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The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge with Paul Shorrock


 isbn 9781904946915 new 2nd Edition    8.99 96 pages with full colour photos, full size OS 25k maps for all walking routes, perfect bound. 
 

 
 
        Custom Maps for Garmins

If you are new to walking in the Yorkshire Dales, you're in for a treat, as we trace our way up the Three Peaks.
First though, we'll do them one at a time, giving a chance to savour the experience, as well as getting to know the area.

Paul Shorrock is the 'local' expert who has brought together the whole 'Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge' adventure. He starts by exploring each of the three peaks through six day walks before moving on to tackle the whole challenge. Everything you need to explore these glorious landscapes and prepare yourself for the 12 hour Challenge is included in 'The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge':-
- Fully detailed walk descriptions, with frequent timings to aid navigation, for the six day walks and the complete challenge.
- OS 25k large scale mapping of all the walking routes.
- gps waypoints for the pin-point navigational accuracy that is so valuable for a successful challenge.
- Full training, accommodation and local information for everything you need to know before attempting the challenge.

The Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales provide some of the finest walking in Britain. With a combination of high peaks and stunning scenery the area is rightly popular with outdoor types, from leisure walkers up to super-fit fell runners. It always seems to follow that when you have a mix of high places and human beings, sooner or later someone will come up with an idea of a challenge of some kind. With the Three Peaks of Pen y Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough the solution was simple - do them all in one walk! New for the 2nd edition is the news that Paul's routes are now the 'official' Y3P routes.

more improvements making the routes easier or more comfortable
Thanks to Andrew for bring us up to date on the latest improvements on Y3P routes. Main change is that the 'official' route is now the same as Paul Shorrock's. Elsewhere stiles are being replaced by gates, wayposts and signs are being improved, and 'causeway stones' are being laid to reduce erosion; a lot of these improvements are thanks to the 'Friends of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks' voluntary organisation. These improvements are ongoing so expect to find new gates, signs, stone laid trails, on the Y3P.
Overall the effect of these improvements is to reduce holdups and maintanance of stiles, reduce the chances of taking a wrong turning, and to reduce the erosion. Everyone who has experienced the Y3P Challenge will recognise that gates are easier and quicker than stiles, and 'causeway stones' are a vast improvement over negotiating soggy eroded peat. The overall effect will be to make the Y3P 12hour Challenge more achievable for more hikers. Under refreshments the Burger Van at Ribblehead car park continues trading, so much so that it can be thought of as a permanent feature!  

Contents listing for The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge    GPS files available for Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.    Custom Maps for Garmins


The Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales provide some of the finest walking in Britain. With a combination of high peaks and stunning scenery the area is rightly popular with outdoor types, from leisure walkers up to super-fit fell runners. It always seems to follow that when you have a mix of high places and human beings, sooner or later someone will come up with an idea of a challenge of some kind. With the Three Peaks of Pen y Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough the solution was simple - do them all in one walk!

Also see 'National 3 Peaks - Taking Up The Challenge' and 'Walk! the Yorkshire Dales'


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