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

The easiest way up Mount Snowdon


Route outline for walk gw100:

Pen-y-Pass  -  Pyg Track  -  Bwlch y Moch  -  Miners' Track  -  Snowdon Mountain Railway  -  Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)  -  Miners' Track  -  Pyg Track  -  Bwlch y Moch  -  Pen-y-Pass.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

There is a Snowdon Sherpa bus service that links all the main car parks and starting points for the main routes up Snowdon - including Pen-y-Pass - and the fare is cheaper than parking for the day at Pen-y-Pass- if you can find a space that is. You can buy tickets from the driver (Pen-y-Pass is pronounced 'Pen-uh-pass'). See The Snowdon Sherpa for details.

The final push onto the summit ridge is very steep and often has a large snow cornice quite late into Spring. It can be extremely dangerous for the ill equipped.

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is the only rack railway in Great Britain. It was opened in April 1896 and has been ferrying people to the summit of Snowdon ever since. To date, the Snowdon Mountain Railway has suffered only one fatality.On the day it opened one of the engines briefly lost control near the summit, tempting a passenger to leap from the train. He died from injuries.

'Pyg' (as in Pyg Track) is and abbreviation for Pen y Gwryd - the hotel at the bottom of the pass.

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!


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at 1085m (3561ft). Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (1st highest in Wales,Highest in England & Wales) Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (1st highest in Wales,Highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (1st highest in Wales, 43rd highest in the UK). 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. 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.


You can find more walks near this one 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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My boys and I on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

My boys and I on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Pyg Track route up Mount Snowdon from Pen-y-Pass

The Pyg Track route up Mount Snowdon from Pen-y-Pass

Photo: Mark Davies (5)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Photo: David Cartwright (8)

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

Glaslyn from Snowdon

Photo: Paul Gillett (2)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charles Brown (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Photo: Christina Jones (1)

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

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

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background

On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background

Photo: Chris Jones (3)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (8)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Our family walk up Snowdon!

Our family walk up Snowdon!

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (4)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn Llydaw from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Andy Holliday (4)

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

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Mick Coxon (3)

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

Crib Goch from Snowdon

Photo: Paul Gillett (1)

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

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (12)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - A snowy day up Snowdon

A snowy day up Snowdon

Photo: Sion Williams (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Llanberis Valley from the PYG Track, Mount Snowdon

The Llanberis Valley from the PYG Track, Mount Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Moray Hillwalkers on the PYG Track up Mt Snowdon

Moray Hillwalkers on the PYG Track up Mt Snowdon

Photo: Roy Paterson (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Vince Wetton on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in 2010

Vince Wetton on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in 2010

Photo: Robert Taylor-Marriott (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Crib Goch, Craig Fach and The PYG Track from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch, Craig Fach and The PYG Track from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (13)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The summit of Snowdon in the clouds from the top of the PYG Track

The summit of Snowdon in the clouds from the top of the PYG Track

Photo: Rob Barklamb (52)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Myself, Willo, Barnsey and Mark at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in September!

Myself, Willo, Barnsey and Mark at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in September!

Photo: Steve Hitchman (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me on the summit of Snowdon

Me on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Bald (1)

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

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (5)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (5)

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

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) summit

Photo: Barry Lugg (20)

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

Climbing Mount Snowdon

Photo: Karina Ween (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - It's a bit foggy but here is a photo of me and our little hiking Jack Russell at the top of Snowdon :)

It's a bit foggy but here is a photo of me and our little hiking Jack Russell at the top of Snowdon :)

Photo: Cheeta Lagas (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

Photo: Brian Dexter (9)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn Llydaw with Y Lliwedd beyond from Bwlch y Moch

Llyn Llydaw with Y Lliwedd beyond from Bwlch y Moch

Photo: Will Caesar (5)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (8)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - . . . round the other side of the cafe at the top of Snowdon

. . . round the other side of the cafe at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Oliver Hunter (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The summit of Snowdon with friends

The summit of Snowdon with friends

Photo: Emma Cella (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Johnson-Holme Family on the summit of Mount Snowdon

The Johnson-Holme Family on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Manda Johnson-Holme (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - At the summit of Snowdon in March 2012

At the summit of Snowdon in March 2012

Photo: Nicola James (2)

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

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

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit Cafe

Photo: Richard Nicholls (13)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (9)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Crib Goch, Craig Fach, The PYG Track, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Crib Goch, Craig Fach, The PYG Track, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (15)

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

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Y Lliwedd from the Pyg Track path on the lower slopes of Crib Goch

Y Lliwedd from the Pyg Track path on the lower slopes of Crib Goch

Photo: David Cochrane (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Me on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Heather Haigh (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Glaslyn (bottom), Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd (right) from the top of The PYG/Miners' Track, Snowdon

Glaslyn (bottom), Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd (right) from the top of The PYG/Miners' Track, Snowdon

Photo: Peter Dryden (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn Cwellyn and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn)  (centre left) and Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (far right) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Cwellyn and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) (centre left) and Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (far right) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Cathy Crompton (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Watkin Path on Bwlch Ciliau and Y Lliwedd from the top of the Scree Path close to the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The Watkin Path on Bwlch Ciliau and Y Lliwedd from the top of the Scree Path close to the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (8)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Near the summit of Mount Snowdon

Near the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (10)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Up, up and up The Pyg Track heading for Snowdon

Up, up and up The Pyg Track heading for Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (8)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (9)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My family climbing Snowdon!

My family climbing Snowdon!

Photo: Donna Taylor (1)

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

Glas Llyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: George White (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The PYG Track and The Miners' Track, Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The PYG Track and The Miners' Track, Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (11)

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

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me at the top of Snowdon

Me at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Sallyanne Rose (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Pyg Track - so far so good!

The Pyg Track - so far so good!

Photo: Mark Davies (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On The Miners' Track, Snowdon

On The Miners' Track, Snowdon

Photo: Karen Harding (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Andy Haynes (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Roman standing in the summit of Craig Fach with Glyder Fawr forming the horizon

Roman standing in the summit of Craig Fach with Glyder Fawr forming the horizon

Photo: Leslie Williams (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Mount Snowdon (left in distance) and Crib Goch from Craig Fach

Mount Snowdon (left in distance) and Crib Goch from Craig Fach

Photo: Leslie Williams (6)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me and my wife on Mount Snowdon

Me and my wife on Mount Snowdon

Photo: Ian Miller (1)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My big sister Louise and my brother-in-law Dave at the top of Snowdon last September

My big sister Louise and my brother-in-law Dave at the top of Snowdon last September

Photo: Nicola Shipston (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon

Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Stuart Edwards (3)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon

Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (9)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Ellis (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (8)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Andy Brown (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Miners' Track from the PYG Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The Miners' Track from the PYG Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Barry Lugg (17)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Laura Whitfield (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My daughter and I on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

My daughter and I on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Sheila Shepheard (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Vince Wetton on the PYG Track en-route to Snowdon<br>via Crib Goch in 2010

Vince Wetton on the PYG Track en-route to Snowdon
via Crib Goch in 2010

Photo: Robert Taylor-Marriott (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Cartwright (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Photo: David Cartwright (11)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon

My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Chris Pieper (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn Peris, Llanberis and the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Peris, Llanberis and the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Cathy Crompton (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the summit of Snowdon as part of a sponsored walk for Southmead Hospital, Bristol

On the summit of Snowdon as part of a sponsored walk for Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Photo: David Jefferies (2)

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

Friends on Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jonathan Goddard (1)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me at the summit of Snowdon

Me at the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Gary Daluzvieira (1)

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

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (3)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - This is my husband Dave on the top of Snowdon

This is my husband Dave on the top of Snowdon

Photo: Jennifer Turnbull (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Photo: David Cartwright (12)

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

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - We made it! Sara and Tess on the summit of Snowdon

We made it! Sara and Tess on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (10)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon

Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (9)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Photo: Christina Jones (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Cefn-Du, Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Foel Goch and Moel Cynghorion from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Cefn-Du, Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Foel Goch and Moel Cynghorion from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Clarke (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (6)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (10)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Crib Goch (left) and Llyn Llydaw (right) in the background

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Crib Goch (left) and Llyn Llydaw (right) in the background

Photo: Eric Sharp (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Half-way up Snowdon on the Rhyd Ddu walk

Half-way up Snowdon on the Rhyd Ddu walk

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (2)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Climbing the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon

Climbing the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (4)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the Miners Track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the Miners Track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (8)

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

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (4)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the Pyg track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the Pyg track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (10)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me, Paul and Andy on top of Snowdon

Me, Paul and Andy on top of Snowdon

Photo: Paul Taylor (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the summit of Mount Snowdon

On the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: John Cottle (2)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (6)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - At the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Kate, Ross and Robbie!

At the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Kate, Ross and Robbie!

Photo: Rosie Woodward (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The Pyg Track on the way up Mount Snowdon

The Pyg Track on the way up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (4)

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

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (3)

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

Cwm Clogwyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (6)

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

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me, my fella and two of the kids at the top of Snowdon

Me, my fella and two of the kids at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Christina Cooke (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Son Sam on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the ultimate cloudless July day

Son Sam on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the ultimate cloudless July day

Photo: Stephen Cooper (3)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The viewpoint plaque on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The viewpoint plaque on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (10)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (4)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My mountain dog Degla, admiring the view (near the top of the PYG/Miners' Track) off Mount Snowdon

My mountain dog Degla, admiring the view (near the top of the PYG/Miners' Track) off Mount Snowdon

Photo: Emma Thorncroft (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Paul Hancock (5)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The expeditionists - Tess, Andy, Roman, Sara and Nell take a well-earned break whilst climbing Snowdon via the PYG Track

The expeditionists - Tess, Andy, Roman, Sara and Nell take a well-earned break whilst climbing Snowdon via the PYG Track

Photo: Leslie Williams (9)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Andy and Nell negotiating a tricky section of the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon. Tess waits her turn.

Andy and Nell negotiating a tricky section of the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon. Tess waits her turn.

Photo: Leslie Williams (8)

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

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn Llydaw from the Pyg Track

Llyn Llydaw from the Pyg Track

Photo: Richard Nicholls (11)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Eric Sharp (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Ruin on the Miners' Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Ruin on the Miners' Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Barry Lugg (14)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the PYG Track climbing Mount Snowdon

On the PYG Track climbing Mount Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (3)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My uncle on the summit of Mount Snowdon

My uncle on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Tommy Guns (1)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Temperature Inversion from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature Inversion from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Karen Harding (6)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the air

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the air

Photo: Don Williams (11)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me and my dad (Dave) on Garnedd Ugain having just climbed across Crib Goch

Me and my dad (Dave) on Garnedd Ugain having just climbed across Crib Goch

Photo: Paul Hancock (6)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Photo: Richard Nicholls (6)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes. <br>What a tight finish, just time for this photo!

The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes.
What a tight finish, just time for this photo!

Photo: Wayne Hill (94)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is in sight!

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

Photo: Laura Whitfield (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (10)

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

Llanberis from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Barry Lugg (16)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Photo: David Cartwright (6)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Looking back to Pen-y-Pass from the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon

Looking back to Pen-y-Pass from the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (5)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - The summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (179)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Walking The Pyg Track route up Mount Snowdon from Pen-y-Pass

Walking The Pyg Track route up Mount Snowdon from Pen-y-Pass

Photo: Mark Davies (6)

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

Friends climbing Snowdon

Photo: Nick Hopkins (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Llyn-y-Gadar (right) beyond the Rydd Ddu Path/Lechlog ridge from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn-y-Gadar (right) beyond the Rydd Ddu Path/Lechlog ridge from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Steve Sides (1)

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

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Cochrane (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My husband on the summit of Snowdon

My husband on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Elizabeth Kidger (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background

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

Photo: Chris Mathieson (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

Photo: Will Caesar (13)

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

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Maria Hackett (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jenni Lynn (1)

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

Me on Snowdon

Photo: James Stenson (1)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (11)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - My sister on the Miners' Track up Snowdon with Glaslyn in the background

My sister on the Miners' Track up Snowdon with Glaslyn in the background

Photo: Jackie Lucas (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Yr Aran at the end of the Allt Maenderyn Ridge from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Yr Aran at the end of the Allt Maenderyn Ridge from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Will Caesar (10)

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

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) as part of my 3 Peaks Challenge

Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) as part of my 3 Peaks Challenge

Photo: Tim Williams (4)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Me on the Miners' Track up Snowdon

Me on the Miners' Track up Snowdon

Photo: Christopher Edwards (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Falling off Snowdon with The Miners' Track and Llyn Llydaw beyond

Falling off Snowdon with The Miners' Track and Llyn Llydaw beyond

Photo: Dade Murphy (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Photo: Richard Nicholls (7)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Wild goats on the PYG Track

Wild goats on the PYG Track

Photo: Gemma Bason (2)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon

Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Oliver Hunter (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Jefferies (1)

Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) - The 2nd highest mountain in England and Wales from the highest - Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) - The 2nd highest mountain in England and Wales from the highest - Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (12)


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