“A few hours’ mountain climbing make of a rogue and a saint two fairly equal creatures”
Over the weekend of the 16th of July 2016 a team of Sonny’s friends will take part in a series of challenges in the mountains of the UK.
The challenges are destined to push the team members up to and maybe over the edge and out of their comfort zones to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Ward at St James’ Hospital in Leeds.
Challenge One: The National Three Peaks
The Three Peaks Challenge involves climbing the three highest peaks in Scotland, Wales and England, within 24 hours.
The 3 mountains are Beinn Nibheis (Ben Nevis), standing at 1345m, Scafell Pike at 978m and Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) whose summit is 1085m above sea level.
3 mountain peaks over 3 ranges with an approximate challenge distance of 42km and around 3000m of vertical ascent.
Challenge Two: The Welsh 3000’s
In order to complete the Welsh 3000’s Challenge you are required to have been at the top of all 15 of the mountains over 3000ft in Wales within the space of 24 hours, without using any form of transport.
15 mountain peaks over 3 ranges with an approximate challenge distance of 48km and around 4000m of vertical ascent.
Challenge Three: The Everest
An ‘Everest’ challenge is the process of achieving the vertical ascent profile of Sagarmāthā (Mt. Everest) in an allotted window of time by climbing a succession of smaller mountains.
This challenge is a combination of the Three Peaks, the Welsh 3000’s and the Wasdale Horseshoe which is a continuation from the Scafell range.
24 mountain peaks over 5 ranges with an approximate challenge distance of 93km and a staggering 8848m of vertical ascent.
Mountain challenges for charity, especially the 3 peaks, can get a bad rap in the outdoor world, this is usually down to a lack of respect for the mountain and the enormous amount of litter they leave behind.
As a self-guided party that have an ultimate respect for the environment we will endeavour to, during the challenge and our training, collect any litter as we go.
Take only photographs, leave only footprints…
We are also self funded which means every single penny of your donation will make it to where it needs to be.
We would love it if you could sponsor our cause. It would allow the CF Ward at Jimmy’s to continue providing the 5* level of care that Sonny and her family received whilst she was a patient. Don’t forget to Gift Aid your donation.
⭐️⭐️🗻 Please support the guys from Tad…. Their series of challenges starts tomorrow in aid of Cystic Fibrosis, A charity close to everybody’s hearts. You can sponsor the guys through the link below… GOOD LUCK TO ALL INVOLVED 💕⭐️⭐️⭐️ #TEAMSONNY 💗 …
CANDLELIGHTERS CHARITY would like to THANK all those who attended The Peppa Pig Teddy Bear Fun Day on the 3rd July. An IMPRESSIVE £1276.41 was raised to help this FANTASTIC Charity to support Children with with Cancer and their families. WELL DONE AND THANK YOU TO ALL :) …