Snowdon Challenge

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Ready for the challenge of a lifetime?

Register and join our 7th annual climb of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales and help us to feed orphans and needy children around the globe by fundraising a minimum of £350.

Transport will be provided from London, Luton, Birmingham, Manchester & Bradford.

Details

Date

29 April 2017

Venue

Snowdon (Llanberis), LL55 4TY

Highlights

At 1,085 metres above sea level, Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands.

The rocks that formed Snowdon were produced by volcanoes over 400 million years ago and the mountain now sees over 350,000 walkers reaching its summit every year. The mountain was even used by Edmund Hillary in training for the 1953 ascent of Mount Everest.


Food4Kids

At Muslim Hands we know that the long term effects of hunger run deep and can cripple whole communities. Endemic malnutrition leads to poor health and increased school drop-out rates. This in turn leads to continued poverty and the vicious cycle continues from one generation to the next.

We are currently providing over 11,000 meals a day, but there is much more to be done. With your generous support, we can reach even more children with the support they need to keep them strong and healthy through their daily lives.

Q. Who can take part in this Challenge?

A. The Snowdon Challenge is open to anyone who is fit and able to walk. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Q. How can I register and much money do I have to raise to qualify?

A. You can register by clicking on the 'Register' button at the top of the webpage.
Once you have registered, please pay the registration fee of £35 to secure your place. This can be paid online by clicking on the 'Registration Fee' button at the top of this page or by calling our Donations Line on 0115 911 7222 (open 9am-8pm, Mon-Fri).

Please note a minimum of £350 must be fundraised. However, we are hoping that our enthusiastic fundraisers aim for a more pioneering individual target.

Q. What should I wear?

A. Please dress in your warmest clothes, with optional layers that are easy to put on and take off. Temperatures can differ, but the higher you get the colder it will become. Please ensure your footwear is comfortable and ideally, weatherproof.

We advise the following: walking/hiking boots, trekking stick (especially for the descent), wind/waterproof jacket, thick socks, ruck sack, a pair of extra socks, hiking trousers (avoid jeans as they do not dry quickly, should it rain), spare jumper, gloves, a watch and a sunhat/sunglasses.

Q. What should I bring?

A. A bottle of water is recommended. Snacks, such as fruit, will be provided on the coaches. However, we strongly recommend you bring extra snacks to last throughout the day.

On completion, we will provide a cold meal. It is advisable that you ensure your mobile phone is fully charged, in case we need to contact you.

Q. Are the walking routes difficult?

A. We will be climbing the Llanberis Track as this is the easiest, having a steady incline but not quite the shortest path. The path is well sign posted from the parking area and follows a track for 10 miles up until the summit

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Questions?

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact us.

We will aim to reply within 2 working days, but it can take a little longer during busy times.

Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an international aid agency and NGO working in over 50 countries worldwide to help those affected by natural disasters, conflict and poverty.

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