Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path

A walk in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales

The highest mountain in England & Wales

Walk Route Summary:

- Snowdon Mountain Railway Llanberis Station, Cader Ellyll, Llanberis Path, Halfway Station, Llechlog, Clogwyn Station, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Bwlch Glas, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Clogwyn Station, Halfway Station, Llanberis Path, Llanberis.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path Snowdon Mountain Railway Llanberis Station, Cader Ellyll, Llanberis Path, Halfway Station, Llechlog, Clogwyn Station, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Bwlch Glas, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Clogwyn Station, Halfway Station, Llanberis Path, Llanberis The Snowdon Area,  Snowdonia National Park,  Gwynedd,  Wales

Glaslyn (front) and Llyn Llydaw with The Pyg Track (far left) and the Miners' Track (centre left) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Cathy Crompton

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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!

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.


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 Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), 1066m (3499ft). Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (2nd in Wales, 2nd in England & Wales). Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (2nd in Wales, 2nd in England & Wales).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
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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 gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path

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My grandson Kieran on Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl). Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

1. My grandson Kieran on Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)
Photo: Martin Jones (2)


My boys and I on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

2. My boys and I on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (1)


Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background. Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

3. Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background
Photo: Chris Mathieson (2)


Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon. Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

4. Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon
Photo: David Cartwright (7)


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 gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

5. 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)


Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl). Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

6. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)
Photo: Clare Howard (22)


Me on Snowdon. Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

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


Crib Goch (with The PYG Track/Miners' Track running down its east flank) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

8. Crib Goch (with The PYG Track/Miners' Track running down its east flank) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: David Wright (176)


My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon. Walk route map gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path photo

9. My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon
Photo: Chris Pieper (1)


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10. The PYG Track and The Miners' Track, Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Chris Player (11)

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