Event on 19/10/2024
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is a breathtaking journey that takes you to the summits of three iconic peaks: Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside, and Ingleborough. This epic 24-mile hike will push your limits and reward you with panoramic views of the stunning Yorkshire Dales. We will be guided by the mountain guide Orange John who will make sure everyone is looked after.
Take on this amazing challenge for Grace House and you will be helping us enrich the lives of disabled children, young people and their families!
This Challenge is a classic and iconic walking challenge in Northern England, taking participants through the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park. The challenge involves summiting the three highest peaks in Yorkshire in under 12 hours. The peaks are:
- Pen-y-Ghent (694m / 2,277ft): Known for its distinctive shape, Pen-y-Ghent offers a steep ascent and a rewarding view from the summit.
- Whernside (736m / 2,415ft): The highest peak in Yorkshire, Whernside provides breathtaking panoramic views and a varied terrain.
- Ingleborough (723m / 2,372ft): Known for its limestone landscape, Ingleborough boasts a distinctive flat summit and offers fantastic views of the surrounding countryside.
Here’s why the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is so special:
- Spectacular Scenery: The route takes you through some of the most stunning landscapes in the UK, offering a mix of moorland, farmland, and limestone scenery.
- Physical Challenge: Completing the challenge in under 12 hours requires a good level of fitness, making it a great personal achievement. The varied terrain adds to the physical challenge.
- Sense of Accomplishment: Standing atop each peak, you’ll feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment, knowing you’ve conquered three significant summits in one day.
To find out more about the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, follow this link https://www.threepeakschallenge.uk/yorkshire-three-peaks-challenge/
It is £65 to book onto the Yorkshire Three Peaks and we ask that all participants aim to raise £250 in sponsorship. The booking price includes travel from Grace House and back on the day.
If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call 0191 435 2085