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Follow the slowest

Follow the slowest - National 3 Peaks

If you are walking or climbing in a group then it’s a good idea for the slowest member of the team to set the pace. If a member of the team tries to go at a faster pace than they are comfortable with (or beyond their fitness level) you will end up having to stop …

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Top 10 do’s and don’ts for the Three Peaks Challenge

top 10 do's and don'ts for the three peaks

Based on personal experience, here’s some basic do’s and don’ts for the national 3 peaks challenge: DO take drinks from a drinks bladder and pack your rucksack carefully so things are where you need them and easily accessible DO use laminated maps and make sure everyone can navigate (and consider booking a Mountain Guide) DO …

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Call out Mountain Rescue book revised and republished

Call out mountain rescue? book

Call out mountain rescue? A pocket guide to safety on the hill The second edition of this best selling safety handbook has now been published. Now with twenty extra info-packed pages to include a first aid section along with a countryside section and more information on preparation and planning. New first aid section contains valuable …

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Mountain guide maps and GPS route guides (waypoints)

mountain guide maps for the three peaks

Ordnance Survey maps provide the most accurate and up-to-date geographic data so it is worth kitting yourself out with these before your climb. The OS maps required for the national three peaks challenge are: OS Explorer Map 392 – Ben Nevis and Fort William OS Explorer Map OL6 – The English Lakes: South Western Area …

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