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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.
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