UK Three Peaks 24h Challenge 2012

Posted by on October 16, 2011

Saturday 15th & Sunday 17th June 2012

The total climb of this trek is approximately 9000ft/ 2900m – (around 21 miles walking distance).

This option allows both Ben Nevis and Scafell Pike to be climbed in daylight, leaving an easy Snowdon path to be climbed at night.

Trek Itinerary
08.00am     Start Ben Nevis.
01.00pm     Finish Ben Nevis and start drive to Scafell Pike (six hour drive).
07.00pm     Arrive and start climbing Scafell Pike
10.30pm     Finish Scafell Pike and start drive to Snowdon (four hour drive).
03.30am     Arrive and start climbing Snowdon
07.55am     Finish Snowdon, and complete challenge.

Travel to Nevis near Fort William on Friday 13th July

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Additional Details
•    GROUP SIZE: 10
Funds raised will go to SEWA UK

•    COST: approx £130 for car share, 1 night bunk bed and some food.
Any additional car expenses will be shared

How to register
•    Administration, registration and training: Satish Shah
•    Email:

•    You will need to have a large car
•    You will need the service of a dedicated volunteer car driver
•    You will need enough walkers who are able to take on this
serious and punishing challenge. The Yorkshire 3 peaks is a
good training start – 24 miles and 5000ft / 1600m climb

*    You will need to raise funds for SEWA UK

The Peaks

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis, the highest of the three peaks at 1344 metres (4409 ft), has only one main path, the path to Ben Nevis starts close to sea level, meaning much greater vertical ascent.

Scafell Pike

While Scafell Pike has several paths, most Three Peaks Challengers will begin at Wasdale Head, to the North of Wast Water.


While Snowdon has many paths with varying difficulty, most Three Peaks Challengers will follow either the Pyg Track or Miners Track, leaving from the Pen-y-Pass car park, on the A4086.

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