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ULTRA-DISTANCE CHALLENGES

Tan Hill Inn to Kirkstone Pass Inn            The Over The Hill  Challenge Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Route

The start is at the Tan Hill Inn (GR 896067) and the finish at Kirkstone Inn (GR 401082).  The route must visit the following summits:

 

 

 

 

 

Use Explorer Maps:   Howgills & Upper Eden Valley and English Lakes – south-east area

Time limits

There is a generous 24 hour limit for all age categories.  First class times for those who prefer a challenge are as follows:

 

Registration

Completions must be registered on a registration form ( see below).  Previous years completions are listed on this site - go to registered completions  

Quality colour certificates are available for all registered completions - see registration form for details. Click here to view pdf file of certificate

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Registration form and route detail - click icon to view/print pdf file

 

Links

o   Top Ten Pubs in England - An on-going survey which has so far covered the five highest pubs in England.

 

Nine Standards
825061
Docker Knott
652999
Harter Fell
458093
High Pike
803032
Uldale Head
640001
Mardale Ill Bell
455102
High Seat
802013
Robin Hood
531059
High Street
441110
Wild Boar Fell
758988
High House
518066
Thornthwaite Beacon
431101
The Calf
667970
Harrop Pike
501078
Stoney Cove Pike
418100
Wind Scarth
655986
Pillar
487078
Pike How
411090
v50 - 12 hours
v55 - 15 hours
v60 - 17 hours
v65 - 19 hours

The 120 mile epic of linking the two highest pubs in England, the Tan Hill Inn and the Cat and Fiddle Inn, was established in 1952  by The Rucsac Club.  This outing is a more  modest  pub crawl from the first to the third highest pub which was devised by Pete Simpson in 2006.   At some 45 miles and 11000’ ascent it is achievable within daylight hours and has the added incentive of the possibility of enjoying “last orders” to celebrate a grand day out on the hills.  A case of uphill and down ale perhaps! Although it is primarily aimed at the over 50’s age group all successful completions will be recognised.

 

OTH Tan to Kirkstone v5.pdf
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