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Scafell Pike,Lake District National Park

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Scafell Pike,Lake District National Park

National 3 Peaks Challenge 2017

Classic Scottish Scrambles 2017

Lakeland 3000s 2017

Scottish 4000s 2017

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge 2017

Welsh 14 Peaks 2017

West Highland Way 2017

Guided Road Cycling trips 2017

Climbing holiday to Sardinia October 2017

Classic Snowdonia Scrambles 2017

Rock Climbing in Snowdonia

Lakeland 3000s Challenge 2016 and 2017

There are 4 mountains in the Lake District that are over 3000 feet. They are Skiddaw, Helvellyn, Scafell, and the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike.

Join Ascents of Adventure on a 1, 2 or 3 day walking adventure that will walk up all 4 of these hills. For the 3 day trip we start with Skiddaw on day 1. The next day we tackle Helvellyn via the Grade 1 scramble of Striding Edge, where a bit of a head for heights is required and where hands as well as feet will be used for some sections. We then descend Swirral Edge to finish a memorable day. On day 3 we finish the trip with an ascent of Scafell and the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike. The way between the Scafells is steep and rocky but a sneaky route up via Foxes Tarn gives a small amount of hands on scrambling to link these two summits.

If you've never been on a walking holiday before this could be the ideal introduction. I have also used this trip as a practice run for the 3 Peaks Challenge.

Don't panic if you haven't got loads of kit. You will need a pair of well fitting and broken in hill walking boots or shoes. You'll need clothing to keep you dry and warm and also a few other items like a hat and gloves, lunch and a drink for each day and a little rucksack to carry it all in.

And continuing in 2016 and 2017 - bring the kiddies along for free. If you can tear them away from the Playstation bring the kiddies along for free (up to 16 years old). Kiddies of 16 to 18 charged at ₤30.

Prices and dates for Lakeland 3000s walking holiday

Available every weekend.

₤125 per person (3 days)

₤95 per person (2 days)

What's included

Please note, for the 2 day trip it will mean dashing betwixt Skiddaw and Helvellyn on the same day and may not involve the ascent of Striding Edge. Available every weekend.

Lakeland 3000s 1 day Challenge

To complete the Lakeland 3000s in a continous walk is a huge and epic adventure. 45+ miles and 10000+ feet of ascent make this harder than the National 3 Peaks, Yorkshire 3 Peaks or Welsh 14 Peaks.

Please contact me to register interest for a mighty 24 hours in the Lakeland hills. Fully guided with vehicle support at road crossings.

Proposed date for this adventure 17 - 18 June 2017, Price tbc