YORKSHIRE THREE PEAK CHALLENGE RETREAT

Building bridges in the great outdoors

Enjoy a weekend break conquering the famous “Three Peaks” of Yorkshire - Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. This challenge is normally completed in one day although we do provide a two day option if you prefer a more relaxed approach.

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RETREAT INFORMATION

 

OVERVIEW

Highlights - 

  • Enjoy magnificent views from these three impressive summits

  • Bond with your team in the perfect outdoor environment

  • Take in the sights -  Ribblehead Viaduct and the Settle to Carlisle railway

  • Improve your teams fitness whilst creating a lasting memory

  • Enjoy the challenge of summiting all three of Yorkshire’s highest peaks in one weekend

  • Return to your country lodge and enjoy an evening meal together

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • Great value: all prices include Full Board en-suite accommodation, a full programme of walks, and evening activities

  • Walking guide: No need to stress over the navigation, one of our experienced guides will do the hard work for you

  • Accommodation: enjoy comfort in the outdoors in one of our country lodges, you choose from a range of options From luxury to basic, we will help you tailor the trip to your needs

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT

To enjoy walking/hiking comfortably and safely, footwear, clothing and equipment needs to be suitable for the conditions. Safety is our priority and Britain is famous for its changeable weather, so our advice is to come prepared for all eventualities.

  • Footwear with a good grip on the sole (e.g.Vibram sole) is the key to avoiding accidents

  • Walking/hiking boots providing ankle support and good grip are recommended (ideally worn in), and specialist walking socks to avoid blisters

  • Several layers of clothing, which can be added or removed, are better than a single layer (include spares)

  • Fabrics (lightweight and fast drying) designed for the outdoors are recommended

  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof over trousers

  • Warm hat and gloves. Gaiters are an optional but useful extra

  • Denim jeans and capes are not suitable on any walks

  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner

  • Thermos flask for hot drink

  • Water bottle (at least 1 litre)

  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar

  • Small torch

  • First aid kit – your leader’s first aid kit doesn’t contain any medication or blister kits (such as Compeed)

  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents

  • Insect repellent

  • Sun hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun cream

  • Camera

ITINERY

  • All our trips are bespoke and are built around your requirements, below is an example event itinery:

  • Day 1 - Meet at the arranged accomodation for check in and evening meal. Your guide will meet you to discuss the plans for Day 2

  • Day 2 - An early breakfast then transport to the start point of the walk. After the 3 peaks have been conquered, head back with the team for a well earned shower and a nice evening meal

  • Day 3 - Breakfast then head home