Take on the 3 Highest Mountains in the UK and raise funds for The Ambulance Staff Charity!

If you are looking for a physical challenge that is fast paced then this is for you.  The National 3 Peaks Challenge is undoubtedly our most popular charity event. If you are seeking to create a real buzz, while smashing your fundraising targets then this could be the event for you. This highly popular challenge involves trekking to the summit of Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike with just the drive time between mountains to rest and recover. While not to be underestimated, with plenty of training, the National 3 Peaks Challenge is achievable by anyone with a good level of fitness.

The challenge

Team size: up to 20 people
Price: £ 475 per person
Days: 3 (Including travel to Scotland and overnight stay)
Grade: Medium
Start Location: Fort William
Finish Location: Snowdon or transport and drop off at Chester Train Station
Vehicle: 2 x 12 Seater Private Mini Buses (10 participants per bus)
Guides: Qualified Mountain Leaders (First aid qualified and highly experienced) Accommodation: Hostel accommodation in Fort William on Friday night

Food: Contiental Breakfast before challenge

  • The timings above are based on a 24 hour completion time
  • To complete the challenge in 24 hours you need to be highly organised and fit
  • We deduct any driv
  • er breaks from your completion time (only hill time and drive time count)
  • We deduct all drivers breaks from your challenge time (only hill time and drive time are counted)
  • The timings detailed above may vary due to team fitness levels and traffic
  • The participants can be split into separate teams according to their ability
  • Date:  Spring/Summer 2024 (please contact the fundraising team to select dates)

What’s included

  • Team presentation (if required)
  • Logistics (all transport throughout the challenge
  • 1-night accommodation (hostel)
  • Continental Breakfast before the challenge
  • Highly experienced mountain leaders (fully qualified and first aid trained)
  • Maximum mountain leader/client ratio of 1 leader / 5 clients
  • Safety equipment (carried by your Mountain Leaders)
  • 24-hour support from our Mountain Leader team
  • Team briefing
  • Access to discounted mountain training days
  • £5m Public Liability Insurance
  • £5m Professional Indemnity Insurance

What’s not included

  • Travel costs to agreed pickup location.
  • Travel costs from agreed drop off point.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Alcoholic and energy drinks
  • Bottled and boiled water
  • Personal snacks

What you need to do next

Please register below. All participants will need to pay a £475.00 deposit and agree to a £300 fundraising target. All funds you raise will help provide mental, physical, and financial wellbeing services to the UK’s lifesaving ambulance community.

Once you have registered the fundraising team will be on hand to provide all the support you will need on your fundraising journey. If you have any questions do contact the team at fundraising@theasc.org.uk.

Register for National 3 Peaks Challenge 2024