Ben Nevis – some interesting facts

Ben Nevis is normally the first mountain undertaken on the Three Peaks Challenge and sadly, the weather often catches people out. Before climbing you should ensure that you have clothing and equipment for any eventuality, including winter conditions during the….

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Wilkinsons Stores saving lives with Anthony Nolan!

Incredible news – Wilkinson Stores have presented Anthony Nolan with a cheque for £1,667,852.00. That’s right – almost 1.7 million pounds! An unbelieveable amount of money that will save many lives. Massive congratulations from Mountain and Glen – We were….

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Three Peaks Challenge Training 2011

We’re organising a number of Three Peaks Challenge Training events this Summer and we’d love you to come and join us! This is partly in response to the news that Mountain Rescue call-outs have risen 50% due to the increasing….

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Postcards from a Mountain Top

Anyone contemplating the endurance of the Three Peaks Challenge should possibly consider consulting the dictionary for a few evocative words when searching for vocabulary to use on their postcards to describe their Three Peaks Challenge Experience. The first word to….

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Three Peaks Challenge – A Real Adventure!

The Three Peaks Challenge is, most certainly without a doubt, a real Challenge in every sense of the word. However, should you choose to complete The Three Peaks Challenge with the aid of Mountain and Glen, who have many years’….

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Three Peaks Challenge With Mountain And Glen

To a modest Sunday or fair-weather walker, the idea of the Three Peaks Challenge is totally daunting and probably, if truth be told, quite terrifying. The national Three Peaks Challenge combines the three highest mountain peaks in Scotland, England and….

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Your Three Peaks Challenge – Fitness and Training

Having organised Three Peaks Challenges for nearly six years now there’s one constant thread that runs through every Challenge; the teams or individuals who have put the most into their preparations always finish faster, have a more enjoyable time and….

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Your Three Peaks Challenge – Socks

Socks are an essential part of your Three Peaks Challenge kit, but one often overlooked or ignored, mainly because they can be fairly expensive. A couple of pairs of good quality walking socks can literally make the difference between finishing….

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Your Three Peaks Challenge – Boots or trainers?

We list 2 or 3 season boots on our kit list for the Three Peaks Challenge but we often get asked the question if this is really necessary and if wearing trainers or approach shoes would be okay. The straight….

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The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Many people planning on undertaking the National Three Peaks Challenge often use the Yorkshire Three Peaks as a training walk, to build up stamina or to test their kit (and team mates!) before the event. The Yorkshire Three Peaks is….

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