Hill walking challenges

Hill walking challenges

Whether it's a single peak or a series of them, check out these challenges.

If you want to raise money for charity but aren’t sure of the best way to go about doing it, consider a summit peak challenge - an achievement that will stand out from the crowd, says Elaine Aronson, timeoutdoors' Challenges Editor.

Whether it’s a trek up Snowdon or charging up every peak over 3,000ft in the Lake District on an epic adventure, your boots were made for walking - so get out there and put them to the test.

CHOOSING THE RIGHT PEAK
The intensity and severity varies depending on what you choose. This means that, while it’s always better to set yourself achievable but testing goals, there is something to suit everyone. One particular standout option is the Ben Nevis or Snowdon Midnight Challenge. Arrive at the top just in time for sunrise and treat yourself to a spectacular view.

Unlike marathons and swims, which are rather individual pursuits, summit peak challenges bring you together with others to share an experience like no other.

Take a look through the challenges and click for details of the challenge and charity/charities. You can enter a few basic details to be instantly emailed further information.

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Open challenge
Open challenge
Trekking 18 km Trekking
Fort William, UK UK
| Sign up for £99
This fantastic challenge gives you the opportunity to climb Britain's highest mountain, which stands at a magnificent 1,344m high, towering over the picturesque town of Fort William.
Open challenge
Open challenge
Hill walking 3 days Hill walking
Lake District, Cumbria, UK UK
| Sign up for £70
This unique challenge is an exciting trek up and down 24 of the Lake District's peaks in just 24 hours.
Open challenge
Open challenge
Trekking 18 km Trekking
Fort William, UK UK
| Sign up for £99
This fantastic challenge gives you the opportunity to climb Britain's highest mountain, which stands at a magnificent 1,344m high, towering over the picturesque town of Fort William.
Open challenge
Open challenge
Trekking 18 km Trekking
Fort William, UK UK
| Sign up for £99
This fantastic challenge gives you the opportunity to climb Britain's highest mountain, which stands at a magnificent 1,344m high, towering over the picturesque town of Fort William.
Open challenge
Open challenge
Trekking 18 km Trekking
Fort William, UK UK
| Sign up for £99
This fantastic challenge gives you the opportunity to climb Britain's highest mountain, which stands at a magnificent 1,344m high, towering over the picturesque town of Fort William.
British Heart Foundation
British Heart Foundation
Hill walking 3 days Hill walking
Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Highland, UK UK
| Sign up for £75
Take on one of the toughest challenges that the UK has to offer - 24 Peaks in 24 Hours, set against the dramatic backdrop of the Scottish Highlands. Age 16+.
Open challenge
Open challenge
Hill walking 3 days Hill walking
Lake District, Cumbria, UK UK
| Sign up for £70
A tough challenge in a stunning location – summit 24 peaks of the Lake District in 24 hours!
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support
Hill walking 3 days Hill walking
Britain's Highest Mountain, Scotland - Highland, UK UK
| Sign up for £75
Conquer the highest mountain in Britain. A challenging trek taking us to the spectacular Western Grampians & the summit of Britain’s highest mountain. Age 16+.
Open challenge
Open challenge
Hill walking 2 days Hill walking
Lake District, Cumbria, UK UK
| Sign up for £55
A weekend hill-walking challenge taking on 5 of the Lake District's toughest peaks including Scafell Pike - England's highest mountain. Stunning views over the Lake District.
Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
Hill walking 3 days Hill walking
Ben Nevis, Lochaber, Scotland - Highland, UK UK
| Sign up for £50
A once in a lifetime challenge to reach the highest point in the UK – Ben Nevis, and a rewarding way to raise funds to support people living with Parkinson's. Age 16+.
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Ben Nevis- Summer

This fantastic challenge gives you the opportunity to climb Britain's highest mountain, which stands at a magnificent 1,344m high, towering over the picturesque town of Fort William.

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