking form you will be taken through to a paypal page to pay the registration fee. Please note there is a 3% charge on credit cards.
Once we have received your booking we will contact you with specific information about your challenge, along with an appropriate kit list and fitness plan to help you prepare for your upcoming challenge and make the most of it! Your details will also be passed onto Breast Cancer Campaign who will then make contact with you. By signing up for this challenge you consent to Breast Cancer Campaign and Maximum Adventure contacting you via telephone, letter or email for any matter relating to your fundraising and participation in this event.