Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path

A walk in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales

An alternative route up Wales' highest

Walk Route Summary:

- Rhyd Ddu, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Pen Ar Lon, Llechog, Bwlch Main, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Bwlch Main, Llechog, Pen Ar Lon, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Rhyd Ddu,.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path Rhyd Ddu, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Pen Ar Lon, Llechog, Bwlch Main, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Bwlch Main, Llechog, Pen Ar Lon, The Rhyd Ddu Path, Rhyd Ddu, The Snowdon Area,  Snowdonia National Park,  Gwynedd,  Wales

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) (left), Llyn Cwellyn, Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (right) and Foel Gron (far right) from the Rhyd Ddu path
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 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
1
Welsh
Mountain
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 gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path

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Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

1. Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon
Photo: Stuart Edwards (3)


ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

2. ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: David Jefferies (1)


Glaslyn from Snowdon. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

3. Glaslyn from Snowdon
Photo: Paul Gillett (2)


Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

4. Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: David Cochrane (2)


Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

5. Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Mick Coxon (3)


Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

6. Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (1)


Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

7. Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon
Photo: Oliver Hunter (1)


My family climbing Snowdon!. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

8. My family climbing Snowdon!
Photo: Donna Taylor (1)


Jane, Holly, William and Gnasher Bishop on the top of Snowdon. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

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


The summit of Snowdon in the clouds from the top of the PYG Track. Walk route map gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path photo

10. The summit of Snowdon in the clouds from the top of the PYG Track
Photo: Rob Barklamb (52)



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