OAG weekend – Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

DATE: 5-7 April 2024
LOCATION: Snowdonia
ACCOMMODATION: YHA Pen y Pass
ABILITY: Level 3 (challenging)
PRICE: £325

WHAT’S INCLUDED

✓ 2 x nights accommodation at YHA Pen y Pass
✓ 2 x breakfasts at YHA Pen y Pass
✓ 2 x dinners at YHA Pen y Pass
✓ Welcome and introduction with your OAG host
✓ Empowerment session with your OAG host
✓ Guided group hike up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), via Miner’s Track or Pyg Track
✓ Group kayaking session on Llyn Padarn
✓ Group lunch on Sunday to end our weekend together
✓ Evening games night with the group
✓ OAG host available throughout the trip
✓ WhatsApp group to connect with other guests

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

✕ Travel to and from the venue
✕ Travel insurance for the trip
✕ Any additional meals or drinks not stated above (note: Saturday lunch is not included as we will be out – please bring a packed lunch with you, and you can store it in the YHA fridges overnight)

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Accommodation

Our accommodation for the weekend is the stunning YHA Pen y Pass, situated at the foot of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), giving our group a head start up the mountain. What they lack in mobile signal, they make up in location and a comfy place to relax for a weekend in Snowdonia. We love staying here for our Snowdon weekends and can’t wait to return again in 2024.

Our accommodation for the trip will be in 4-bed and 6-bed dorms, exclusive to our group. If you’re booking with a friend let us know and we’ll make sure you get a room together. 

NOTE: There is no car parking at this hostel, but it is limited parking across the road (paid for) but we always suggest guests make use of the parking in Llanberis and at Nant Peris where there is great car parking.

Food

Our meals for the weekend will be prepared on-site at YHA, for breakfast and dinner. Saturday lunch is not included, as we will be out on Snowdon and do not know a specific return time. Please do bring food with you for Saturday lunch, and snacks for the hike.

Itinerary

*Please note this itinerary is subject to change, and is weather dependent.

Friday

  • Check in to YHA and meet your room mates
  • Welcome and introduction with your OAG host
  • Empowerment session with your OAG host
  • Dinner at YHA

Saturday

  • Breakfast at YHA
  • Guided group hike up Snowdon *all hikes are weather dependant
  • Back to YHA for a celebratory drink!
  • Dinner at YHA
  • Free time to relax or games night 

Sunday

  • Breakfast at YHA
  • Check out
  • Group kayaking session on Llyn Padarn with Boulder Adventures
  • Group lunch on Sunday to end our weekend together
  • Free time to explore town or head home

Getting here

The venue for our weekend is in the middle of the Snowdonia National Park,with the closest town being Llanberis around 10 minutes away. The nearest station is Betws-y-Coed. You can coordinate car-sharing in the trip WhatsApp group. 

Closest train station
Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

Address
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass, Pen-y-Pass, Nantgwynant, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4NY

BOOK NOW

Be quick – we’re limited to just 30 spots on this adventure and expect them to sell out fast!

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FAQs

What kit do I need?

  • Hiking/outdoor clothing including trail running shoes or hiking boots
  • A towel and any cosmetics and toiletries
  • Waterproof jacket, plus hat
  • Fleece or warm jumper
  • Small day pack for hiking and/or when out and about
  • Water bottle and snacks

INSURANCE

It is the attendee’s responsibility to have the appropriate travel insurance for this trip. Please let us know if you have appropriate travel insurance before the trip.

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About Me

Sophie is a travel writer, based in the UK, always thinking about her next adventure. Sophie set up Outdoor Adventure Girls in 2020 with the aim to provide safe spaces for women to connect, get outdoors and push themselves out of their comfort zone.