Greetings Terrans, I thought long and hard about whether to post about this charity challenge on here – I don’t like to mix my worlds together, but I figured that a) charity is important, and b) you can always not read any further if you like – fair warning, there is no hobby stuff in this post :-)
So yeah, if you’re still with me then let me lay it on the line. I’ve been thinking for a good while that I want to start giving back to society in some way & I decided that 2022 is the year where I start to do that through volunteering, direct donation, and through charity ‘challenges’. The first two are sorted, but the last one is where I need to reach out to other people to donate. I’m not massive on Facebook and all that guff, so I’m posting this here in the hope that some of you lovely people might be persuaded to part with a couple of quid.
For those not familiar, the 3 Peaks challenge involves climbing the tallest mountain in Scotland (Ben Nevis), then England (Scarfel Pike), and then Wales (Snowden), all in sequence, and all within 24 hours. It starts at the foot of Ben Nevis and finishes at the summit of Snowdon – just about 26 miles of walking in total, with 3000 meters of accent. I’ll be taking this on with an organised group in June – We have a driver with a van to get us between mountains, with Scarfel being a nigh climb. All in all, a pretty tough day, especially with the need to grab sleep on the bus! I’m in pretty good shape, but this sort of hiking is a very different kind of fitness & I’m in no doubt that this is gonna be tough.
Anyway, that’s it on this subject for now – I’ll post updates a and when, and here’s the justgiving page: