Blue Moon Snowdon Challenge - The Autism Directory

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

The Autism DirectoryThe Autism Directory is a registered charity (no. 1143855) working to support individuals and families living with autism at a grass roots level in the community.

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.

Cost

Registration is free until 4th March 2019!

 

Please fundraise a minimum of £140 for The Autism Directory. Enter the code AD2019 when you book.

 

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.

 

To secure your place you will need to have fundraised £100 by 19th March 2019

What's Included

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

Fundraising Pack

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.

Itinerary

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

Who is it for?

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).

About this event

You can find out more about Snowdon and the Llanberis Path here.

GRADE – Moderate
ASCENT – 945 metres
WALKING DISTANCE – 9 miles/14.6km
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