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I did the Yorkshire Three Peaks on Saturday 6th October. I began my walk in Horton- On- Ribblesdale at a very dark and dreary 06:00 in the morning. There were plenty of other walkers around at that time; however it was still so daunting. I traveled up to Yorkshire alone and planned to complete the walk alone too. However I was very fortunate to make friends with a group of six people from Leeds at the top of the first peak (Pen-Y-Ghent). They were also completing the three peaks for charity (MacMillan) and were happy to take me under their wing! The walk was definitely the toughest physical challenge I have ever undertaken; I have walked all of these peaks individually as a child and can safely say I underestimated the task because of this. The route was tough at various points with scrambles up and down all of the peaks. I completed the distance of just over 25 miles in 9 hours and 50 minutes, my goal was to complete it in 10 hours and the challenge is to do it in 12 or less so I was very pleased! I walked these peaks with my mum, and I’m so proud of myself to have done all three for her and GAIN. The walk was emotional at points!

Charlotte Bray

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