The Three Towers Hike

Event Suspended due to Corona Virus

Event Suspended due to Corona Virus

All events under the umbrella of the Scout Association are currently suspended due to the Corona Virus pandemic. We will provide updates to participants when we have them.

Our Four Competitions

Scout (10 - 14)

The scout hike is open to 10 - 14 year olds. It covers approximately 25km starting from Pangbourne Working Mens club to Goring, the Ridgeway and finishing at Compton.

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Explorer (14 - 18)

The Explorer hike is open to 14 - 18 year olds. It covers approximately 45km starting from Compton to East Hendred, Ashampstead, Pangbourne College and 79th.

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Classic (16+)

The Classic Hike is for anyone 16 years and over and is our oldest and most serious hike at approximately 70km. It starts at Purley Community Hall stretching out to East Hendred and finishing at Tilehurst.

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Tim's Junket

Tim's Junket hike is our family hike intended for children and adults of all ages at only 15km. The route starts at Compton and travels to Blewbury then East Ilsley and finishing back and Compton.

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Rules and Equipment

All teams and individuals competing in the event are required to complete a kit check before they set off. This includes (not exclusively) clothing, footwear, first aid equipment and navigation requirements. We will take at least one emergency mobile number from each team.

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We have 20 checkpoints across the four routes. Each checkpoint is staffed by a team of volunteers linked by a dedicated radio network and can provide snacks, refreshments and aid.

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