17 easy to follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Snowdon Area area of Snowdonia

The Snowdon Area area of Snowdonia National Park is enclosed by Llyn Peris to the North, the A4086 (Dyffryn Mymbyr & The Pass of Llanberis) to the North East, the A498 (Llyn Gwynant, Nant Gwynant and Llyn Dinas) to the East & South East, Beddgelert to the South, the A4085 (Nant Conwyn, Llyn Cwellyn & Nant y Betws) to the South West and the edge of the Snowdonia National Park to the North West.

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Scroll down the list of walks below & click on each walk title (in blue) to locate it on the map above.


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again


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Walk gw100 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Pen-y-Pass

The easiest way up Mount Snowdon

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5 miles (10.5 km)
Ascent:2,938 ft (895 m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw105 Snowdon via The Watkin Path from Nantgwynant

Snowdon via The Watkin Path

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75 miles (12.5 km)
Ascent:3,682 ft (1,122 m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd-Ddu

An alternative route up Wales' highest

Vital Statistics:

Length:9 miles (14.5 km)
Ascent:3,982 ft (1,214 m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path

Probably the easiest way to climb Snowdon

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75 miles (12.5 km)
Ascent:3,200 ft (975 m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw114 Llyn Gwynant from Pen y Pass

A fine quiet valley walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 miles (12 km)
Ascent:1,476 ft (450 m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw117 Snowdon and Yr Aran via The Watkin Path from Bathania, Nantgwynant

The longest but prettiest route up Snowdon

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5 miles (14.5 km)
Ascent:4,517 ft (1,377 m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk gw118 Moel Cynghorion, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio from Llanberis

Superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:11 miles (17.5 km)
Ascent:4,175 ft (1,273 m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path

Long but straight forward route up Snowdon

Vital Statistics:

Length:9 miles (14.5 km)
Ascent:3,344 ft (1,019 m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk gw134 Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) avoiding Crib Goch from Pen y Pass

The shortest way up Wales' highest

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 miles (12 km)
Ascent:3,034 ft (925 m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw136 The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Horseshoe from Pen y Pass

A classic - but Crib Goch is not for the faint hearted!

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 miles (12 km)
Ascent:4,100 ft (1,250 m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd-Ddu Path

An alternative route up Wales' highest

Vital Statistics:

Length:8 miles (12 km)
Ascent:3,131 ft (954 m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw153 Crib Goch from Pen y Pass

Snowdon's famous ridge walk - not for the faint hearted!

Vital Statistics:

Length:6 miles (9.5 km)
Ascent:2,424 ft (739 m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw154 Llyn Llydaw and Glaslyn via the PYG Track and Miners' Track from Pen y Pass

A taste of Snowdon without the climbing

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5 miles (8.5 km)
Ascent:1,562 ft (476 m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw158 Garnedd Ugain, Snowdon, Moel Cynghorion, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio from Llanberis

Testing hike over Snowdon & her sisters

Vital Statistics:

Length:13.25 miles (21 km)
Ascent:5,651 ft (1,723 m)
Time:10½ hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)
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Walk gw186 Garnedd Ugain, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Moel Cynghorion from Llanberis

For when climbing just Snowdon is not enough

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.5 miles (18.5 km)
Ascent:4,179 ft (1,346 m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk gw198 The Welsh 3000's (Snowdon Area) from Pen y Pass

A classic horseshoe walk - but Crib Goch is not for the faint hearted!

Vital Statistics:

Length:7 miles (11 km)
Ascent:3,805 ft (1,160 m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk gw202 A circuit of Llyn Gwynant

A quiet valley walk round a pretty lake

Vital Statistics:

Length:5 miles (8 km)
Ascent:722 ft (220 m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)

See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again





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