15 July 2021
On the 9th July 2021, the Youth Adventure Trust hosted the Housebuilder Challenge in the Brecon Beacons, Wales. Teams from across the housebuilding and construction industries took on ten peaks including Pen Y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales.
Never ones to shy away from a challenge, UK Connect’s account managers Lauren Brook, Chris Vaughan and Kate Dixon completed the Housebuilder Challenge together with others including teams from Crest Nicholson, Taylor Wimpey, Dandara, Wain Homes and Balfour Beatty Homes.
UK Connect’s account manager, Chris Vaughan, says that the Housebuilder Challenge was one of the hardest things he has ever had to endure, but equally a huge achievement.
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Whilst in the mountains, UK Connect also supplied reusable water bottles to keep participants going, as well as a selfie board so that teams could celebrate and document their achievements.
As Cradlepoint’s EMEA Partner of the year, UK Connect also brought along one of Cradlepoint’s ruggedised and robust routers. This meant that staff and participants could get connectivity, even in the Brecon Beacons!
The Housebuilder Challenge is in aid of The Youth Adventure Trust which was founded in 1992. They use outdoor adventure to empower young people to fulfil their potential and lead positive lives in the future. UK Connect are proud to have raised funds for a fantastic charity that uses the wonderful outdoors to inspire and encourage young people.
More information about the Youth Adventure Trust, and the fantastic work that they do can be found here.
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