Join us on this great adventure...

It's FREE to register, all you have to do is have a fundraising target of £200 by the fundraising deadline on Saturday 7th March 2020
(Funds go towards supporting orphans and widow world wide)
Please note, you must be at least 16 years old in order to take part. If you are aged under 18 years old, you must be accompanied by an adult. Failure to do so, will result in refusal of entry.

Make your mark on the great Mt Snowdon

About Mt Snowdon

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.

Lonely Orphans - taking your donations to the peak

Orphans & Widows

We provide from the basic amenities to complex support for Orphans and Widows as and when they need it along with long term sponsorship and sustained help.

About Our Work

Lonely Orphans always maintains strong, sustainable and an ethical approach with all of it's projects and works. Closely consulting the community and the beneficiaries directly to meticulously plan and deliver projects that are innovative and effective. We take a very culturally sensitive approach in order to maintain the dignity of those in need of aid and support.

We anticipate and look at our projects with the many years it may need to exist ahead of time. This type of foresight helps us to ensure resource efficiency for our donors and yield a more positive and relevant change for our beneficiaries.

Frequently Asked Questions 
Q. Who can take part in the Snowdon Challenge? 

A. The Snowdon Challenge is open to anyone who is fit and able to walk. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Q. What are the registration requirements?

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.

Q. What should i wear on the day?

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.

Q. What do i need to bring?

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.

Q. How difficult is the trek?

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.