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Snowdon Trek

The trek

Snowdon is situated in the glorious mountain range of Snowdonia, where on a clear day you will be treated to some absolutely spectacular views.

Whether you’re looking for an adventure, meet like-minded people or wish to make the world a better place by raising funds for some of the most deprived people on the planet; take on this superb challenge in the heart of Wales, climbing from the foot of Snowdon to its summit in one day.

Climbers will be given expert mountaineering guidance from team leaders, helping each participant to conquer the 1085m tall mountain. The total trek will take approximately 5 hours up and down the rocky terrain. The route is liable to change in line with weather conditions to ensure the safest route is taken.

What to bring

Having the correct personal equipment will make your trek more enjoyable and comfortable.

We hope that you find the following suggestions useful when considering what to take on your trip. They are based on personal experiences and we are confident that you may find other solutions working equally well.

We recommend that you travel as light as possible). Below is a non-exclusive list of what you should bring to the trek.

  • Good hiking boots (not shoes), which can fit crampons (obligatory if you are doing the trip between December and March
  • Hiking socks
  • Thermal socks
  • Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  • Packable waterproof and windproof jacket with hood
  • Synthetic mid layer or warm fleece
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and lip salve
  • Hat/Baseball cap and winter (woollen) beenie if going in December-March
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)
  • Water bottle
  • Rucksack

 

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