Three Peaks Challenge Database

Three Peaks Challenge

About the group

Colleagues in the Shielding Group at TNPG (The Nuclear Power Group), Radbroke Hall, Knutsford.

Did it after an article in the AA magazine Drive (Summer 1968) reported on Chris Bonnington doing the 3 toughest climbs on the 3 mountains in 24 hours.

We wondered if 3 guys with little hill walking experience could walk up (AND DOWN) all 3 in 24 hours

Challenge registration number: 6941

This challenge took place on Sunday, 1 June, 1969.

Time completed: 23 hours 23 minutes.

Three Peaks Challenge | National Three Peaks Challenge

About the ‚Äč National Three Peaks Challenge

The National Three Peaks Challenge takes in the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales, often in 24 hours.


  • Chas Boss
  • John Broughton
  • Andrew Phillips