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Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
1085m (3561ft)

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Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photograph by Don Williams

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) is classified as a:

  • Mountain (1st in Wal, 1st in Eng & Wales)
  • Nuttall (1st in Wal, 1st in Eng & Wales)
  • Marilyn (1st in Wal, 43rd in GB)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

 


Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL17
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 115
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    Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:





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

    Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen y Pass

    Route Summary: - Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Miners' Track, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Miners' Track, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Pen y Pass.

    Length: 10.5km (6½ miles) | Ascent: 895m (2,938ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw198 The Welsh 3000's (Snowdon Area) from Pen y Pass

    Route Summary: - Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), The Scree Path, Bwlch y Saethau, Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd (East Top), Lliwedd Bach, Miners' Track, Pen y Pass.

    Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 1,160m (3,805ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path

    Route Summary: - Rhyd Ddu, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Pen Ar Lon, Llechog, Bwlch Main, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Bwlch Main, Llechog, Pen Ar Lon, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Rhyd Ddu,.

    Length: 11.5km (7¼ miles) | Ascent: 954m (3,131ft) | Allow at least: 7¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw134 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) avoiding Crib Goch from Pen y Pass

    Route Summary: - Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Miners' Track, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Miners' Track, Glaslyn, Llyn Llydaw, Pen y Pass.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 925m (3,034ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path

    Route Summary: - Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Snowdon Ranger Railway Station, Llwyn Onn, Maen Bras, Snowdon Ranger Path, Bwlch Cwm Brwynog, Clogwyn Du'r Arddu, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Snowdon Ranger Path, Snowdon Ranger Car Park.

    Length: 12.5km (7¾ miles) | Ascent: 975m (3,200ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw136 The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Horseshoe from Pen y Pass

    Route Summary: - Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), The Scree Path, Bwlch y Saethau, Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd (East Top), Lliwedd Bach, Gallt y Wenallt, Afon Glaslyn, Miners' Track, Pen y Pass.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 1,250m (4,100ft) | Allow at least: 6½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk gw105 Snowdon via The Watkin Path from Nantgwynant

    Route Summary: - Nantgwynant, Bethania, Castell, Gladstone Rock, The Watkin Path, Bwlch Ciliau, Bwlch y Saethau, The Scree Path, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), The Scree Path, Bwlch y Saethau, Bwlch Ciliau, The Watkin Path, Gladstone Rock, Castell, Bethania, Nantgwynant.

    Length: 12.5km (7¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,122m (3,682ft) | Allow at least: 6½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu

    Route Summary: - Rhyd Ddu, Rhyd Ddu Path, Pen Ar Lon, Llechog, Bwlch Main, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Allt Maenderyn, Bwlch Cwm Llan, Yr Aran, Pen Ar Lon, Rhyd Ddu.

    Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 1,214m (3,982ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk gw117 Snowdon and Yr Aran via The Watkin Path from Nantgwynant

    Route Summary: - Nantgwynant, Bethania, Castell, Gladstone Rock, The Watkin Path, Bwlch Ciliau, Bwlch y Saethau, The Scree Path, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Rydd Ddu Path, Clogwyn Du, Allt Maenderyn, Yr Aran, Clogwyn Birth, Nantgwynant.

    Length: 14.5km (9½ miles) | Ascent: 1,377m (4,517ft) | Allow at least: 8hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path

    Route Summary: - Snowdon Mountain Railway Llanberis Station, Cader Ellyll, Llanberis Path, Halfway Station, Llechlog, Clogwyn Station, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Bwlch Glas, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Clogwyn Station, Halfway Station, Llanberis Path, Llanberis.

    Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 1,019m (3,344ft) | Allow at least: 6¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk gw186 Snowdon and Moel Cynghorion from Llanberis

    Route Summary: - Snowdon Mountain Railway Llanberis Station, Cader Ellyll, Llanberis Path, Halfway Station, Llechlog, Clogwyn Station, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Bwlch Glas, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Clogwyn Du'r Arddu Path, Snowdon Ranger Path, Moel Cynghorion, Bwlch Maesgwm, Llanberis.

    Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1,346m (4,179ft) | Allow at least: 8½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk gw158 Snowdon, Moel Cynghorion, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio from Llanberis

    Route Summary: - Snowdon Mountain Railway Llanberis Station, Cader Ellyll, Llanberis Path, Halfway Station, Llechlog, Clogwyn Station, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Bwlch Glas, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Clogwyn Du'r Arddu Path, Snowdon Ranger Path, Moel Cynghorion, Bwlch Maesgwm, Foel Goch (Snowdon), Foel Gron, Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Llanberis.

    Length: 20.5km (12¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,723m (5,651ft) | Allow at least: 10½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



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

    Mark Price walked up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on September 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] pen y pass [with] Kat and Robert [weather] sqally rain with a moderate wind

    Neil Walker climbed Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on June 1st, 1984 [with] Little Houghton School

    David Fiander bagged Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on September 16th, 1976 [from/via/route] Miners path [with] Friends [weather] Sunny

    Michael Lee has hiked Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) [from/via/route] Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), The Scree Path, Bwlch y Saethau, Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd (East Top), Lliwedd Bach, Gallt y Wenallt, Afon Glaslyn, Miners' Track, Pen y Pass. [with] Gareth & John [weather] Warm sunny - Superb day!! Sore feet!

    Simon Neilson-Clark summited Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on June 3rd, 2018 [from/via/route] From Pyg track [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny Hill fog

    Phil Brown conquered Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on May 3rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Gw136 [weather] Very,very, windy and cold

    Chris Faulkner scaled Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on April 8th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Pen y Pass. Up the Miners and down the Pyg. Plenty of snow on top. Took crampons and ice axe but snow was soft and wet. Very busy. Train not running. Cafe not open :) [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Clear. Freezing on top.

    Kevin Williams walked up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on April 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] Start from Pen Y Pass car park via Miners track, descend via Llanberis path [with] Tracey [weather] Sunny

    Anthony Jackson climbed Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) during 1987 [from/via/route] Many times across Crib Goch but also up the miner's path and dare I say it, even by train... Climbed along Crib Goch in thunder & lightening once! Last time was maybe '99 [with] usually alone but occasionally with others too.

    Craig Lewis bagged Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on September 2nd, 2011 - 30.9.16 - watkins path 7.10.17 - up by Pyg down by Miners (3Peaks)

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

    Llyn y Biswail with Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance from the summit of Cnicht (North Top)

    1. Llyn y Biswail with Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance from the summit of Cnicht (North Top)
    Photo: Martin Talbot (11)

    Snow on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at sunrise in January from the Rhyd Ddu path

    2. Snow on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at sunrise in January from the Rhyd Ddu path
    Photo: Vivien Dawes (1)

    Snow on Mynydd Mawr from the Rhyd Ddu path up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

    3. Snow on Mynydd Mawr from the Rhyd Ddu path up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
    Photo: Vivien Dawes (2)

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

    4. Snow on Bwlch Cwm Llan between Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Yr Aran
    Photo: Vivien Dawes (3)

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

    5. The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) and Yr Aran (right) from Bwlch Meillionen
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (187)

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

    6. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from the summit of Moel Yr Ogof
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (191)

    Moel Eilio (left), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Moel Yr Ogof

    7. Moel Eilio (left), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Moel Yr Ogof
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (196)

    Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) with Moel Eilio (in shadow), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the cairn on the summit of Moel Yr Ogof

    8. Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) with Moel Eilio (in shadow), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the cairn on the summit of Moel Yr Ogof
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (199)

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

    9. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from the summit of Moel Lefn
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (206)

    Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

    10. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (213)


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