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National Three Peaks Challenge

In keeping with our company ethos of ‘going the extra mile’ Tom Kirkham has taken this to heart and with 6 close friends has successfully completed the National Three Peaks Challenge.

The National Three Peaks Challenge involves climbing, within 24 hours, the three highest peaks of: –

Scotland – Ben Nevis 1345 meters

England – Scafell Pike 978 meters

Wales – Snowdon 1085 meters

The total walking distance is 23 miles (37km) and the total ascent is 3064 meters (10,052ft) – twice the ascent of the Yorkshire Three Peaks, over a similar total walking distance. The total driving distance is 462 miles.

Following a tragic incident involving one of Tom’s friends, the group decided to undertake this challenge to raise money for the Leicestershire Air Ambulance, who rely solely on charity donations.

With a huge effort from both the walking team and the driving/support team the group managed to complete the climb in 22 hours and 52 minutes and raised £2926.56 for the Air Ambulance.

 

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