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First and foremost you will need a good pair of walking boots. The weather is not on your side in the Dales and can change at any time. So have waterproof equipment jacket and trousers. It takes between 8 to 12 hours to do the walk for the average person. Therefore daylight is your ally. You will have to start at the crack of dawn if you want to succeed.
If you have never done it before, you will need a map and a compass. The Yorkshire Three Peaks is not sign posted at all and some of the paths are not that obvious so a compass will be required on some parts of your journey. You will need food and drinks essentially. Same thing with my drinks, I try to reuse my plastic bottles as much as possible. And remember only leave footprints and take pictures!
If you do the challenge in less than twelve hours, you can claim that you have achieved it! The aim is to promote and protect at the same time this beautiful and distinctive area of the Yorkshire Dales.
Track improvements and upkeep have a cost and when thousands of people use the paths every year it is important to make sure the project can sustain itself. The National Park Authority hopes to reduce the erosion caused by the thousands of walkers trampling this beautiful and fragile landscape. All the map details below have been updated accordingly and follow this new route.
They have released an App packed with useful information and frontloaded with 1: S maps of the area. Please remember that this app is designed to help you plan your trip and be a companion when you arrive.
As of today, there is still no marking on the official map you can buy in shops. Below you will find all the information you need to make up for it. Also where you start this challenge can have an effect on your achievement. There are other starting points of course but these three have all one thing in common: You might need a well deserved drink after your walk to celebrate. Map of the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. See detailed routes below starting at three different points.
And there is ample car parking paid for although I must say in Summer it can get very busy. Remember your last peak will be the hardest no matter what so this way might put less strain on your body for the final part. Especially with Pen-y-ghent at the end because you will have to get down via a really torturous route and to finish with that while you might be exhausted could be really dangerous.
I chose this place for my first attempt see my blog but I must admit it was really silly. The only great thing is the Old Hill Inn which serves excellent food and proper beer! There are obvious issues with bees, flies and yellow jackets, etc. You may bring a bag of potato chips, but if you do, you should bring some more substantial food to share in addition.
Southeastern Outings will furnish plates, cups, knives, forks, spoons, napkins, and ice. Picnic preparations will begin at We will begin eating lunch at After lunch you can enjoy boating on the lower fishing lake.
You may bring your own boat no charge or you may rent a canoe from the park by paying for your rental canoe at the back gate to the park. The park says they have 5 tandem canoes for rent. Two of the canoes each used to have one broken seat in them. No credit cards accepted. First come, first served. FS has available for rent 5 solo kayaks and 8 paddleboards. Cash or credit cards accepted by FS. No shuttle involved in any of these boating activities. Or you can enjoy a moderately easy afternoon hike along the shore of the upper fishing lake now called Lunker Lake in the park.
Hike departs from the Beaver Pavilion about 1: You are welcome to participate in the boating or hiking and skip the group picnic; you are welcome to skip the boating or hiking and come just for the picnic; or, as most people did the previous five times we have sponsored this outing, you are encouraged to enjoy the outdoor exercise activities AND the picnic.
Meet at the Beaver Pavilion which is almost straight downhill from the back gatehouse entrance to the park. Walk on a rails-to-trails conversion route on an old railroad right of way. This smooth trail is wide and level. This finely-crushed rock surface trail goes through mostly wooded terrain. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the trail!
This outing should be lots of fun for everyone. Well-behaved, carefully supervised children age seven and up able to walk four miles without complaining are welcome on this walk. This outing has consistently been one of our most popular events since it is easy, brief, and close to Birmingham.
Enjoy hiking in a very new and especially lovely, heavily wooded park in South Shelby County. This park is in two parcels on the north and south sides of the Cahaba River at Boothton Ford north of Montevallo.
The nearest communities are Boothton, Pea Ridge and Dogwood. We will hike on new trails which we have previously scouted in September with an official of the Shelby County Park and Recreation Authority. We plan to depart from there at 9: Come with us on our weekday hike.
Veterans Park is an acre park with numerous walking trails, a four-acre lake and a one-acre pond. If you are retired or not working on this particular Wednesday, you are urged to participate in the Southeastern Outings group hike on the trails and get a feel for the location and scale of the land.
Come with us for a guided tour of easily walkable trails. Please bring water and wear good walking shoes or boots. Dress appropriately for the weather. Please meet at 9: We plan to depart from there at Clear Creek National Recreation Area. Manchester, Alabama, about 15 minutes out of Jasper. Enjoy easy hiking and picnic at this beautiful location not far from Birmingham.
We plan to dayhike together and enjoy our picnic lunch in the woods. Please bring your hiking boots and picnic lunch. Optional dinner after the outing. Hot showers available at no charge. This outing is suitable for well-behaved, properly supervised children age 8 and older, but parents are responsible for all risks to their children. Enjoy a moderate 4-mile walk in the woodlands near Birmingham on a Sunday afternoon.
This is an excellent outing for introducing your friends to Southeastern Outings and for making new friends who enjoy the outdoors. Parts of this hike may be off the color-coded trails. There will be some ups and downs. Well-behaved, properly supervised children age eight and up able to walk the distance of about 4 miles and complete the hike are welcome. Optional dinner after the hike. Please meet at 1: We plan to depart from there at 2: Picnic Lunch and Easy Dayhike.
Prior to the dayhike we will get together at the smaller pavilion right near the Park Office to eat our picnic lunches. Hike rated easy as there are only a few ups and downs. Total hiking distance is approximately 3 miles. We plan to walk all the way around the lake. Well-behaved, carefully supervised children age nine and over able to walk 3 miles without complaining are welcome. Please bring your drink and wear sturdy footwear. Optional group restaurant dinner after the hike.
Reservations not required for this outing. Come explore the wilder side of Helena. Total hiking distance is less than four miles.
Hike rated moderately easy.