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Black Dragon Challenge

Sat 21st Apr 2018

Walk Details:

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Wales / Black Mountains
31.5 or 25ml.
Start Time
Start: 08.00-09.00
From Crickhowell Youth & Community Centre NP18 1AW with over 6790ft of ascent on scenic Black Mountains, passing through Llanbedr then 8ml of ascent onto Waun Fach (highest point in Black Mountains), with optional 6.5ml endurance section Route follows Black Dragon's Back to Pengenfford (refrshmt); then 1000ft climb to Mynydd Troed & Mynydd Llangorse descending to Pentre (refrsmnt); then 1800ft climb to Pen-Allt-Mawr, along ridge to Pen Carrig Calch & downhill via Table Mountain
General Notes
Those not reaching Pentre (Cp7) by 16.00 will be asked to retire. Full kit check at start and randomly en route. All entrants over 18 on day of event. NO DOGS ALLOWED. Free parking and transport for retirees. Showers & hot drinks & biscs at finish
Newport Outdoor Group 22 Garrick Drive, Thornhill, Cardiff C14 9BG
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Entry: £15, OTD £20 (if places available) in advance only for optional endurance section. Pre entries close 7th Apr (postal) & 19th Apr (online). Payable with PayPal or SAE. Organised by NEWPORT OUTDOOR GROUP and Brecon Mountain Rescue Team. Proceeds to BMRT
Cheques Payable To
Newport Outdoor Group


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