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Brain Tumour Research – Welsh 3000s Challenge

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Brain Tumour Research – Welsh 3000s Challenge

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The Welsh peaks offer some of the finest mountain scenery in the UK and this is a great way to enjoy them and fundraise for Brain Tumour Research.  If you have either attempted or achieved the ‘Three Peaks’ and are keen for another challenge which requires less amount of time spent in a vehicle then this may be the challenge for you!

 

Quick Facts

  • 3 days’ guiding by qualified mountain leaders
  • 3 nights’ twin room accommodation in a good quality B&B or hotel with ensuite or private bathroom and breakfast (Single rooms are subject to availability at a supplement)
  • Briefing and kit check the night before the walk
  • Many years experience in Snowdonia and Wales
  • Expert driving team.  Please note that for safety reasons we adhere to all road traffic safety regulations
  • You need to have good fitness and a head for heights
  • This trip is best run between May and October
  • Open dates or bespoke courses for individuals to larger groups – just ask if the date you want is not listed

About & Details

This challenge is to summit the 15 peaks of Snowdonia all above 3000ft in 3 consecutive days with up to 10 hours of continuous walking each day.  The peaks are across 3 mountain ranges; The Carneddau, The Glynderau and  Snowdon Massif, traversing over rocky peaks and ridges with amazing views – weather permitting.  In the evening you will have time to relax and reflect on the achievements of the day.

We aim to complete a range per day and walk them in a North to South direction, finishing on the highest peak in Wales, Snowdon.  Our base is a comfortable hotel/inn in Snowdonia which has good access to each of the three ranges.

Inclusions

  • Professional event organisation
  • Qualified mountain leaders
  • Transport to and from the accommodation on the walking days
  • Evening briefing, route planning and equipment check to ensure you have everything you need
  • Three nights twin room accommodation with breakfast.  Single rooms are available at a supplement
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aider
Exclusions
  • Travel to the start and finish points of the trip
  • Lunches and evening meals, beverages
  • Personal Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)

Optional Extras

Single Room Supplement £90.00 per person per night (£270 per person for the 3 nights), subject to availability.

Please select from Optional Extras at Checkout.

Departures

We usually meet on Thursday evening and complete the challenge on Friday-Sunday.  However, if you would like to take part in this challenge on any other date, please contact us.

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Itinerary

  • Thursday

    Your guide, who is a qualified mountain leader, will meet you at your accommodation on the Thursday evening for a briefing on the upcoming trip as well as a kit check and then complete the peaks from Friday to Sunday.  You stay in the same accommodation each night and we transfer you to and from this place in the mornings and evenings.  There is about 20 minutes in the vehicle each way per day.

  • Friday - Carneddau

    The first day is a purely walking day

    Pen Yr Ole Wen – 3208ft
    Carnedd Dafydd – 3425ft
    Yr Elen – 3156ft
    Carnedd Llewelyn – 3490ft
    Foel Grach – 3202ft
    Carnedd Gwenllian – 3038ft
    Foel Fras – 3090ft

  • Saturday - Glyderau

    The second day involves some scrambling up Tryfan followed by walking

    Tryfan – 3011ft
    Glyder Fawr – 3284ft
    Glyder Fach – 3261ft
    Y Garn – 3106ft
    Elidir Fawr – 3031ft

  • Sunday - Snowdon Range

    The third day involves a ridge walk across Crib Goch before walking to the summit of Snowdon

    Crib Goch – 3028ft
    Garnedd Ugain – 3494ft
    Snowdon – 3560ft

Notes:

This itinerary is a guide only.  It can be subject to change dependent upon viability, course members’ fitness, weather conditions or for any other reason the guide may deem necessary.

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Reviews

Find some of the reviews our wonderful customers have left for us below, or read them all here!

Heather Parr
3 months ago

Maximum Adventure exceeded expectations, planning a trip for me last minute and off season through the glorious Lake District. The hotels were top rate, as was the food and my daily gluten free sandwich. Nathalie got the route guide sent to me in a couple of days and the baggage service was impeccable. It was the only tour guide company that responded immediately to my last minute request. Looking forward to more adventures with your company!!!

Chris Evans
3 months ago

David and I walked the Speyside Way in September 2023 and very much enjoyed the adventure. Maximum Adventure Ltd organised our nightly accommodation and uplifting of our luggage in a seamless manner, which made the whole trip so easy with no stress. This is the second time that I have personally used Maximum Adventures Ltd and I would recommend them to others as they offer a friendly and efficient service.

Göte Fredriksson
4 months ago

We realy appreciated the tour we did on Hadrians Wall path in May.Beautiful scenery, decent weather, god arrangements including lodging, transport, bagagehandling etc. We came well prepared . In this preparation Maximum adventures gave us great support, as we are coming from abroad with no knowledge of conditions on the path. We had great BnBs and could concentrate on de daily walks that gave us great pleasure.Thank you England and Hadrians Wall path for your friendly reception and well mantained walking path.Thank you Maximum Adventures for your good service.We would love to come back in the future.

Jerry Kashinski
4 months ago

Maximum Adventure did a great job for us. With less than a month's notice, it set up an itinerary, lodging and luggage porterage for a walk from Carlisle to Newcastle, England along Hadrian's Wall. The lodging was fantastic, as was the itinerary and support during the walk. We'd definitely use Maximum Adventure again and would recommend them without reservation!

Fiona Reilly
5 months ago

I was part of a climb on 23/09, didn't think I would make ut, but I did. The descent was a different story.. I got jelly legs and lost my confidence. If it wasn't for James, my Sherpa would never have made it. Can't thank him enough, Will, met you briefly.Both of them were very knowledgeable, we had the most amazing views at the summit...the pain is still worth it and

Tom Graham
5 months ago

I walked the West Highland Way with my dad and brother. The organisation was excellent by Samantha. Itinerary and instructions were clear and all the bookings and luggage transfers went smoothly. As a result we were able to ensure the fantastic walk and not worry about anything. I would happily recommend Maximum Adventure to others.

Sarah Bracken
5 months ago

Absolutely brilliant guide - knowledgeable, interesting and humorous in addition to looking after our safety so well - making sure we ate and suggesting when to layer up! Would highly recommend!

Diana Straub
6 months ago

We just got home from our 8-days Hadrian's Wall hike and we just loved it!Everything was perfectly organized!We had great B&Bs and hotels with very friendly, welcoming and helpful staff. Our favorite was the Dacre House with Clare. But then again, all were great!The luggage was always at the day's destination, no matter how early we got to the accommodation.The description of how to get to the accommodations were clear and precise.The road map and the guide book were waiting for us as we got to the first B&B and were very helpful and interestingThanks, Maximum Adventure!

Kristin Hentschel
6 months ago

Praise for the West Highland Hike and the Maximum Adventure planners, esp. our planner Samantha. Great experience in every regard.

Simon Bradish
6 months ago

Booked for the 3 UK Peaks adventure, it was organised perfectly and everything when to plan. Accommodation was good, transport excellent, our guide (Patrick) brilliant, so cannot fault the trip and adventure. I personally expected too much from myself and was unable to fully summit as this adventure is not for beginners, I climbed Kilimanjaro in 2003 when I was 42 and twenty years later, although relatively fit, my endurance didn't last. So I did a half summit for Ben Nevis & Scafell, thanks to Patrick for letting go back down on my own, it was brilliant. With Snowdon, a half summit is tricky as you can't descend the way you go up, so I decided to do some hiking in the area while the rest of the group did the climb. I took a chance and went to the ticket office and managed to get a single return ticket up to the summit of Snowdon at 9am which returned down by 11.30am. I was hoping to see my group on top and spring a surprise but the weather was terrible. I highly recommend the trip but make sure you are fit enough otherwise as there is an emphasis on time, so a slow walk up is going to slow everyone down and really delay the trip. Have Fun, Simon Bradish

Charity Information

About Brain Tumour Research

Our Vision: To find a cure for all types of brain tumours.

Our Mission: To increase the UK investment in brain tumour research.

Brain tumours kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer, yet historically just 1% of the national spend on cancer research has been allocated to this devastating disease. Brain Tumour Research is determined to change this! We are the only national charity in the UK focused on finding a cure for all types of brain tumours through campaigning to increase the national investment in brain tumour research to £35 million per year, while fundraising to create a network of seven sustainable Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence across the UK.

Our Website: https://www.braintumourresearch.org/

Our Charity Number 1153487

Area of focus: Medical Research.

How to take part for Charity

For more details of how fundraising works please read our step by step guide here or contact us for help.

Maximum Adventure work with lots of charities to offer our events as fundraising opportunities.  You can find our Charity Events from the ‘Menu’ in the corner of your screen or from our homepage.  If your chosen charity is not listed, please contact us and we will be happy to approach them on your behalf.

Self Funding

With the self-funding fundraising method, you personally cover the full cost of the challenge.  This option means that there is no minimum sponsorship target due, but we encourage you to raise as much money as you can for the charity.

Why book with us

We know you have a choice of companies providing trips for your next adventures. Here are some of the reasons you should choose to travel with Maximum Adventure:

  • We are an established adventure travel business
  • We have been trading since 2002
  • We are financially protected in accordance with the 1992 travel regulation
  • Knowledgeable and available office staff
  • Qualified leaders and guides with ascents ranging from Ben Nevis to Mount Everest
  • All activities are risk assessed
  • We will provide you with the best service available
  • We are aware this is your holiday/your challenge and will do our best to make it an enjoyable and rewarding experience
  • We have many repeat clients stretching back over a number of years
20+ years adventure organisation experience
Full liability & financial protection
Leading provider of high quality adventure challenges
Great team of staff to support you