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Yorkshire Three Peaks

The Yorkshire Three Peaks walk is a famous challenge walk in the Yorkshire Dales.  It takes in three of the highest summits in the area; Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough.  Each of these hills is worthy of spending a day on with many varied and interesting routes available.

Each year, however, many walkers attempt to walk all three peaks in one day with most starting from Horton-in-Ribblesdale. The route is 24.5 miles (39km) long and has over 5,000 feet (1600m) of ascent and descent and most people aim to complete it in less than 12 hours.

You can get more information from:

Pen-y-Ghent Cafe, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Settle, North Yorkhire, BD24 0HE
Tel:(01729) 860333
Email: horton@ytbic.co.uk.

If you have walked the route, or just love this wonderful area why not consider becoming a Friend of the Three Peaks.

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