24 Peaks Challenge!

The Lake District is one of the most beautiful areas in the UK, filled with breath taking mountains and valleys – it is the perfect backdrop to this incredible challenge!

The days will be long and the trekking really tough, but the rewards of hiking into the heart of this amazing National Park and the accomplishment of conquering 24 peaks will make your efforts worthwhile.

If you have completed the classic 3 Peaks, then this is your next challenge! Exceptional support awaits you and together we can conquer this monster trek.

St Catherine’s Hospice has teamed up with Global Adventure Challenges who will be hosting this event on our behalf. 

Key Points

  • Challenge Duration – 3 days
  • Activity Duration – 2 days
  • Challenge Distance – 28 miles (approx)
  • Challenge Grading – Extreme
  • Accommodation Type – Hostel

Challenge Highlights

  • Considered one of the toughest UK challenges.
  • Summit the Lake District’s most honoured and renowned peaks.
  • Full support with Mountain Leaders and support driver.

Register here! 

Scroll down for funding options, details about what’s included in the cost, and the challenge itinerary

Funding Option A 
Registration Fee £95 + raise a minimum of £850 in sponsorship for St Catherine’s

Funding Option B
Registration Fee £95 + self-fund £425 (fund the entire challenge yourself, and set your own fundraising target for the hospice)

The peaks:

The trekking time is split into two days; day one covers the first nine peaks:

1. Bowfell – 2,959 ft
2. Esk Pike – 2,903 ft
3. Great End – 2,985 ft
4. Ill Crag – 3,067 ft
5. Broad Crag – 3,064 ft
6. Scafell Pike – 3,208 ft
7. Lingmell – 2,647 ft
8. Great Gable – 2,949 ft
9. Green Gable – 2,627 ft

Day two is when we summit the remaining fifteen peaks:

10. Red Screes – 2,545 ft
11. Dove Crag – 2,598 ft
12. Hart Crag – 2,696 ft
13. Fairfield – 2,864 ft
14. Seat Sandal – 2,414 ft
15. Dollywaggon Pike – 2,814 ft
16. High Crag – 2,441 ft
17. Nethermost Pike – 2,923 ft
18. Helvellyn – 3,116 ft
19. Browncove Crags – 2,818 ft
20. Lower Man – 3,034 ft
21. Whiteside – 2,831 ft
22. Raise – 2,896 ft
23. Stybarrow Dodd – 2,765 ft
24. White Stones – 2,608 ft

Please note, the itinerary for this challenge is complex and subject to change.

Itinerary with Global Adventure Challenges 

Day 1
We meet at Penrith train station, then transfer to our accommodation for event registration and briefing.

Day 2
Bowfell to Green Gable. We conquer the first 9 peaks of our challenge. Trekking distance – approx. 12 miles / target time 12 hours.

Day 3
Red Screes to Great Dodd. We summit the remaining 15 peaks before congratulations all round and our onward journeys home. Trekking distance – approx. 16 miles / target time 12 hours. Please note, this is a complex route and itinerary and subject to change.

What’s included
• Transfer service from Penrith train Station to the accommodation and back to Penrith at the end of the challenge
• Two nights in hostel accommodation
• Meals starting with dinner on day 1 through to lunch on day 3
• Global Adventure Challenges mountain leaders – there will be one leader for every 12 walking participants and an extra leader will also follow the group in a vehicle for support
• Support minibus/s with driver
• Communications between leaders and drivers
• Global Adventure Challenges medical kit for the group
• Challenge Medal

What’s not included
• Travel insurance
• Tips and gratuities
• Alcoholic drinks
• Personal trekking kit (trekking boots, poles, etc)

Register here! 

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