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Cambrian Endurance Summer Series

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Cambrian 48 Walk

The "Cambrian Endurance Summer Series" is a self-supported 50km (31.5mile) long walk across the Cambrian Mountains from East to West over some challenging but scenic terrain. The event is classified as “hard” and in a high-endurance category.

The route starts at Trer'ddol (52.513N 3.975W / SN6607 9244) nr Borth in West Wales, and ends in the Town of Llanidloes (52.448N 3.514W / SN9537 8422) in the heart of Cambrian Mountains.

Participants may enter in either a "load-bearing (35lb/15.8kg)" or "clean-fatigue" category, be self-supported, navigate their own way over the course, and should aim to complete the course in under 12hours.

Our preference would be for participants to enter as a 3 or 4 Person Teams, which would enhance the challenge and competition. However, we will still gladly welcome individual participants who wish to test themselves as well.

A recommended itinerary of required equipment and rations will be provided in the Event Pack 48hrs prior to the Event. For those who require guidance or a refresher in Navigation and associated skills, a pre-event Navigation Day Course can be organised at the participant’s request.

The event will be fully supported from the Start to the Finish by experienced Event Marshals at Emergency Rendezvous points (ERVs - approximately every 2.5miles) and Check Points (CPs - approximates every 5miles).

All those who successful complete the event will receive the coveted event patch, a certificate, and be treated to a fully catered buffet style meal with refreshments prior to heading home.

Cambrian 48 Walk

Please note, that the 2017 event is being held height of Autumn and is classified in a “Hard” category, which requires the participants to possess a good level of fitness, have extensive experience in similar long distance trekking events, possess good navigational skills and a high level of physical/metal resolve to undertake and successfully complete the event in such exposed wilderness terrain with the good possibility of the seasons elements being against you.

It is mandatory that all participants wear appropriate clothing to suit mountain terrain and weather conditions, carry the essential personal safety and navigational equipment with a full understanding of its respective use, carry/consume hi-calorie food and adequate water to sustain themselves during the event in both entry categories of the event. In respect to footwear, participants must wear suitable mountain boots with good ankle support.

There will be no exceptions in these requisites, where participants who do not comply will not be permitted to partake in the event. Sorry, but this is primarily for your own personal safety, and also to alleviate the risk of you compromising the safety of others.

Key Information

• LEVEL: Hard /High-endurance
• VENUE: Cambrian Mountains
• PARTICIPANTS: minimum 35
• COST: £65 per entrant

Sorry, no Children below the age of 13 years due to Safety Reasons. All young-persons between the ages of 13-18 years must be accompanied by their Parent or Guardian for Safety Reasons.

Also, can all those who are interested in partaking, kindly visit our event Facebook Page, like the page, and confirm their intent to partake on the Facebook Page Event section as well, as we are looking to build a Facebook Community following for the Event. All notifications and updates respective to the Event will be posted on this Event Facebook Page.

The event organising team reserve the right to change sections of the Route or Check Point Locations prior to the Event, due to terrain associated restrictions or any other factors that could compromise the safety and welfare of the participants and support staff alike.

For further information or specifics regarding the Event, please feel free to email us at event - event-admin@llanileisure.co.uk

If you are up for a challenge, come and join us for another fantastic event in the Cambrian Mountains, that will push you to the limit and test your boundaries beyond your wildest expectations.

We look forward to seeing you there...The Organising Team

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