National Three Peaks challenge!

1 October 2022

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This demanding yet rewarding one-day trekking challenge involves climbing the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales in 24 hours. Snowdon in Wales (1085m), Scafell Pike in England (978m) and Ben Nevis in Scotland (1345m).

Couple walking on a mountain with their dog

The challenge

Scaling the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales, we will be supporting each other every step of the way on this demanding yet rewarding challenge.

You will be travelling and walking in a group of about ten, and led on each mountain by an experienced guide. 

The total walking distance is 23 miles (37km) and the total ascent is 3064 metres (10,052ft). 


7am Saturday: meet by Fort William railway station for a safety briefing and to get to know the group.

7.30am Saturday: begin the challenge at Ben Nevis, aiming for a five-hour climb.

12.30pm Saturday: complete Ben Nevis and travel by minibus to Scafell Pike (six-hour drive).

6.30pm Saturday: arrive at Scafell Pike and begin the climb, walking for around four hours.

10.30pm Saturday: complete Scafell Pike. Hot breakfast provided before driving to Snowdon (four-hour drive).

2.30am Sunday: arrive at Snowdon and begin climb of around five hours.

7.30am Sunday: complete the Three Peaks Challenge!

Sunday late morning: transfers provided to Chester.


  • Mountain leaders to guide you
  • Minibus transport
  • Retail Trust t-shirt
  • Challenge registration
  • Certificates of achievement
  • Water top-ups

Not included

  • Accommodation the night before the event is not included
  • Excludes food


Key details

Date: Saturday 1 October 2022

Fundraising target: £900 (the event costs £395 which can be raised through the fundraising target or paid for separately)

Start location: Fort William

We suggest 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.


Contact our Head of Corporate Relations Naomi Cox  for enquiries and to book your place:

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