Three Peaks Challenge

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Rise to the challenge for Rowans Hospice

Take on the National Three Peaks Challenge and climb the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales, all whilst supporting local Hospice care. The total walking distance is 23 miles (37km) and the total ascent is 3064 metres (10,052ft). You can either take part in a professionally organised event or organise your own. Read more information on each of these on the official website.

The challenge

Open/Private National Three Peaks Challenge (professionally organised)

The Open event is the perfect way for small groups and individuals to take part in the Challenge. On these dates, we group together individuals and small groups of a similar level of fitness, to complete the challenge together, with the help of our mountain guides and support staff.

£420/£460 per person, including a deposit of £80/£90 required to reserve places

Open Challenge Private Challenge

Organising Your Own National Three Peaks Challenge

Three Peaks Challenge set out their own recommendations for you to organise your own challenge. There are no strict rules, but things like having dedicated drivers, getting all the proper kit, your schedule and planning your routes, are very important.

Registration costs £6 per person, and is available at

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It is thanks to people like you that we are able to keep providing our services free of charge.

For this challenge we suggested you raise £250 sponsorship which will directly support the work of Rowans Hospice, supporting those living with a life-limiting illness, as well as their significant others and families, in the South East of Hampshire, including Portsmouth.

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How to sign up

STEP 1- Book your place at an organised event or organise your own
STEP 2- Let us know you will be taking part and request a t-shirt to wear on the day.
STEP 3- Create your Just Giving page, share with friends and family and start collecting sponsorship.
STEP 4- Countdown to the day and let us know how it all went! We would love to see your pictures.

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How long does the challenge take?

The organised challenge is set over 24hours with events starting on a Saturday or Tuesday at 7am.

View timetable here.

What's included in the price?

The organised open event offers you:

  • Mountain Leaders to guide you
  • Minibus transport from Fort William Railway Station, between the mountains, and to Chester afterwards
  • Water top-ups throughout
  • Challenge registration
  • Certificates of achievement​

The organised private event offers you:

  • Collection from Glasgow Airport (GLA)
  • Transport between each of the mountains
  • Mountain guides at each mountain
  • Food and drink throughout
  • Medals & certificates of completion
  • Challenge registration
  • Public liability insurance

Three Peaks Challenge suggests people travel to Fort William by train via Glasgow — there are three daily services, the latest leaving Glasgow Airport at 16:50, arriving into Fort William at 22:09.

More travel information is available on the official website.

More travel information


Accommodation the night before the event begins isn’t included with your place.

​Please see the accommodation recommendations on the Three Peaks Challenge website.


Kit list

Please wear suitable gear for hiking, including walking boots with ankle support. Three Peaks Challenge offer a full list of kit needed for the challenges.

Full kit list

  •  15 March 2024 - 31 December 2025
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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