The Lakes 3 Peaks Challenge summits the following mountains in the Lake District: The Peaks
Scafell Pike (978m)
Total Height Gain
Target: 12 hours
Mountain Bike hire for 1.5 days
2 nights accommodation at Keswick YHA
Cost is £295pp based on a group size of 8.
Mike leading the way at the Addidas Terrex Adventure Race, 2012. Photo: James Kirby
We use fully serviced, and less than 1 year old Merida Speeder 400 Hybrid bikes.
GENERAL INFO Meals are available at the hostel. Breakfast runs from 7:30am until 9.00am – and includes options such as a full-cooked English breakfast, bacon sandwiches or croissants. If you haven’t already pre-booked this and would like to join us, please speak to us about booking it on arrival. A café menu is also available throughout the day with orders being taken until 8:00pm. Vegetarian and vegan options are available and we can cater to most dietary requirements – just let us know when ordering.
We have a self-catering kitchen on the ground floor for those who wish to prepare their own food.
The main hostel entrance is locked overnight from 10pm but guests can still gain access after this time using their room key. We ask all guests to keep noise to a minimum between 10pm and 7am. The premises is licensed so please buy drinks at the bar.
Bicycle storage is available – just ask at reception.
YHA Keswick also provides free wi-fi on the ground floor of the hostel using The Cloud network.
PARKING There is roadside parking on Station Road, but be aware that this comes with restrictions; it is free overnight from 1800 until 0800 but outside of those hours it is a 2 hour max stay zone in which a parking disc available from reception.
If these restrictions are not compatible with your plans, we suggest you continue along up Station Road and take a right turn just after the Keswick Museum to find yourself on a street named Brundholme Road where there are no restrictions.