Snowdon Starlight Challenge

Coming soon

Climb at dusk, enjoy the sunset on the summit and then descend in the moonlight whilst helping to raise much needed funds for your Royal Liverpool Hospital.

Big World Treks’ experienced mountaineers will lead the group along the Llanberis Path to the summit of Snowdon. On average it takes 3 hours to complete the climb and 2 hours to descend.

There are two ways of funding your place on this challenge. For both options we require a non-refundable registration fee of £30.

Grade  mild

Duration – 1 evening

Brief itinerary

  • 14:00 – Transport leaves the Royal.
  • 16:30 – Arrive at Snowdon (Llanberis train station) and register
  • 17:00 – Begin the Walk
  • 20:00 – Reach the Summit
  • 20:15 – guided walk back down
  • 22:00 – Bus will depart once everyone has returned and been registered off the mountain
  • 00:30 – approximate arrival time back at the Royal

Trip includes...

  • Qualified instructors leading the course
  • Optional transport to and from the Royal Liverpool Hospital
  • R Charity T-shirt
  • Fundraising pack
  • Kit list and Training guides
  • Light refreshments during the walk
  • Glass of champagne on completion of the challenge
  • Keepsake medel!

Cost and funding

There are two ways of funding your place on this challenge. For both options we require a non-refundable registration fee of £30.

Sponsorship Option 1

We ask that you aim to raise £150. We will provide support along the way, including sponsorship forms, fundraising games and set you up with your own online fundraising page. £100 of your sponsorship must be paid into the charity before Monday 26thAugust 2019. The rest of your sponsorship should ideally be received within six weeks of your return.

 

Sponsorship option 2

You may prefer to cover all of the trip costs yourself. If you wish to do this, a payment of £70* will need to be made six weeks before the challenge. This can be done via a card payment over the phone or by posting a cheque to us.
*Please note that this does not include your registration fee- Total cost £100.

How was our leader? “As mine was a bespoke trek, I had Ray to provide a one to one service. He was excellent, he set a steady pace which suited me very well”

What did you think of the support and advice? “Absolutely fine – full marks for encouragement and enthusiasm.”

What advice would you give to other trekkers? “Follow the instructions and advice given by Ray and you’ll have a great trip and a safe one

Bruce Righton

Bespoke Benn Nevis climb

Upcoming Trips

This event is taking place on the 31st of August 2019.

If you miss this years event, keep your eyes peeled for next years.