Snowdon Classic – Dawn Patrol

Suitable for: Intermediate Plus
Ascent: 1000m+

Riding Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) has got to be on every mountain biker’s bucket list! It’s the highest mountain south of the Scottish Highlands and the feeling of elation when you stand on the summit after the hard climb is just awesome. The descent of the  Rangers Path is rocky, technical, fully engaging but great fun!

Why ‘Dawn Patrol’? Due to the riding ban on Snowdon between 10am-5pm from May-September we will need to meet in Llanberis, ready for this iconic MTB adventure at the super-early time of 6am. Although, we soon wake up mind and body as we engage legs and tackle the steep, rocky climb; first of all with pedal power and then, as the gradient really kicks up, by pushing and carrying our bikes to the summit where we can, weather permitting, take in the stunning 360 degree views! With excitement building, we pedal off from the summit trig point and descend the classic, ‘rock fest’ that is the Rangers Path.

Strong riding skills and a good level of fitness are required for this adventure. We will arrive back in Llanberis via the famous ‘Telegraph Pass’ descent and grab a well-earned brunch in one of Llanberis’s many great cafes!
If the weather means the route needs amending, then with the advantage of extensive local knowledge, a great alternative ride in the area will be planned regardless of conditions – and a later start time of 9am will be applicable!

Snowdon Classic (Outside of the Voluntary Ban Dates)

As above but with a 9am start! During September, October and throughout the Winter and early Spring we are free to ride at any time on the Snowdon bridle paths so have more flexibility with time. Pricing varies but due to the seriousness of riding Snowdon 1 Guide to 4 Clients is maximum.

Useful Info:
Snowdon on MB Wales
Visit Snowdonia – Snowdon walking routes

Dates Available:

June 2023
Saturday 10th June
Sunday 25th June

For mid-week dates please get in touch.

July 2023
Friday 28th July
For weekend / mid-week dates please get in touch.

August 2022
Wednesday 23rd August

For any weekend / mid-week dates please get in touch.


  • Full Day Guided Ride
  • Coaching Tips as Required
  • Photos and Videos of Your Day!


Pricing varies depending on number of clients but, due to the seriousness of riding Yr Wyddfa / Snowdon, 1 Guide to 4 Clients is maximum and is from: £80 per person.


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