Blue Moon Snowdon Challenge – The Autism Directory
Date/Time: 19/05/2019, 1:00 am - 9:00 am Location: Snowdon, Llanberis
Blue Moon Snowdon Challenge with The Autism Directory
Raising awareness of Autism on Wales’ highest mountain!
The Autism Directory are inviting you to join them to trek to the summit of Snowdon under the light of a Blue Moon.
Leaving Llanberis in the early hours accompanied by a team of professional mountain leaders, you will head along the Llanberis Path to the summit of Snowdon (or Yr Wyddfa to use its Welsh name) reaching the summit in time to see the sunrise from one of the most beautiful destinations on earth.
You will return along the same path in the first light of dawn,reaching Llanberis just in time for breakfast.
About The Autism Directory
We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to create a better and more independent life for themselves, and with the right support and resources this can be achieved.
We focus on getting people the help they need, and we do this via our main services.
The reason why the directory want to do this event is to raise awareness and acceptance of autism, to bring the autism community together, wherever they live, from all walks of life, to challenge themselves to help make a difference and to raise funds for much needed support.
If you are not able to join this walk and would like to make a donation to support The Autism Directory and Side by Side you can do so by clicking on the DONATE button below.
Please fundraise a minimum of £100 for The Autism Directory.
Once you have registered you should use this link to set up your JustGiving page and link it to the – Autism Directory Just Giving page.
20% of your total will be donated to Side by Side – the choir that supports autism awareness.
If you registered for a free place before 4th March – Please fundraise £140. To secure your free place you will need to have fundraised £100 by 31st March 2019.*
As part of the Autism Directory team you will get:
Qualified, experienced mountain leaders with you all the way
Full ‘ground’ support during your event
Kit and Training advice
Information Pack 2 – 4 weeks before
A well deserved Tea/Coffee and Breakfast Bap at the end of your challenge
Certificate and Medal
Friendly support on the end of the phone/email to answer any questions running up to your event
Please note that, although we would love to, we cannot guarantee a clear sky for this event!
The organisers hold Public Liability Insurance. We recommend that you take out separate personal accident insurance for this event.
This is an example itinerary, exact details will be sent to you in your event information pack 2 weeks before the event.
12.30am – Meet in Llanberis for registration
1.15am – Introduction to your mountain leader. Safety briefing.
1.30am – Start walking
5am – Reach the summit (sunrise 5.10am)
5.15am – Start the descent (turnaround may be quicker depending on the weather)
8am – Arrive back in Llanberis for a well earned breakfast
Please note this is 12.30am – 8am SUNDAY morning
This challenge is suitable for anyone over 16 with a good level of fitness*.
We recommend our ‘Challenging’ Training Plan for this trek.
You will be expected to complete a medical declaration to take part.
*Children 16+ can come along under the supervision of a responsible adult (1 adult per child).
You can find out more about Snowdon and the Llanberis Path here.