Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path

An alternative route up Wales' highest


Route outline for walk gw140:

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



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Rhyd Dduis pronounced'r-ee-th th-ee'

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!


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
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at 1085m (3561ft). Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (1st highest in Wales,Highest in England & Wales) Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (1st highest in Wales,Highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (1st highest in Wales, 43rd highest in the UK). Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) means 'The Burial Place' in Welsh and is pronounced 'ur-oo-ith-va'. The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. 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.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Llechog (Llanberis Path) at 720m (2363ft). Llechog (Llanberis Path) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (76th highest in Wales, 184th highest in England & Wales).


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (4)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The Johnson-Holme Family on the summit of Mount Snowdon

The Johnson-Holme Family on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Manda Johnson-Holme (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My big sister Louise and my brother-in-law Dave at the top of Snowdon last September

My big sister Louise and my brother-in-law Dave at the top of Snowdon last September

Photo: Nicola Shipston (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit Cafe

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit Cafe

Photo: Richard Nicholls (13)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The view from Mount Snowdon with a touch of hoar frost on the grass making them into white ribbons

The view from Mount Snowdon with a touch of hoar frost on the grass making them into white ribbons

Photo: Pauline Styles (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Climbing Mount Snowdon

Climbing Mount Snowdon

Photo: Karina Ween (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Glas Llyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glas Llyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: George White (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Llyn Llydaw beyond

Photo: Will Caesar (13)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Crib Goch from Snowdon

Crib Goch from Snowdon

Photo: Paul Gillett (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Near the summit of Mount Snowdon

Near the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (10)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Snow on Mynydd Mawr from the Rhyd Ddu path up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Snow on Mynydd Mawr from the Rhyd Ddu path up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Vivien Dawes (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - At the summit of Snowdon in March 2012

At the summit of Snowdon in March 2012

Photo: Nicola James (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On the summit of Mount Snowdon

On the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: John Cottle (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Glaslyn from Snowdon

Glaslyn from Snowdon

Photo: Paul Gillett (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The Watkin Path on Bwlch Ciliau and Y Lliwedd from the top of the Scree Path close to the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

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)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Maria Hackett (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - . . . round the other side of the cafe at the top of Snowdon

. . . round the other side of the cafe at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Oliver Hunter (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My mountain dog Degla, admiring the view (near the top of the PYG/Miners' Track) off Mount Snowdon

My mountain dog Degla, admiring the view (near the top of the PYG/Miners' Track) off Mount Snowdon

Photo: Emma Thorncroft (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me and my wife on Mount Snowdon

Me and my wife on Mount Snowdon

Photo: Ian Miller (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

ON the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Jefferies (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Climbing Snowdon

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Climbing Snowdon

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu

Photo: David Zuckerman (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) as part of my 3 Peaks Challenge

Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) as part of my 3 Peaks Challenge

Photo: Tim Williams (4)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On the summit of Snowdon as part of a sponsored walk for Southmead Hospital, Bristol

On the summit of Snowdon as part of a sponsored walk for Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Photo: David Jefferies (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (12)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature inversion seen from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charles Brown (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Glaslyn (front) and Llyn Llydaw with The Pyg Track (far left) and the Miners' Track (centre left) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

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)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My family climbing Snowdon!

My family climbing Snowdon!

Photo: Donna Taylor (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd Bach and Y Lliwedd from the Finger Post at top of Scree Path near the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

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)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me and my dad (Dave) on Garnedd Ugain having just climbed across Crib Goch

Me and my dad (Dave) on Garnedd Ugain having just climbed across Crib Goch

Photo: Paul Hancock (6)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My daughter and I on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

My daughter and I on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Sheila Shepheard (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llanberis from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llanberis from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Barry Lugg (16)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The Watkin Path, Nantgwynant and Cnicht on the horizon from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The Watkin Path, Nantgwynant and Cnicht on the horizon from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Victoria Ashley (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Crib Goch at dawn from very close to the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch at dawn from very close to the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Shane Green (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (6)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me at the top of Snowdon

Me at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Sallyanne Rose (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (14)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Glyder Fawr from Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glyder Fawr from Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (24)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My husband on the summit of Snowdon

My husband on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Elizabeth Kidger (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Climbing Snowdon

Climbing Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (3)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Temperature Inversion from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature Inversion from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Karen Harding (6)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My boys and I on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

My boys and I on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) - The 2nd highest mountain in England and Wales from the highest - Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) - The 2nd highest mountain in England and Wales from the highest - Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (12)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is in sight!

The top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is in sight!

Photo: Laura Whitfield (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Will Caesar (17)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Crib Goch, Craig Fach and The PYG Track from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch, Craig Fach and The PYG Track from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (13)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Andy Brown on Snowdon during the Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Andy Brown (7)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me at the summit of Snowdon

Me at the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Gary Daluzvieira (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The viewpoint plaque on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The viewpoint plaque on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (10)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Yr Aran at the end of the Allt Maenderyn Ridge from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Yr Aran at the end of the Allt Maenderyn Ridge from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Will Caesar (10)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Moray Hillwalkers on the PYG Track up Mt Snowdon

Moray Hillwalkers on the PYG Track up Mt Snowdon

Photo: Roy Paterson (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) summit

On Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) summit

Photo: Barry Lugg (20)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My uncle on the summit of Mount Snowdon

My uncle on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Tommy Guns (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Llydaw from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Andy Holliday (4)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Our family walk up Snowdon!

Our family walk up Snowdon!

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (4)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Rhyd Ddu

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Rhyd Ddu

Photo: Gerald Murphy (149)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - At the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Kate, Ross and Robbie!

At the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Kate, Ross and Robbie!

Photo: Rosie Woodward (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn-y-Gadar (right) beyond the Rydd Ddu Path/Lechlog ridge from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn-y-Gadar (right) beyond the Rydd Ddu Path/Lechlog ridge from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Steve Sides (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (8)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes. <br>What a tight finish, just time for this photo!

The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes.
What a tight finish, just time for this photo!

Photo: Wayne Hill (94)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Snow on Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Cartwright (7)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

View back down the South Ridge to Yr Aran from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (11)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The PYG Track and The Miners' Track, Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The PYG Track and The Miners' Track, Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (11)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Photo: David Cartwright (6)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background

Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background

Photo: Chris Mathieson (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Snow on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at sunrise in January from the Rhyd Ddu path

Snow on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at sunrise in January from the Rhyd Ddu path

Photo: Vivien Dawes (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The summit of Snowdon in the clouds from the top of the PYG Track

The summit of Snowdon in the clouds from the top of the PYG Track

Photo: Rob Barklamb (52)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon

Llyn Padarn and Llanberis from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (9)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me on Snowdon

Me on Snowdon

Photo: James Stenson (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from the Nantlle Road (B4418) near Rhyd Ddu

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from the Nantlle Road (B4418) near Rhyd Ddu

Photo: Gerald Murphy (148)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - This is my husband Dave on the top of Snowdon

This is my husband Dave on the top of Snowdon

Photo: Jennifer Turnbull (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) a couple of months back

Me at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) a couple of months back

Photo: John Cottle (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - An unscheduled halt on Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

An unscheduled halt on Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (22)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - A RAF Helicopter above Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

A RAF Helicopter above Y Lliwedd and the Watkin Path from Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Will Caesar (9)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Ellis (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - A snowy day up Snowdon

A snowy day up Snowdon

Photo: Sion Williams (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

Photo: Brian Dexter (9)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon

Nearing the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Mark Davies (9)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Cwm Clogwyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Cwm Clogwyn from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (6)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Sheep on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with the Snowdon Mountain Railway beyond

Sheep on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with the Snowdon Mountain Railway beyond

Photo: Barry Lugg (19)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Me on top of snowdon, looking like a smurf

Photo: Christina Jones (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Half-way up Snowdon on the Rhyd Ddu walk

Half-way up Snowdon on the Rhyd Ddu walk

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me, my fella and two of the kids at the top of Snowdon

Me, my fella and two of the kids at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Christina Cooke (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - This is a pic of my boyfriend mounting the steps to the summit of Snowdon in rather foggy conditions!

This is a pic of my boyfriend mounting the steps to the summit of Snowdon in rather foggy conditions!

Photo: Emma Maudsley (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon

Three of my work colleagues at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Oliver Hunter (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Laura Whitfield (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - We made it! Sara and Tess on the summit of Snowdon

We made it! Sara and Tess on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: Leslie Williams (10)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Crib Goch (centre right) with the PYG Track (mid path) and the Miners' Track (coming up the valley) seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch (centre right) with the PYG Track (mid path) and the Miners' Track (coming up the valley) seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Hazel Pyper (3)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Falling off Snowdon with The Miners' Track and Llyn Llydaw beyond

Falling off Snowdon with The Miners' Track and Llyn Llydaw beyond

Photo: Dade Murphy (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Craig Fach, Llyn Llydaw (top) and Glaslyn (bottom) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (10)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My oldest sons (14 and 15 years old) and some of their mates get hands on at the cairn, on top of Mount Snowdon after doing a charity walk.

My oldest sons (14 and 15 years old) and some of their mates get hands on at the cairn, on top of Mount Snowdon after doing a charity walk.

Photo: Sara Hatcha (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My son in law Mark waking up on the top of Snowdon with fabulous clouds down below

My son in law Mark waking up on the top of Snowdon with fabulous clouds down below

Photo: Eve Conner (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Eric Sharp (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Homeward Bound from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) via the South Ridge

Homeward Bound from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) via the South Ridge

Photo: Gerald Murphy (13)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Cochrane (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Jane, Holly, William and Gnasher Bishop on the top of Snowdon

Jane, Holly, William and Gnasher Bishop on the top of Snowdon

Photo: Andrew Worsey (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Vince Wetton on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in 2010

Vince Wetton on the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in 2010

Photo: Robert Taylor-Marriott (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Me on the summit of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Heather Haigh (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Me and Janine on our way up Snowdon

Photo: Christina Jones (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - It's a bit foggy but here is a photo of me and our little hiking Jack Russell at the top of Snowdon :)

It's a bit foggy but here is a photo of me and our little hiking Jack Russell at the top of Snowdon :)

Photo: Cheeta Lagas (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (9)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (5)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Photo: David Cartwright (8)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Approaching Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Summit

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (3)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me on the summit of Snowdon

Me on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Bald (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Son Sam on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the ultimate cloudless July day

Son Sam on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the ultimate cloudless July day

Photo: Stephen Cooper (3)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Photo: Charlotte Drysdale (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The awe inspiring view from Snowdon

The awe inspiring view from Snowdon's summit featuring Llyn Llydaw with Carnedd Moel Siabod beyond

Photo: Andy Haynes (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (6)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

On Snowdon with Y Lliwedd beyond

Photo: David Atherton (5)

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

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) (left), Llyn Cwellyn, Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (right) and Foel Gron (far right) from the Rhyd Ddu path

Photo: Don Williams (16)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Crib Goch, Craig Fach, The PYG Track, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Crib Goch, Craig Fach, The PYG Track, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (15)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (7)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Andy Haynes (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon

My wife Donna near the top of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Chris Pieper (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Myself in September on the final approach to Snowdon summit via the Rhyd Ddu path

Myself in September on the final approach to Snowdon summit via the Rhyd Ddu path

Photo: Patrick Craven (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Glaslyn (bottom), Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd (right) from the top of The PYG/Miners' Track, Snowdon

Glaslyn (bottom), Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd (right) from the top of The PYG/Miners' Track, Snowdon

Photo: Peter Dryden (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Me on top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jenni Lynn (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Cefn-Du, Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Foel Goch and Moel Cynghorion from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Cefn-Du, Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Foel Goch and Moel Cynghorion from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Clarke (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me, Paul and Andy on top of Snowdon

Me, Paul and Andy on top of Snowdon

Photo: Paul Taylor (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Llydaw from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Mick Coxon (3)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Andy looking along the ridge towards Llanberis from Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the down from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Andy looking along the ridge towards Llanberis from Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the down from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Leslie Williams (13)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon

Me and my wife Emma at the top of Snowdon

Photo: Stuart Edwards (3)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

The summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (179)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Pool above Glaslyn, Snowdon

Photo: David Atherton (4)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Friends on Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Friends on Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Jonathan Goddard (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Paul Hancock (5)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Myself, Willo, Barnsey and Mark at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in September!

Myself, Willo, Barnsey and Mark at the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in September!

Photo: Steve Hitchman (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The summit of Snowdon with friends

The summit of Snowdon with friends

Photo: Emma Cella (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the air

The summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the air

Photo: Don Williams (11)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Crib Goch from Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch from Llechog (Llanberis Path) on the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (23)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Crib Goch (left) and Llyn Llydaw (right) in the background

On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Crib Goch (left) and Llyn Llydaw (right) in the background

Photo: Eric Sharp (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background

On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background

Photo: Chris Jones (3)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Cwellyn and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn)  (centre left) and Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (far right) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Cwellyn and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) (centre left) and Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (far right) from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Cathy Crompton (2)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Friends climbing Snowdon

Friends climbing Snowdon

Photo: Nick Hopkins (1)

Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path - Llyn Peris, Llanberis and the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Llyn Peris, Llanberis and the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Cathy Crompton (1)


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