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The Best Hiking Trails in Nant Gwynant, Wales (United Kingdom)

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Photo of Watkin Path up Miners Track down - Circular Snowdon walk 21 km Photo of Snowdon summit from Pen-y-Pass (Pyg Track up and Miners Track down) [es | en] Highest peak in Wales (1085m) Photo of Snowdon circular route from Pen Y Gwryd car park (Miner's track up and PYG track down)
  • Distance
    13.27mi
    Elevation +
    3835f
    TrailRank
    66| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Watkin Path up Miners Track down - Circular Snowdon walk 21 km Photo of Watkin Path up Miners Track down - Circular Snowdon walk 21 km Photo of Watkin Path up Miners Track down - Circular Snowdon walk 21 km

    This roundtrip takes you up to Snowdon summit via Watkin Path, down via Miner’s track to Pen-y-pass, and then back to the Watkin trailhead via public footpaths and a farm trail through the Afon Gwynant valley. The hike w...

    Awesome trail, would definitely recommend for hiking / trekking enthusiasts.
    Gabriel Iuga
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  • Distance
    7.53mi
    Elevation +
    2320f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.34
    Photo of Snowdon summit from Pen-y-Pass (Pyg Track up and Miners Track down) [es | en] Highest peak in Wales (1085m) Photo of Snowdon summit from Pen-y-Pass (Pyg Track up and Miners Track down) [es | en] Highest peak in Wales (1085m) Photo of Snowdon summit from Pen-y-Pass (Pyg Track up and Miners Track down) [es | en] Highest peak in Wales (1085m)

    [Spanish] Agradable ruta de subida a la cima de la montaña Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), que con sus 1.085 metros es la montaña mas alta de Gales y la cuarta mas alta del Reino Unido. La ruta empieza en Pen-y-Pass que es un...

    Hecha el 25 de agosto mucha gente pero realmente muy bonita. Nosotros no la podimos acabar por lluvia y frio. No es difi...
    balzacs
    Very nice way to climb the Snowdon. A the top their is a trainstation where you can drink and eat something. A few tips...
    michieljacobs
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  • Three Snowdon Ridges (3.560ft)

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    Distance
    13.36mi
    Elevation +
    6191f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Three Snowdon Ridges (3.560ft) Photo of Three Snowdon Ridges (3.560ft) Photo of Three Snowdon Ridges (3.560ft)

    Really nice trip around the Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), climbing some of their satellites higher than 3.000 feed (Crib Goch and Crib y Ddysgl) and climbing their 3 ridges.

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  • Distance
    6.55mi
    Elevation +
    2707f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 5.0

    Snowdon via Crib Goch. A word of warning, I am no mountaineer, I found the scrambling on this route hard. On that route that day we encountered 3 other parties. 1 was very well prepared and had no problems. Another gro...

    Crib Goch and the associated climbs up East Ridge and Crib y Ddysgl are Grade 1 scrambles, an amazing experience totteri...
    John P
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  • Snowdon

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    Distance
    8.18mi
    Elevation +
    2372f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Snowdon Photo of Snowdon Photo of Snowdon

    Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is the highest mountain in Wales and, at an altitude of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside Scotland. It is located in Snowdonia National Park i...

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  • 2015-08-07 Snowdon - Snowdonia

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    Distance
    7.56mi
    Elevation +
    3501f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of 2015-08-07 Snowdon - Snowdonia Photo of 2015-08-07 Snowdon - Snowdonia Photo of 2015-08-07 Snowdon - Snowdonia

    Name: SnowdonStart time: 08/07/2015 11:26Finish time: 08/07/2015 19:45Distance: 12.2km (08:19)Moving time: -39339:-34Average speed: 1.5km/hAvg. Speed Mov.: 0km/hMax. Speed: 10.5km/hMinimum altitude: 316mMaximum altitude:...

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  • Mt.Snowdon - Llanberis

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    Distance
    4.64mi
    Elevation +
    210f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Mt.Snowdon - Llanberis Photo of Mt.Snowdon - Llanberis Photo of Mt.Snowdon - Llanberis

    The descend from Mt. Snowdon into Llanberis is a good compromise for hikers with small children as it is possible to go up on the train. The views are fantastic and the trail is easy to follow. Walking poles are desirabl...

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  • Distance
    12.49mi
    Elevation +
    3944f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of SNOWDON via Watkin Path & Pyg Track Photo of SNOWDON via Watkin Path & Pyg Track Photo of SNOWDON via Watkin Path & Pyg Track

    An ascent of Snowdon via the pleasant Watkin Path followed by a descent via the popular and crowded Pyg Track. Leave the crowds behind at Bwlch y Moch to take the deserted Horns ridge back to Pen y Pass, before following...

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  • Nant Gwynant

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    Distance
    6.14mi
    Elevation +
    2438f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Nant Gwynant Photo of Nant Gwynant Photo of Nant Gwynant

    There are outstanding views from Yr Aran on a clear day. If the weather is not so good it could be avoided altogether. From Nant Gwynant we start along the Watkin path on the way to Yr Yddfa/ Snowdon summit. We pass some...

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  • Distance
    11.71mi
    Elevation +
    3688f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Cnicht & Moelwyn Mawr from Gelli Iago Photo of Cnicht & Moelwyn Mawr from Gelli Iago Photo of Cnicht & Moelwyn Mawr from Gelli Iago

    A fairly tough route (some trackless ground) over Snowdonia's mini-Matterhorn, the Cnicht, followed by Moelwyn Mawr. The route starts from Gelli Iago in the pretty Nanmor valley. A good path is followed up hill to the...

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  • Snowdon from Pen-y-pass

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    Distance
    8.57mi
    Elevation +
    3320f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Snowdon from Pen-y-pass Photo of Snowdon from Pen-y-pass Photo of Snowdon from Pen-y-pass

    This is a circular walk to Snowdon summit. The climb is via the Pyg track, that is a nice and clear path. The descent is the Y Lliwedd track. This is not one of the 6 normal routes. It follows first the Watson path and t...

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  • Watkins Path Bwlch Cwm Llan

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    Distance
    9.57mi
    Elevation +
    3448f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Watkins Path Bwlch Cwm  Llan Photo of Watkins Path Bwlch Cwm  Llan Photo of Watkins Path Bwlch Cwm  Llan

    Pleasant walk through old wood to start then by stream up to old copper mine workings as you head towards Snowdon and are surrounded by Snowdon and other peaks. The path is stepped in mnay parts and well made up in most ...

    Nice trail and enough elevation and scrambles to make it a fun challenge.
    Jay Coleman
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  • Distance
    8.87mi
    Elevation +
    2992f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of snowdon up the miners path down the Llanberis track Photo of snowdon up the miners path down the Llanberis track Photo of snowdon up the miners path down the Llanberis track

    Stayed in the royal victoria hotel nice hotel also right opposite the Llanberis track. Got the bus to the start of the miners path £1.50 took about 15 mins. Left by the miners path nice walk to the lakes ease well main...

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  • Distance
    6.62mi
    Elevation +
    1522f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Gallt Y Wenallt 619m, Snowdon (Nuttall). Photo of Gallt Y Wenallt 619m, Snowdon (Nuttall). Photo of Gallt Y Wenallt 619m, Snowdon (Nuttall).

    Gallt Y Wenallt 619m, Snowdon (Nuttall). Summary Well this was a solitary Nuttall on the Eastern fringe of the Snowdon massif done from Pen Y Pass car park.* No 188/189. A three hour jaunt to do 10.5ks with 540m of st...

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  • Distance
    9.00mi
    Elevation +
    2982f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo of Pen Y Pass - Y Lliwedd - Snowdon - Llanberis Photo of Pen Y Pass - Y Lliwedd - Snowdon - Llanberis Photo of Pen Y Pass - Y Lliwedd - Snowdon - Llanberis

    I parked in Llanberis and took the Sherpa bus to Pen Y Pass and as expected the car park was full. I took the Miner's track (one on the left) out of the car park and at Llyn Llydaw did not cross the lake and kept to the ...

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  • Watkin path up Snowdon

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    Distance
    4.57mi
    Elevation +
    3442f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Watkin path up Snowdon Photo of Watkin path up Snowdon Photo of Watkin path up Snowdon

    Starting from Nantgwynant car park, the path starts opposite side of the road , head up through the forest till the views open up , path now is easy to follow apart from the final pull up to join the Rhyd Ddu path , wher...

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  • Distance
    9.17mi
    Elevation +
    2520f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of 170213 Snowdon via Miners path and Llanberis path Photo of 170213 Snowdon via Miners path and Llanberis path Photo of 170213 Snowdon via Miners path and Llanberis path

    Parked in Llanberis and took the Snowdon Sherpa bus up to Pen-y-Pass. An okay walk with a couple of steep uphill sections until you reach Llyn Glaslyn. From here it is a steep climb towards the summit. Along this route y...

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  • Snowdon - scrambling.

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    Distance
    9.94mi
    Elevation +
    3747f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Snowdon - scrambling. Photo of Snowdon - scrambling. Photo of Snowdon - scrambling.

    Hike up Snowdon. Very difficult, with plenty of scrambling, both, on the way up and down. Stunning scenery.

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