Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

  • Location Yorkshire
  • Duration 1 day
  • Price £39.00 per person
  • epic challenge
  • bucket list
  • hike

Adventure Highlights

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is one of the most popular walking challenges in the UK. At just under 25 miles, you’ll summit the three peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside, and Ingleborough on a circular route through the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park. Ideal for experienced walkers, or beginners with a good level of fitness. Total Distance: 24 MILES Vertical Ascent: 1,600 METRES Average Duration: 9-12 HOURS Difficulty Rating: 3.5 ROUTE INFO The Yorkshire Three Peaks is our most popular walking challenge. First walked in 1887, the route has been the site of the Three Peaks fell running race since 1954, and whilst it has been completed in less than 2.5 hours, we’ll take a more leisurely pace and aim to complete the route in under 12 hours. Starting in the village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale, the first challenge of the day will be the smallest of the three peaks, Pen-Y-Ghent at 694m. From there we’ll drop back down and make our way towards the famous Ribblehead Viaduct and onto the next peak of the day, Whernside. At 736m its the highest of the three peaks and from the summit you should get stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales. From there, we’ll drop back down before beginning our final ascent of the day to Ingleborough at 723m. Whilst this is a tough challenge, it should be achievable for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness and preparation. Our experienced guides will ensure we are able to stick at a comfortable pace to make it around in the time limit and will be on hand to ensure everyone has a safe, enjoyable day out.

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 07:00

Meeting Point: Horton-in-Ribblesdale, exact location will be confirmed in your pre-event info pack. Start Time: 7:00am Approx End Time: 7:00pm Parking: To minimise impact on the local community, please don’t park outside residents houses. There are lots of pay-and-display car parks available in the area.

End time 19:00

Effort Level

A challenging feat pushing you to your limits, you’ll have to dig deep on this one

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


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: Rucksack (25-35l) 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.


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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Starting point:

Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough

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