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South Downs Challenge

This is a from the historic town of Lewes this demanding challenge climbs quickly onto the South Downs and follows this ancient trackway eastwards with magnificent views over the coastal town of Brighton, Newham and far out into the English Channel. After reaching the high point of Firle Beacon, we descend into the pretty village of Alfriston then follow the Cuckmere river down to the coast we then tackle the Seven Sisters all the way to Beachy Head. The final leg of the day drops down into Eastbourne for a well earned cream tea.

Distance covered 42kms

Total ascent 1172m

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What kit should participants bring?
This is an upland challenge so appropriate walking equipment is require including waterproof jacket and trousers, walking boots with ankle support and no jeans. Full details of essential items will be provided in a kit list.

Who will be leading the activities?
We have a great team of experienced, enthusiastic and fully qualified Mountain Leaders who will look after participants throughout the challenge. They will be ultimately responsible for the running of the itinerary and the safety of the group and of course to ensure that everyone in the group has a great time.

Will meals be provided?
No, participants must being their own packed lunch and snacks.

How fit do participants need to be?
Participants do not need to have any hill walking experience to undertake this challenge but a reasonable level of fitness is required to give themselves the best opportunity to complete the route.

Do we need to book accommodation?
It is a long day for participants not used to hill walking so staying the night before or after the event can be a good idea. We can assist with booking accommodation and can help you get preferential rates with some local accommodation providers so please contact us for more details.

Inclusions
Event cost includes experienced and knowledgeable qualified Mountain Leaders, insurance, fully risk assessed planning and the guarantee of an enjoyable and safe day out in the mountains.

To enquire about this challenge and book pleaseĀ contact us