Edale Skyline Challenge

  • Location Peak District
  • Duration 1 day
  • Price £29.00 per person
  • epic challenge
  • hike

Adventure Highlights

The Edale Skyline Challenge is a challenging, 21-mile circular walk around the Peak District National Park. It’s a popular fell-running route, but we’ll take a more relaxed pace and aim to complete the walk in 8-10 hours. This is the ideal walk for anyone wanting to push their limits and set a challenging, but an achievable personal goal to work towards. Total Distance: 21.5 MILES Vertical Ascent: 1,300 METRES Average Duration: 8-10 HOURS Difficulty Rating: 3.0 Starting in the village of Hope, we’ll begin the day with a gentle ascent of Lose Hill, which offers fantastic views of the Dark Peak area, before heading over the ridge and Hollins Cross towards the summit of Mam Tor. From Mam Tor, we continue along Rushup Edge, via Brown Knoll towards Kinder Scout, famous as the site of the 1932 Mass Trespass – when ramblers from nearby cities peacefully protested on what was then private land, leading to the formation of the UK’s first National Park, the Peak District in 1951. After traversing the Kinder plateau, we’ll stick to the North side of the Edale valley and make our way over to the final summit of the day, Win Hill, before descending back down into Hope for a well-earned rest. Please Note: Your guide will select the best route on the day based on the group and weather conditions. This is a demanding challenge but should be doable with a reasonable level of preparation. You will receive detailed route info and training tips in your pre-event info pack which will be sent out 6-8 weeks before your event date.

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 08:00

Meeting Point: Hope. The exact location will be confirmed in your pre-event info pack. Start Time: 7:00am Approx End Time: 6:00pm Parking: Pay-and-display parking is available in Hope

End time 18:00

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

What's included

  • Guide Fully guided
  • Other Pre-joining information pack containing route maps, kit list and training plan.Post-event completion certificate. 15% off voucher for any of our other UK Challenge events.

What you'll need to bring

  • Other We will be self-sufficient for most of the day so you will need to carry all of your own equipment. This should include: Outdoor clothing inc waterproof jacket and trousers, warm layers and walking boots. Water bottle and/or flask Lunch & snacks (we won’t have time to get this on the day so please come prepared) Any personal medication A kit list will be included in the pre-event information pack, but you can also check out our blog post here to see what we recommend people carry on challenge events.

Cancellations

Strict - Cancel up to 31 days before your adventure to recieve a 75% refund

Cancelling less than 30 days before results in no refund.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Location

Starting point:

Peak District National Park

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