Three Peaks Trek

Climb the highest mountains in the UK – Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon!

Head to Fort William before trekking to the summit of your first and highest peak – Ben Nevis in Scotland. Set off for the Lake District to conquer Scafell Pike by night. Your final ascent takes place in Snowdonia National Park, where you will climb the mighty Snowdon in Wales!

The target trekking time is 15 hours or less, the equivalent available trekking time for the traditional 24 hour Three Peaks Challenge. There is a maximum available trekking time of 18 hours. You’ll climb around 9,500 feet and walk approximately 22 miles – it’s no wonder the National Three Peaks Challenge is the most highly regarded trekking challenge in the UK!

A tough challenge awaits and your boundaries will be pushed, but with expert support and exceptional care and encouragement from Global Adventure Challenges, you can conquer this classic charity challenge. Join our team and tick this classic UK challenge off your list!

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 – 22 miles (approx)
  • Challenge Grading – Extreme
  • Accommodation Type – Bunkhouse and bus!

Challenge Highlights

  • Summit the 3 highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales
  • Take on a classic trekking challenge
  • Explore picturesque mountain ranges and discover stunning scenery
  • See the sunset over Mickledore
  • Tackle Scafell Pike at night

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 £860 in sponsorship for St Catherine’s

Funding Option B
Registration Fee £95 + self-fund £430 (fund the entire challenge yourself, and set your own fundraising target for the hospice)

Itinerary with Global Adventure Challenges 

Day 1
We meet in Glasgow and transfer for Fort William for dinner, briefing and overnight.

Day 2
Early start as we trek Ben Nevis. Descend and take transfer to Scafell Pike stopping for dinner en route. Summit Scafell Pike and transfer to Snowdon through the night.

Day 3
Another early start as we summit Snowdon. We then descend and walk into Llanberis for lunch. Glowing with accomplishment, we transfer to Chester Train Station where the challenge ends. Please note, the itinerary for this challenge is complex and subject to change.

What’s included
• All travel is in private buses – pick up from Glasgow, travel in between mountains and drop off in Chester
• Meals – dinner in Fort William Day 1, breakfast at accommodation at Fort William Day 2, lunch in Llanberis Day 3
• Complimentary energy bars, fruit, tea and coffee (and drinking water) at the foot of each mountain
• Global Adventure Challenges Event Crew
• 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! 

A note from Global Adventure Challenges about this event: 

In order to fulfil the itinerary and complete all 3 mountains within the scope and limitations of the challenge itinerary including contracted staff working hours, there are strict cut off times in place. The maximum trekking times are Ben Nevis – 7 hours, Scafell Pike – 5.5 hours, Snowdon – 5.5 hours. Whilst we offer support and encouragement to all trekkers wanting to complete the challenge, with regret, anyone failing to meet the interim cut off times in place will therefore exceed the maximum trekking time available and will be required to return with a guide to the waiting support team.

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