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.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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

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On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

1. On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background
Photo: Chris Jones (3)


Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

2. Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit
Photo: David Cartwright (8)


Jane, Holly, William and Gnasher Bishop on the top of Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

3. Jane, Holly, William and Gnasher Bishop on the top of Snowdon
Photo: Andrew Worsey (1)


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

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


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

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


Me on Snowdon. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

6. Me on Snowdon
Photo: James Stenson (1)


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

7. On the summit of Mount Snowdon
Photo: John Cottle (2)


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

8. Near the summit of Mount Snowdon
Photo: Mark Davies (10)


The summit of Snowdon with friends. Walk route map gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu photo

9. The summit of Snowdon with friends
Photo: Emma Cella (1)


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

10. Me on the summit of Mount Snowdon
Photo: Heather Haigh (1)



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