Open Climb Snowdon - Group Walk

Saturday, 31 July '21   1 day
Snowdon Mountain Railway, Llanberis, Caernarfon, LL55 4TU
Details

Climb Snowdon - this is what we do...

Typical Day

0845 Meet your Mountain Leader outside Snowdon Mountain Railway Station for welcome, group briefing and kit check
0900 Option to travel to different walk start point* (by bus or taxi - apx £4 pp)
0945 Latest departure time from chosen walk start point
1300 Arrival at Snowdon summit
1330 Depart Snowdon summit (via Llanberis Path usually in descent)
1700 Arrival back into Llanberis / car parks

*For Open Climb Snowdon days we plan to use the Pyg Track or Miners Track in ascent, unless otherwise stated

Cost Includes:

  • Professional and friendly support and advice before your walk
  • Climb Snowdon Event Notes and Kit List
  • 1:10 Mountain Leader Ratio
  • Group Safety Equipment and First Aid Kit
  • Photos uploaded to facebook.com/ClimbSnowdon

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal summer walking kit and equipment
  • Accommodation before or after your walk
  • Packed lunch and drinks for your walk
  • Public transport or taxi charges (cash payable on the day)
  • Parking charges
  • Winter Kit - boots, crampons, axe, helmet (if applicable)

For more information, please visit www.climb-snowdon.co.uk

*Please note that route choices can change on the day depending on the weather and the judgment of your experienced and qualified Mountain Leader who will always make choices with the safety of the group as a top priority. We therefore can't always guarantee that we'll use a particular path in ascent/descent, but we always aim to plan for a fulfilling day on the mountain and use a different path in ascent/descent where possible.

Instructions

Many thanks for booking on to your Open Climb Snowdon day - we are looking forward to seeing you!

Please remember to pack according to our Kit List below and do let us know if you have any queries. Please respect that this is an Open Group walk and participants will want to walk at different paces. We will always run the day's walk to suit all walkers. Please respect current government guidance on social distancing with your group.

Your Open Climb Snowdon day will run as follows:

0845 - Meet your Mountain Leader outside Snowdon Mountain Railway Station for welcome, group briefing and kit check
0900 - Option to travel to different walk start point* (by bus or taxi - up to £4 pp)
0945 - Latest departure time from chosen walk start point
1300 - Arrival at Snowdon summit
1330 - Depart Snowdon summit (via Llanberis Path usually in descent)
1700 - Arrival back into Llanberis / car parks

*Please note that route choices can change on the day depending on the weather and the judgment of your experienced and qualified Mountain Leader who will always make choices with the safety of the group as a top priority. We therefore can't always guarantee that we'll use a particular path in ascent/descent, but we always aim to plan for a fulfilling day on the mountain and use a different path in ascent/descent where possible. Please check current Welsh Government advice on wearing face masks on public transport and taxi transportation. We can also opt to walk up and down the Llanberis Path, which does not require any transport.

Cost Includes:

  • Professional and friendly support and advice before your walk
  • Climb Snowdon Event Notes and Kit List
  • 1:10 Mountain Leader Ratio
  • Group Safety Equipment and First Aid Kit
  • Photos uploaded to www.facebook.com/ClimbSnowdon

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal summer walking kit and equipment
  • Accommodation before or after your walk
  • Packed lunch and drinks for your walk
  • Public transport or taxi charges (apx £4 cash payable on the day)
  • Parking charges (up to £10/day depending on location)
  • Winter Kit - boots, crampons, axe, helmet (if applicable)

If you are travelling to Llanberis by car, please park appropriately in public car parks as you may be liable to a parking fine if found parked irresponsibly. The nearest public car parks are in front of the Snowdonia Mountain Railway (on the opposite side of the road) and behind the Snowdon Mountain Railway buildings, accessed from Victoria Terrace. Both car parks charge for parking.

Kit List:

Rucksack – at least 25 litres
Rucksack liner (or bin bag) – to keep rain out!
Sturdy, comfy walking boots or shoes with ankle support and grippy sole (smooth soled, casual trainers are not suitable)
Comfortable, thick walking socks
Face covering/mask (in case needed or advised by Mountain Leader to wear)
Personal Hand Sanitiser
Plastic (nitrile) gloves (in case needed or advised by Mountain Leader to wear)
Base Layer/T-shirt (not cotton)
Comfortable walking trousers (not jeans)
Fleece layer/jacket
Spare warm layer in rucksack ( + 1 more for early Spring/late Autumn temperatures)
Waterproof jacket - essential
Waterproof trousers – essential (and separate to your walking trousers)
Warm hat - essential
Warm gloves – essential
Headtorch (especially in early Spring or late Autumn)
At least 1.5 litres water in a re-usable bottle (please do not discard plastic bottles on the mountain)
Pack lunch/snacks/sweets and rubbish bag to take items home in (please do not leave fruit peel or litter on mountains)
Trekking poles (highly recommended for descending and rocky steps)
Camera
Suncream/Sunglasses/Sun Hat (for hot summer days)
Toilet tissue and a bad to keep your used toilet tissues in (do not discard tissue on the mountain)
Mobile Phone in a waterproof case/bag
Battery charger pack/lead for your mobile phone
First Aid kit – personal blister protection, personal medication, painkillers, plasters

Please call us on 01286 870 870 with any queries.

Tickets

Cost
Open Climb Snowdon - £35 per person
10 available
1:10 Mountain Leader Ratio
£35.00
Bespoke Group on this date - 1-4 people
Additional Bespoke Group booking at £35 per person (5 or more people)
£180.00
Group ticket for 1-4 people
Location

Snowdon Mountain Railway
Llanberis
Caernarfon
LL55 4TU