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Yr Aran
747m (2452ft)

The Snowdon Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales


Record Yr Aran as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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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 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)



Yr Aran is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

You can walk to the top of Yr Aran by using either of these 2 easy to follow route maps:




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

Angela Moroney walked up during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

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

Bleddyn Rhys bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on September 30th, 2016 - 30.9.16 - watkins path 7.10.17 - up by Pyg down by Miners (3Peaks)

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

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

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

Louis Smith, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Booth, Trevor Williams, Mark Davidson, Steve Lockett, Stephen Hobdell and Pete Howes have all walked, climbed & bagged Yr Aran.

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

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf, Dyffryn Nantlle, Mynydd Mawr, Rhyd Ddu, Llyn y Dywarchen, The Snowdon Massif (Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf, Dyffryn Nantlle, Mynydd Mawr, Rhyd Ddu, Llyn y Dywarchen, The Snowdon Massif (Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (7)

View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (11)

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

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

Photo: Gerald Murphy (191)

360 degree view from Moel Penamnen summit featuring (from left to right): The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen, Moel Farlwyd (foreground above/left of blue lake), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd, The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan, Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Ro Wen, Foel-fras (Moelwyns), Manod Mawr (above two light blue lakes) and The Arenigs - Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach.

360 degree view from Moel Penamnen summit featuring (from left to right): The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen, Moel Farlwyd (foreground above/left of blue lake), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd, The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan, Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Ro Wen, Foel-fras (Moelwyns), Manod Mawr (above two light blue lakes) and The Arenigs - Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach.

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (43)

Llyn Du-bach & Maen-offeren Quarry (foreground) with Allt-fawr, Moel Druman, Ysgafel Wen in the distance and Yr Aran, Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Y Lliwedd on the horizon from the summit of Manod Mawr (North Top)

Llyn Du-bach & Maen-offeren Quarry (foreground) with Allt-fawr, Moel Druman, Ysgafel Wen in the distance and Yr Aran, Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Y Lliwedd on the horizon from the summit of Manod Mawr (North Top)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (54)

My dad on the summit of Yr Aran in the snow with Cnicht & Moelwyn Mawr on the horizon (left centre) and Lyn Dinas in the Nantgwynant valley below (right)

My dad on the summit of Yr Aran in the snow with Cnicht & Moelwyn Mawr on the horizon (left centre) and Lyn Dinas in the Nantgwynant valley below (right)

Photo: Kate Smith (1)

The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) and Yr Aran (right) from Bwlch Meillionen

The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) and Yr Aran (right) from Bwlch Meillionen

Photo: Gerald Murphy (187)

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)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed & The Nantlle Ridge - with The Snowdon Massif (Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran) beyond from Trum y Ddysgl

Mynydd Drws-y-coed & The Nantlle Ridge - with The Snowdon Massif (Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran) beyond from Trum y Ddysgl

Photo: David Zuckerman (19)

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)


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