The ‘Two Peaks & One Carpark’ Challenge

05:00*: Crossed London

06:00: Drove to Harwell, Oxfordshire

07:00: Boarded the mini-bus with 9 colleagues & left for Ben Nevis

17:00: Arrived at Ben Nevis

20:00: Summitted the mountain, had a snack + a selfie

21:00: Boss had a tumble onto his face

23:00: Reached the bottom

23:30: Decamped to A&E

07:00: Arrived in the carpark in Warrington (see panographic evidence below)

07:00 – 09:00: Hung-out in the carpark in Warrington

09:00: Left the carpark in Warrington

13:00: Arrived at Snowdon (I think – we were in the clouds) & started the ascent, brave Boss in tow

16:34: Saw some of Snowdon when clouds momentarily cleared

17:12: Found a pub at the finish line/made the pub our finish line

17:13: Toasted with cider and welsh cakes

24:00: FAST asleep

Despite the unexpected stint in the carpark (possibly the most challenging part of the 24 hours), it was a very fun adventure with my work mates.  Ben Nevis was completely stunning, with a beautiful sunset on a balmy, near-solstice evening.  I can only imagine Snowdon was stunning.  And to Scafell, we’ll see you next time.  Well done, Boss, for remaining our courageous leader throughout.

Ben Nevis, in all of his glory.

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Pano of Warrington Carpark.

And Snowdon.

I would recommend visiting each beautiful mountain at a more leisurely pace, for full enjoyment; as there is much to be enjoyed on each.  Though I am very grateful for my Two Peaks and a Carpark experience of lifetime!

(*Timings are approximate.)