3 Peaks Challenge
The Falkland Islands 3 Peaks Challenge involves yomping (walking) up three mountains, Tumbledown Mountain, Two Sisters Mountain and Mount Longdon situated behind Stanley within 8 hours. The total walking distance is 10.5 miles (17km) and the total ascent is 549 metres (1803 ft).
Three categories are available for entrants as follow:
Xtreme: Participants yomping with 40kg weight (this is to represent the weight carried by the British army in the 1982 conflict). One 40kg weight between a team of 3 with the weight being changed between team members throughout the route. It is strongly recommended that individuals are of the peak physical fitness to undertake this weight category.
Standard: Participants yomping with 20kg weight
Basic: Participants yomping with no weight
Entrance Fee is £10 per individual or £30 for a 3 person team.
Falklands Xtreme Sports is proud to be a supporter of SAMA82 and will be donating funds to the this great charity from money raised during the 3 Peaks Challenge. Please check out their website at www.sama82.org.uk