Useful Information

Here are some useful references for things like accommodation, reference books, places to go out and various other things

Accommodation  

Glyn Peris Guest house

A newly refurbished Victorian house with rooms to suit larger groups, living rooms, drying facilities, WiFi.  All close to Llanberis high street.

http://www.glynperisguesthouse.com/index.html 

Snowdonia Park campsite

Pleasant campsite situated in Waunfawr near a local pub. 

www.snowdonia-park.co.uk/ 

Gwern Gof Isaf Campsite

At the base of the stunning Tryfan in the Ogwen valley

www.gwerngofisaf.co.uk/ 

Riverside Camping

Lovely campsite near Caernarfon town with cafe and play area

www.riversidecamping.co.uk/ 

Bens Bunkhouse

Good clean bunkhouse just outside Llanberis near local amenities.  

www.bensbunkhouse.co.uk/ 

Petes Eats

The infamous climbers cafe with bunkhouse accommodation.  A must to visit on any trip to Snowdonia

www.petes-eats.co.uk/ 

Outdoor Shops 

V12

Good range of outdoor and climbing equipment based in Llanberis

www.v12outdoor.com/ 

Joe Browns

Famous store with shops in Llanberis and Capel Curig

www.joe-brown.com/ 

Cotswolds

Chain outdoor shop in Betws Y Coed

www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/ 

Reference books

Recommended books for reading


Hillwalking - Steve Long & MTT staff

Official handbook for Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader, but great resource for all hill users.

Rock Climbing Essential Skills and Techniques - Libby Peter

Official handbook for Mountaineering Instructor and Single Pitch Award schemes but great resources for all climbers. 

Winter Skills - Andy Cunningham & Alan Fyffe

Official handbook for MIC and Winter Mountain Leader but great resource for all winter mountain users.

Scrambles in Snowdonia - Cicerone

Good guide for best scrambles in Snowdonia

Nature of Snowdonia - Mike Raine

Brilliant reference guide for flora and fauna in Snowdonia

Rock Trails Snowdonia - Paul Gannon

Clearly informs about the geology of Snowdonia along with guided walks to experience it.


Weather 

The following links are useful weather sources for Snowdonia

www.metoffice.gov.uk/loutdoor/mountainsafety/

www.mwis.org.uk/areas.php

www.metcheck.com

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