Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu

A walk in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales

An alternative route up Wales' highest

Walk 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.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu 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 The Snowdon Area,  Snowdonia National Park,  Gwynedd,  Wales

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the air
Photo: Don Williams

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

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:

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 in Wales, 1st in England & Wales). Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (1st in Wales, 1st in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (1st in Wales, 43rd in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Yr Aran, 747m (2452ft). Yr Aran is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (54th in Wales, 125th in England & Wales). Yr Aran is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (65th in Wales, 151st in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (24th in Wales, 485th in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Llechog, 718m (2356ft). Llechog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (79th in Wales, 190th in England & Wales).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

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More Photos and Pictures from Walk gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu

In no particular order . . .

Glaslyn (front) and Llyn Llydaw with The Pyg Track (far left) and the Miners' Track (centre left) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

1. 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)


Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

2. Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon
Photo: Paul Hancock (5)


Our family walk up Snowdon!. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

3. Our family walk up Snowdon!
Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (4)


Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Rhyd Ddu. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

4. Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Rhyd Ddu
Photo: Gerald Murphy (149)


Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

5. Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu
Photo: David Zuckerman (1)


Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

6. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit
Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (5)


Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

7. Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon
Photo: Christina Jones (1)


View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

8. View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Gerald Murphy (11)


Crib Goch from Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

9. Crib Goch from Snowdon
Photo: Paul Gillett (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). Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

10. 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)



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