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Climb 1 for Type 1 - Snowdon


Climb 1 for Type 1 - Snowdon

Join JDRF Wales as we take on Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa on June 22nd 2019, the highest mountain in Wales, and in Britain south of the Scottish Highlands.

On the same day, JDRF Scotland will be taking a team up Ben Nevis and JDRF North will be taking a team up Scafell - so on the same day we will be completing the National 3 Peaks! Why not take on all three challenges over three years collecting the full set of medals?

This family-friendly challenge will follow the Llanberis Path on a 11-12 mile walk to the summit. One of the most popular routes up Snowdon, the Llanberis path heads up the northern side of this iconic mountain, often alongside the famous railway that also leads to the summit.

Starting in the town of Llanberis, on the banks of Llyn Padarn, the trail is mostly at an easy gradient, allowing you to take your time and enjoy views of the surrounding hills as you make your way up. Towards the summit, you can look back over the North Wales coastline and the Isle of Anglesey, and perhaps enjoy a summit cup of tea if the cafe is open!

The path is well-made and maintained, so is ideal for a first-ascent. The walk will be lead by experienced, full-qualified mountain leaders and will also include a picnic lunch.

The entry fee includes:

Fully guided walk with professional guides provided by Large Outdoors

First aid cover

Advice on preparation from Large Outdoors

Two food stops with water, bananas, cereal bars and sweets

Fundraising support

Free JDRF T-shirt

Unique JDRF Climb 1 for Type 1 medal

The opportunity to climb the highest mountain in England and Wales (1085m)

The entry fee does not include:

Accommodation or travel to the start point in Llanberis

Main meals


Minimum age: 8 years old. All under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. At least one adult per 3 children please.

Participants must be fit and able to complete the walk. If you have any concerns about medical conditions or fitness levels please contact Miranda (JDRF Regional Fundraiser for Wales), who will put you in touch with the guides for the day to talk through any concerns. Hypo treatment will be carried on the walk and all guides have mountain first aid training.

The cost

Registration: £20 per adult, £10 per child

Minimum sponsorship target: £150 per family or individually

Get in touch:

For more information, email Miranda at bWJ1cmRldHQgfCBqZHJmICEgb3JnICEgdWs= or call 07908 155605.

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