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The Falkland Islands 3 Peaks Challenge involves yomping (walking) up three mountains, Tumbledown Mountain, Two Sisters Mountain and Mount Longdon situated behind Stanley within 4-5 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). 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
Military Challenge Cup: Teams of 3 individuals from various military services each carrying 20kg weight. This also includes the Falkland Islands Defence Force (FIDF)
Entrance Fee is £15 per individual
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