Age 14 & over
The Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge includes some of the most rugged and spectacular countryside in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is an absolute delight with panoramic views and beautiful countryside.
A rugged, marathon-distance hike with breath-taking views over the Yorkshire Dales throughout.
Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside, then Ingleborough within the 12-hour target time.
Achievable by anyone with a reasonable level of fitness who is prepared to put in some training.
Professional and complete with Mountain Leaders, medical and back-up support.
Help towards a future without cancer whilst achieving a personal goal too.
You need to have a reasonable level of fitness in order to take part, but you do not need to be ‘super fit’ or a professional athlete! It is suggested that you slowly build up your fitness levels in the lead up to your challenge.
The paths used are generally well maintained and vary from steps, steep inclines or gradual slopes, to more rocky ground. In wet weather it can be slippery in places, and in some areas, it can be easy to lose the path.
Horton in Ribblesdale
Each participant on this walking challenge will have their carbon offset with the tree-planting scheme which commits to plant one tree per participant.
Making a real difference to cancer patients, both now and in the future.
The Christie Hospital are experts in cancer care and research, based in the North West. The Christie charity provides services, facilities and equipment over and above what can be provided from NHS funding for the benefit of patients, together with world-reaching research into treatments helping to improve cancer survival rates for all.
14-17 year olds need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.