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Summer Scout Fest 2020: Challenge 2! Step-Up

Challenge 2:
Step-Up

Are you ready to take on the second challenge of our Merseyside Summer Scout Fest 2020? (#MSSF2020) - Merseyside Scout Step Up!

Over the next two weeks, we challenge you to get your walking shoes on and join in with #MerseysideStepUp.

Pick a challenge from the list below or decide on one of your own. You can choose to do your challenge in one day, over several days, or over the whole two weeks.

Think about where you will complete your challenge – up and down your stairs at home, around the garden, your local park, other places to walk local to you. Who will you complete your challenge with – on your own, with your family or with your four legged friend.

Make sure you dress suitably for wherever you choose to walk and the weather, so think about if you’ll need sun cream, sun hat, a waterproof or hike boots. And no good walk would be complete without plenty of supplies – so don’t forget your drinks, sandwiches and energy bars!

On average each step we take is 20cm, which means for every 5 steps you take you walk a meter.   

  • Yorkshire Three Peaks:
    Pen-y-ghent - 694meters = 3470 steps 
    Whernside - 736 meters = 3680 steps 
    Ingleborough - 723 meters = 3615 steps 
    Challenge Total: 10765 steps 
  • National Three Peaks:
    Snowdon - 1085 meters = 5425 steps
    Scafell Pike - 978 meters = 4890 steps
    Ben Nevis - 1345 meters = 6725 steps
    Challenge Total: 17040 steps
  • Mount Kilimanjaro - 5895 meters
    Challenge Total: 29475 steps  
  • Mount Everest - 8848 meters
    Challenge Total: 44240 steps  
  • London Marathon - 42195 meters
    Challenge Total:  210,975 steps 
  • Trans Pennine Trail (Merseyside):
    Southport to Woodvale - 8000 meters = 40000 steps
    Woodvale to Green Lane - 10000 meters = 50000 steps
    Green Lane to Aintree - 5200 meters = 26000 steps
    Aintree to Childwall - 12400 meters = 62000 steps
    Childwall to Hale - 11200 meters = 56000 steps
    Challenge Total: 234,000 steps
  • Liverpool to Manchester - 50000 meters
    Challenge Total: 250,000 steps

As with all our Summer challenges, there will be three categories with prizes to be won:

  • Under 10's
  • 10 and overs
  • 18 and overs

Our prize winners won’t necessarily be picked because they walked the furthest, it’s all about how you complete the challenge. So when you have finished your personal step up challenge, get in touch via any of our social media platforms using the hashtag #MerseysideStepUp and tell us what challenge you chose, a bit about where and how you did it and share a picture of you completing it.

So go on, put your best foot forward and step, two, three, four!