Love Snowdon with Welsh Hearts
Date/Time: 19/08/2018, All Day Location: Snowdon
Love Snowdon Challenge
Show some love to your heart by joining Welsh Hearts charity on their first ever Snowdon challenge.
A daytime hike supported by qualified mountain leaders to fundraise for heart screening in North Wales.
Leaving Llanberis at 9am we will head to pen y Pass on the Sherpa Bus before setting off along the Miners Track, reaching the summit of Snowdon (or Yr Wyddfa to use it’s Welsh name) in time for lunch at one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. We will return along the Llanberis Path back into Llanberis.
Find out more about Snowdon and the Llanberis Path
Welsh Hearts is the leading heart charity in Wales for placing defibrillators in communities and delivering CPR and defibrillator training in Wales. They are regarded as the heart charity at the centre of saving lives in Wales. Cardiovascular disease accounts for a third of all deaths in Wales, where the death rate is higher than in the majority of countries in Western Europe.
- To provide public-access defibrillators in Wales in close partnership with strategic partners
- To provide FREE defibrillator and CPR training for the Welsh public
- To ensure that monies raised in Wales are utilised and distributed within Wales on specific heart related projects.
A future where nobody in Wales dies prematurely from heart disease.
Welsh Hearts has been established as a fundraising organisation to help save lives in Wales.
Through the Love Snowdon Challenge Breese Adventures are aiming to help Welsh Hearts fundraise £7,000 to hold their first heart screening session in North Wales.
At least 12 young people die every week of undiagnosed heart disease in the UK. Through heart screening heart disease can be diagnosed and treated to help save lives.
If you would like to know more about the charity and/or make a donation please use the button below.
This is an example itinerary, exact details will be sent to you in your event information pack 2 weeks before the event.
8.30am – Meet at Snowdon Mountain Railway in Llanberis
8.45 – Introduction to your mountain leader. Safety briefing
9am – Bus to Pen y Pass
9.30 – Start walking
1pm – Reach the summit (sunrise 6.20am)
1.30pm – Start the descent (turnaround may be quicker depending on the weather)
5pm – Arrive back in Llanberis
As part of the Welsh Hearts team you will get:
Qualified, experienced mountain leaders with you all the way
Full ‘ground’ support during your event
Kit and Training advice
Information Pack 2 – 4 weeks before
Refreshments at the end of your challenge
Friendly support on the end of the phone/email to answer any questions running up to your event
The organisers hold Public Liability Insurance. We recommend that you take out separate personal insurance for this event.
How much will it cost?
£35 per person registration fee
Please fundraise a minimum of £100 which should be paid directly to the charity.
This trek is suitable for anyone over 18 with a good level of fitness*.
We recommend our ‘Challenging’ Training Plan for this trek.
You will be expected to complete a medical declaration to take part.
*Children 14+ can come along under the supervision of a responsible adult (1 adult per child).