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Breast Cancer Now - Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

Yorkshire Dales

  • Duration: Weekend
  • Walks and Treks
  • Top Trips
  • Charity Events
  • Challenging
  • Available During: April, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct

About this Adventure

To complete this route is to undertake one of the great outdoor challenges in the UK. It will be a tough day, but worth it for that feeling of satisfaction upon completion

Quick Facts

  • Guiding by experienced mountain leaders
  • Total Distance - 37km/23miles
  • Ascent: 1381m/4531ft
  • Target time: 12 hours
  • Amazing scenery in the Yorkshire Dales
  • We run this trip between May and October
  • Start & finish in Horton-in-Ribblesdale village

More Information

How to book in support of Breast Cancer Now?

Fundraising for Breast Cancer Now
To participate in this challenge there is a non-refundable registration fee of £99 per person, payable to Maximum Adventure at the time of booking. You can then choose between the two different options below. 

Self-Funding £99 registration fee at the time of booking £200 balance due 10 weeks before departure With the self-funding option you personally cover the full cost of the challenge. This option means that there is no minimum sponsorship target due, but we encourage you to raise as much money as you can for Breast Cancer Now.
 
Minimum Sponsorship Pledge £199 registration fee at the time of booking £400 minimum fundraising target 80% to be raised 10 weeks before departure With the minimum sponsorship pledge option you must submit 80% of your fundraising target to Breast Cancer Now 10 weeks before departure date.
 
About Breast Cancer Now
We’re Breast Cancer Now and by 2050, we will stop all women dying of breast cancer. We’re a charity with a different approach and attitude. Borderless, diverse, interdependent – we’re an open source of knowledge and experience, pushing ourselves to fill every gap in our understanding, leaving no stone unturned. By funding the world’s brightest researchers up and down the country, we ask the big questions and are working tirelessly to answer them. For every woman that outlives breast cancer, our lives are richer and filled with possibility. And for every woman that dies, we’re filled with a greater resolve to reach our goal. They remind us to live every day like we mean it, because time matters. They inspire us to stand together – creating a collective force for good – whose energy is impossible to ignore. With extraordinary strength of will, we’ll move from a disease that causes fear and emptiness to a generation where everybody lives. There’s no time to lose. Because each day or month or year we give back means the future has changed for good. Together we can get there faster – and give everyone more time to live.
 
About Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge is without a doubt one of the most rewarding challenges in the UK. Starting and ending in Horton-in-Ribblesdale you take in the 3 highest peaks in Yorkshire, Pen-y-ghent (694m), Whernside (736m) and Ingleborough (723m). The aim of the challenge is to walk this 25 mile route within 12 hours!

Walk Only

If you would like to do this challenge as a Walk Only (no accommodation) please contact us at the office.

About Us

We know you have a choice of companies providing The Yorkshire 3 Peaks event. Here are some of the reasons you should choose to travel with Maximum Adventure:

  • We are an established adventure travel business
  • We have been trading since 2002
  • We are financially protected in accordance with the 1992 travel regulation
  • Knowledgeable and available office staff
  • Qualified leaders and guides with ascents ranging from Ben Nevis to Mount Everest
  • All activities are risk assessed
  • We try to give you the best service we can
  • We are aware this is your holiday/your challenge and will do our best to facilitate it
  • We have many repeat clients stretching back a number of years

Itinerary

We normally run this challenge over a weekend, Friday to Sunday, however if you would like to do this at any other time, including midweek, then please contact us. A typical itinerary looks like this:

Day 1 - Friday: Arrive early evening at your accommodation in the Horton-in- Ribblesdale area. Evening briefing session and equipment check.

Day 2 – Saturday: We aim to set out walking at 7am. 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!

Day 3 – 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, accommodation availability, or for any other reason the guide may deem necessary. Every effort is made to fit the course around your needs and abilities.

Charity Information

How to take part for Breast Cancer Now

Pay a £99 deposit to Maximum Adventure on booking and commit to the minimum fundraising pledge with Breast Cancer Now for the balance.
This will typically be double the cost of the adventure, less the registration fee.

Inclusions

  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a good quality B&B or hotel with ensuite or private bathroom and breakfast. Single rooms are available at a supplement of £55 per person per night
  • Professional event organisation
  • Qualified mountain leaders
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders
  • Briefing, route planning and equipment check to ensure you have everything you need to fully enjoy the following day

Exclusions

  • Travel to the start and finish points of the trip
  • Lunches, evening meals and beverages.
  • Personal Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)

Departures

Book a bespoke event on any date

We run the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge as an open or bespoke event. Our open events run fortnightly Friday to Sunday from May to the end of October. For bookings of 8 people or more, we also run this as an exclusive event on the dates of your choosing. To book any number of participants on to an event, simply select the date in the calendar and follow the booking procedure. You will then receive an automated confirmation and full details will follow from our office in due course.

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