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How to do the Welsh 3000s

Embark on an epic adventure which will take you through the mountains of Snowdonia? With lush, sparkling lakes, thrilling knife-edge ridges, and majestic mountain vistas, the Welsh 3000s is an adventure of epic proportions!

In this article, we give you everything you need to plan, prepare and complete the challenge.

Continue reading to discover how to do the Welsh 3000s...

Sat atop Crib Goch's Edge during a 3-day Welsh 3000s

How hard is the Welsh 3000?

Eight lads attempt the Welsh 3000s quickly find themselves out of their comfort zone…

Three weeks before the event I was invited into the group’s WhatsApp chat. “How’s the training going lads”?

  • “I went up Scaffel Pike last week, first time I’ve ever been up a mountain”.
  • “Greg’s twisted his ankle”.
  • A photograph of some poles laid out on the grass – “is anything missing from my tent Glyn”? It wasn’t a joke.

Discussions of Crib Goch, videos of Crib Goch, pinnacles of Crib Goch, ropes for Crib Goch, nightmares of Crib Goch... more nightmares of Crib Goch. All thoughts overshadowed by Crib Goch.

Continue reading to see what a challenge the Welsh 3000 is...

Traversing the ridge of Crib Goch, the pinnacles visible in the background


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A very happy rock climber enjoying his time in the mountains