Our Hut

Our hut, Cefn Garw (known fondly as "Cefn"), is the OMC's climbing hut in Snowdonia.Our Club
    Hut: Cefn Garw An old stonebuilt farmhouse that has been refitted as a bunkhouse, it can be found just off the A5 at Pentrefoelas.

It is available for hire by outside groups as well as OMC Members:
Contact the booking secretary Bookings by external groups or individuals are currently only accepted for the whole hut, at a flat rate of £150 per night for up to 20 places. Advance payment in full is required at the time of booking

Features of Cefn:

  • Sleeps a maximum of 20 people
    • 8 in Cairngorm Room
    • 12 in Alpine Room
    • Additional 4 beds in private room for OMC members only
  • Well equipped kitchen
    • 8 gas burners
    • Microwave and kettle
    • Large supply of kitchenware
  • Two washrooms with toilet, basin and hot water.
  • Boot room for your kit
    • Includes a drying room
  • Common room with pot bellied stove
  • Courtyard for parking
    • Up to 8 cars
  • Garden area
    • IMPORTANT: This area is used for livestock by the neighbouring farmer.
      • Please advise us in advance if you wish to use it
      • Please clear up any waste from this area for the sake of the animals
  • Storage heaters throughout
  • Two pubs within walking distance:
  • Large supply of books and old mountaineering magazines
Planning the next days adventures

You will need:

  • Bedding
  • Matches
  • Bin bags
  • Toilet roll
  • Kindling and coal for stove
  • Torch
  • Welly boots (if the weather is damp)


  • Take your rubbish away with you (there is a bin and recycling area in Pentrefoelas next to the Chocolate House).
  • Do not leave any foodstuffs.
  • Leave the hut as you would wish to find it - clean and tidy.

Current Fees - 2021

Type Adult Student/Unemployed Child (under 18)
OMC Members £ 5.00 £ 4.00 £ 2.50
Non-members £ 10.00 £ 7.50 £ 5.00