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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.

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 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)

Tony Halliday walked up 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 and excellent walking avery busy lots of sheiks one of their religious days

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

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

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

Angela Moroney summited during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

Sarah Baker conquered on April 22nd, 2014 [with] Larry baker, Simon firmin, Daryl Naylor and Naomi Peachey [weather] Wet and misty

Emma Shaw scaled during August, 2017 [from/via/route] Up on Miners Track from Youth Hostel. Down on Llanberris Path to Llanberris. [with] 12 year old daughter [weather] very misty in the morning, clearing at 8am, missly with little visibility on steep climb then glorious sun after our stop at the café - could see to the coast from the summit. Magical day. - My daughter said: lets climb a mountain. We had one day and one night available towards the end of August. we drove to Snowdonia from Oxfordshire way, picking up mountain map en route. Stayed for the first time in the fabulous youth hostel. It had been raining the entire summer and too misty all week on Snowdon for novices, or anyone, really. We set out expecting to have to turn back. But didn't. Arrived at top able to just about see our hands in front of our faces. Came out of café to totally clear and sunny day. Incredible. Decided to do 3 peak challenge over next summer holidays...

Nicola Parkinson walked up on July 20th, 2019 [from/via/route] Night walk up Pyg and down Miners [with] Wally's Wacky Walkers [weather] Awful. Wind, rain, cold, mist

Chris Hughes climbed on June 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] Pyg then down the miners [with] Becky [weather] sunny until half way up then misty - Our first big peak

Craig Redman bagged on July 20th, 2019 [from/via/route] Llanberis [with] Kat [weather] Sunny

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

This is a pic of my boyfriend mounting the steps to the summit of Snowdon in rather foggy conditions!

This is a pic of my boyfriend mounting the steps to the summit of Snowdon in rather foggy conditions!

Photo: Emma Maudsley (1)

My family climbing Snowdon!

My family climbing Snowdon!

Photo: Donna Taylor (1)

My son in law Mark waking up on the top of Snowdon with fabulous clouds down below

My son in law Mark waking up on the top of Snowdon with fabulous clouds down below

Photo: Eve Conner (1)

Crib Goch, PYG Track, Miners' Track, Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch, PYG Track, Miners' Track, Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (177)

Homeward Bound from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) via the South Ridge

Homeward Bound from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) via the South Ridge

Photo: Gerald Murphy (13)

Moel Penamnen summit with Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) and The Glyderau (Glyder Fach & Glyder Fawr) on the horizon

Moel Penamnen summit with Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) and The Glyderau (Glyder Fach & Glyder Fawr) on the horizon

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (42)

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

Photo: David Hands (3)

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)

Y Lliwedd summit from Y Lliwedd (East Top) with Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance

Y Lliwedd summit from Y Lliwedd (East Top) with Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance

Photo: Bonnie Williams (1)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

Photo: Will Caesar (13)


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