3-Peak FAQs

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Can I complete a different time-frame or date from the one I submitted on my Registration Form?
Yes, we ask just to get an idea of what you're planning. 

When does the clock start and stop?
It starts ticking at the beginning of the trailhead of the first peak and ends at the return to the trailhead on the last peak. 

Can I do other trails besides the ones that are mentioned on your 3-Peaks webpage? (Cactus to Clouds, etc.) 
Yes, any trail is eligible, as long as you eventually make it to the summit of Baldy, San Gorgonio and San Jacinto--and have all the required documentation. (Riding the Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts does NOT count!)

Are the "First 50 3-Day Finishers," the first people who do it or the people who do it with the best time?
It refers to the first people who finish it. 

I live out of the area. Can I still register for and do the Challenge? 
You must physically come in to one of our stores to pick up the Registration Packet--which includes a summit flag (required on each mountain) and other necessary materials.

I forgot my summit flag. Do I still qualify for the Challenge? 
In this instance, we will allow you to make your own, however, we may add a penalty. The words, "2019 A16 3-Peak Challenge" must be clearly visible on the subsitute flag. You also have to be able to prove when you were there with permits, Adventure Pass and photo documentation.  

Does everyone in a group photo have to be holding their own flag?
In order to qualify for prizes, everyone needs to register and sign the liability form--which comes with a flag. Each person also has to individually submit their entry.  In group photos, only one flag needs to be visible and you don't have to be holding it, as long as everyone in your group is in the photo, along with the flag.

Can I do the 3-Peak Challenge more than once?
You may qualify for only one prize package, for each time-frame, per year. You may do multiple time-frames (24 hour, 3-day, 3-week and 3-month), but dates may not coincide (unless you do the mountain twice0 and you must re-register and pay the $5 fee for each.


Can I submit a Registration Form for other people?
Yes, as long as you know their email and contact info (we have to be able to get ahold of them) and have their permission to do so. You must also pay the registration fee.

Is the Registration/Liability Release Form the same as the Completion Form? 
No, the Registration Form is what you turned in before attempting the challenge. The Completion Form is turned in after you finish the Challenge and it contains all your time stats and other important Challenge information. 

Who do I contact if I am having trouble submitting my entry or have more questions?
You may send an email to 3peaks@adventure16.com or call 619-283-2362 x115.(M-TH, 10am - 4pm)


Do I need to be present at the raffle to win?
No, we will notify you if your number wins.

Do I need to keep my raffle ticket?
No, we give that to you simply to acknowledge your entry. The other portion of the ticket, which has your name on it, is entered into the raffle. 

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