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Three Towers Hike

Sat 10th Apr 2010

Walk Details:

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Southern England / Thames Valley
Distance / Time Limit
45ml. in 24hr. Check in from 06.30 at Tilehurst, Reading
Start Time
Start: 07.30 from Purley on Thames (SU669763)
(Then transfer to the start at Purley-on-Thames. Route then goes via Pangbourne, Whitchurch, Goring, Streatley, Stitchen's Green, The Ridgeway, Blewbury, East Hendred, Catmore, East Ilsley, Hampstead Norreys, Ashampstead, Yattendon, Pangbourne (again), Sulham and finally, Tilehurst. Lots of beautiful downland paths!)
General Notes
This is a team hike event and entries are only accepted as teams of 3. Sorry, no individual hikers. Individuals looking to join a team may enquire via the hike secretary. This popular long-distance competition hiking event has been running since the 1970s and attracts hikers from a wide field. You do not need to be a member of the Scout Association to enter and LDWA members receive a warm welcome every year. Organised by Reading Scouts but is popular with many LDWA members. A shorter 45km route is available for teams of U18s. Full details and entry forms available on the website or by e-mail. Registration of teams and payment of fees can be made on-line via the hike website
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Entry: 60 per team of 3 (£5 discount for each U18) incl Friday overnight accommodation (bring a sleeping bag), breakfast, snacks on route, dinner on return, showers and car parking, plus services of St Johns Ambulance if needed. Certificates & badges for all awarded Sunday morning


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