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Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
1085m (3561ft)

The Snowdon Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales

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) means 'The Burial Place' in Welsh and is pronounced 'ur-oo-ith-va'.

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is marked by a Trig Point.

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!


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Welsh Mountain
1st highest in Wales,
1st in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
1st highest in Wales,
1st in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
1st highest in Wales,
43rd highest in Great Britain

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Welsh Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) walking UK Mountains in The Snowdon Area Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd    Wales

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Don Williams

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) 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 Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Mark Smith walked up on March 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] Rydd DDu route, 3 times [with] Parents, alone [weather] Beautifully Sunny & thick cloud - The route down the was very testing - muddy & badly eroded by cattle

Iain Jones climbed on April 3rd, 2010 [from/via/route] Llanberris [with] Ben's Stag Do - 12 August 2012 - walked from Llanberris as part of National Three Peaks Challenge; 17 January 2016 - walked from Pen y Pass via Pyg Track/Miners Track; 1 April 2017 - walked from Nant Gywnant via Watkin Path; 6 October 2021 - Trail Run from Pen y Pass to Llanberis via Miners Track & Llanberis Path

Adrian Haywood bagged on September 19th, 2021 [from/via/route] Watkin Path [with] Rob [weather] Wet

Keith Axell hiked on September 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Straight from campsite as the crow flies, through the quarry & the across fields & streams, passed a lake, until we hit the Ranger path before it gets steep. [with] Colin Axell, Steve Keevil, Adam Killey, Ben Boyle [weather] Nice day - Saw used as frying pan to cook sausages. Tent pegs as stoppers so sausages did not roll off.

Sion Britton summited on April 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Miner's Path [with] Rhiannon, Catrin a Mikey [weather] Sunny

Tony Halliday conquered on June 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] stayed in a bunk house foot of snowden excellent weather good company right good laugh started llanberis [with] sally halliday jimmy boo and George our 3 dogs nic and ian o tony chall and wife jill bo millie and her friend [weather] really good weather conditions until the summit very cloudy last 3rd - really good weekend good weather good food great company & excellent walking avery busy lots of sheiks one of their religious days

Toby Norman scaled on July 6th, 2019 [with] TWAC

Debi Mcmillan walked up on July 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] Pyg [with] Heather [weather] Sunny

Andy Buxton climbed during August, 1962 [from/via/route] Llanberis path, Miners track. Snowdon Ranger [with] Dad [weather] 1 Brilliant;2&3 dry but misty

Angela Moroney bagged during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

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The Watkin Path, Nantgwynant and Cnicht on the horizon from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The Watkin Path, Nantgwynant and Cnicht on the horizon from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Victoria Ashley (1)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (12)

Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Andy Brown (7)

Glaslyn (front) and Llyn Llydaw with The Pyg Track (far left) and the Miners' Track (centre left) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glaslyn (front) and Llyn Llydaw with The Pyg Track (far left) and the Miners' Track (centre left) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Cathy Crompton (3)

Crib Goch (with The PYG Track/Miners' Track running down its east flank) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch (with The PYG Track/Miners' Track running down its east flank) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (176)

Friends on Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Friends on Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jonathan Goddard (1)

Glaslyn, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the Miners' Track near the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glaslyn, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the Miners' Track near the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Barry Lugg (15)

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (5)

Me at the top of Snowdon

Me at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Sallyanne Rose (1)

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)

Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Photo: Christina Jones (2)

Waterfall off the Llanberis path up Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Waterfall off the Llanberis path up Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (174)

On the summit of Y Garn (Moel Hebog) with the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) group in the background

On the summit of Y Garn (Moel Hebog) with the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) group in the background

Photo: Gerald Murphy (150)

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)

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 (3)

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)

The awe inspiring view from Snowdon

The awe inspiring view from Snowdon's summit featuring Llyn Llydaw with Carnedd Moel Siabod beyond

Photo: Andy Haynes (2)

Snowdon Horseshoe reflected in Llynnau Mymbyr near Plas Y Brenin featuring Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right)

Snowdon Horseshoe reflected in Llynnau Mymbyr near Plas Y Brenin featuring Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right)

Photo: Ray Crowe (3)

Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (14)

Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd Bach and Y Lliwedd from the Finger Post at top of Scree Path near the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd Bach and Y Lliwedd from the Finger Post at top of Scree Path near the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (12)

Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jenni Lynn (1)


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