Welsh 3000s Challenge
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Welsh 3000s Challenge

  • Hike
  • Intermediate
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Overview

Are you looking to test your physical and mental mettle? Take on the Fifteen Peaks Challenge and find out what you’re made of. Covering 15 of Snowdonia’s highest mountains, this journey will take you through stunning scenery on an exciting week-long adventure.

Whether you’re on a personal mission or are part of a group looking to make a team effort, this exciting challenge is a real achievement. You’ll total an ascent of 14,000ft as you admire the view from the top of some of the National Park's finest mountains, including Snowdon, Tryfan, the Glyders, Y Garn and all the Carneddau peaks.

Definitely one to tick off the bucket list.

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The Objectives

- To ascend all of the fifteen peaks in 5 days of fun and challenging hiking.

- You’ll learn loads about the area in what promises to be a great team bonding experience.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

The itinerary will depend upon the group and the conditions


We will attempt

1. Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa = 3559 ft (1,085 m)

2. Garnedd Ugain/Crib y Ddysgl = 3494 ft (1,065 m)

3. Crib Goch = 3028 ft (923 m)

4. Elidir Fawr = 3031 ft (924 m)

5. Y Garn = 3106 ft (947 m)

6. Glyder Fawr = 3284 ft (1,001 m)

7. Glyder Fach = 3261 ft (994 m)

8. Tryfan = 3011 ft (918 m)

9. Pen yr Ole Wen = 3208 ft (978 m)

10. Carnedd Dafydd = 3425 ft (1,044 m)

11. Carnedd Llewelyn = 3490 ft (1,064 m)

12. Yr Elen = 3156 ft (962 m)

13. Foel Grach = 3202 ft (976 m)

14. Carnedd Gwenllian = 3038 ft (926 m)

15. Foel-fras = 3090 ft (942 m)

Experience Required

This five day experience is physically challenging and requires a good level of base fitness.

You'll need previous summer hillwalking experience and the will to take on the challenge! You might have done the Three Peaks Challenge and be looking for something new to take on.

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals so if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Duration
Cost*
Course Start Date
3rd June, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
12th August, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
23rd September, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
7th October, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
28th April, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
2nd June, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
11th August, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
22nd September, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00
Course Start Date
6th October, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£516.00
Residential:
£796.00

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

Proud to have completed the Fifteen peaks challenge.

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