Snowdonia Fifteen Peaks Challenge
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Snowdonia Fifteen Peaks Challenge

  • Hike
  • Mountaineering
  • Intermediate


Are you looking to test your physical and mental mettle? Take on the Fifteen Peaks Challenge and find out what you’re made of. Covering 15 of Snowdonia’s highest mountains, this journey will take you through stunning scenery on an exciting week-long adventure.
Whether you’re on a personal mission or are part of a group looking to make a team effort, this exciting challenge is a real achievement. You’ll total an ascent of 14,000ft as you admire the view from the top of some of the National Park's finest mountains, including Snowdon, Tryfan, the Glyders, Y Garn and all the Carneddau peaks.
Definitely one to tick off the bucket list.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

- To ascend all of the fifteen peaks in 5 days of fun and challenging hiking.

- You’ll learn loads about the area in what promises to be a great team bonding experience.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

The itinerary will depend upon the group and the conditions

We will attempt

1. Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa = 3559 ft (1,085 m)

2. Garnedd Ugain/Crib y Ddysgl = 3494 ft (1,065 m)

3. Crib Goch = 3028 ft (923 m)

4. Elidir Fawr = 3031 ft (924 m)

5. Y Garn = 3106 ft (947 m)

6. Glyder Fawr = 3284 ft (1,001 m)

7. Glyder Fach = 3261 ft (994 m)

8. Tryfan = 3011 ft (918 m)

9. Pen yr Ole Wen = 3208 ft (978 m)

10. Carnedd Dafydd = 3425 ft (1,044 m)

11. Carnedd Llewelyn = 3490 ft (1,064 m)

12. Yr Elen = 3156 ft (962 m)

13. Foel Grach = 3202 ft (976 m)

14. Carnedd Gwenllian = 3038 ft (926 m)

15. Foel-fras = 3090 ft (942 m)

Experience Required

This five day experience is physically challenging and requires a good level of base fitness.

You'll need previous summer hillwalking experience and the will to take on the challenge! You might have done the Three Peaks Challenge and be looking for something new to take on.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals so if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

5 Days
Start Date
27th September, 2021
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25th October, 2021
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8th November, 2021
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This course will help you become

Proud to have completed the Fifteen peaks challenge.

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