3 peak challenge!


You are about to embark on a challenge that covers the length of the country, you’ll conquer the highest mountains in three different mountain ranges of North, Mid and South Wales.


Itinerary

 

Friday 21st June:

16:30 Pick up from School

20:00 Arrive at Hotel

Saturday 22nd June:

04:45 Meet at Hotel ready for departure to Pen y Pas  

05:15 Start Snowdon (Pyg track)

10:30 Depart Cadair Idris (Driving time 1.5 hours)

12:00 Start Cadair Idris (North Mynfordd Track)

16:00 Depart for Pen y Fan (Driving time 2 hours)

18:00 Start Pen y fan (Trekking time 4 hours)

20:00 Finish 

(Approx Timings – please view as a guide only)


Kit List

 

CLOTHING:

>> Walking Socks

>> Walking Boots

>> Base Layers - Shorts, Tights, Upper Body

>> Walking Trousers

>> Rain Jacket

>> Fleece / Warm Jumper

>> Hat / Gloves / Scarf

>> Walking / Wind Proof Jacket

 

LUGGAGE / PACKING EQUIPMENT:

>> Day Ruck Sack

>> Packing Sacks and Dry Sacks

>> Camelbak / Water Bottle

 

HYGIENE & HEALTH:

>> Toilet Paper

>> Baby Wipes (or similar)

>> Prescribed Medication (if applicable)

 

WALKING EQUIPMENT:

>> Head Torch & Spare Batteries

>> Mini First Aid Kit** / Pain Killers / Blister Plasters / Vaseline

>> Insect Repellent / Sun Cream / Sun Glasses

>> Whistle / Compass

>> Mobile Phone

 

NUTRITION (SUGGESTIONS ONLY):

>> Energy Bars / Trek Bars

>> Nuts / Seeds / Dry Fruit

>> Malt Loaf / Banana Cake

>> Sweets (e.g Jelly Babies)

>> Protein Shake

>> Protein / Recovery Bars

 

OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT:

>> Walking Poles

>> Camera

>> Maps

>> Emergency Equipment – Silver Blanket / Survival Bag**

 Snowdon 1085M

Cadair Idris 893M

Pen-y-Fan 886M