Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 8

Here’s Bob’s Blog on Day 8 of #BobsThreePeaksChallenge: It’s been a great finish to the challenge with glorious weather all day and little wind. After my 8th cooked breakfast in a row (and my last for a while probably!) we headed back to Pen Y Pass to begin our final climb. As we pulled up … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 7

Here’s Bob’s Blog from day 7 of #BobsThreePeaksChallenge for #DeafblindAwarenessWeek: Well that was a day and a half! 74 miles, 4000ft of climbing, and discovering Fred’s penchant for swerving round hair pin bends in the Betsy Coed descent later, here we are. It started with a disappointment as the first “Ferry across the Mersey” doesn’t … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 6

Here’s Bob’s Blog from day 6 of #BobsThreePeaksChallenge for #DeafblindAwarenessWeek: “A very good day today and 84miles completed all the way from Kendal to the Beatles statue in Liverpool’s Pier Head. The weather was warm and often sunny but we were cycling into a headwind most of the day. We set off after an excellent … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 5

“The weather was brilliant all day and I was just wearing a t-shirt all day, even up top. The drive up Wastwater offered glorious views and we couldn’t wait to get started. The lower paths were straightforward but when we climbed up beside the river it got rockier and I really made use of my … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 4

Well another excellent day on the 3 Peaks Challenge and we’re now retiring for a good nights sleep in preparation for Scafell Pike tomorrow. It was really sad to say goodbye to Jerry and Judith who have been brilliant throughout and great company too. Jerry is a very thoughtful rider and has made the cycling … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 3

“It’s been a good day today and after a very enjoyable Big Breakfast at the DbS Field of Dreams in Lenzie we’re now ensconced in a very comfortable b&b 90 miles away in Gretna Green and very close to the English border.The Breakfast was great and really good to see so many old friends and … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 2

Good day today starting with the climb out of Glen Coe and some awe-inspiring mountains. Despite the strong headwinds and inability to freewheel downhills we made fast progress over Rannch Moor (Summit 1142ft) and finally got a freewheel down into Tyndrum for a quick coffee and cake and to get our flag on the bike. … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge blog – Day 1

We’ll be posting updates from Bob and the team as he attempts to become the first Deafblind individual to climb the three highest peaks in Scotland, England, and Wales, whilst cycling the 483 miles between them on a tandem bicycle.22:16, Sunday 17th June, the day before the climb We’ve had dinner in Fort William after … Read more