Team Angels set to scale Three Peaks

Team Angels
Team Angels

A team of 11 climbers and six support crew are setting off next week on a gruelling challenge in aid of local charity Alec’s Angels.

Team Angels will set off from Winslow on Tuesday to undertake the Three Peaks Challenge, climbing to the highest points in England, Scotland and Wales within 24 hours.

Driven by Alec’s Angels founder Brian Jarvis and Winslow police office volunteer Andy Dyke, the team are due to begin climbing Ben Nevis, in Scotland, at 5pm on Wednesday.

They are back down the mountan by 10pm and, with only the sleep they can snatch in the car between mountains, the team members are then driven to Scafell Pike in the Lake District, which they start climbing at 4am.

This is followed by Snowdon, in Wales, which they start climbing at 1pm, completing the challenge at 5pm.

Among the climbers are Winslow residents Angie Dyke, aged 55, Sophie Walton, aged 27, Andrew Cosgrove, aged 30, and Keith Bidey, aged 28, as well as 24-year-old Zoe Stokes from Buckingham.

On the support team are Helen Lee, aged 52, from Winslow and Tracey Campbell, aged 48, and Lucy Hill, aged 20, from Buckingham.