Extreme Three Peaks

from £1,050.00

An extreme version of the classic mountain challenge, the National Three Peaks. Climbing the highest mountains in Scotland (Ben Nevis, 1,345m), England (Scafell Pike, 978m) and Wales (Snowdon, 1,085m) and cycling between them. This fully guided & supported adventure challenge will see you ride over 450 miles and climb over 3000 meters in some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. And unlike the traditional Three Peaks Challenge, you will be able to experience it all.

Whether you have completed the Three Peaks Challenge before, or are just looking for a real challenge, this is a trip that you will remember for years to come!

The Extreme Three Peaks is also a great way to raise funds for your favourite charity, and with no minimum sponsorship every penny you raise goes to your charity! Get your friends & family involved or use the event as a corporate fundraiser with your company

All about the Extreme Three Peaks.

Your adventure beings at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest point in Britain. From here you will set off on foot to climb the Ben with, weather permitting, some fine views up Glen Nevis and out over the Lochaber hills. After a successful summit, its back down to the glen and on to the bikes. You will ride in to Fort William where the team will stay for the night.

The next stage will see you cycle down through Scotland, crossing the border at the world famous Gretna Green and on to the Lake District.

The next stage of your challenge sees you out of the saddle and back in to your walking boots as you climb Scafell Pike, and hopefully being treated to the fine views of Wasdale and Great Gable.

After a restful night in Keswick, its time to get back in the saddle and on the way to Wales for the final stage of your event.

Once you have reached the summit of Snowdon, and maybe had a quick coffee in the cafe, its back down to the bikes for the short ride to your nights accommodation and time to celebrate your success on one of the toughest challenges in the UK.

After a good nights rest, Wildlands will be on hand for the transfer to Chester where there is good connecting services to the rest of the country.

Full itinerary available on request.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Wildlands provide the following during the tour:

  • Bed and Breakfast accommodation
  • A hearty and healthy lunch each day
  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Water/snack stops during ride stages
  • Full safety and mechanical cover
  • Baggage transfer between overnight stops
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

Wildlands do not include the following

  • Travel insurance
  • Bike and helmet
  • Evening meals
  1. 10:00 AM Climb - Ben Nevis (5-7 hrs)

    This morning you will meet your guides and the rest of your team for the challenge in Fort William. Once the whole team is assembled you will receive a briefing from the Wildlands staff and a quick check of bikes and mountain equipment before setting off for Glen Nevis. You will have a shuttle service to take you to the start point.

    The first leg of the challenge sees you climb Britains highest mountain, Ben Nevis (5-7 hrs). All going well you will be rewarded with fantastic views out across the west coast of Scotland. Once back at the base of the mountain it’s on to the bikes for a short ride to Fort William, where you will spend the evening.

  2. 08:00 AM Cycle - Fort William to Glasgow 105 miles

    After a hearty breakfast and a short briefing, it’s on to the bikes as we start our journey South. Today you will cycle through some of the most iconic landscapes in Scotland; through the imposing Glen Coe, across Rannoch Moor and along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. The day ends just outside of Glasgow where we will spend the night.

  3. 08.00 AM Cycle - Glasgow to Gretna Green 90 miles

    After a good nights rest and another hearty breakfast it’s back in the saddle as we leave the the central belt of Scotland and head South to the world famous Gretna Green. Once away from the city it’s out in to wide open rolling hills with some stunning views across the Southern Uplands. For some of today you will be riding what used to be the main road North in to Scotland! Fortunately it’s rather quiet these days. Once you arrive in Gretna it’s time for a freshen up and dinner. There will also be a chance for a quick check of the bikes before tomorrow.

  4. 08.00 AM Cycle/Climb - Gretna to Seathwaite 66 miles - Scafell Pike 5-6hrs

    A big day ahead today! First is the ride over the border in to England and through the rolling farmland of the Northern Lakes. On arrival at Seathwaite we change in to our mountain gear, leave the bikes and head off towards the summit of Englands highest mountain, Scafell Pike. Hopefully the weather gods will be with us and you will be treated to views out across Wasdale and across the Irish sea.

    On return to Seathwaite we’re back on the bikes for the short ride to our nights accommodation in Keswick.

  5. 08.00 AM Cycle - Keswick to Warrington 110 miles

    Today is your longest day in the saddle, with 110 miles to cover on the bike. Starting out riding through the heart of the Lake District you continue your journey South.

    You should be used to time in the saddle now and things will start to feel easier, and as the day goes on the hills get easier as well. With the Lakes behind us it’s back to rolling farmland for the rest of the day. By the time you reach your hotel in Warrington you will have definitely have earned your dinner and bed!

  6. 08.00 AM Cycle - Warrington to Betws-Y-Coed 81 miles

    The last big day on the bike sees you heading West in to Wales to follow the scenic coastal route towards Snowdonia. You’ll be thankful to hear that there are no big climbs today! Tonight we will be in Betws-Y-Coed, an absolutely stunning Welsh village where you can relax by the riverside before enjoying dinner and getting a good nights sleep ready for the final day of the challenge.

  7. 08.00 AM Cycle/Climb Betws-Y-Coed to Pen-Y-Pass 23 miles Climb Snowdon 5-6hrs Cycle - Pen-y-Pass to Betws-Y-Coed

    The last day of your challenge! We start with the ride out of Betws-Y-Coed, a fairly gentle start but with a sting in the tail as we pull up the hill to Pen-Y-Pass. Here it’s changing in to your mountain gear for the last time for the climb up to the summit of the highest peak in Wales. From the summit of Snowdon you have views out over Snowdonia and Anglesey. You’ll have a chance for a quick photo on the summit before it’s back down to the bikes for the last time as we ride back to our hotel.

    Tonight it’s time to celebrate with your team mates as you look back over the last 7 days of your challenge and all that you have achieved.

  8. 09.00 AM Return to Chester

    Today is time to say goodbye to your team mates and head back home for a well earned rest! After breakfast Wildlands will return you, your bags and bikes to Chester where you will be able to find connecting transport home.

Cycle touring in the Welsh countryside. With such a varied landscape Wales is such a magnificent place for cycle adventures, whether on road or off road.

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Walking the Three peaks challenge on Scafell Pike i the English lake district. This is the second mountain of the Three peaks challenge and the highest in Enlgland.

Group of walkers completing the three peaks challenge, descending from the summit of Snowdon via the PYG track. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, and gives it's name to the national park here. It is also a great place to take part in many different adventures from walking to rock climbing and gorge scrambling.

Kerouac

Adventures in the mountains, on the rivers and in the lakes of the UKs wildest places.

Probably one of the finest ridge scrambles in the UK, Crib Goch is an airy traverse from Pen-Y-Pass to the summit of the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdon. It is a fantastic adventure for those with a head for heights.

Hotel/Bed & Breakfast

Through out the Extreme Three Peaks challenge you will be in twin/triple/double hotel/bed & breakfast accommodation.

Please let us know when booking if you require double or twin, and also if booking with a friend/partner the name of the person you wish to share with.

Single accommodation can be arranged at an extra cost where this is possible.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Inclusions
  • Bed and Breakfast accommodation
  • A hearty and healthy lunch each day
  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Water/snack stops
  • Full safety and mechanical cover
  • Baggage transfer between overnight stops
Exclusions
  • Travel insurance
  • Bike and helmet
  • Lunch on mountain days
  • Evening meal
Tour Dates Trip Status Price (PP)  
June 7, 2020 - June 14, 2020
Available
£1,050.00
June 7, 2020 - June 15, 2020
Available
£1,050.00
September 20, 2020 - September 27, 2020
Available
£1,050.00