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Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path

A walk in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales

An alternative route up Wales' highest

Walk Route Summary:
- Rhyd Ddu, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Pen Ar Lon, Llechog, Bwlch Main, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Bwlch Main, Llechog, Pen Ar Lon, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Rhyd Ddu,.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path Rhyd Ddu, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Pen Ar Lon, Llechog, Bwlch Main, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Bwlch Main, Llechog, Pen Ar Lon, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Rhyd Ddu, The Snowdon Area,  Snowdonia National Park,  Gwynedd,  Wales

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) (left), Llyn Cwellyn, Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (right) and Foel Gron (far right) from the Rhyd Ddu path
Photo: Don Williams

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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!


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).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Llechog, 718m (2356ft). Llechog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (79th in Wales, 190th in England & Wales).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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Mountain
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Wainwrights
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2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
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0
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyn
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Bridgets

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 gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path

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Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

1. Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu
Photo: David Zuckerman (1)


Climbing Snowdon. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

2. Climbing Snowdon
Photo: David Atherton (2)


Homeward Bound from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) via the South Ridge. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

3. Homeward Bound from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) via the South Ridge
Photo: Gerald Murphy (13)


Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

4. Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit
Photo: David Cartwright (8)


View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

5. View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Gerald Murphy (11)


Myself, Willo, Barnsey and Mark at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in September!. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

6. Myself, Willo, Barnsey and Mark at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in September!
Photo: Steve Hitchman (1)


Llyn Peris, Llanberis and the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

7. Llyn Peris, Llanberis and the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Cathy Crompton (1)


The Johnson-Holme Family on the summit of Mount Snowdon. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

8. The Johnson-Holme Family on the summit of Mount Snowdon
Photo: Manda Johnson-Holme (1)


Me at the summit of Snowdon. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

9. Me at the summit of Snowdon
Photo: Gary Daluzvieira (1)


On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

10. On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond
Photo: David Atherton (6)



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