Mountaineering hostels

Some youth hostels have strong connections with mountain and mountaineering, none more so than Pen y Pass, in Snowdonia. Today the outdoor magazine TGO has recognised the hostel's history. The hostel started as the Gorphwysfa Hotel, a coaching inn.  Many many famous mountaineers stayed there.  The hostel, at the start of the track up Snowdon, is ideally... Continue Reading →

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