This is a serious Challenge and will test your physical and mental toughness!


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  • Mountain

    The Welsh 3000s

  • Address

    Wales

  • Altitude

    In total 13000ft

Difficulty

HARD

Group size

5-10

Duration

24 Hours

The Welsh 3000s are the 15 mountains in Wales that have the height of 3000 ft or more. Geographically they fall within 3 ranges:


The Snowdon Massif

  • Crib Goch

    3028ft

  • Garnedd Ugain

    3494ft

  • Snowdon

    3559ft

The Glyderau

  • Elidir Fawr

    3031ft

  • Y Garn

    3106ft

  • Glyder Fawr

    3284ft

  • Glyder Fach

    3261ft

  • Tryfan

    3011ft

The Carneddau

  • Pen yr Ole Wen

    3208ft

  • Carnedd Dafydd

    3425ft

  • Carnedd Llewelyn

    3490ft

  • Yr Elen

    3125ft

  • Foel Grach

    3202ft

  • Garnedd Uchaf

    3090ft

  • Foel-fras

    3090ft

Itinerary


The Welsh 3000s 24hr Challenge

We would be setting off just before first light at Pen y pass. This means the hardest section of Crib goch is done with fresh legs. Next is Garnedd Ugain and onto Snowdon. We then drop part way down on the railway track and descend into Nant Peris village. A Support vehicle will be waiting here so you can take on food and water and replenish supplies. We then Start to climb onto Elidir Fawr then along Glyder ridge to finish on Tryfan and then Descend into Ogwen valley. Our Vehicle will be waiting here with supplies for the final push. We Start to climb onto and traverse Carnneddau 3000ft peaks. We finish near Aber falls were the victory party will be waiting along with the vehicle to take us back to pen y pass.

The Total distance covered is 50km with close to 4000m of ascent.


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PRICE INCLUDES
Fully guided by qualified and experienced guides
Vehicle support throughout
Water and Snacks at valley bottoms
Transport from end point to Pen Y Pass
PRICE EXCLUDES
Food
Accomodation
Personal travel insurance (very important)

Weather

We will always endeavour to complete every challenge but in certain severe weather conditions we may have to re – assess the situation and make a judgement call.


Equipment

With it being a challenge try and travel as light as possible it’s all personal preference but we recommend a 25/35 litre daysack for (water bottle, sun cream, snacks, waterproofs, warm kit, camera, personal first aid kit etc) All other kit can be left on support vehicle.

Price £180
Guide Ratio 1:6
Min number of group 5
Meet up and Further details will be sent after booking.

Group bookings and corporate bookings are available either via contact us at the top of the page or info@altitudetrekking.co.uk (minimum of 5)