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September 9, 2018

Since finishing our challenge we have been busy sorting out kit and also getting some rest.  We are delighted to have raised over £5,000 for Llanberis and Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Teams - massive thank you to everyone who has donated and supported our cause, we are...

September 2, 2018

On Friday evening we reached the summit of our 190th and final mountain! We've had an incredible journey and want to say a huge thank you to everyone for their support and encouragement. The total distance was 554 miles and ascent equal to 5 times the height of Everest...

August 27, 2018

We've just finished day 30 of the challenge and have had an amazing day completing a double traverse of the Nantlle ridge! We've now covered 460 miles and 142 mountains! It's becoming apparent that our initial 500 mile estimate was a bit on the low side and it's now lo...

August 7, 2018

It's been an exciting but tough week. Since starting the challenge we've covered nearly 145 miles and have now climbed all 35 mountains in South Wales.

The weather and scenery have been stunning throughout and it's been interesting discovering some areas new to both of...

July 29, 2018

20.9 miles, 1,457 feet of ascent, 0 mountains

It was great to finally get started on the challenge after months of planning. Arriving at Swansea observatory the weather was very wet and windy, but our enthusiasm couldn't be dampened! 

Today was all about getting from Swa...

July 26, 2018

For the more remote sections of our challenge we will be relying on lightweight high calorie freeze-dried food to fuel us across the mountains! We have arranged to deposit 5 caches of food in advance at key locations that we can collect on our journey. In total we have...

July 1, 2018

We have just completed a 3 day wilderness first aid expedition course in preparation for our challenge.  The course, run by High Peak First Aid Training, covered key modules in the first two days such as incident management, primary and secondary survey, and vital sign...

June 24, 2018

After many months pouring over maps, guidebooks, and the occasional recce, we are pleased to have finalised our route across all 190 Welsh mountains which reach the height of 2,000 feet.  We have broken the challenge into 33 individual days, which vary in length and al...

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