Summit Snowdon, enjoy the amazing views, know that you’ve pushed yourself beyond what you thought was possible and had an amazing time doing it- all during our activity weekend in Wales.
This exciting challenge will have you cycling 17km, trekking 15km and kayaking through Snowdonia National Par – an area which is home to some of the most rugged and challenging mountains in Britain, giving it its reputation as one of the best natural adventure play grounds in the U.K.
This is a challenging trek both mentally and physically with a long and gruelling day, testing your entire muscle range. You will enjoy stunning views of the National Park, and a fantastic sense of achievement when you complete the trek.The Accommodation: during the weekend you’ll stay at 5 star Trip Advisor rated, award winning holiday cottages that are both luxurious and friendly.
*Our activity weekend in Wales is also available on scheduled dates and for private group bookings. Please get in touch for more info.
Arrive early evening in Llanberis in the heart of Snowdonia. Arrive early evening in Llanberis the heart Snowdonia where you will overnight after receiving a full event briefing and the chance to meet your team of leaders and support crew. Pick up from Bangor train station on request when booking.
We wake up early for breakfast before a final briefing and the start of our challenge, with Snowdon behind us we begin by cycling along quiet and undulating country roads following the shores of Llyn Padarn passing through the slate quarries of Snowdonia National Park, after 17km we arrive at Llyn Cwellyn our first check point of the day.
From here we swap our bikes for boots and begin the assent of Snowdon via the Snowdon Ranger Path which is thought to be the earliest of the six main routes to the summit. The climb to the summit is 7km and takes approximately 3hrs. Once on the summit of Snowdon we can hopefully enjoy the stunning views across Snowdon and our challenge route. We descend Snowdon via the Llanberis path which is the longest but most gradual path on Snowdon 8km approx. 3hrs.
We arrive back in Llanberis for the final leg of the challenge canoeing 4km along LLyn Padarn finally finishing at the lagoons, you will be greeted at the finish line with a well deserved celebratory glass of bubbly. Approx. total time 8-10h