Welsh 3000

Welsh 3000

A great opportunity to climb all 15 of the Welsh 3000’s over three days, which really allows you to enjoy the whole journey and take in all the spectacular views

£325.00

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Fantastic opportunity for you to spend 3 days in Snowdonia national park completing the Welsh 3000’s challenge in a way which really allows you to enjoy all the view’s Walking from the top of Snowdon over the Glyderau, Carneddau and finishing close to the North Wales coast on the final peak Foel Fras above the spectacular Aber Falls.

You will be lead by two excellent and very experienced mountain leaders, guiding you throughout your trip making every day interesting and enjoyable through there local knowledge and extensive experience leading in the mountains. The nights will be spent camping in the mountains at two spectaculars campsites.

The views are truly stunning. 3 Days will give you time to fully experience the variety of terrain from knife-edge ridges to rolling summits and the full grandeur of the complex landscape as well as bagging 15 peaks across the beautiful Welsh landscapes. Taking the opportunity to spot wildlife along the way, the route involves some rock scrambling.

You will leave these magical Welsh mountains with a real sense of achievement having completed such an expedition, and with memories and skills that will last forever.

EQUIPMENT LIST

Personal

  • waterproof top & trousers
  • Walking boots
  • Rucksack 30 Liters to 40L
  • Top & bottom Thermal layer x 2
  • Shirt or t-shirt lightweight quick drying
  • Fleece x 2
  • Trousers quick drying x2
  • Underwear x 3
  • Thick socks x 3
  • Thin socks x 3
  • Sun cream
  • Insect repellent
  • Spare warm fleece for evenings
  • Warm hat x 2
  • Peaked hat
  • Drink bottle 1.5ltr
  • Hot flask (not essential)
  • Dry bags for personal equipment (rain covers don’t really work)
  • Map & compass (not essential)
  • Gloves
  • Walking poles
  • Waterproof notepad & pen
  • Head torch +spare batteries
  • Personal first aid kit inc blister plasters
  • Sun glasses

 

Camping equipment

  • Sleeping bag (warm rating of minus 10)
  • Roll mat
  • tent
  • Wash kit
  • Micro light towel
  • Spare warm fleece and clothes for evenings

 

Cooking equipment

  • One pot
  • Stove
  • Brew kit
  • Spork
  • Cup

HOW TO BOOK

If you would like any more information or would like to book onto any of our adventures, please get in touch with us via email.

hello@beardedmenadventures.com

Our team will endeavour to reply within 48 hours.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 5 days exploring the spectacular Torridon Mountian range
  • 4 nights wild camping.
  • Guided by experienced and qualified mountain leaders.
  • Great food throughout your trip.
  • Learning vital mountaineering and survival skills throughout.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Fitness Level
Challenging with at least 1500 meters’ ascent and descent each day. Carrying all of your equipment for the whole expedition. Need to be fit able to climb mountains. Comfortable with the possibility of bad weather conditions.

Age
You must be aged 18 or over to attend this expedition.

About the 15 Peaks
14 of the highest mountains in Wales that have a height of 3,000 feet (914.4 m) or more. Geographically they fall within three ranges, all sufficiently close to making it possible to reach all 15 summits within 24 hours, a journey known as the Welsh 3000s challenge.
The length of this challenge (from the first peak to last) is about 26 miles (42 km), but including the walk to and from any start point, this will total some 30 miles (48 km).

Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa.
Garnedd Ugain/Crib y Ddysgl.
Crib Goch.
Elidir Fawr.
Y Garn.
Glyder Fawr.
Glyder Fach.
Tryfan.
Pen yr ol Wen.
Carnedd Dafydd.
Carnedd Llewelyn.
Yr Elen.
Foel Grach.
Foel Fras.

Food
Food will be provided for main meals, however, please feel free to bring along any snacks or ration packs.

Arrivals and Departures
You will be expected to find your own means of travel to Bangor train station on the selected date at 8 am. There will be arranged transport for the rest of the journey, to and from the destination.