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Cross Fell Challenge Summit
The Cross Fell Challenge is organised by The Rotary Club of Appleby and The Rotary Club of Upper Eden with support from ShelterBox
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The 2009 Cross Fell Challenge (1)

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The first Cross Fell Challenge was held in July 2009. What
started off as a zany idea by Upper Eden Rotarian Arthur
Littlefair was developed by the Pink Ice Cream Van duo, Roger
Frank of Upper Eden and President John Taylor of Appleby assisted by the members of both
Clubs over a period of twelve months into a fantastic fundraising event for the ShelterBox Charity. The Challenge, took place at 893m (2,930ft) up in the Pennines at the summit of Cross Fell, the highest peak in England outside the Lake District, over the period July 11th to 18th.

Camp erection Sunday morning departure of Sat night guests Sunday night guests

Nine tents were erected on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th of July in lovely weather conditions, stores and provisions being brought up by an 8- wheel Argocat vehicle. Rotary Clubs, Businesses and Individuals from throughout Cumbria and the North of England had sponsored ShelterBoxes at £490 each and for that they received overnight accommodation in a ShelterBox tent at the top of Cross Fell.

The experience included an evening meal and breakfast prepared by a top local
chef and Challenge participants were presented with a commemorative jacket embroidered with Rotary and Cross Fell ShelterBox Challenge emblems. The camp consisted of tents for cooking, mess/cafe, stores, accommodation and of course loos.  More