Initially steep, the route settles to a steady gradient as you gain altitude. Perfect for beginners or families looking for a unique challenge that everyone can enjoy!
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Steeped in history and tradition, Whita Hill is a MUST on any Summit Baggers tick list. Not only is this a gem of a summit, with its spectacular monument, visible from the Lake District National Park, the North Pennines and the glorious Criffel to the west, it’s location and boundary mark has been the site of centuries of Border Reiver battles. A truly incredible vantage point that’s not to be missed.
If you are new to hill walking or have a young family who are keen to get out in the great outdoors and take on a new challenge then this is the hike for you.
Don your limited edition ‘MTAF Summit Challenge’ T Shirt and join your fellow challengers at Basecamp for a 9am start. Our friendly and charismatic local guides will be on hand to pace you through the climb as they relay the traditions of the town and how this truly magnificent summit is at the centre of many Muckle Toon festivities. Enjoy a celebratory drink at the top as you capture that all important ‘Summit Selfie’, before returning to Basecamp for a day of action packed adventure.
All pre-paid entrants receive limited edition ;Summit Challenge’ T Shirt, Log book and celebratory drink.