12th September , 12:00 am - 11:59 pm


Buttermere Valley Buttermere

Join us for our second Buttermere Horseshoe Challenge this September

The Lakeland Mountain Guide team will lead the way and for the full route you will enjoy a walk over no less than 8 peaks, totalling 1400m ascent and up to 12.5 miles walked.  This tough route takes the 'high road' around the head of the beautiful Buttermere Valley.

You can enter as an individual or as a team and there are two route options available; the Full Horseshoe and the Half Horseshoe

The Full route takes in up to 8 Wainwright summits including High stile, Haystacks, Fleetwith Pike and Dale head.

The half route finishes of at the famous Honister slate mine, from there you will be transported back to your starting point having covered an amazing 6.5 miles!

For more information and to secure your place for the challenge, follow the links below:

Full route individual entry

Half route individual entry

Teams can be entered up to ten people:

Full route team entry

Half route team entry

This event is fully guided. Unless you book as a team of 10 you will be placed with other individual sign ups. The team will stick together throughout the challenge and the aim is to complete the route rather than complete it in the fastest time.