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Lake District 10 Peaks Challenge

The Lake District 10 Peaks Challenge is a fore-shortened version of the 2 day Lake District 24 Peaks Challenge and is based on the day 1 leg of this 2 day event.

The 10 Peaks is designed to involve fairly strenuous exercise and for your own safety you must be aware of this and consider carefully whether your general level of fitness, or any particular illness or ailment prevents you from participation.

This is a tough challenge that will test your endurance and strength. Set in the stunningly beautiful Lake District you will climb 10 peaks within 24 hours, encountering difficult terrain, lengthy ascents and steep descents along the way. Your mental and physical strength will be tested to the max!

Why not challenge yourself and a team of colleagues with this exciting 10 Peaks event and raise money for your favourite charity or for our own adopted Charity - The British Heart Foundation.



Gatesgarth farm to Stool End farm

10 Peaks / Up to 14 hours walking
  • Leg 1:Gatesgarth Farm - Red Pike 4.5km / 155 mins  
  • Leg 2: Red Pike - High Stile 1.2km / 29 mins
  • Leg 3: High Stile - High Crag 1.5km / 36 mins  
  • Leg 4: High Crag - Green Gable 6km / 147 mins
  • Leg 5: Green Gable -  Great Gable 0.8km / 26 mins
  • Leg 5: Great Gable - Lingmell 4.2km / 99 mins
  • Leg 6: Lingmell - Scafell Pike 1.5km / 50 mins
  • Leg 7: Scafell Pike - Great End 1.8km / 43 mins
  • Leg 8: Great End -  Esk Pike 1.6km / 35 mins
  • Leg 9: Esk Pike - Bow Fell 1.6km / 40 mins
  • Leg 10: Bow Fell - Stool End Farm 3.5km / 95 mins

Total estimated time: 12 hour 35 mins / Target time: 12 hours


Challenge Information

This event is a demanding challenge and it should not be underestimated. It requires a high level of fitness and thorough preparation training especially for those individuals without prior experience of high level mountain walks.


  • Minimum / Maximum team size: 4 / 8
  • Maximum Event size: Up to 2 x 24: 48
  • Qualified outdoor Instructor ratio: 1:8
  • Includes: 2 nights accommodation Friday / Saturday
  • All in course transport included from Keswick
  • Food: Includes dinner and breakfast
  • In course food and drinks: Includes water and food
  • Event dates: Usually weekends - Saturday to Sunday
  • Photography: Includes highlights of the event on CD.

Fitness and safety

We can provide help and guidance on the fitness side providing detailed information on fitness programmes and we also offer Preparation Training weekends in the Lake District and Snowdonia; which provide valuable experience for those contemplating mountain challenge events.

The fitter you are, the more you will enjoy your Challenge, and you will never have a better excuse to start exercising!

We have training programmes designed for people who don’t usually train, ensuring you get a good level of fitness prior to the event. Success is achievable without previous experience!

We can organize this challenge as a private corporate event for medium to large companies on specified dates and we also run several open challenges from April to September.

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