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Snowdonia Slate Trail

3 Days Guided ‘Luxe’ Running

RAW Adventures - Snowdonia Slate Trail
RAW Adventures - Snowdonia Slate Trail
RAW Adventures - Snowdonia Slate Trail
RAW Adventures - Snowdonia Slate Trail
RAW Adventures - Snowdonia Slate Trail
RAW Adventures - Snowdonia Slate Trail
RAW Adventures - Snowdonia Slate Trail

This 83-mile trail takes you on a journey back in time, to when Snowdonia was at the centre of the world’s slate industry. Split into 13 logical route sections, we aim to achieve this magnificent route in 3 guided luxe running days. Walkers may choose to complete the journey in 4-8 days, which we are also more than happy to accommodate – we are flexible in our approach and love walking and running dependent on who we’re with!

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For our 3 Day Guided Luxe Running event, we’re looking at moving through the terrain at a consistent pace, but not forgetting to take in our surroundings and appreciate where we are. This is quiet, magical Snowdonia…with atmosphere, history and personality oozing from every stone wall, steam, quarry enclosure and village café. You will meet so much of this charismatic area in your 3 days that we’ll forgive you for being overwhelmed...which is why we make time each evening to reflect upon and enjoy where we’ve been, discuss our surroundings and really appreciate how this unique National Park ticks...

For runners who enjoy long days out in mixed terrain – on and off path, these 3 guided days will introduce to another world, but with comfortable accommodation and time for refuelling and socialising each evening. Come back down to earth with a bump each night...and return home full of more love for the majesty of Eryri. This is the spell of the Snowdonia Slate Trail. Run well, eat well, sleep well.

Challenge and reward yourself...

Day 1

Travel to Snowdonia
Early evening meet at base - briefing and kit check
Dinner and introductions

Day 2

Early breakfast – transfer to start
Bethesda – Penmachno (23 miles/820m ascent)
Transfer to dinner and overnight in Betws y Coed

Day 3

Early breakfast – transfer to start
Penmachno – Beddgelert (28 miles/2000m ascent)
Dinner and overnight in Beddgelert

Day 4

Early breakfast
Beddgelert - Bangor (33miles/1635m ascent)
Team collection, photos and goodbyes - drop offs as required

Open Event Costs

Price: £489.00 per person (minimum 4 / maximum 6 people)


Sun 15 – Weds 18 August 2021 Book Now
  • Pre-event support, trip notes and advice
  • Event safety and risk assessment
  • Qualified Mountain Leader/Running Guide
  • Group safety equipment and communication
  • Transport and baggage transfer
  • 3 x night accommodation and breakfast (hotel or B&B)
  • Snowdonia Slate Trail Guidebook to keep
  • Drop off to Bangor station/accommodation post event
  • Professional Liability Insurance
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View photos from Kate and Ross’ 3 day tour of the Snowdonia Slate Trail or read Kate's TRAIL article about the Snowdonia Slate Trail.

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