With inland surfing, ziplining and caving on tap, Snowdonia doesn’t lack thrills, but climbing Snowdon itself is still the pinnacle of excitement
I find him on the slopes of Crib Goch, an outlying shoulder of Snowdon that takes you to the summit via a hair-raising knife-edge ridge with spectacular views on both sides. He is on all fours, holding on to the mountain for dear life, unsure whether to go forward or back.
“It’s my first time on a mountain,” he says. “I saw it and thought I’d try.”