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Edale Skyline Guided Challenge

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Edale Skyline Challenge Walk

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Saturday 27th April 2024

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Friday 3rd November 2023
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Friday 19th April 2024
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Entry Fee   £55.00   
Event Organiser - Stu Westfield
07890 620274

Welcome to a grand day out in the Peak District from Ranger Expeditions. Our walk takes in glorious and remote high moorland, gritstone edges, the spectacular Vale of Edale, Mam Tor iron age fort, iconic Win Hill Pike and historic trails around the Kinder Plateau. This Open Group challenge is fully supported and guided by experienced local Mountain Leaders.


08:00                      Meet guides and support team at Edale Village car park S33 7ZA

08:30                      Start walk
                                 Win Hill Pike (11km)
                                 1st Support refreshments (12km)
                                 Lose Hill (15km)
                                 Mam Tor (18.5km)
                                 2nd Support refreshments (19km)
                                 2nd Support refreshments – alternative location (22km)
                                 Brown Knoll (24.5km)
                                 Kinder Scout (30km)

18:00                      Approx time finish in Edale village (33km / 20.5miles)

The Rambler Inn & The Old Nags Head recommended for your post-walk refreshment and celebration.


At first support location: Water, tea, coffee, soft drinks. Pre-packaged sandwiches, selection of sweet and savoury snacks,  fruit.

At second support location: Water, tea, coffee, soft drinks, soup. Sweet & savoury snacks, fruit.                       


Sufficient for a full day on the hill

Worn or in your carried rucksack…

  • Waterproof jacket (with hood) and over trousers
  • Warm layer (worn and spare) eg long sleeve fleece or primaloft
  • Wicking base layer (not cotton)
  • Hat & gloves
  • Walking boots (broken in) or trail shoes with good grip.
  • Water bottles or bladder min 1 litre
  • Head torch & spare batteries
  • Personal first aid, blister kit, medications
  • Personal snacks for on the trail (eg flapjack, banana, jelly babies, crisps)
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone (fully charged)


  • Walking poles (we can include instruction for efficient use)
  • Sun cream, sun glasses, sun hat, buff
  • Spare pair socks

Please note: You must begin the walk with water and personal snacks sufficient for the leg from start to the first support location.


Ranger Expeditions’ Edale Skyline is a guided walk and larger groups will have several guides to look after you on the trail.

Unsurprisingly, there are no toilets on the hills, but there are plenty of discrete places for a call of nature. Do let one of our guides know if you move away from the trail for any reason. We encourage folks to mingle and enjoy their day, but please do not move ahead or out of sight of your guide. If you do find yourself separated, remain where you are and call the duty number given out on the morning of the walk.

Photography: We often have a photographer on our events. Complimentary photos of your day with us are made available to download via our social media platform. If you do not want your photograph to be taken please let us know on the day so we can respect your wishes.

GDPR: As part of our duty of care to you, we need to hold your contact details and any medical declarations (in-confidence) for the build-up and duration of the walk. These will not be passed on to any third parties and will be carefully disposed of afterwards.

Dogs: We love our four-legged friends. But for practical reasons, we’re sorry dogs are not permitted on this challenge.

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