Main outline for Monkeys Amazing Journey

All proceeds are going to: 

The Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team - Registered Charity No.513913

The Brain Tumour Charity -  Registered Charity No.1150054

Mac Millans - Registered Charity No.261017


The story so far.....................

(Click on the Monkey Blog to see all the latest stages and pics from all the events)

Monkey goes on holiday- 3rd to 10th April

A 400km journey by bike up the North Sea coast of The Netherlands.  This was a journey that Andy Birchall and Dave were planning to do, but time wouldn’t allow.  Andy is going to make the journey and visit friends that he and Dave met the first time they were there.   He is planning to arrive at his destination on Dave’s birthday.

Day 1 April 11th - 21th date TBC

  1.  Beggining  the journey at the infamous farm Tyddyn Mynyddig.  This was our home for a while and holds many memories.  Approximately 8 mile run or walk along back lanes to the head of Llyn Padarn. 

Day 2 April 22nd - 23rd date TBC

  1. Rowing.  Rowing a Celtic Longboat 13 miles 

Day 3 May 6th

  1. Open water swimming Llyn Padarn 

Day 4 May 6th

Family Walk Up Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) 

Day 5 May 13th

  1. Bouldering 100 V points in an hour
  2. An ascent of the 1st of 3 route requests from Dave Old Holborn E1
  3. Fell Run/ Walk to the Dyffryn Ogwen

Day 6 May 14th

  1. A vertical Kilometre of climbing

Day 7 June 10th

  1. Fell run TBD-Simon Cash
  2. Bikepacking MTB to Llangollen

Day 8 June 11th

  1. Bikepacking MTB to Llangollen
  2. SUP boarding on the Llangollen Canal, Llangollen to Chirk

Day 9 June 17th or 18th date TBC

  1. Road Cycling 77miles 3500 feet of climbing Chirk to Llanymynech Quarry / Llanymynech Quarry to Melverley
  2. Climbing - Ascent of a route Blind Faith 

Day 10 June 24th Saturday

Canoeing - Down the river Severn,  Melverly to Montford Bridge

Day 11 June 25th Sunday

Canoeing - Down the river Severn, Montford Bridge to Shrewsbury 

Day 12 July 1st

Back lanes cycling 20 miles Shrewsbury to Muxton

Day 13 july 2nd to 7th Date TBC

A road trip  to Nearly as good as Stanage Climbing

Day 14  July 8th Saturday

Walking The Wrekin to Lilleshall Monument