Three peaks, two victorious challengers and one heroic cabbie…


The Three Peaks Challenge is not for the faint hearted. Cabbies Scott and Seb had meticulously trained, planned and prepared...


Scott Murray and Seb Philp had been planning their Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans for many months, but they were thrown a curve ball at the last minute...



So what’s the story?


Seb: Scott and I had researched many event companies who provide escorted trips for those who want to attempt The Three Peaks Challenge – to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon within 24 hours. We chose a reputable company, paid their fee, and concentrated on our fitness levels, training and talking to potential donors to reach our fundraising target of £2,000. The company we chose provided all the transport as well as escorted routes and guidance to reach the three summits. Everything was going so well. I had done some training in Yorkshire, and we had almost reached our fundraising target when a few days before we were due to set off, we received the news that their minibus had broken down and the trip was off!