Enjoy scrambles and long days in the hills? This unique to LMG challenge will see you tackle 4 classic scrambles in Snowdonia in one day! Enjoy the north ridge of Tryfan, the south ridge, the Birstly Ridge and Crib Goch.
Your challenge starts in the Ogwen Valley and soaring above you is your first objective - the North Ridge of Tryfan. Just 15 minutes of walking will bring you to the first series of small scrambles. The North Ridge is a fab playground and your guide will weave you through some of the challenges whilst making continued progress towards the summit of Tryfan. From the summit of Tryfan you'll (hopefully) get great views of the third test-piece in the challenge, Bristly Ridge. A fairly short descent down the south ridge to Bwlch Tryfan is undertaken and your back on the up. It doesn't take long for the scrambling to kick in again and you will make your way up this excellent and imposing ridge. Eventually the ground starts to level off and you'll be on the edge of Glyder Fach's summit plateau. The summit is reached and after grabbing a picture on the infamous 'Cantilever Stone' the route presents the first big descent. The trail heads down to Pen Y Pass which is the gateway to Snowdon. Here you will pass the support vehicle where you can grab some food, change clothes or use the facilities.
Pen Y Pass is left and Crib Goch is firmly in your sights. After roughly 40 minutes of walking the scrambling is kickstarted again as you weave your way through steep crags to reach the summit of Crib Goch. The terrain now changes to a knife edge arete and the impressive ridge traverse awaits. Once completed there is still some great scrambling to be enjoyed onto Garnedd Ugain and shortly after this the summit of Snowdon is reached, the highest peak in Wales and the final peak of your challenge. Depending on progress there are a few options for the descent route but taking an exciting scrambly descent down Cribau is an option or maybe you'll traverse the twin peaks of Y Lliwedd, after which the Miners Track is followed out to Pen Y Pass.
This challenge will take in the region of 12-14 hours once the walking has started. As a result this challenge is only suited to those with good levels of hillwalking fitness and previous scrambling experience.
Snowdonia Scramble Challenge
If you are looking to book your challenge event that occurs within the next 72 hours please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01900 336795.
It is very rare that we are unable to provide a leader for an event, but as I'm sure you can appreciate the winter months can provide some harsh weather conditions and we will only take a booking if we deem it safe to head out.
If you have a large group please contact us to discuss options for this challenge. We have experience in hosting challenge events for large corporate and charity groups so you will be in great hands.