West Country teenagers take part in the Ten Tors

Around 2,000 teenagers will be braving the elements on Dartmoor this weekend for the annual Ten Tors challenge.

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Thousands take part in Ten Tors challenge

Competitors will hike distances of up to 55 miles Credit: ITV News

Hundreds of teenagers from the West Country set off on one of the toughest challenges of their lives today.

Almost 2,500 teenagers are taking part in the famous Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor.

Competitors aged between 14 and 19 will hike distances of up 55 miles over the weekend.

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