The X-Lakes is a “Not for Profit” hike and fly, vol-biv challenge run by pilots for pilots. The competition will take place over the weekend of the 26th, 27th of June.

The X-Lakes Event Timeline

FRIDAY 25th

3 PM We welcome arrivals at the event HQ (Woolpack Farm, Eskdale) from 3pm
5 PM Welcome drinks & registration opens
7.30 PM Meteo, safety and task briefing for all pilots

SATURDAY 26th

Hardcore athletes
5 AM Leave Eskdale – Car sharing if possible, considering group size and face coverings
6 AM Assemble at the Loweswater Start Platz for compulsory task/safety briefing and spot kit check
6 AM Registered athletes exchange their completed Sign-to-Fly declaration for their tracker 
7 AM Race start
8 PM Compulsory Land-by time
9 PM STOP RACING
Day-Tripper athletes
7 AM Leave Eskdale – Car share if possible, considering group size and face coverings
8 AM Assemble at the Loweswater Start Platz for compulsory task/safety briefing and spot kit check
8 AM Registered athletes exchange their Sign-to-Fly declaration for their tracker 
9 AM Race start
4 PM Race finish HAND IN TRACKERS!

SUNDAY 27th

7 AM Hardcore race recommences from within 400m of the end of day-one race
4 PM Hardcore race finish HAND IN TRACKERS!
7 PM Light Meal & Drinks and PRIZE-GIVING

The event is a charity fundraiser in support of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Teams

Supporters

Cumbrian Soaring Club

News

X-Lakes 2021 – Event Agenda

Registration  Any time after arrival you should present yourself to the organisers who will direct you to registration.  This process involves checking that we have full, accurate and current records of key information that helps Read more…

New Info Map added

To assist in your planning for the X-Lakes Challenge we’ve added a custom map showing all Wainwrights and other important features to take note of on the day. Click here to see the Info Map Read more…

X-Lakes Neck Buffs arrive!

We have now taken first delivery of the official X-Lakes Neck Buffs from Epic Orange. All competitors will receive one as a part of their entry fee and keepsake for taking part!

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