Black Mountain Autumn Wild Camp

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Wild Camping
Oct 08
2021

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3 people waitlisted

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Event booking closes on Oct 6 at 18:30:00
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25km, 1300 metres ascent, rocky slippery terrain, heavy rucksack

Let's meet at 6:15pm in the Taffarn y Garreg pub to order meals at 6:30pm. Then a steep ascent high into the mountains in darkness, to find somewhere discreet to sleep. The next day will have several ups and downs as we summit all the highest mountains in the area; including Fan Brycheieniog 802m, Fan Foel 802m and Bannau Sir Gaer 749m; then finding another sleeping spot. Sunday will be mostly descent. If the weather is extreme we'll have to stay lower down. We'll choose our route based on the weather, we're likely to do about 25km and 1300 metres of ascent.

PLEASE READ ALL SECTIONS, INCLUDING WHAT TO BRING AND FOOD+DRINK

This will give you an idea of the environment   https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-33506589

You can find out more about Wild Camping in the booklet accessible from here... https://www.outdoorlads.com/my-first-wild-camping-event

You need to have mountain walking experience, good equipment and a high level of fitness to carry your food, sleeping bag, sleeping mat and bivvy bag or small tent for three days.

If you have difficulties with travel  or accommodation, please talk to me or add a request at the bottom the event post.

Please contact me with any questions.

Photo Credits: All photos taken by Paul Ridealgh and permission is granted to OutdoorLads for further use.

Dogs are not allowed on this event.

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