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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 an Ordnance Survey 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)

You can find Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


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You can walk to the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) by using any of these 12 easy-to-follow route maps:

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

Tony Anderton walked up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on March 23rd, 2022 [from/via/route] Rhydd du [with] Trudy [weather] Excellent! - First time clear in a longtime.

Neil Heywood climbed Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on August 23rd, 2022 [from/via/route] Llanberis [with] logan Heywood [weather] Mixed

Ginny Tyler bagged Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on March 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Llanberis [with] Enzo [weather] Hail, torrential rain, wind & sleet

Andrew Cotter hiked Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on April 5th, 2015 [weather] Sunny

Melfyn Parry summited Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on January 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] Start point Rhyd Ddu car park at SH438681, setting off from left side of car park, proceed along to gate at SH582524, then continue along path through disused quarry workings to SH604522, here route turns left to ascend Snowdon south ridge, steep in parts but clear path to follow. On reaching summit of Snowdon at SH609543 reverse route & descend to junction of Rhyd Ddu path at SH605537 where path veers of right to descend to Llechog ridge. Follow ridge line & then path leads back to gate at SH582524, this time turning right to return to car park. [with] PRC [weather] Very wet & windy in the morning with some hail. Brightened up in the afternoon & ended up with sunny spells.

Neall Garrad conquered Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on June 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] 15 peaks route from Nant Peris to Llanfairfechan [with] Andy, Chris, John and Warren [weather] Mixed

Iain Ballard scaled Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on August 16th, 2020 [weather] windy to begin with then sunny

Mark Smith walked up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) 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 Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) 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 Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on September 19th, 2021 [from/via/route] Watkin Path [with] Rob [weather] Wet

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (6)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Maria Hackett (1)

On the summit of Mount Snowdon

On the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: John Cottle (2)

Myself in September on the final approach to Snowdon summit via the Rhyd Ddu path

Myself in September on the final approach to Snowdon summit via the Rhyd Ddu path

Photo: Patrick Craven (1)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Glyder Fawr

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (66)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Glyder Fach - featuring in the mid-distance: Y Lliwedd (centre left), Crib Goch (centre right), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (far right)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Glyder Fach - featuring in the mid-distance: Y Lliwedd (centre left), Crib Goch (centre right), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (far right)

Photo: Florence Belgravia (2)

The view from Mount Snowdon with a touch of hoar frost on the grass making them into white ribbons

The view from Mount Snowdon with a touch of hoar frost on the grass making them into white ribbons

Photo: Pauline Styles (1)

Crib Goch at dawn from very close to the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch at dawn from very close to the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Shane Green (1)

The summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (179)

Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Will Caesar (17)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Llyn Gwynant

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Llyn Gwynant

Photo: Stephen Thompson (3)

Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charles Brown (2)

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (4)

Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (4)

Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Photo: Christina Jones (1)

A RAF Helicopter above Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

A RAF Helicopter above Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Will Caesar (9)

The top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is in sight!

The top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is in sight!

Photo: Laura Whitfield (1)

Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd (left) and The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan (right) from Moel Penamnen

Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd (left) and The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan (right) from Moel Penamnen

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (45)

Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background

Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background

Photo: Chris Mathieson (2)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

Photo: Will Caesar (13)


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