Snowdon Sunrise with Welsh Hearts
Date/Time: 20/09/2020, 2:00 am - 10:00 am Location: Snowdon, Llanberis
Snowdon Sunrise Challenge with Welsh Hearts
Join the heart charity for Wales on Wales’ highest mountain at sunrise!
Welsh Hearts are inviting you to join them on our most popular and memorable challenge. A night time trek to the summit of Snowdon in time to see the sunrise across Snowdonia.
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 Welsh Hearts
Welsh Hearts is a registered charity (no. 1154109). Our mission is centered on saving lives in Wales via our heart screening programme “Heart Screening Wales” (for ages 8 to 45 years of age), funding Defibrillators and emergency lifesaving equipment throughout Wales, and providing CPR training sessions.
Cardiovascular disease accounts for a third of all deaths in Wales, where the death rate is higher than in the majority of countries in Western Europe. We are helping to preserve, safeguard and promote the cardiovascular health of all persons in Wales.
If you are not able to join this walk and would like to make a donation to support Welsh Hearts you can do so by clicking on the DONATE button below.
You can secure your place with a deposit of £25. Balance (£20) will be due by 28th June 2020.
Please fundraise a minimum of £100 which will go directly to Welsh Hearts.
As part of the Welsh Hearts team you will get:
1 of the best experienced mountain leaders for every 8 walkers, 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
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.
2 – 2.30am – Meet in Llanberis for registration
3am – Introduction to your mountain leader. Safety briefing.
3.15am – Start walking
6.45am – Reach the summit (sunrise 6.59am)
7am – Start the descent (turnaround may be quicker depending on the weather)
10am – Arrive back in Llanberis for a well earned breakfast
Please note this is 2am – 10am SUNDAY morning
This challenge is suitable for anyone over 14 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 14+ 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.