Ribble Challenge

Ribble Challenge #ribblechallenge

We raised £320 pounds for the group. Thank you to everyone for their support.

Group Secretary Rebecca and Beaver Young Leader Red Kite completed the Ribble challenge 25th to 29th July. Check this page or follow @1KandWCubs on Twitter, #ribblechallenge for updates!

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This spring is the official source of the River Ribble. Photo taken at 18:53 on the 29th July 2016 as Red Kite and the Group Secretary completed the #ribblechallenge!

DAY 1

Climbing a style on Day 1

Longton to

Ribchester

19 miles

DAY 2

Camp set up on Day 2

Ribchester to

Edisford Bridge

12 miles

DAY 3

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Edisford Bridge to

Long Preston

17 miles

DAY 4

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Long Preston to

Helwith Bridge

12 miles

DAY 5

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Helwith Bridge to

Gavel Gap

14 miles

Funds will be put towards replacing our cooking kit so that we can keep the Beavers and Cubs fed on camp, and the Scouts can continue to cook for themselves.

Preparation

All the kit ready to go in two backpacks – tent, clothes, food, water carriers, sleeping bags & mats,  maps, hats, waterproofs, utensils, bowls, mugs, stove & fuel!

all the kit laid out in a line

Last of the training took place 10th to 16th July on the Scottish West Coast!

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The Ribble Way

The Ribble Way is a 73 mile path from the near the mouth to the source of the River Ribble, rising to 551 m above sea level, with a total ascent of 1711 m. Our #ribblechallenge is to walk it in 5 days carrying all the kit needed.

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