Climbing in Snowdon Ranger

Climbing in Snowdon Ranger


The Beacon Climbing Centre at Waunfawr is eight miles away offering expert tuition on indoor and outdoor walls. Plas-y-Brenin, near Capel Curig is the National Mountaineering Centre so it's suitable for all levels of climbing. 

What makes it special

  • Climbing for all ages from 5 to 80+
  • Complete beginner to advanced level
  • Expert instruction for all levels including groups

Weekdays 10am - 10pm (Thursdays 8am - 10pm)
Weekends 10am - 8pm
Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day


Day Pass

Adult £9.50       
Student/Concession £8.50    
Under 18 £7.20      
Under 6  £3.00         
Over 80  Free        
Supervising Adult Free

Hostels nearby

Climbing in Snowdon Ranger

Caernarfon, LL55 2BD

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 49417 62506

Lat/Lng: 53.138368, -4.2525655

Contact information

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