Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa

Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and is Great Britain's highest mountain south of the Scottish Highlands. It has been described as "probably the busiest mountain in Britain." It is located in Snowdonia National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri) in Gwynedd. Snowdon is one of three mountains climbed as part of the National Three Peaks Challenge. Snowdon has one of the wettest climates in Great Britain, and usually has significant snowfall each winter. A number of paths lead to Snowdon's summit from all sides and can be combined in various ways. The circular walk starting and ending at Pen-y-Pass and using the Crib Goch route and the route over Y Lliwedd is called the Snowdon Horseshoe.

Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by tdgrein

45 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 23, 2013. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Pyg Track, llanberis path and Miners track to Pen y Pass.

Others who’ve summited Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa

  • chris
  • Tri_state
  • coldonlee
  • mattsd
  • Ross
  • SwissMountainLeader
  • jolantak
  • HeliumDee
  • ed-richardson
  • Deividas
  • Will
  • bruce.niland
  • tyler-seager
  • sunshine1shell
  • utaphilipp
  • Baldo100

Routes Used trails & approaches

30% Pyg Track

17% llanberis path

17% Miners track to Pen y Pass

13% Crib Goch

8% Watkins Path

6% Horse Shoe

4% Snowdon Ranger

2% Rhyd Du


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3,560 ft / 1,085 m


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Summited by

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  • tdgrein
  • sunshack
  • faisalalnakib
  • chris
  • cjet
  • Tri_state
  • ZMoutaineer
  • coldonlee
  • mattsd
  • Ross
  • SwissMountainLeader
  • tbcwong

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