AmnestyBrum up Pen-y-Fan | Everyday heroes | 24 May 2012 | Amnesty International UK

AmnestyBrum up Pen-y-Fan

AmnestyBrum (aka Central Birmingham AI Group) recently set themselves the challenge of a walk in the Brecon Beacons and up Pen-y-Fan in whatever weather the British summer threw upon them!  While the sun was shining down below, it got a little bit more interesting up on the hills...

Pete Doubtfire gives the following account:

"Well, we made it up the Brecon Beacons despite near-zero visibility, sheer rock faces (well, it seemed like it), angry-sounding sheep and a puzzling number of blokes with toy (thank goodness) plastic machine guns roaming the 800+ metre high Brecon Beacons in beautiful but very misty Wales.

 

"In fact it was a great weekend of physical, intellectual and hedonistic fun in aid of human rights. AmnestyBrum’s Tom carted us from Birmingham to our Welsh bunkhouse, before leading us round the Beacons, and bringing us back to a wonderful home-cooked meal.  Thanks to everyone who helped reach our fundraising target of £100 each."

And thanks to AmnestyBrum from all of us here!  If anyone would like to pick their brains on how to do a sponsored walk, which hills are the hardest, or where the best pub food is afterwards, I'm sure they'll be happy to help!

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