17/02/2017

Climb the peaks to protect endangered animals

Companies and individuals in the south west are being invited to join staff from Bristol Zoological Society to take on the National Three Peaks.

Ambitious participants will climb the illustrious Ben Nevis in Scotland; Scafell Pike in England; and Snowdon in Wales - all while raising essential funds to help safeguard the future of endangered animals.

The challenge, which will take place on Friday 16 June, will involve scaling a combined height of around 3,400ft in just 24 hours.

A £10,000 target has been set, which will help Bristol Zoological Society support and deliver multiple conservation projects - both in the UK and around the world.

Richard Rollings, senior development manager at Bristol Zoo, said: “We’d love to hear from individuals and companies who are keen to put forward a team to join us on this exciting and philanthropic mission.

“For the past couple of years we have taken on the Welsh Three Peaks but we now feel it’s time to set ourselves an even bigger challenge.”

Entry costs £285 per person, which includes travel, accommodation, food, refreshments and mountain guides. All participants are asked to aim to raise £300 through sponsorship.

To register your interest or sign up, email: development@bzsociety.org.uk or call 0117 4285322.