All funds raised from our 2015 National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge will go to invaluable 'Lets Do It Anyway' Charity projects, funding Norfolk based causes, encouraging individuals & groups to get active, feel empowered, socially included & to improve their condition of life.
To climb & summit the three highest mountains in the UK, which are Ben Nevis (in Scotland), Scafell Pike (in England) & Snowdon (in Wales). That’s 10,000 feet of climbing, which is approximately 25 miles. A great charity group challenge & a fantastic achievement, never to be forgotten!
For your safety, enjoyment, for a 4th time we have teamed up with expert mountain leader Simon of http://www.mountaineerin.com/
Depart Norfolk 12th June 2015
Challenge 13th - 14th June 2015
Return to Norfolk 15th June 2015
To complete “Your” once in a life time challenge within 24 hours!
During this challenge, to allow you to focus on the event in hand, everything will be taken care of for you, including food & drink.
Although no previous mountaineering experience is required, your endurance will be tested as you climb the three largest peaks in the UK with no sleep! With this in mind, it is advisable to follow a fitness plan in preparation for your challenge.
How much will it cost?
£394 per person (including £50 deposit)
You can either choose to pay for the challenge yourself, amount of £244 & then raise a minimum of £150 through sponsorship for 'Lets Do It Anyway (this includes your deposit of £50). Alternatively, you can opt to raise the whole £344 through sponsorship (excluding the deposit of £50 which is payable in advance). Or you can combine the two (e.g. pay £100 & fundraise £244, excluding deposit of £50 which is payable in advance).
Details to follow soon
What’s included in the cost:
•Qualified mountain leader
•Transport & fuel from Norfolk to Ben Nevis with pick ups en route.
•2 drivers/admin to cater for all your needs of safety & to transport you between the 3 Peaks
•Food during challenge
•Transport & fuel between the 3 peaks
Fort William: Corran Ferry Bunk House
Snowdonia Accommodation: Royal Victoria Hotel
•Group first aid kit with qualified first aid personnel
•Mini Bus Drop-off between Snowdon & Norfolk
•Completion certificate to prove you did it!
Not included in the cost:
•Travel to & from the agreed Mini bus pick up points
•Your footwear & clothing
.Your own energy food
12th JUNE 2014 DEPARTURE FROM DESIGNATED MINI BUS COLLECTION POINTS IN NORIWCH & ON ROUTE AS REQUIRED
Estimated 10 hour trip to Corran Ferry Bunk House Fort William, Scotland, for 1 night accommodation which is situated approximately 45 minutes from Mt Ben Nevis.
13th JUNE 2015 THE BRITISH 3 PEAKS CHALLENGE
Arrive at Ben Nevis meeting point at Ben Nevis Inn which is situated at the beginning of the route, no later than 1 hour before the challenge begins for briefing with mountain leader .
08:00hrs – Start Ben Nevis ascent, allowing a round trip of 5hrs to summit (4406ft) & back to base.
Food/beverage & depart by Mini bus to the Lake District, travelling through the night
Arrive at The Green, Wasdale Head meeting point for Scafell Pike.
20:30 hrs Start Scafell Pike ascent. Allowing a 4 hour round trip, to summit (3210ft) & back to base.
14TH JUNE 2015
00:30 HRS Food/beverage & depart by mini bus to Snowdon
04:30hrs Meet at Pen Y Pass(carpark opposite Youth Hostel)
Start Snowdon ascent, allowing a 3 hour round trip to summit (3560ft) & back to base
Challenge complete – Celebrations!
Transfer to Royal Victoria Hotel which is approx 3 miles from Mt Snowdon
15th th JUNE 2015
Return to Norfolk by mini bus which will take approx
6 hours to designated drop off points
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.
Extra time has been allowed for the drivers, to ensure all highway rules are adhered to & to allow for any unexpected ‘hold-ups’. That said the driving is undertaken either overnight, or during the day on Sunday, which means it’s likely to be straight forward, which will allow extra time to complete Snowdon.
The aim is to complete the 3 Peaks challenge within 24 hours, some groups will take less time, others may take more!
With lasting memories of this amazing trip, one thing is guaranteed, you be raising funds for invaluable 'Lets Do It Anyway' Charity projects, your National 3 Peaks event, will the challenge of your life.
Online Registration now open!
NB: A registration fee is applied by Ticket Source