Hiring a Guide for Snowdon


There are many reasons you might want to hire a professional mountain leader for a guided walking day or trip in Snowdonia and across North Wales. Having a guide alongside you for the day will not only allow you to relax about navigation and finding your way - they can also help with safety advice and planning, decision making and even group dynamics.

Crucially, they bring their years of experience and knowledge of the mountains together to make your day in the mountains of North Wales as safe and enjoyable as they can be.


How to hire a guide for Snowdon or other mountains in Snowdonia


We try to keep our pricing simple and clear, and our prices for a privately guided walk remain the same all year round. The group ratios are based on our years of experience leading groups in the mountains of the U.K. and are for the safety of all in the group. Larger groups can be accommodated by the addition of extra guides


The prices below are per guide.


To book a guide please get in touch to discuss dates and route options.


Prices for a Snowdon Guide


Standard Guided Walks - 1:8 ratio

This is our most popular option and covers the needs of most clients. With this option you will have a professional and experienced local mountain leader guide you for the day. This can be on any of a number of popular routes in the hills and mountains of North Wales, or for a specific route or mountain you want to attempt to climb.

Cost: £180.00


Easy Scrambles and Ridges Guided Walks - 1:4 ratio

If you want to tackle one of the popular Grade 1 scrambles in Snowdonia then you will need a head for heights and some careful route planning. The group size for routes where scrambling is required is smaller due to the complexity of terrain.

Cost: £210.00


Large Groups and Charity Events

The mountains of Snowdonia are becoming increasingly popular with charities, groups and businesses for challenge walks and other events. We regularly work with organisations of all sizes and types and have a dedicated page with useful information for organised group walks and challenge events here.