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Cross Lakes Challenge

At 3 Challenges we are continually designing new and exciting challenges to keep up with the demand of our clients who have already undertaken an event with us in the Lake District. Our Cross Lakes Challenges, which offer either a South to North or an East to West route, can be undertaken in a tough 1 day push or in a more leisurely 2 days. Both options offer a range of outdoor activity disciplines as indicated below:

The Challenge

  • Duration: 12-15 hours
  • Dates: April to September
  • Group size: 7-20
  • Price: £150+vat per person plus bike hire

South to North Event

  • Paddle the length of Windermere (10.5 miles) in our fantastic Wilderness Systems 'Northstar' Tandem sea kayaks
  • Bike from Ambleside via back roads to Dunmail Raise summit
  • Ascend and traverse Helvellyn Ridge and finish in Keswick

East to West Event

  • Paddle the length of Ullswater (7.5 miles) in our Tandem Sea Kayaks
  • Ascend Helvellyn via Striding Edge and descend to Thirlmere
  • Bike to West Cumbrian coast via C2C bike trail

Both challenges are fully supported and our qualified and highly experienced outdoor instructors accompany you each step of the way providing a high level of safety. You will also be accompanied with vehicle support throughout providing food, drinks, washing water, first aid and baggage transportation.

One of the most important factors with our events is that we have a vast amount of experience in designing and running a very wide range of outdoor activity events and this experience, knowledge and ability allows us to deliver the best challenge events that can be undertaken in the Lake District.  We provide certainly the best equipment and clothing a provider can offer, all food, drinks, highly qualified and experienced staff and a healthy amount of energy and motivation to assist you achieve your goal. 

For further details on these challenges please contact our office on: 017684 86465.

Luxury Lakeland Lodge Accommodation now available as part of an event package.  Call our office for more details.

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