Kit List for Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

The kit list below is applicable to our Private and Open Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge events.

Please note the mandatory items - unsuitable footwear is our most common kit issue.


  • Walking boots (with ankle support, not trail shoes or trainers)
  • Headtorch (mandatory for April and October events)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof overtrousers (with taped seams)
  • Hiking socks
  • Backpack (approx. 15-20 litre size)
  • Water container (bottle or Camelbak-style, 1-2 litres)
  • Food & hill snacks (prepared pasta, cereal bars, dried fruit, nuts)
  • Gloves
  • Hat (covering ears)

Recommended clothing

  • Walking trousers or sports leggings (not jeans or tracksuit trousers)
  • Sports top (not cotton)
  • Warm outer layer (fleece or windstopper-type)
  • Changes of clothes

Recommended, optional

  • Sunglasses & suncream
  • Walking poles
  • Backpack raincover

Leave in car, for afterwards

  • Comfortable shoes
Please don't bring single-use plastics

As part of our ongoing commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of our events, we'll also avoid using single-use products where possible.

Walking boots

Walking boots with ankle support are mandatory on our organised events

Walking boots with ankle support are mandatory on our organised events

Recommended head torch

Recommended head torch Buy from the Three Peaks Shop

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