Snowdonia Active News Feed en-gb Thu, 18 Jul 2019 GMT Discover the Heart of Adventure is a newly launched guide to the finest outdoor spaces and places of north Wales, reinforcing the region's 'Heart of Adventure' branding. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Land Rover shoot on Moel Eilio A recent and controversial advertising shoot for 4x4 vehicles has resulted in damage to the grassy slopes of a prominent Snowdonia mountain.  Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Snowdon Biking Agreement From May 1st until September 30th cyclists are asked to stay off Snowdon's bridleways between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. when the paths are at their busiest. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Snowdon Visitor Numbers Peak in 2013 Visitor monitoring figures for 2013 show that Snowdon is more popular than ever with nearly half-a-million people using the main summit routes. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Spring 2014 Env. Charter Meetings This May, a new round of Environmental Outdoor Charter Group meetings will be taking place across north Wales, featuring a guest speaker at each event. All welcome. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Llyn Padarn Consultation The Welsh Government are consulting on whether Llyn Padarn should join the list of - currently 100 - designated bathing waters in Wales. Respond by March 21st. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT National Trust Outdoor Activity Restrictions Does the licensing of a Trust outdoor activity venue together with a 'preferred' activity provider set a worrying precedent? Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT Improving Access to the Outdoors The BMC will highlight the benefits of improving access to the coastline and countryside of Wales when the Minister, John Griffiths, visits South Stack today. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT Runners on your Marks Runners will be lining up at their keyboards for when the initial batch of the 650 places for the iconic International Snowdon Race become available on 1st March. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT Future Plans for Carneddau and Ogwen Is it appropriate and timely to put together a long-term plan to celebrate and protect the special qualities of the Carneddau and Ogwen? Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT Outdoor North Wales Forum 2014 A free event that brings together a broad cross-section of organisations and businesses involved with the outdoor sector. Register by 21st February. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Threat to Kayaking the Fairy Glen A proposed hydro-electric scheme on the Afon Conwy threatens to limit the number of days the Fairy Glen can be paddled. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT Run Tidy A newly launched not-for-profit initiative, Run TidyŽ/Rheda'n Daclus, aims to promote a sense of environmental responsibility among participants at organised outdoor activity events. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT Adventure Map A new private sector marketing initiative, bringing together eight of north Wales' leading outdoor activity providers. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT Snowdonia Hosts Fell Racing Event of the Year On Sunday October 20th, over a 1000 runners in the 25th British Fell and Hill Relay Championship, will be competing on the hills above Llanberis. Sun, 06 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT Indy Climbing Wall Makeover The popular Indy Climbing Wall has reopened after extensive refurbishment. Offering improved bouldering and lead climbing facilities get along and have a look for yourself. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT Llanberis Sets the Stage for Tour of Britain On September 18th Llanberis will host the stage 4 finish of the prestigious Tour of Britain event, the UK's largest professional cycle race. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT GBP1.3 Million Pen-y-Pass Hostel Upgrade Work will start this week on a GBP1.3 million refurbishment of the popular Snowdonia hostel at Pen-y-Pass, run by the YHA charity.
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Coed y Brenin Skills Area An exciting new skills area has opened next to the Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre. There are four zones: Training, Singletrack, Freeride and Drop-off. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT New Outdoor First Aid Manual A practical manual on basic first aid, published by Pesda Press and aimed at people taking part in U.K. land based outdoor activities. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Leave the Forest in the Forest Woodland visitors are being asked to play a part in helping prevent the potential spread of tree diseases, such as P. ramorum, which is attacking Britain's larch trees. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Snowdon Waymarkers Walkers on Snowdon may have recently spotted some new additions to the mountain, in the shape of strategically placed stone pillars, waymarking the popular routes. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT In Case of Emergency For many people the summer holidays mean enjoyable days in the hills. But a survey shows that the majority of hill-goers don't know how to correctly call the emergency services. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Help Google Map the World Using a backpack outfitted with a camera system, Google are looking for people to capture and share imagery of the places they love. Apply now. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT North Wales Between the Covers A quick look at a few of this month's outdoor magazines should convince anyone that north Wales deserves to be known as the Heart of Adventure. Sun, 30 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT