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by mac.hawk
06 Jan 2013, 19:07
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP/ ADVISE?
Replies: 8
Views: 9622

Re: CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP/ ADVISE?

Hi Curtis The problem here is the terminology of 'climb' or 'climbing', something I would associate with mountain climbing where you use hard hats, ropes, crampons, slings etc. If by 'climbing' you simply mean ascending on foot then the answer to your questions are 1. No 2. Yes 3. No The point I'm m...
by mac.hawk
05 Jan 2013, 22:47
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP/ ADVISE?
Replies: 8
Views: 9622

Re: CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP/ ADVISE?

Have you got the correct 3 Peaks site, this is the site of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough) and not the 'National' one (Scarfell, Snowdon & Ben Nevis) and you wouldn't normally expect people to 'climb' them? By 'climb' I am assuming you do not mean 'walk' or 'hike' but...
by mac.hawk
21 Oct 2012, 19:09
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: recording your challenge at the Cafe problem
Replies: 5
Views: 7092

Re: recording your challenge at the Cafe problem

Baring in mind my comment as previously posted, I have to say that whilst I appreciate they have to draw the line somewhere otherwise anyone could just turn up and say they'd done the challenge, this does seem a little harsh. Having an elated but tired child in tears can't be right and surely someth...
by mac.hawk
30 Aug 2012, 23:18
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: First Time 3 Peaks
Replies: 7
Views: 6493

Re: First Time 3 Peaks

charlieslater 1. Totally agree 2. Totally disagree 3.Totally agree As for 2, you don't have to embrace the ROW on the hill, you can wander all over it. In the context of the 3 Peaks walk Whernside, if you start from Horton and do PyG first, it can seem somewhat tedious from leaving PyG summit across...
by mac.hawk
25 Aug 2012, 21:51
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: is it drying up
Replies: 11
Views: 9875

Re: is it drying up

Is it drying up - well, no. Heavy rain today (25.08.2012) has made the bog as wet as ever. The forecast is for more heavy rain on Bank Holiday Monday (27.08.2012). Been across, well no I conjecture that, I didn't actually go across 'the bog', just went to assess it today (from both ends - and that t...
by mac.hawk
15 Aug 2012, 21:16
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: It's here! The REAL way avoiding the bog
Replies: 3
Views: 5725

Re: It's coming! The REAL way avoiding the bog

Latest posting on the YDNPA website regarding the project can be found here http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/presso ... hree-peaks

Aug 2014 update: the above weblink is no longer available
by mac.hawk
14 Aug 2012, 21:42
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: First Time 3 Peaks
Replies: 7
Views: 6493

Re: First Time 3 Peaks

All the advice you could ever need is in the ' Latest Revision of the Guide ' page in the Forum. Simply email the address as indicated in the article. Is it do-able late September? It all depends on your expected walking speed. The back end of September gives an approximate 12 hour time from sunrise...
by mac.hawk
11 Aug 2012, 20:37
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: It's here! The REAL way avoiding the bog
Replies: 3
Views: 5725

Re: It's coming! The REAL way avoiding the bog

I'm told the work has already started and that the top layer of grass etc has been removed and the base layer is now going down (many thanks to Nick S for this information).
by mac.hawk
08 Aug 2012, 20:52
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: is it drying up
Replies: 11
Views: 9875

Re: is it drying up

It's always do-able in 12 hours or less but it all depends on your health, level of fitness, the weather, what your expectations are, your guide (in paper or in person) or ability to read the map, and if you are adequately prepared. On the 25th of August, if you're healthy, have some experience of h...
by mac.hawk
31 Jul 2012, 20:50
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: is it drying up
Replies: 11
Views: 9875

Re: is it drying up

Hi Michelle, you can get maps at just about any local book shop, they may need to order them in for you or at any numbers of outlets if you order online. The Ordnance Survey OL2 map Yorkshire Dales South & West or the Harvey's Superwalker - Yorkshire Dales - The Three Peaks are the maps you need. Yo...