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 . . .

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

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


My big sister Louise and my brother-in-law Dave at the top of Snowdon last September. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

2. My big sister Louise and my brother-in-law Dave at the top of Snowdon last September
Photo: Nicola Shipston (1)


Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

3. Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon
Photo: Mark Davies (9)


Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

4. Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Chris Ellis (1)


My husband on the summit of Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

5. My husband on the summit of Snowdon
Photo: Elizabeth Kidger (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

6. 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)


My son in law Mark waking up on the top of Snowdon with fabulous clouds down below. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

7. My son in law Mark waking up on the top of Snowdon with fabulous clouds down below
Photo: Eve Conner (1)


A snowy day up Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

8. A snowy day up Snowdon
Photo: Sion Williams (1)


Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

9. Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge
Photo: Andy Brown (7)


Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd Bach and Y Lliwedd from the Finger Post at top of Scree Path near the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

10. 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)



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