Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge climbs the three highest peaks in The Yorkshire Dales National Park, an area of craggy fells, broad green dales, deep caves and spectacular waterfalls.

The peaks you will climb are Pen-Y-Ghent (694m/2276ft),Whernside (736m/2414ft) and Ingleborough (723m/2372ft). The walk follows a very scenic route through some remote terrain, mainly on limestone paths.

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The idea of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge is to follow a circular route of around 39 km/24 miles over these three peaks in twelve hours or less. The start of the 3 Peaks Challenge (and finish) are situated in the picturesque village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale, which is located on the B6479, around 6 miles north of Settle and the A65. The village has its own station on the Settle to Carlisle Railway.

Horton-in-Ribblesdale has two pubs which offer accommodation before and after the 3 Peaks Challenge. The village also has a bunkhouse, a visitor information centre, a cafe and a campsite. Car parking is available at the start.

It’s worth noting that this area gets very busy during summer months. 3 Peaks Challenge participants should consider arranging accommodation in Horton to allow for some celebratory drinks and recovery before heading home. For more information see our Yorkshire 3 Peaks Accommodation page.

We have used many years’ experience to develop Our Approach which will give you the best chance of a successful Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge!

Our Mountain Leaders will guide you through the walk supported by refreshment stops and back up transport. We can supply any component to help you, including Transport, Fitness Programmes, Accommodation, Kit and Equipment, certificates or just a little bit of (free) advice!

This is a very popular challenge with opportunities to participate throughout the summer. For larger groups (4+), corporate groups and charity groups please contact us to make an enquiry. For individuals and small groups (up to 4 persons) please use the online booking system below.

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

  • A Mountain Leader to navigate for you
  • VHF Radios included
  • Mapping
  • Safety vehicles
  • Water resupply en-route
  • Hot/cold drinks after each peak
  • A certificate for all successful participants
  • A 15% discount on purchases from our equipment partners
  • £69