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The Ribblehead Viaduct

23 August 2018

Between two of the 3 peaks is a monumental feat of 19th Century engineering that we call the Ribblehead Viaduct. Built to facilitate the Settle-Carlisle railway line in the 1870s, the viaduct is the longest bridge on that route,...

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Things to do in Horton-in-Ribblesdale

16 August 2018

At the start of the standard Three Peaks walk is the sleepy village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Despite only having 428 residents, Horton-in-Ribblesdale regularly sees an influx of hikers, cave explorers and even train enthusiasts due to being situated around a...

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Essential Hiking Equipment

09 August 2018

While the North Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge isn’t quite as demanding as some other hiking challenges in the UK, you’ll still have to think about how you’ll make it across. Most experienced hikers will bring the absolute basics with...

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The Subterranean Secrets of The White Scar Caves

02 August 2018

Your first thought when thinking about the North Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge probably isn’t going to be ‘going into subterranean caves’, but there’s a lot more to see between the Peaks than just mountains. While much of Yorkshire is...

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The top 8 pieces of equipment needed for hiking

20 June 2018

When hiking the most important thing is to ensure that you have all the essential equipment in your backpack. Of course, it is important to not overload your pack. You will be keeping everything in it and you will...

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The North Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge – what is it all about?

15 June 2018

The North Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge is a hiking challenge based in the Yorkshire Dales national park for both beginners and experienced hikers going over Yorkshires three highest peaks; Pen-Y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. The hike is a single day...

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The Three Peaks Of Yorkshire- Pen-y-ghent

14 May 2018

While there are a variety of ‘3 peak’ areas in the UK now, such as the National Three Peaks challenge (Climbing Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike, the highest peaks in Scotland, Wales and England respectively), the Yorkshire 3...

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The Three Peaks Of Yorkshire- Whernside

14 May 2018

Heading northwest from Pen-y-ghent, the route to Whernside will take you past some interesting sites. While the terrain between the two hills is mostly flat, there’s a number of impressive views of the Dales, and once you’re in visual...

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The Three Peaks Of Yorkshire- Ingleborough

14 May 2018

Now that you’ve tackled both Pen-y-ghent and Whernside, Ingleborough awaits. Since it’s been several hours since you set off and have climbed 2 of the 3 peaks in the route, you’re likely to feel tired, if not exhausted. However,...

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