14 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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Fourteen easy-to-follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Snowdon Area area of Snowdonia in Walk Start Location Order (A to Z)

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 Start Order again


Walk 1 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk gw117 Snowdon and Yr Aran via The Watkin Path from Nantgwynant

The longest but prettiest route up Snowdon

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (14.5km)
Ascent:4,517ft (1,377m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw105 Snowdon via The Watkin Path from Nantgwynant

Snowdon via The Watkin Path

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:3,682ft (1,122m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw153 Crib Goch from Pen y Pass

Snowdon's famous ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,424ft (739m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw136 The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Horseshoe from Pen y Pass

A classic!

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:4,100ft (1,250m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw198 The Welsh 3000's (Snowdon Area) from Pen y Pass

A classic horseshoe walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:3,805ft (1,160m)
Time:6.25hrs
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:4.5ml (8.5km)
Ascent:1,562ft (476m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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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:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:3,034ft (925m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw107 Snowdon and Yr Aran from Rhyd Ddu

An alternative route up Wales' highest

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:3,982ft (1,214m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw140 Snowdon via The Rhyd Ddu Path

An alternative route up Wales' highest

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,131ft (954m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw158 Snowdon, Moel Cynghorion, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio from Llanberis

The highest mountain in England & Wales

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.75ml (20.5km)
Ascent:5,651ft (1,723m)
Time:10½ hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk gw186 Snowdon and Moel Cynghorion from Llanberis

The highest mountain in England & Wales

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:4,179ft (1,346m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw126 Snowdon via The Llanberis Path

The highest mountain in England & Wales

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:3,344ft (1,019m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw118 Moel Cynghorion and Moel Eilio from Llanberis

Superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:4,175ft (1,273m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw110 Snowdon via The Snowdon Ranger Path

The highest mountain in England and Wales

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:3,200ft (975m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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 Start Order again





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