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Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path

A walk in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales

The highest mountain in England and Wales

Walk Route Summary:
- Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Snowdon Ranger Railway Station, Llwyn Onn, Maen Bras, Snowdon Ranger Path, Bwlch Cwm Brwynog, Clogwyn Du'r Arddu, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Snowdon Ranger Path, Snowdon Ranger Car Park.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Snowdon Ranger Railway Station, Llwyn Onn, Maen Bras, Snowdon Ranger Path, Bwlch Cwm Brwynog, Clogwyn Du'r Arddu, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Snowdon Ranger Path, Snowdon Ranger Car Park The Snowdon Area,  Snowdonia National Park,  Gwynedd,  Wales

Crib Goch (centre right) with the PYG Track (mid path) and the Miners' Track (coming up the valley) seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Hazel Pyper

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The building on the summit of Snowdon (Hafod Eryri - The Snowdon Summit Visitor Centre and Cafe) is thought to be the home of the highest house mice in England and Wales!

The Snowdon Ranger Path is named after John Morton, the self-styled 'Snowdon Ranger', who used to escort 'gentlemen who put themselves under his guidance in order to ascend Snowdon and see the country'.

He lived in what is now the Snowdon Ranger Youth Hostel at the beginning of the path.

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is the only rack railway in Great Britain. It was opened in April 1896 and has been ferrying people to the summit of Snowdon ever since. To date, the Snowdon Mountain Railway has suffered only one fatality.On the day it opened one of the engines briefly lost control near the summit, tempting a passenger to leap from the train. He died from injuries.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at 1085m (3561ft). Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is the highest point in the county of Gwynedd, the highest point in Snowdonia National Park and the highest point in England and Wales. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (1st in Wales, 1st in England & Wales). Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (1st in Wales, 1st in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (1st in Wales, 43rd in the UK).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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Wainwright
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Wainwrights

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Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyn
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For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path

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Vince Wetton on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in 2010. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

1. Vince Wetton on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in 2010
Photo: Robert Taylor-Marriott (2)


The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes. <br>What a tight finish, just time for this photo!. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

2. The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes.
What a tight finish, just time for this photo!
Photo: Wayne Hill (94)


Cwm Clogwyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

3. Cwm Clogwyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (6)


The awe inspiring view from Snowdon

4. The awe inspiring view from Snowdon's summit featuring Llyn Llydaw with Carnedd Moel Siabod beyond
Photo: Andy Haynes (2)


Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

5. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit
Photo: Richard Nicholls (12)


My oldest sons (14 and 15 years old) and some of their mates get hands on at the cairn, on top of Mount Snowdon after doing a charity walk.. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

6. My oldest sons (14 and 15 years old) and some of their mates get hands on at the cairn, on top of Mount Snowdon after doing a charity walk.
Photo: Sara Hatcha (1)


Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) as part of my 3 Peaks Challenge. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

7. Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) as part of my 3 Peaks Challenge
Photo: Tim Williams (4)


Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

8. Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon
Photo: David Atherton (7)


Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

9. Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon
Photo: David Atherton (9)


Me on the summit of Snowdon. Walk route map gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path photo

10. Me on the summit of Snowdon
Photo: David Bald (1)



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