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10Peaks The Lakes 2018 – Ecological Briefing Notes

  Ourea Events’ races are located in Britain’s greatest upland areas that often contain features of outstanding biodiversity value and importance. Occasionally, the features that provide this interest can be vulnerable to the wear and tear that may result from more »

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Satmap Launches Xpedition

Free online mapping, planning and sharing for everyone! Satmap Systems Ltd, manufacturer of the Active 10 GPS, is pleased to announce the launch of Xpedition a multifunctional online mapping, route planning and sharing application. At www.satmap-xpedition.com outdoor enthusiast can find more »

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James Thomas – 10 Peaks Challenge

I found my knees giving way on the way down Scafell, and the route up to Pillar was a killer. Hands and knees all the way up. Then Great Gable was lovely in its loneliness. The night traverse from the more »

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Harvey Maps support the 10 Peaks Challenge once more

Many thanks to Harvey Maps who have kindly agreed to support the 10 Peaks Challenge once again. HARVEY has been making high quality maps for outdoor recreation for 30 years and has coverage of the popular walking areas of the more »

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Grom and the 10 Peaks Challenge

Saturday 31st July 2010 was no ordinary day. 52 very abnormal people gathered at 3:45am in a car park at the foot of Hellvellyn in the Lake district to embark on the inaugural 10 peaks Challenge. This challenge is a more »

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Running a Really Long Way to the Pub

Took Gromit & Gormless on a little jog over the 10 highest Peaks in the Lake District covering a distance of 45 miles with 18000′ ascent on Saturday 31st July starting at 04:00 going up Helvellyn. Now this would be more »

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2010 10 Peaks Challenge Race Report

On Saturday July 31st 2010, 52 people gathered at the foot of Helvellyn to attempt to climb the 10 highest peaks in the Lake District in 24 hours. Competitors including armed forces, adventure racers, triathletes, ultra distance and elite marathon more »

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