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by mac.hawk
20 May 2011, 20:18
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: How boggy is the bog?
Replies: 23
Views: 18512

Re: How boggy is the bog?

It's Todber Moss & (in particular) Black Dubb Moss that are the problems where the route can be 100ft+ wide in places. Crossing the stream at Black Bubb Moss is probably the most difficult bit in anything other than the driest of weather. I've posted a route on the Alternative Route Around the Bog t...
by mac.hawk
19 May 2011, 21:13
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: How long does it really take?
Replies: 6
Views: 7385

Re: How long does it really take?

As long as you want! The Challenge is to complete it in 12 hours but as Alfred Wainwright so correctly said in his 1970 book 'Walks in Limestone Country' - ' Inevitably, and regretably, it has become the subject of competitive races, both on foot and wheel, and the breaking of records. With these at...
by mac.hawk
19 May 2011, 20:12
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Knowing the right way to go
Replies: 5
Views: 5094

Re: Knowing the right way to go

Starting early is definately best, I wouldn't leave it until the day of departure to buy a map - get the OL2 or Harvey's and study it before you go. There's lots of free guides on the internet. If your going in the summer I'd start at Ribblehead. After Whernside there's a farm cafe at Philpin Farm a...