Guided Hike Up Mount Snowdon

Snowdon Ranger Path, Caernarfon, UK
Group size
3 - 8 people
Experience level
1 day
8 miles
Walks up the biggest mountain in Wales! Multiple route options available: Llanberis Path Pyg Track Ranger Path Watkins Path All offering a different side of the mountain.

About the trip

We will tailor the trip to the needs of the clients.

Route possibilities:
Pyg Track
Start at the Pen Y Pass car park, a shorter but steeper option passing lakes and crags on the way to the summit. Option of the Miners track variation on the way up or down.
Distance: 7 miles (there and back)
Total Climb: 723m (2,372 ft)
Time: Approx 6 hours (there and back)

Llanberis path
Starting in the village of Llanberis, a longer but gentle walk following the line of the Snowdon Railway.
Distance: 9 miles (there and back)
Total Climb: 975m (3,199 ft)
Time: Approx 6 hours (there and back)

Snowdon Ranger Path
Starting on the Banks of Llyn Cwellyn to the west of the mountain. This is a quieter route with moderate distance and a mix of steep and gentle terrain. The route the Victorians used to use!
Distance: 8 miles (there and back)
Total Climb: 936m (3,071 ft)
Time: Approx 6 hours (there and back)

Rhyd Ddu Path
Starting at the small Village of Rhyd Ddu. This path is also on the quieter side of the mountain but gives great views into steep sided Cwm Clogwyn.
Distance: 8.5 miles (there and back)
Total Climb: 895m (2,936 ft)
Time: Approx 6 hours (there and back)

Watkins Path
Starting in Nantgwynant. This route is the longest and most height gain however is packed with things to see from waterfalls and slate mines to boulders that have been used by Prime Minsters to address 2000 locals! It even has a bullet riddled house used for training during world war 2!
Distance: 8 miles (there and back)
Total Climb: 1,015m (3,330 ft)
Time: Approx 7 hours (there and back)



Not included

Own kit is required - We recommend that you check the weather forecast and pack accordingly.
Own food/snacks/drinks - Be sure to bring plenty of water!
Transport to and from Snowdon
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