Celebrate 70 years of Rockhopping!

The plan for the weekend


07:30 to 0900 - Breakfast for residents and these with camping PYB packages
17:00 to 19:00 - Competitions (see below)
18:30 to 19:30 - Residents and those with camping PYB food packages (dinner). Currently we are waiting for Plas Y Brenin to confirm whether bar meals will be available.
20:30 to 22:00 - Rockhoppers Big Quiz-At 20:30 we can commence seating for the quiz- with the tables in the lecture theatre we have room for 72 people.


The locations of the competitions will be confirmed. Our competitions are
Gear up- how quickly can you gear up your harness and coil a 60 metre rope.
100 second challenge- can you hold onto a crimp for 100 seconds or possibly longer?
Rockhoppers do bake off- Bring your favourite home baked flapjack or equivalent snack, Impress the judges with presentation. taste and ruck sac durability.- for this competition we need another judge ( please email if you like to help)


With our own quiz master Matt, test your knowledge of the past 70 years (everything Rockhoppers, climbing, mountaineering and general knowledge). During the quiz we will build the tiles found on the map and GPS challenge routes.


18:00 come to Plas Y Brenin, get your lanyard, place name and food order slip. Leave your place name and food order slip where you would like to sit
18:30 photo in the grounds of Plas Y Brenin
19:30 - 20:30 we need to be seated for waiter service of our dinner at 19:30
21:00 to 23:00 Celildh- let us dance the night away.


Moel Siabod- the route we have has a scramble at the end. It is possible to go up a more gentle slope from point 18 and following the route backwards to the summit and back down after a photograph.


There is still plenty of room on the walks.
We have 6 routes to choose from, a few of which will run on both Saturday and Sunday. Each route has a route card and is available in the OS map app.
Route 1 Glyderau (Hard)- return via T 10 bus
Route 2 Ogwen valley (Easy)
Route 3 Carnedds (Hard)
Route 4 Moelwyns & Cnicht (Hard)
Route 5 Llyn Cowlyd & Cregiau Glesion (Moderate)
Route 6 Moel Hebog, Moel Ogof & Moel Lefyn (Moderate/Hard)
Monday- Moel Siabod (Moderate)

GPS Challenge

The map and GPS challenge will happen on Route 1 and Route 2 on Saturday. For the challenge, grid references, GPS locations and what 3 words references will be given to find wooden tiles that are placed across the hill side. The tiles will be assembled at the quiz (everyone is welcome to the quiz).
User name:rmc70thanniversary@gmail.com
Check out the route cards, walking leaflet and map & GPS challenge leaflet here ( the climbing leaflet and cycling leaflet are also available here)

70th Anniversary Merchandise for Sale!

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T-Shirt specs

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Self fabric collar.
Taped neck.
Twin needle stitching.
Tear out label.
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This will take you to a Google Forms where you can choose what you want.

How do I pay?

1. Click above to order via Google Forms.
2. Click on the following link, add a T-shirt and / or Beanie to your basket then check-out.
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