Past Meetup

Xtreme Challenge in the Peak District

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7 people went

Price: £70.00 /per person
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Details

***Update 05/12 - Equipment list updated - please check below*****

****Update 30/11 - We have now received payment from everyone and all places are full. For those on the waitlist who did not get a spot then please look out for future events as we will definitely be organising more******

**Please note this invite is subject to intense climbing/scrambling and thus RSVP is subject to confirmation.**

This event is designed to be extremely difficult (but rewarding in nature). We will be keeping this group small due to the nature of the challenge.

Please respect that due to the intensity of the challenge the safety of the group and individual is paramount and thus not all members may be permitted onto this particular challenge. Please keep posted on our future event for medium level challenges.

We are really pleased to bring the event of all events, the Xtreme Peak District challenge!

Come and join us for an adventure. Starting at the foot of Kinder Scout in the Peak District the walk will commence with amazing and outstanding views.

Walk Description:
Kinder Scout is a moorland plateau and National Nature Reserve in the Dark Peak of the Derbyshire Peak District in England. Part of the moor, at 636 metres (2,087 ft) above sea level, is the highest point in the Peak District, the highest point in Derbyshire, and the highest point in the East Midlands.

Kinder Scout is accessible from the villages of Hayfield and Edale in the High Peak of Derbyshire. It is a popular hiking location and the Pennine Way crosses Kinder Scout and the moors to the north.

Difficulty, distance and terrain:
Distance in total: 16 miles
Rating: 8/10
Time: Day 1: about 5 hours, Day 2: 6 hours
Terrain: Steep climbs, marshland, gravel
Difficulty: Tough

Meeting point & itinerary:
The meeting point will be Euston station inside the main station at the information point.
The meeting time is 06:00
Aim to leave London promptly at 06:30 and will be traveling up in a 7 seater people carrier.

Itinerary summary:
Saturday 7th Dec:
06:30 - 10:30: Travel to peak district
11:00 - 12:00: Set up tent and prepare for walk
12:00 - 17:00: Walk
18:00 - 20:00: Dinner and relax

Sunday 8th Dec:
08:00 - 14:30: Walk
15:00 - 19:00: Travel back to London

What your trip includes:
- Transportation: 7 seater people carrier and the journey will take approximately 4 hours.

- Camping: we will camp and provide all the equipment for the accommodation which is included in the cost. The tents will be organised by single sex.

- Food: the cost includes your evening campfire meal on the Saturday evening and your Sunday morning breakfast.

Your trip does not include:
- Lunch for both days
- Snacks
- Water
- Sunday evening meal

Equipment:
• Sleeping bag (minimum 3 season sleeping bag)
• Camping ground mat
• Base layer
• Fleece Sweater
• Trousers
• Waterproof Jacket
• Waterproof Trousers
• Walking Boots
• Socks
• Gloves
• Hats
• Day Rucksack
• Head torch (optional)
• Food & Drink
• Plastic Plate, Mug, Spoon, Fork, Knife
• Lip-salve (optional)
• Gaiters (optional)
• First-aid kit (optional as team leaders will have these)
• Overnight bag:
For the night. Pj's are ok but would suggest warm clothes as will be very cold. Eg Joggers and Jumper.
Please bring a change of clothes and shoes for the return journey home after the walk.

For further details on the list above please see the following link:
http://www.smc.org.uk/Hillwalking/HillwalkingEquipment.php

Note: Please travel light. One overnight bag and your rucksack is all that is required and all we have space for in the car.

Payment:
All payments are non-refundable unless the trip is cancelled or rescheduled.
Weather: This event will go ahead regardless of the weather (come sun or rain!). Please note this and ensure you follow the relevant advice under the equipment section.

Please note that with as with any accommodation and vehicle, there are clauses with regards to excess/damage etc.. In particular to vehicle, in the unforeseen circumstances of an incident an excess would be required.

This is calculated at an additional +£50 per person for each person joining this trip (in the event of an incident this is on top of any trip cost posted).
**Please note that each person joining us on this amazing adventure is bound by this.**

We have two very experienced drivers (excess of 10+ years driving experience). As the organisers, we offer these amazing experiences with you simply covering the bare costs. Instead of increasing the prices to cover the insurance excess, this has been kept separate.

Payment will secure your place and needs to be made
by 29th November.
People who have not made payment will lose their space to the next person on the waitlist.

Finally…Most important part….A lot of planning has gone into this trip to ensure its organised and challenging for you all.

All you have to do is to get ready and enjoy yourself on this challenging adventure!

Thanks

Irum, Ash and Aftab

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