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Dystonia – 3 Day 3 Peaks Challenge

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct 625 pp

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Dystonia – 3 Day 3 Peaks Challenge

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About this Adventure

The Three Peaks (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike & Snowdon) are the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales. The Challenge is to climb these three peaks, one each day

Quick Facts

  • Guiding on all 3 Peaks by experienced guides.
  • 42km total horizontal distance, 3000 vertical metres, 3 Peaks.
  • This trip is best run between May and October. Outside of those dates we consider it winter conditions. However, if you want to experience it then – just ask!
  • Pick ups and drop offs along the route to provide you with several different options – just choose the most convenient for you. See our transport explained section for further details.
  • Expert driving team with dozens of 3 Peaks trips experience. Please note that for safety reasons we adhere to all road traffic safety regulations.
  • Set open dates for individuals to join or bespoke events for group sizes of 8 or more – just ask if the date you want is not listed.
  • Many years experience in providing this challenge.
  • The fitter your entire group is, the more likely you will be able to fulfil the challenge!
  • You need to be pretty fit.

Think you are up to the challenge? Join us and find out!

About & Details

The 3 Day 3 Peaks Challenge is an attempt to climb the three highest peaks in the UK over 3 days, one each day, whilst taking in the magnificent scenery these peaks have to offer. These peaks are Ben Nevis (Scotland), Scafell Pike (England) and Snowdon (Wales), and we complete them in that order. We travel to Fort William on the Thursday, starting with Ben Nevis on the Friday morning, climb Scafell Pike Saturday and finish Snowdon on Sunday in Wales! Even though this is a more relaxed timescale than the 3 Peaks Challenge, this is a tiring event and people participating should have the necessary fitness. We aim to complete each of the mountains within 6-8 hours; however this will depend upon the speed of the group. The course is guided by experienced mountain leaders and there is a transport vehicle with separate driver with you throughout the challenge.

Inclusions

  • Three nights’ twin room accommodation in a good quality B&B or hotel with ensuite or private bathroom and breakfast
  • Transport between Manchester and Ben Nevis with pick-ups en route.
  • Transport between the 3 Peaks.
  • Drop offs between Snowdon and Manchester after the challenge has finished.
  • Expert local knowledge and 24 hour emergency assistance during your trip
  • Professional event organisation
  • Qualified mountain leaders
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders
Exclusions
  • Travel to the start and finish points of the trip
  • Lunches and evening meals, beverages
  • Personal Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)

Optional Extras

  • Single Room Supplement £55 per person per night (£165 per person for the 3 nights) – subject to availability

Please select from Optional Extras at Checkout

Transport

During each road based (North to South) Three Peaks event our transport vehicle does a round trip from Manchester. This means we offer pick up points for you at the following locations:

  • Anywhere on the M61, M6, M74 and A82 between Manchester and Fort William
  • Manchester Piccadilly Station (approx. 10am)
  • Glasgow International airport (not Prestwick, approx. 4pm)

If you are based in the South of the UK we recommend you fly to Glasgow International Airport and then catch the return train from Manchester. This saves you a lot of time in the vehicle. Drop off points are:

  • Anywhere on the A55 and M56 between Snowdonia and Manchester
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Piccadilly Station
  • Alternative pick up and drop off points can be discussed upon request.

Pick up times are the day before the event and drop off is during the afternoon of the event finish. We aim to finish in Snowdon by mid afternoon on the last day of each event, and therefore your drop off should be no later than 6pm on the Sunday evening. However, there are no guarantees as it depends on the speed of your group. If you are making your own way to Fort William for the start of your challenge you should arrive the Friday afternoon/evening in time for the evening briefing and to be ready for the start of the challenge the next day.

Departures

We run the 3 day 3 peaks challenge as an open or bespoke event.

Our open events run fortnightly Thursday 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.

 

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Thursday

    Meet up along the route and transfer to Fort William where accommodation will be provided. Meet up locations will be finalised shortly before departure. Evening equipment check and briefing. Relax in the evening in preparation for the following days.

  • Day 2 - Friday

    Breakfast and then depart for Ben Nevis. Accommodation this evening will be provided en route to Scafell Pike, usually in Southern Scotland. Evening of relaxation after the first peak.

  • Day 3 - Saturday

    Breakfast and then depart for Scafell Pike. Late afternoon/evening transfer to Snowdonia where accommodation will be provided for another relaxing evening.

  • Day 4 - Sunday

    Breakfast and then depart for Snowdon. Aim to finish the Challenge by mid-afternoon. Drop offs along the return route to Manchester

Disclaimer

Please note: This itinerary is a guide only. It can be subject to change dependent upon viability, course members’ fitness, and weather conditions or for any other reason.

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Charity Information

To register for 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 – Pay a £99 registration fee at the time of booking followed by the balance, due 10 weeks before your challenge. 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 Dystonia
  • Minimum Sponsorship Pledge – Pay a £99 registration fee at the time of booking, you are then committed to a £650 minimum fundraising target, 50% of which must be raised 10 weeks before your challenge.

 

Once we have received your booking we will contact you with specific information about your challenge, along with an appropriate kit list and fitness plans to help you prepare for your upcoming challenge and make the most of it!  Dystonia will be informed of your registration and will be in contact with you directly to set up your fundraising.

About The Dystonia Society

The Dystonia Society was established in 1983 by a small group of people affected by dystonia, and the aims and mission of those original founders are the core of our work today.

Our mission is a world without dystonia. To achieve this mission, we aim to support and advocate for people living with the impact of dystonia to ensure they experience the best quality of life for all of their life whilst we drive forward towards critically needed treatments and ultimately a cure.

We do this by:

  • raising awareness of all forms of the debilitating set of conditions known as dystonia
  • by supporting and advocating for those affected by a diagnosis of dystonia through our support and advocacy services and local support group network
  • by facilitating research into critical advances in treatments and ultimately the search for a cure.

The Dystonia Society was formally registered as a charity (no. 1062595) in 1984 and also as a company limited by guarantee (no. 3309777). The Board of Trustees are elected by the membership of the charity and the Society has a Staff Team to carry out the day to day work of the organisation.

Payment Terms

  • £199 Registration fee at time of booking

  • Balance due 10 weeks prior to departure date

Why book with us

We know you have a choice of companies providing trips for your next adventures. 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 will provide you with the best service available
  • We are aware this is your holiday/your challenge and will do our best to make it an enjoyable and rewarding experience
  • We have many repeat clients stretching back over a number of years
20+ years adventure organisation experience
Full liability & financial protection
Leading provider of high quality adventure challenges
Great team of staff to support you