AM 1 Sept 2024

Gladstone 9

Sun, 1 Sept 2024
1:00 PM
Distance
14.5km / 9mi
Climb
855m / 2805ft
Part of series
Safety information
AM Experience required Local knowledge beneficial Navigational skills required Partially marked
Male record
1.11.36
Gavin Roberts
2023
Female record
1:24:10
Andrea Rowlands
2014
Juniors
Over 18
Consideration will be given to experienced 16 & 17 year olds during the online entry process.
Extra details
A cut off time will be in force at/before CP2 - exact details to be made clear nearer the time

Location

The Gladstone, Ysgubor Wen Road, Dwygyfylchi, nr Penmaenmawr, LL34 6PS (GR SH729772).

Safety information

General Area

Includes upland moorland / open fell, or more remote low-lying areas

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Height

Up to approx 2,000 ft (600m)

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Terrain

Largely rough tracks and/or challenging but runnable off-track terrain over open fell and hill

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Exposure (drops) and hazards on or near route

Occasional moderate exposure and/or moderate terrain risk (see left)

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Navigation skills required

Competent: possibly some waymarking but runners must be confident in self navigating without obvious features

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Mountain skills required

Competent: suitable only for skilled movers with increased problem solving and self-reliance required

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Escape routes

Some escape routes but a retiring or injured runner would face difficulty in some sections

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Season time and effect of weather

Conditions could be challenging and/or route may be prone to sudden weather changes; effect may be significant

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