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Alex Colbeck

6 Peak Challenge

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]The Challenge[/b][/p][p]The 6 Peak Challenge is the first ever attempt to hike up and paraglide down the infamous [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Three_Peaks_Challenge]National 3 Peaks[/url] and the [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yorkshire_Three_Peaks]Yorkshire 3 Peaks[/url] in under 24 hours.[/p][p]Legendary within British mountaineering and hillwalking circles, these mountains will combine to test Alex in the toughest endurance challenge he has ever attempted. On paper it is possible, but there are many variables such as weather conditions, traffic and injuries, so no-one knows if the challenge can realistically be completed in the time limit.[/p][p]During the challenge, Alex will be flying with [url=http://www.niviuk.com]Niviuk[/url] equipment, purpose-made for lightweight mountain flying. He'll be supported by the smallest possible team, driving him between mountains, providing food, rehydration and safety assistance.[/p][p][b]The Pilot[/b][/p][p]Alex has been obsessed with the outdoors and aviation since he was a young child. Since learning to paraglide in 2004, he has flown all over the world in various competitions, challenges and adventures.[/p][p]Yorkshire born and bred, The Yorkshire 3 Peaks often become his playground on foot or by air.[/p][p]Alex is no ultramarathon runner, just a normal guy, so this challenge will truly test his endurance as he aims to maintain a safe physical and mental condition to launch from each summit.[/p][p]Find more information at: [url=http://www.6peaks.co.uk]www.6peaks.co.uk[/url][/p]
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Sep 29, 2018

Trev Birkbeck

A fantastic effort and brilliantly successful. Well done.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 12, 2018

Kevin Taylor

Enjoyed your YouTube video Alex. Great effort.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 10, 2018


Sep 10, 2018



Sep 10, 2018

Paraglider widow

Sep 10, 2018


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2018


Cash donation from Mr and Mrs Bairstow.


Jul 16, 2018

Jill and Rob R

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 9, 2018


Cash and cheque donations from Billy, Doug and Liz, The Houlstons

£60.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 30, 2018

Simon Goodman

Well done Alex, superb effort!