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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)

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)

Ginny Tyler walked up on March 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Llanberis [with] Enzo [weather] Hail, torrential rain, wind & sleet

Andrew Cotter climbed on April 5th, 2015 [weather] Sunny

Melfyn Parry bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on August 16th, 2020 [weather] windy to begin with then sunny

Mark Smith conquered 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 scaled 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 walked up on September 19th, 2021 [from/via/route] Watkin Path [with] Rob [weather] Wet

Keith Axell climbed 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 bagged on April 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Miner's Path [with] Rhiannon, Catrin a Mikey [weather] Sunny

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

Sunset over Llyn Lockwood (centre bottom), Llyn Gywant, Y Lliwedd and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miner's Track near Glyder Fach

Sunset over Llyn Lockwood (centre bottom), Llyn Gywant, Y Lliwedd and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miner's Track near Glyder Fach

Photo: Gemma Bason (3)

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)

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

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

Photo: Laura Whitfield (1)

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)

Climbing Mount Snowdon

Climbing Mount Snowdon

Photo: Karina Ween (1)

Llanberis from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llanberis from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Barry Lugg (16)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (7)

Jane, Holly, William and Gnasher Bishop on the top of Snowdon

Jane, Holly, William and Gnasher Bishop on the top of Snowdon

Photo: Andrew Worsey (1)

The Snowdon Massif (Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran) and Llyn y Dywarchen from Mynydd Drws-y-coed

The Snowdon Massif (Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran) and Llyn y Dywarchen from Mynydd Drws-y-coed

Photo: David Zuckerman (14)

Moel Eilio rising above a temperature inversion from the Llanberis Path up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Moel Eilio rising above a temperature inversion from the Llanberis Path up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Steve Hitchman (2)

Glaslyn with the shoulder of Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the right

Glaslyn with the shoulder of Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the right

Photo: Keith Paddison (1)

Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Cartwright (7)

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

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

Photo: Gerald Murphy (213)

My family climbing Snowdon!

My family climbing Snowdon!

Photo: Donna Taylor (1)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (9)

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

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) Summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (12)

Sheep on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with the Snowdon Mountain Railway beyond

Sheep on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with the Snowdon Mountain Railway beyond

Photo: Barry Lugg (19)

Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) a couple of months back

Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) a couple of months back

Photo: John Cottle (1)

My oldest sons (14 and 15 years old) and some of their mates get hands on at the cairn, on top of Mount Snowdon after doing a charity walk.

My oldest sons (14 and 15 years old) and some of their mates get hands on at the cairn, on top of Mount Snowdon after doing a charity walk.

Photo: Sara Hatcha (1)


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