Equipment for the Welsh 3000s

Nutrition is a very important part of the Welsh 3000's, more so than the National Three Peaks Challenge due to the increased length and amount of energy required. There are two sections where it is possible to drop off and pick up additional equipment.

Reasonable size backpack for night on Snowdon

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Food
  • Map
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Mobile phone
  • Spare socks
  • Crampons
  • First aid kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch
  • Toilet paper
  • Thin gloves
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Waterproofs
  • Glucose tablets
  • Emergency shelter
  • Survival blanket
  • Balaclava
  • Optional walking poles

Smaller hydration pack for remainder of walk, with 4 litres of water

Equipment worn

  • Walking boots
  • Sports compression top and bottoms
  • Lightweight walking trousers
  • Sports top
  • Jumper / hoodie

To use when at the car

  • Changes of climbing clothes
  • 6 * 2 litre bottles of water
  • Pre-made sandwiches
  • Sandals