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The NY3Ps: Cycling The 3 Peaks Challenge

11 April 2019

THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE. …On foot. Never mind on two wheels! A route covering 494 miles with a total ascent of 4,000 metres, climb and cycle between the three highest peaks in the UK: Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike...

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The North Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge: A Brief History in 10 Milestones.

28 March 2019

THE PEAKS WERE FORMED in 10,000 BC. THE CHALLENGE WAS BORN in 1881. Wynne-Edwards and D.R. Smith (teachers from Giggleswick School near Settle), decided to walk the three peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. They successfully completed the walk...

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Another One For The Bucket List: The UK National Three Peaks Challenge.

21 March 2019

IN 3 WORDS… Invigorating. Breathtaking. Rewarding. IN 3 SENTENCES… A bucket-list feat, entailing climbing the highest three peaks of Scotland, England and Wales. People tend to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon to raise funds for charity. The...

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INSTRUCTOR’S INSIGHT: Pesky Blisters. How To Prevent, Treat And Care For Them.

06 March 2019

BLISTER 101 Blisters. Fluid-filled pockets that form on the upper layers of our skin…responsible for discomfort and even extreme pain at times. They most commonly occur due to friction against the skin, however heat and in some cases, chemical...

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North Yorkshire 3 Peak’s Ethical Challenge

22 February 2019

TAKING THE ETHICAL ROUTE NY3P aim to deliver their services in nothing but an ethical and eco-friendly way. This is crucial to both the preservation of the peaks, and for minimal disruption to the local area and community. Infact,...

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NY3P Challenge: Best Accommodation Options

14 December 2018

Many people taking part in the NY3P Challenge are probably not local to Yorkshire and have perhaps travelled a considerable distance to arrive here. As such, visitors to the NY3P may have built up a considerable thirst. Thankfully, we...

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NY3P Challenge: Great for Team Building and Corporate Challenges

13 December 2018

From time to time, your team may need shaping up. Maybe they’re all new and haven’t assimilated well into your company structure. Maybe their personalities are clashing so much that it’s affecting group performance. Maybe they’re adjusting poorly to...

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Fancy a Weekend on the Three Peaks?

06 December 2018

The Yorkshire Dales is a remarkable part of the English countryside. Sculpted and carved out by glaciers for thousands of years, the unique topography of the region is unrivalled by anywhere, except for the Lake District. As for what’s...

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Best Pubs for the Three Peaks Challenge

04 December 2018

After completing the Three Peaks challenge, what better way to end your journey than a visit to a local Yorkshire Dales pub for a refreshing drink? Previously, we blogged about our favourite accommodation options for the Three Peaks challenge....

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