Our Weekender is back with a Winter version. There'll be the same wonderful accommodation and facilities at the excellent Lodge Dinorwig - and this is our base for 2 days of activity, involving some great exercise, wonderful company, some education and plenty of laughs. With a range fo activties to suit all abiltities, you can be sure to have a worthwhile weekend away with us. Our friendly and professional guides/instructors will provide a structured programme to suit all tastes, but with that structure comes a real emphasis on fun and the overall experience.
All this in a beautiful location, Lodge Dinorwig overlooks Llyn Padarn and Llnaberis, with superb views across the valley to the Snowdon Range.
Come and get involved with our Winter Weekender - you can go for the whole overnight/2 day package including hot and cold drinks throughout the stay and a full breakfast on the Sunday morning. Alternatively, just join in on a single day.
9.15am - Check in & Welcome Drinks
9.45am - Coed Dinorwig Walk - Familiarising ourselves with this lovely area, it's a great way to start off proceedings with a gentle group walk for the Lodge.
11.30am - Walking & Running with poles - Workshop. We'll use a route from the lodge to get to our working area, where we'll do some fun drills which will focus on the best way to use poles to when out and about on the trails and hills - whilst looking at techniques for walking and running on different terrains with them, and giving you a really good workout at the same time!
1pm - Lunch Break
2pm - Guided Nordic Walk or Guided Hill Run - Your choice! Enjoy striding out and pefecting your technqiue on the slopes of Elidir Fawr with the poles, or take in a longer route with a Trail Run through Padarn Country Park and the quarries.
3.30pm - Group Cool Down and Stretch Session
4pm - Close and enjoy your evening!
9.30am - Kettlebells with a view! Here, we'll go through a strength and stabiltiy session using the Kettlebells - all whilst enjoying views of the Snowdon Range! A great way to start the day.
11am - Walking Navigation Session - Here we'll go through and practice some basic, but crucial nav skills with a fun group walking session from the Lodge.
12.30pm - Lunch Break
1.30pm - Navigation Relay! - We'll set up and Orienteering type team relay - adding a competitive element and lots of fun as we practice what we worked on before lunch!
2.15pm - Moel Y Ci Walk. We'll finish things off with a walk on Moel Y Ci - a small hill that rises above Tregarth near Bethesda - but it's a lovely, accessible hill to explore and enjoy the views from. After this short walk, we'll retire to the Moel Y Ci environmental centre cafe, to round off our weekend with Coffee and Cake :-)