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Snowdon - Summer

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Steeped in history and protected by rocky ridges, Snowdon is a unique mountain. One of the few places on Earth where the Snowdon Lily (Lloydia Serotina) can be found.

1953 saw a British team attempt Mount Everest, the highest and mightiest of all mountains. Where did they train and practice their skills? Snowdon. This is your opportunity to experience the same emotions, learn & practice some of the same skills, admire the same amazing vistas, just like that early Everest team.

From the top of the Llanberis Pass (a climber's testing ground), we negotiate a route up the mountain, skirting below the knife edged arête of Crib Goch and high above Llyn Llydaw & Glaslyn. The views entice us to gain ever more height, until finally we are treated to the ultimate view in Wales. Anglesey, the Menai Strait, Cardigan Bay, and the plains of England. We are looking down on it all from our vantage point.

This trip offers variety, history, spectacular scenery, and quaint villages. What are you waiting for? Join us on a trip to the roof of Wales soon.

trip level: ModerateDifficulty: Moderate

group sizeDuration: weekend

 

Quick Facts

  • 1 days guiding by qualified mountain leaders.
  • Distance - 7 miles / 11km.
  • Height Gain - 2385ft / 727 metres.
  • Highest Summit - 3559ft / 1085 metres.
  • We run this trip between May and October, however if you want to experience this during winter - just ask!
  • Many years experience in Snowdonia.
  • You need a reasonable level of fitness.

Typical Itinerary

We normally run this trip over a weekend, arriving Friday, walking Saturday and leaving on Sunday, however if you would like to do this at any other time then please contact us.

A typical itinerary looks like this:

Day Activity
Friday Meet up at accommodation for evening briefing, route planning and equipment check.
Saturday We meet at the start of the walk at around 9.00am. Climb Snowdon following our chosen route. Post walk de-brief. Return to accommodation.
Sunday Depart after breakfast.

Please note: This itinerary is a guide only. It can be subject to change dependent upon viability, course members' fitness, weather conditions or for any other reason the guide may deem necessary.

If you are making your own way to Snowdonia you should arrive the Friday afternoon/evening in time for the evening briefing and to be ready for the start of the hike the next day.

Course Requirements

To do this trip you need to have a certain level of fitness. No previous mountaineering experience is required for this trip, however, the fitter you are the more you will enjoy your day.

We recommend that you follow a fitness plan in preparation for your challenge, an example of one will be sent to you when you have confirmed your booking.

Although the fitness plan we will send to you has been devised by a fitness professional, this is only provided as a guide and you should seek professional advice before starting your own fitness regime.

Dates - 2014

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Price: £199 per person

The cost of this trip is £199 per person. A deposit of £99 per person is required with completion of your booking form. The remaining balance of £100 is then due 10 weeks prior to your departure.

Walk only price £99 per person

Price & Inclusions

  • Professional event organisation.
  • Qualified mountain leaders.
  • Evening briefing, route planning and equipment check to ensure you have everything you need the following day.
  • Two nights twin room hotel accommodation with breakfast. Single rooms are available at a supplement.
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders.

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