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Overview

The challenge is simple!  Climb the 3 highest peaks in the UK in under 24 hours with someone driving you between each mountains so you can get some rest. The outline programme for the event is:

 

Day 1 (Saturday in May 2016)

  • 16:00 hrs - Team Registration and Safety Brief @ Glen Nevis Visitor Centre Car Park

  • 17:00 hrs - Climb Ben Nevis - Starting @ 17:00 hrs (target climb time is 5 hrs).

  • 22:00 hrs - Travel to Scaffel Pike (Minimum travel time 6 hrs).

 

Day 2 (Sunday in May 2016)

  • 04:00 hrs - Climb Scaffel Pike (Target climb time is 4 hours).

  • 08:00 hrs - Travel to Snowden (Minimum travel time 5 hours).

  • 13:00 hrs - Climb Snowdon (Target climb time is 4 hours).

 

Ben Nevis Route

A single path runs up Ben Nevis, from the Glen Nevis Visitor Centre and then continue to a Loch - Lochan Meall an t-Siudhe. From this half way point, the path follows a zigzag pattern to the peak.  Popularly known as The Pony Track, this route is 10.5 miles long, 17km, up and down, and includes 1352 metres of ascent.

 

Scaffel Pike Route

From the Wasdale Head car park, follow the road to the footpath, and follow this over a footbridge and onwards to Lingmell Gill. Here, bear to the left, heading uphill before crossing the river and passing Brown Tongue, and continuing to the peak of Scafell Pike. The Wasdale Head route is six miles long, up and down, and includes 989 metres of ascent.

 

Snowdon Route

The Miners Track begins from Pen-y-Pass car park.  The Miners Track is largely smooth, as it winds around Llyn Teyrn, Llyn Llydaw and Glaslyn - the three lakes leading to the peak of Snowdon.  The Miners Track then ascends quickly, to join the Pyg Track, and continue to the peak of Snowdon.  The Miner's Track ascends 723 metres, and is 8 miles, 13km, up and down.

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