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CONQUER SNOWDON (20 SEP 2020)

JOIN #TEAMMC AS WE CLIMB SNOWDON TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR YEMEN

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About this Event

EVENT ESSENTIALS


Enjoy the crystal clear air and the stunning scenery as we climb Wales’ highest mountain. The journey will be at a slow steady pace suitable for all levels of fitness on a mixture of good paths as well as challenging sections of rough terrain. Once you reach the peak (1,085m (3,560ft), you will be rewarded with panoramic views, breathtaking landscape, and an opportunity to quietly reflect on the amazing challenge.

Essentials

Reg Fees: £30 includes Transport (London & Both Ways), Tour Guide & Hot Meal.

Fundraising Target: £150

THE CAUSE - YEMEN EMERGENCY


Muslim Charity is delivering emergency aid on the ground in Yemen right now! Our local partners are advising us that the need is dire and the people of Yemen need our help. As you read this, we are delivering food, water and emergency supplies in Ta’izz, Yemen. We urgently need emergency food packs, malnutrition kits for the malnourished and innocent children of Yemen, clean water for families and precautionary medicine kits for Covid-19 patients.

TRAVEL


We will be leaving our London Hub in east London at approx. 06:00 and hope to return back by 22:00 - 23:00 on the same day. Please be mindful that there may not be any public transport in the early hours. Once you have registered we will add you to the trek WhatsApp group so everyone can get acquainted and we can easily share updates and information.

Frequently Asked Questions


A team of experienced mountain guides will be there to show you and support you all the way.You’ll need a good level of fitness and some preparatory training, you should be able to walk for at least 5-7 hours including steep inclines. In the coming months leading to the trek you should complete some long distance walks to prepare for the challenge. This challenge will be led by experienced guides and will be there to advise on safety, pace and lead the way.

Approximately 9 miles, climbing to a height of 3,199ft.

The ascent to the summit is a steady climb on a mixture of rough and well-kept pathways.

This will vary enormously depending on the weather and your fitness level. As a rough guide, the average completion time for this event is approximately seven hours.Please note that the guides on the day will have final say on any participant’s health and fitness and may ask you to turn back. This will only be done if there is a health and safety issue.

There are no toilet facilities en route to the summit of Snowdon. There is a visitor’s center on the summit with toilet facilities but in adverse weather and high winds, the center and its facilities will be closed. There are toilet facilities at the registration point where you will register in the morning and return to after the challenge, so please make use of these.

We have full radio communications alongside the guides that will be along the route, as well as mobile first aid cover. In the event of a problem, please alert your nearest guide and arrangements will be made for your care or transport back to the registration point.

We regularly monitor the weather along the route in advance of (and during) a trek. They’ll advise us of any safety concerns. Should we be advised to cancel the event, all participants would be contacted.

Jump onto this link which will take you to our registration page.Once registered the page will automatically open a JustGiving page for you to start your amazing fundraising. If you have any problems with registering or creating a fundraising page, then please contact us we are here to help you.

If you are traveling from London we will make all the arrangements for you and travel by minibus, there and back. If you are traveling from another city, please get in contact with the lead from Muslim Charity who can advise further.

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