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Snowdon 2017

Snowdon Challenge – 22nd July 2017

At an altitude of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, Mount Snowdon is it is the highest point in Wales.  Due to its peaks and rocky cliffs, it has been used by climbers to train to climb Mount Everest, and offers some of the best views in Britain.

Due to its beauty, it’s been regarded as “the busiest mountain in Britain”. Orphans in Need now offers you the opportunity to climb Mount Snowdon.

It’ll be hard climb but it’s part of the adventure. Every step of your climb will be in the knowledge that your funds have eased the suffering of many needy orphans across the world.

So, gear up, take the challenge and reach your peak!

To get involved, all you have to do is:

  1. Sign up today for an early bird discounted reg fee from £19.99 (non refundable)
  2. Get minimum sponsorship of £150
  3. Start training for the trek!

 

Where and When...

Mount Snowdon,

Snowdonia National Park,

Wales,

LL55 4TT

Saturday 22nd July 2017 – From 00:00 to 23:00 (BST)

On the Day...

Clothes…

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof trousers (no jeans, jogging bottoms, long dresses or skirts)
  • Fleece
  • Ankle-high hiking boots (Strictly no trainers)
  • T-Shirt
  • Two shoulder strap rucksack
  • Hat and gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Hiking Sticks

Food…

  • Packed Dinner
  • Water Bottle
  • Snacks

More Information…

The aim of this event is to hike up Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales! We will be ascending the Pyg Track which is 5.5 KM long, with 2,600ft of ascent thrown in for good measure! If all goes well we will reach the iconic summit where you will be able to feast on some of the finest views in the UK. We will then descend the easier Miners Path to finish the walk.

There is no doubt about it, this will be a tough challenge, but that sensation of standing on the summit of Snowdon will make it all worthwhile, as well as raising vital funds for charity in the process.

For more information please email events@orphansinneed.org or call 0207 100 8866

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