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by marto
15 Oct 2015, 22:47
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Subtle Change
Replies: 2
Views: 2122

Re: Subtle Change

The waymarker has also jumped across the path. The last time I took the black dub moss route I took a much higher line off pyg above the crags to the top right of the photos where the path is not so obvious. I wonder is this part of a 3 peaks route management plan to keep the masses on a stoned up t...
by marto
15 Jul 2015, 21:47
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Hi-Vis Paint on Pen y Ghent
Replies: 7
Views: 4134

Re: Hi-Vis Paint on Pen y Ghent

Heavy mist or not surely this is graffiti and should not be encouraged in any way.
by marto
30 Dec 2014, 20:20
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: The 3 Peaks Challenge in the Winter Months
Replies: 5
Views: 4300

Re: The 3 Peaks Challenge in the Winter Months

I did the route again today solo (with dog), i went the "traditional way" ie anti clockwise from Horton. Sticking to the way marked paths my gps measured the distance at 23.57 miles with 5922 ft of ascent and just as importantly 5922ft of descent. managing to get round in daylight hours probably aid...
by marto
21 Dec 2014, 20:37
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: The 3 Peaks Challenge in the Winter Months
Replies: 5
Views: 4300

Re: The 3 Peaks Challenge in the Winter Months

three of us completed the 3 peaks on fri 19 december. the weather was relatively kind though extremely windy on the tops with a couple of stinging hail showers thrown in on wernside summit, underfoot we encountered very little snow or ice though the route was very wet & boggy. our clothing was full ...
by marto
18 Dec 2014, 22:50
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: The 3 Peaks Challenge in the Winter Months
Replies: 5
Views: 4300

Re: The 3 Peaks Challenge in the Winter Months

3 of us are going tommorrow,as near as the winter solstice as we could get. Will post on here how we get on.