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Welsh 3000 Challenge
Raising money for: Henshaws Society For Blind People
Christopher P

The Challenge

Welsh 3000s in 24 hours. It is a genuine challenge and requires fitness, stamina, a head for heights, excellent map and compass skills to ascend the fifteen mountains of Wales.

The Charity

My niece Beth is partially sighted she & our family have been supported by Henshaws. My firm, Slater Heelis LLP & Henshaws have enjoyed a long relationship, which began back in 1807 when the law firm drafted Thomas Henshaw’s will, followed by a final codicil in 1809. The firm has raised over £20k for Henshaws in recent yrs.

The Training

Preparation requires lots of cardio-vascular fitness & outdoor training. Choosing the route to be completed is a big consideration. Grib Goch the highest and narrowest of the peaks (at 923 m) is either your start point or your finish point and getting to and from the summits can add another 8 miles to the challenge! It's like doing the London marathon, but walking for an extra two hours.