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Open Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Each year, we run six Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge events which are open to all—participants can optionally raise money for any charity, without a minimum fundraising obligation.

On our Open dates, bookings are welcome for individuals and groups of any size.

We begin the Challenge soon after 6.30am in Chapel le Dale (free parking provided), walking the route anti-clockwise — Ingleborough first, then Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside last. We finish at the same place in Chapel le Dale.

£70 per person — including a £14 deposit to secure places

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Your itinerary

6.15am

Meet in Chapel le Dale.

We include free parking in Chapel le Dale, at the camp site next to The Old Hill Inn. Postcode for start/finish parking: LA6 3AR.

6.30am

Safety briefing and team introductions.

Start the challenge at around 6.45am, as each group is ready to set off.

Approx. 8am

Summit of Ingleborough.

Approx. 10am

Arrive in Horton-in-Ribblesdale — first water stop. Toilets available in the village.

Approx. 11.30am

Summit of Pen-y-Ghent.

Approx. 2.30pm

Ribblehead Viaduct, stop for second water top-ups. Toilets available at The Station Inn pub.

Approx. 4.45pm

Summit of Whernside.

Approx 6.45pm

Target time to complete the challenge! We finish the challenge where we started, in Chapel le Dale, next to The Old Hill Inn — excellent food is available here if you fancy it.

Included

Mountain guides to walk with you and lead you around the route.

Support vehicles to provide refreshments at two stopping points, and a safe means to retire from the walk if required.

Water top-ups — at our two stopping points, ensure you top-up your water bottles from our supplies.

Certificates of completion handed out afterwards

Free parking next to our start/finish point.

Not included

Accommodation isn't included, as preferences vary. Please see our list of recommended accommodation.

Food — we provide water top-ups throughout, and refreshments at our second stop, but you'll need to bring food for the day.

Travel to Yorkshire

By car, travel is via the M6 then A687, or A65 from the Kendle or Leeds direction.

By train, there are regular services to Settle, Horton-in-Ribblesdale and Ribblehead, with lovely views. Settle Taxis are a local firm — 01729 822219.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the Open Yorkshire Three Peaks events.

Open Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge dates

Date Event type Availability Bookings
Open Yorkshire Late notice bookings available
Open Yorkshire Event full!
Open Yorkshire Limited places available!
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available
Open Yorkshire 10+ places available

If you can't make one of these dates, we can organise private events throughout the year.