Category: The Lakes 2011

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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Lord’s Rake or Foxes Tarn?

That is the question. Which way will you go from Scafell Pike on your way to Scafell? Do you scramble up the Rake? Or is too dangerous due to the risk of the large boulders slipping? I’d certainly rather go more »

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The Highest Check Point in England

If you think that there is something slightly odd about those willing to tackle the 10 Peaks Challenge you wouldn’t be far wrong! But now even the event sponsors are pushing the boundaries – Aqua Consultants, who are sponsoring Scafell more »

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100 years of Macmillan Cancer Support

The chosen charity for the 2011 10 Peaks Challenge is Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan do a fantastic job supporting people with cancer and their families, providing practical, medical and emotional support. 2011 is their centenary year and to mark this 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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Raynet support the 10 Peaks Challenge

A big thank you to Raynet who have kindly agreed to arrange all the communication for the event. The team will be enabling all the check points to communicate with the base in Keswick and each other. Raynet, The Radio more »

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