6 Peaks Challenge

The Ultimate Six Peaks Challenge

Climbing to new heights for emotional wellbeing Charity The Just Talk Campaign.

Dan and Emma his sister -in-law, Emma,
shall be completing both the National Three Peaks Challenge and the
Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenges, including all travel, within a time of 48
hours – The Ultimate Six Peaks Challenge for the Just Talk Campaign.

The Ultimate Six Peaks
challenge will take us to Scotland, Wales, the Lake District as well as
Yorkshire. The challenge will entail around 47 miles of mountain walking,
15,000ft of ascent and very little sleep.

The two major components of the
Ultimate Six Peaks Challenge are:

 The National Three Peaks

– Climbing the highest mountains of Scotland (Ben Nevis,
1345m), England (Scafell Pike, 978m) and Wales (Snowdon, 1085m) – a 23-mile walk, within
24 hours.

(We shall then be driven to
Yorkshire after completing the National Three Peaks Challenge…)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks

– The challenge consists of
walking the 24-mile circular route and climbing the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent
(694m; 2,227 ft), Whernside (736 m; 2415 ft) and Ingleborough (723m;
2,372ft) in less than 12 hours.

Friday 9th August 6:00am – Start National Three
Peaks Challenge

Saturday 10th August 6:00am – Finish
National Three Peaks Challenge

Saturday 10th August 10:00am –
Start Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Saturday 10th August 10:00pm –
Finish Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge


You could say we are mad for
attempting this challenge, but I’d say we are madly passionate about the
charity that we are supporting. We understand that this will be a difficult
challenge – both physically and mentally. The Just Talk Campaign fully
understands what an affect emotional wellbeing issues are for people. They
provide a much-needed service for so many people both in the local community
and also wider afield. Everyone’s enthusiasm who is involved in the Just
Talk Campaign is both heart-warming and contagious! The Campaign was
started in 2016 and has achieved amazing things in the short time it has been
running, but it has so much more potential that it can fulfil with your kind
support and generosity.

Their core philosophy of Ubuntu –
collective community working together, is visible in every aspect of their work
– Saving and Changing Lives. One element of Just Talk Campaign’s
work is that they offer free drop-in sessions. Which gives people the
opportunity to come and talk about anything that is concerning them in a safe
and confidential environment. They also have individual counselling sessions available with Trainee
Counsellors. To find out more about the amazing work that the Just Talk
Campaign is involved in, please feel free to check out their website at: http://justtalkcampaign.co.uk/

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