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Ten Tors gets underway on Dartmoor

PUBLISHED: 14:09 06 May 2017 | UPDATED: 14:18 06 May 2017

The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team

The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team

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2400 youngsters set off on a hike across Dartmoor for the Ten Tors 2017 challenge.

Intrepid explorers from across the South West have set off on hikes of up to 55 miles around Dartmoor for the annual Ten Tors challenge.

The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team

East Devon Ten Tors is an annual challenge to the teenagers of the South West of England, hosted on Dartmoor by the Army - 400 teams of six take on hikes of up to 55 miles, depending on age, calling in at ten granite-topped checkpoints.

The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team

The positions of all of the teams are being monitored closely be HQ and their GPS tracking system.

The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team

The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team

Send us your Ten Tors pictures through our photo-sharing website www.iwitness24.co.uk.

The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team The teams set off for the annual Ten Tors challenge. Picture: Official Ten Tors Social Media Team

Follow all of the teams progress on the official Ten Tors 2017 Facebook page here.

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