Three Peaks Challenge Archive


Venture Scout Three Peaks Challenge Record

About the group

A very well organised challenge by the Venture Scouts, aiming to beat the previous record of 19 hours 57 minutes.

Beginning as a team of four runners, poor weather on Ben Nevis forced two of the group to withdraw.

Each mountain was completed in around two hours.

Challenge registration number: 7480

This challenge took place on Wednesday, 28 September, 1977.

Time completed: 14 hours 27 minutes.

Venture Scout Three Peaks Challenge Record | 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.

Press cutting from 1977 detailing the Venture Scouts Three Peaks Challenge record.

Participants

  • Neil Smith
  • Steven Williams