Welsh 3000s Challenge

Welsh 3000 Challenge

Taking in all 14 of Wales’ 3000 feet peaks, this 24 hour  adventure challenge will cover the best that Snowdonia has to offer in terms of summer hill walking. Summiting all 14 peaks is an achievement to be proud of.

The Welsh 3000s Challenge summits all 15 of the 3000′ peaks within a 24-hour period . The distance you will travel is about 45km (30 miles) and ascending 9800 feet (3400m). Completing the Welsh 3000s in a single day requires high levels of fitness and stamina. Those applying should be in no doubt as to the degree of commitment which is necessary.

The challenge 24 hour package and pricing includes guiding, transport, logistic support plus meals and snacks.

The walk is also known as ‘The 15 Peaks’

How difficult is it?

It’s an extremely tough challenge and is only suitable for very fit and experienced mountain walkers. Fit and experienced mountain walkers can achieve the full traverse in a very tough but highly memorable and rewarding day. Such a day is perhaps best done in the company of a friend or at the most a small group. The nature of the traverse and the ground covered means that this is not suited for mass participation mountain events or fund raising challenges by inexperienced hillwalkers.

It’s very rocky, and both uphill and downhill sections are demanding. Navigation can also be problematic without previous knowledge of this area of Snowdonia. For fellrunners, the record stands at an unbelievable 4 hours 20 minutes!

Cost:

1-day package – £170 per person – minimum of 4 (1:6 max ratio)

2-day package – £160 per person – minimum of 4 (1:6 max ratio)

3-day package – £140 per person – Minimum of 2 (1:6 max ratio)

Welsh 14 Peak challengeUpon successful completion of this significant mountain challenge, within a 24-hour journey, you’ll be eligible for a 14 Peaks Certificate.

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