This mountain is 1,085 meters above sea level, Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands.
The terrain that formed Snowdon were produced by volcanoes over 400 million years ago and the mountain now sees over 350,000 walkers reaching its summit every year. The mountain was even used by Edmund Hillary in training for the 1953 ascent of Mount Everest.
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A. The Snowdon Challenge is open to anyone who is fit and able to walk. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
A. You must complete the registration form and fund-raise a minimum of £200 to secure your space. However, we are hoping that our enthusiastic fundraisers aim for a more pioneering individual target.
A. Please dress in your warmest clothes, with optional layers that are easy to put on and take off. Temperatures can differ, but the higher you get the colder it will become. Please ensure your footwear is comfortable and ideally, weatherproof.
We advise the following: walking/hiking boots, trekking stick (especially for the descent), wind/waterproof jacket, thick socks, ruck sack, a pair of extra socks, hiking trousers (avoid jeans as they do not dry quickly, should it rain), spare jumper, gloves, a watch and a sunhat/sunglasses.
A. A bottle of water is recommended. Snacks, such as fruit, will be provided on the coaches. However, we strongly recommend you bring extra snacks to last throughout the day.A meal will be provided upon completion. It is advisable that you ensure your mobile phone is fully charged, in case we need to contact you.
A. We will be climbing the Llanberis Track as this is the easiest, having a steady incline but not quite the shortest path. The path is well sign posted from the parking area and follows a track for 10 miles up until the summit.