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Yr Aran
747m (2452ft)

The Snowdon Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales


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Welsh Mountain
53rd highest in Wales,
124th in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
65th highest in Wales,
151st in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
24th highest in Wales,
489th highest in Great Britain

Yr Aran is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Yr Aran Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Yr Aran

Sion Britton walked up on April 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Cerdded o Rhyd-Ddu [with] Rhiannon [weather] Braf

Andy Buxton climbed during August, 1964 [from/via/route] Up Watkin Path; down South Ridge of Snowdon and returnd to Plas Gwynant [with] Dad - Watkin Path is definitely the WORST way up Snowdon.

Angela Moroney bagged during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

Wynne Roberts hiked on June 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] Watkin Pass [with] Gareth [weather] Sunny spells. Breezy - Came back to campsite at 10:45pm

Bleddyn Rhys summited on December 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] Fynnu'r Watkin path o dyffryn Gwynant ac i lawr i Beddgelert [with] gyda Siwan Rhys! [weather] Eira fresh tew dan draed ac awyr las las braf. Haul ar ein gwynebau! Tywydd 'alpine' go iawn! - Diwrnod bendigedig!

Christina Lander conquered on April 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] Pont Bethania - Watkin Path - Snowdon - Allt Maenderyn - Yr Aran - Pont Bethania [with] Dick [weather] Cloudy on the tops, but a very warm sunny day a bit lower down

Craig Lewis scaled on September 30th, 2016 - 30.9.16 - watkins path 7.10.17 - up by Pyg down by Miners (3Peaks)

Robert Taylor-marriott walked up on October 19th, 2011 [from/via/route] Route 35: Y Aran (YA). [with] Vince Wetton and Robert Taylor-Marriott [weather] Sunny.

Graham Williams climbed on August 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Nantgwynant and Watkin Path [with] Jenni Hewitt, Chris Barnes, Jo Barnes [weather] Cloudy but warm

Vince Wetton bagged on October 19th, 2011 [with] RTM

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Yr Aran

Snow on Bwlch Cwm Llan between Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Yr Aran

Snow on Bwlch Cwm Llan between Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Yr Aran

Photo: Vivien Dawes (3)

Cwm Llan and Yr Aran (right - in shadow) from Bwlch y Saethau on the upper slopes of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Cwm Llan and Yr Aran (right - in shadow) from Bwlch y Saethau on the upper slopes of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Tom Shaw (6)

Llynnau Barlwyd (foreground), Moel Farlwyd (midground left), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd from Moel Penamnen

Llynnau Barlwyd (foreground), Moel Farlwyd (midground left), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd from Moel Penamnen

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (49)

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn), Y Garn (Moel Hebog), The Nantlle Ridge and Mynydd Drws-y-coed from Trum y Ddysgl - with The Snowdon Massif (Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran) forming the backdrop

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn), Y Garn (Moel Hebog), The Nantlle Ridge and Mynydd Drws-y-coed from Trum y Ddysgl - with The Snowdon Massif (Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran) forming the backdrop

Photo: David Zuckerman (16)

Yr Aran, Y Geuallt, Bwlch Cwm Llan, Allt Maederyn, Clogwyn Du and Bwlch Main from the Watkin Path on Bwlch Ciliau

Yr Aran, Y Geuallt, Bwlch Cwm Llan, Allt Maederyn, Clogwyn Du and Bwlch Main from the Watkin Path on Bwlch Ciliau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (6)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (169)

Friends on the summit of Yr Aran in the snow with Beddgelert below (left centre) and Moel Hebog on the horizon (right)

Friends on the summit of Yr Aran in the snow with Beddgelert below (left centre) and Moel Hebog on the horizon (right)

Photo: Kate Smith (2)

Llyn-y-Gader with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran (right) from Beddgelert Forest near Cwm Marchnad

Llyn-y-Gader with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran (right) from Beddgelert Forest near Cwm Marchnad

Photo: Gerald Murphy (176)

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Celyn), Craig y Bera, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Mynydd Drws-y-coed from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran on the horizon (centre) and Moel Lefn, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Hebog on the far left

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Celyn), Craig y Bera, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Mynydd Drws-y-coed from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran on the horizon (centre) and Moel Lefn, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Hebog on the far left

Photo: Gerald Murphy (166)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from the summit of Moel Lefn

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from the summit of Moel Lefn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (206)


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