Guide to the 3 Peaks Challenge

The 3 Peaks Challenge is a popular and demanding trekking challenge in the UK. To complete the challenge, participants must scale England, Scotland and Wales’ highest mountains (Scafell Pike, Ben Nevis and Mount Snowdon respectively) within 24 hours.

Naturally taking on a challenge like this opens up a lot of questions. It also requires dedicated training and careful planning. Thankfully the team at BookitList have us covered with their 3 peaks challenge infographic.

The graphic includes a wealth of information on the challenge including explaining what it is, what equipment you need and how you can train in preparation for it.

3 peaks challenge infographic

Source: BookitList

Key Considerations for the Challenge

As the infographic has shown us, there are many things to consider if you’re looking to take on the 3 peaks. Are your fitness levels up to scratch? Do you know what the best equipment to take with you is? Do you have a plan for your journeys between the mountains? Who are you doing the challenge with?

All these things and much more must be properly planned and accounted for when taking on the 3 peaks challenge. Studying the graphic carefully and doing any additional research and communication required will help to ensure that you approach the challenge correctly and safely.

Would You Do the 3 Peaks?

Would you have what it takes to do the challenge? Let us know in the comments.

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