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Rainbow Trust – Snowdon Guided Ascent

18th June 2022 £75 pp

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When serious illness affects a child, family life is turned upside down and time becomes more precious than ever. Rainbow Trust pairs each family with a dedicated expert Family Support Worker to help them face and make the most of each new day

Why not join our guided ascent of the mighty Snowdon and enjoy the adventure to raise money for this fab charity?!  At 1,085m high, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is the highest mountain in Wales, surrounded by the Snowdonia National Park. It is steeped in history and protected by rocky ridges making Snowdon a unique mountain, one of the few places on Earth where the Snowdon Lily (Lloydia Serotina) can be found. 1953 saw a British team attempt Mount Everest, the highest and mightiest of all mountains. Where did they train and practice their skills? Snowdon.

As well as a qualified mountain leader, you will be supported by our dedicated team to make sure your experience is fun and safe whilst helping you achieve your goals.  Snowdon offers stunning scenery and this is your opportunity to experience the same emotions and admire the same amazing vistas, just like that early Everest team!

Quick Facts

  • Distance – 7.5 miles (12km)
  • Ascent – 2385ft / 727 metres
  • Summit – 3559ft / 1085 metres
  • 1 days’ guiding by an experienced mountain leader
  • Many years experience in Snowdonia
  • You need a reasonable level of fitness

About & Details

Our ascent will take approximately 5 -7 hrs at a steady pace (the key to progress on a mountain) as we negotiate a route up the mountain via the Pyg Track from Pen-y-pass, skirting below the knife edged arête of Crib Goch and high above Llyn Llydaw & Glaslyn. The spectacular scenery entices us to gain ever more height, until finally we are treated to the ultimate view from the roof of Wales. Anglesey, the Menai Strait, Cardigan Bay, and the plains of England. The descent takes us down the Miners Track past the lapping waters of Llyn Llydaw & Glaslyn to return to Pen-y-pass.

 

Inclusions

  • Professional event organisation
  • Qualified mountain leaders
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aider
Exclusions
  • Lunches/evening meals and beverages
  • Personal Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)
  • Personal equipment (e.g. walking boots, rucksack, waterproof jacket and trousers, torch, hat and gloves)

Optional Extras

Accommodation £90.00 per night for twin accommodation (requires two people)
Accommodation £145.00 per night for single room accommodation

Please select from Optional Extras at Checkout

Package and Bespoke options

If you would like to book this challenge as a package (accommodation included), or as a bespoke event, please contact our travel experts.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Saturday

    Meet your mountain leader at the base of Snowdon ready for your challenge.  Climb Snowdon via the Pyg and Miners Tracks from Pen-y-pass.

     

Disclaimer

Please note: This itinerary is a guide only. It can be subject to change dependent upon viability, course members’ fitness, and weather conditions.

 

The Route

Charity Information

How to take part for The Rainbow Trust

To do this challenge for The Rainbow Trust there is a non-refundable registration fee, payable to Maximum Adventure at the time of booking. You can then fundraise via the Self-Funding method, explained below:

  • Self-Funding – Pay a registration fee at the time of booking then the balance due 10 weeks before departure. With the self-funding option, you personally cover the full cost of the challenge. This option means that there is no minimum sponsorship target due, but we encourage you to raise as much money as you can for the charity.

For more details of how fundraising works please read our step by step guide here or contact us for help.

Why book with us

We know you have a choice of companies providing trips for your next adventures. Here are some of the reasons you should choose to travel with Maximum Adventure:

  • We are an established adventure travel business
  • We have been trading since 2002
  • We are financially protected in accordance with the 1992 travel regulation
  • Knowledgeable and available office staff
  • Qualified leaders and guides with ascents ranging from Ben Nevis to Mount Everest
  • All activities are risk assessed
  • We will provide you with the best service available
  • We are aware this is your holiday/your challenge and will do our best to make it an enjoyable and rewarding experience
  • We have many repeat clients stretching back over a number of years
20+ years adventure organisation experience
Full liability & financial protection
Leading provider of high quality adventure challenges
Great team of staff to support you