Lyke Wake Walk

Join the Adventure

Embark on the legendary Lyke Wake Walk, a 42-mile (67 km) trek that will test your endurance and connect you with the rich tapestry of North Yorkshire Moors’ history. This isn’t just a hike; it’s a journey through time, following the footsteps of ancestors and embracing the spirit of the land.

Join the Adventure:

  • Route: Traverse from Osmotherley to Ravenscar, navigating forest trails, rugged moorland, and steep hills.
  • Challenge: Can you conquer the trail in under 18 hours?
  • Guidance: Choose between expert-led groups or self-navigation with comprehensive direction sheets and safety tracking.

Experience the Tradition:

  • The Candle: Carry a candle to honor the determination and courage of those who walked before you.
  • The Legend: Face the Grim Reaper at the finish line and choose your fate.
  • The Night: As daylight fades, continue your trek under the moonlight, guided by your candlelight (headtorch).

Discover the Beauty:

  • Wildlife: Spot the native grouse or a hen harrier amidst the blooming purple heather.
  • The Finish: Conclude your journey at the Lyke Wake Stone, and if daylight permits, revel in the stunning views from Ravenscar.
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Claim Your Reward:

  • Medal: Receive the exclusive Overlimits LWW Medal upon completion.
  • Registration: Secure your spot in this unique ultra trek and be part of the legend.

Ready for an unforgettable experience? Register now and step into the heart of tradition, challenge, and natural beauty.

Register for the Lyke Wake Walk.

Please note that careful navigation is crucial, especially in boggy or poor weather conditions. All participants are encouraged to carry a candle as part of their kit for remembrance and respect.

Register your interest for the Lyke Wake Walk