The Puddle Buckley is a grand tour of the finest Mountains and Lakes of Snowdonia.

The Puddle Buckley is 64km long including; 2km of swimming split over 4 swims, and 5100m of ascent, and decent over 16 peaks. It’s a free challenge you can take on when ever you choose.

Wales is currently in a national lockdown (Alert level 4). Meaning you may only exercise locally. Travelling to exercise is forbidden. Even if you do live within Snowdonia we request, to reduce the risk of requiring emergency services such as mountain rescue, that you exercise in as safe a manner as possible; please stay low level and within your comfort zone. We also request that no rounds, recces, or training take place on the Puddle Buckley route at this time. Thank you for your cooperation. We look forward to seeing you out on the fells when restrictions have been fully lifted.

64km long

Siobhan on Elidir Fawr © Nikki Sommers

5,000m of ascent and descent

Descending off Glyder Fawr

2km in the water, 62km on land

Heading East towards Llyn Gwynant

16 summits, 4 swims

Ponies on Pen yr Helgi Du, Tryfan in the background

No cost, no specific date, no crowds (except perhaps on Snowdon)

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Plan your route, organise your support and logistics and go for it whenever you choose.

Ascending Tryfan