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What are the Yorkshire Three Peaks?

At the south-western edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park are three hills that have become famous for walkers all over the country. Ever since a recorded time of 10 hours was set during a walk of all three peaks back in […]

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How to waterproof your bag

Whether you’ve been out in light drizzle or a serious downpour you’ll have soon realised that your backpack isn’t waterproof. Though the material is water-resistant and some rain will just run off, coating the whole thing with Gore-Tex or similar […]

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Gear Advice…..walking poles

If you’ve already been on one of our guided walking weekends, then you’ll know that kit regularly becomes a talking point. Whether it’s certain members of […]

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What is a survival bag?

For all mountain walks and the majority of our upland day walks and charity challenges you will be requirred to carry a compulsory survival bag […]

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Hill walking tips: Fuelling up for a challenge

If you’re joining one of our hill walking challenge events – whether it’s the Yorkshire Three Peaks, Snowdon or Ben Nevis – you need to have the right fuel to enable the body to motor effectively uphill and down dale. We’re often asked: “How many […]

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Walk Challenge Training

Stephen Barker has been a Mountain Leader since 2006 and has led more challenge walks than he can remember, including Yorkshire 3 Peaks, National Three […]

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