Welcome to the home page of the Newport Outdoor Group’s Challenge Walks website. We organise two annual challenge walks.

    • The Black Dragon Challenge Walk (the “BDCW”) held in April with 30 mile, 26 mile, and 19 mile route options
    • The Beat The Beacons Challenge Walk (the “BEAT”) held in September with 22 mile, 15 mile, and 10 mile route options

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2023 BLACK DRAGON CHALLENGE WALK – Saturday 22nd April

2023 BEAT THE BEACONS CHALLENGE WALK – Saturday 30th September

Entries are NOW OPEN for the 2023 Black Dragon Challenge Walk

Full details are available on the BDCW website https://www.blackdragonchallenge.com



Black Dragon Challenge

Black Dragon Challenge

Join us on a stunning 26-mile mountain challenge walk in the Black Mountains around Crickhowell, organised in conjunction with the Brecon Mountain Rescue team.

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Beat The Beacons

Beat The Beacons

Join us on a classic mountain challenge walk in the Brecon Beacons starting from Talybont-On-Usk, organised by the Brecon Mountain Rescue team.

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