The Five Peaks Challenge

The Five Peaks Challenge is an extension to the popular National Three Peaks. The Five Peaks involves climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike, Snowdon, Slieve Donard in Northern Ireland, and Carrantuohill in the Republic of Ireland.

The Five Peaks Challenge includes 5294m (17,368ft) of ascent, and 60km of mountain paths. It is most often attempted within 48 hours, with around 21 hours walking time.

Along with the Five Peaks, other extensions to the National Three Peaks Challenge include the Four Peaks, and Six Peaks Challenges.

Climber heading along Crib Goch ridge

Climber heading along Crib Goch ridge.

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