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

The quickest way up Wales' highest


Route outline for walk gw100:

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.



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!


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
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 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 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). Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (1st highest in Wales, 43rd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Craig Fach at 609m (1999ft). Craig Fach is also known as a Welsh Dewey (2nd highest in Wales, 3rd in England & Wales)

This walk 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)


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

In no particular order . . .

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)

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)

Friends on Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Friends on Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jonathan Goddard (1)

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)

Glas Llyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glas Llyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: George White (1)

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)

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (3)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

Photo: Barry Lugg (17)

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)

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)

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

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

Photo: Chris Ellis (1)

Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Photo: David Cartwright (12)

Llyn Llydaw with Y Lliwedd beyond from Bwlch y Moch

Llyn Llydaw with Y Lliwedd beyond from Bwlch y Moch

Photo: Will Caesar (5)

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)

Wild goats on the PYG Track

Wild goats on the PYG Track

Photo: Gemma Bason (2)

The Pyg Track - so far so good!

The Pyg Track - so far so good!

Photo: Mark Davies (7)

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)

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)

The Pyg Track on the way up Mount Snowdon

The Pyg Track on the way up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (4)

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)

Climbing the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon

Climbing the PYG Track up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (4)

Me, Paul and Andy on top of Snowdon

Me, Paul and Andy on top of Snowdon

Photo: Paul Taylor (1)

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)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (9)

Climbing Mount Snowdon

Climbing Mount Snowdon

Photo: Karina Ween (1)

My family climbing Snowdon!

My family climbing Snowdon!

Photo: Donna Taylor (1)

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)

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)

Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Photo: Christina Jones (1)

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)

At the summit of Snowdon in March 2012

At the summit of Snowdon in March 2012

Photo: Nicola James (2)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Photo: Richard Nicholls (6)

Moray Hillwalkers on the PYG Track up Mt Snowdon

Moray Hillwalkers on the PYG Track up Mt Snowdon

Photo: Roy Paterson (1)

On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (8)

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)

On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (7)

Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon

Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Oliver Hunter (1)

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Paul Hancock (5)

On The Miners' Track, Snowdon

On The Miners' Track, Snowdon

Photo: Karen Harding (1)

Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon

Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Stuart Edwards (3)

Temperature Inversion from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature Inversion from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Karen Harding (6)

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

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

Photo: Andy Holliday (4)

My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon

My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Chris Pieper (1)

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Photo: David Cartwright (8)

On the Pyg track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the Pyg track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (10)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (7)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the air

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the air

Photo: Don Williams (11)

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

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

Photo: Laura Whitfield (1)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

Photo: Will Caesar (13)

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)

Me at the top of Snowdon

Me at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Sallyanne Rose (1)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) summit

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) summit

Photo: Barry Lugg (20)

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)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (5)

Me on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Me on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Heather Haigh (1)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Laura Whitfield (2)

Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (7)

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)

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (2)

Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Cartwright (7)

Climbing Snowdon

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (1)

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

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

Photo: Chris Mathieson (2)

Me at the summit of Snowdon

Me at the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Gary Daluzvieira (1)

Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Climbing Snowdon via the Pyg track

Photo: David Cartwright (11)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Andy Haynes (1)

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)

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)

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)

Me on the Miners' Track up Snowdon

Me on the Miners' Track up Snowdon

Photo: Christopher Edwards (1)

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)

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)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Maria Hackett (1)

. . . 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)

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)

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)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (12)

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Photo: David Cartwright (6)

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)

The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (6)

My uncle on the summit of Mount Snowdon

My uncle on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Tommy Guns (1)

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)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit Cafe

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit Cafe

Photo: Richard Nicholls (13)

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)

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (8)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Cochrane (2)

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)

Our family walk up Snowdon!

Our family walk up Snowdon!

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (4)

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)

Crib Goch from Snowdon

Crib Goch from Snowdon

Photo: Paul Gillett (1)

My husband on the summit of Snowdon

My husband on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Elizabeth Kidger (1)

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)

Friends climbing Snowdon

Friends climbing Snowdon

Photo: Nick Hopkins (1)

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)

Glaslyn from Snowdon

Glaslyn from Snowdon

Photo: Paul Gillett (2)

Climbing Snowdon

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (2)

Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Andy Brown (7)

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

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

Photo: Barry Lugg (14)

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (4)

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)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Photo: Richard Nicholls (7)

Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charles Brown (2)

Me on Snowdon

Me on Snowdon

Photo: James Stenson (1)

James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

Photo: Brian Dexter (9)

On the Miners Track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the Miners Track heading for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (8)

On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (10)

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

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

Photo: Sheila Shepheard (1)

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)

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)

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (6)

A snowy day up Snowdon

A snowy day up Snowdon

Photo: Sion Williams (1)

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (5)

Up, up and up The Pyg Track heading for Snowdon

Up, up and up The Pyg Track heading for Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (8)

On the Pyg Track

On the Pyg Track

Photo: Ian Lilley (9)

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)

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)

Half-way up Snowdon on the Rhyd Ddu walk

Half-way up Snowdon on the Rhyd Ddu walk

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (2)

Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jenni Lynn (1)

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)

Cwm Clogwyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Cwm Clogwyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (6)

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (1)

Near the summit of Mount Snowdon

Near the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (10)

Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Descending the Pyg Track, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (8)

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 summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (179)

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)

This is my husband Dave on the top of Snowdon

This is my husband Dave on the top of Snowdon

Photo: Jennifer Turnbull (1)

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)

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

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

Photo: Gerald Murphy (10)

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)

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)

Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Photo: Christina Jones (2)

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)

The Llanberis Valley from the PYG Track, Mount Snowdon

The Llanberis Valley from the PYG Track, Mount Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (2)

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)

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)

Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon

Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (9)

On the summit of Mount Snowdon

On the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: John Cottle (2)

ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Jefferies (1)

Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (4)

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)

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)

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)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Mick Coxon (3)

On the PYG Track climbing Mount Snowdon

On the PYG Track climbing Mount Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (3)

The summit of Snowdon with friends

The summit of Snowdon with friends

Photo: Emma Cella (1)

Me and my wife on Mount Snowdon

Me and my wife on Mount Snowdon

Photo: Ian Miller (1)

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)

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)

Me on the summit of Snowdon

Me on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Bald (1)

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)

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)

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)

Climbing Snowdon

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (3)

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)

Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon

Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (9)

Llanberis from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llanberis from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Barry Lugg (16)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Eric Sharp (2)

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)

Llyn Llydaw from the Pyg Track

Llyn Llydaw from the Pyg Track

Photo: Richard Nicholls (11)

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)

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)


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