8th Annual CB Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge
This unique event is back with 3 new trails in 2017 to hike in one day on July 15th. They are Aspy, Tenerife and Coastal, approximately 25 km. Last year’s event was sold out & attracted 24 teams from PEI, Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island.
Teams start the day early, and are expected to be at the Aspy Trail parking lot at 6:30 am to check in and pick up their team kit. Group photo will be taken (6:50am) at Beulach Ban Falls a short walk away. The event begins at 7:00 am. sharp. For planning purposes, the hiking portion of the 3 Peaks Challenge event is expected to take from 7-8 hrs and driving portion 1-1.5 hours. All times are approximate. This is not a timed event. It is a personal challenege with team support.
After completing the last peak – Coastal, teams will check in (location to be announced) to to sign the completion form. The closing ceremony & reception will begin at approximately 4:00 pm. – 6:00 pm. Location to be announced.
Registration will open Saturday, Feb 11th at 8 pm. (ADT) for teams. The limit for teams in 2017 is 24.
The Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge is hosted and organized by the Hike the Highlands Festival Society with assistance from Cape Breton Highlands National Park.