Hints and Tips for Climbing Snowdon

Snowdon Maps and Access 4/5 (1)

As far as Snowdon Maps and Access go, the OS Explorer maps at 1:25,000 scale show access land that has a Right to Roam. However, this isn’t as important as you might think. As someone who walks often in Snowdonia, we noticed no changes to the way we plan our walks when this legislation was …

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Walk up Snowdon Safely – Be Adventure Smart: Make your good day better 5/5 (1)

So it’s a Tuesday afternoon and we’re sat in the office discussing how to get people to take some simple actions to ensure they have a safe and comfortable day in the outdoors for the national safety campaign, AdventureSmart.UK. We have the country’s leading experts sat around the table so identifying the actions is simple. …

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Snowdon Weather Forecasts and Mountain Weather 4/5 (1)

Snowdon Weather forecasts Always check the latest mountain weather forecasts before your walk up Snowdon! By their nature, general forecasts aren’t particularly useful as they don’t take into account the weather the mountains themselves cause. Instead visit the following sites for reliable Snowdon weather forecasts. Don’t let the Warden’s Report at Pen y Pass come …

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What to Wear and Carry to Safely Walk up Snowdon

Walking up Snowdon in Winter and Snow 4/5 (1)

With Snowdon being such a popular mountain and with summer routes that are reasonably straightforward, you’d be forgiven for thinking that walking up Snowdon in winter and snow isn’t much different. With wide paths in summer, it’s surprising how they change under winter conditions of snow and ice and become a totally different proposition. Remember that …

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What to Wear and Carry to Safely Walk up Snowdon 5/5 (1)

If you plan on walking up Snowdon, you’ll need the right clothing and the proper equipment. You need to be suitably dressed for the weather that is likely to be experienced at the summit not just at the car park! That doesn’t mean you have to wear your waterproofs in the sunshine, like many still …

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Best Campsites Near Snowdon 5/5 (1)

For those who want to climb Snowdon, camping is an ideal way to base yourself in Snowdonia for a weekend or longer. You’re spoilt for choice, with at least 9 campsites around the mountain that are all within walking distance of the footpaths or the Snowdon Sherpa. Many of the campsites are geared around car …

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Paths up Snowdon in Order of Difficulty 4.86/5 (7)

Here’s the official Walk up Snowdon list of the Routes up Snowdon in order of difficulty. We’re including all 8 of the main routes up (anyone who claims there are only 6 walks doesn’t know Snowdon!) We’ll also try and justify our order – why one walks is easier than the previous walk and harder …

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Snowdon Sherpa 4/5 (1)

Snowdon Sherpa bus service The Snowdon Sherpa bus service is the ideal option for walkers that are looking to minimise their use of the car, or those who want to avoid the scrabble for a parking space during Summer months. The service travels around the foot of Wales’s highest summit, and creates a handy link …

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How to Walk up Snowdon With Children 3/5 (4)

Can you climb Snowdon with a child? While there are plenty of easy walks in Snowdonia that may be a better starting point, walking up Snowdon with your children is one of the best family walks in North Wales. We’ll look at which walk up Snowdon is best for Children and how to keep them …

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Get Out with the Kids and Walk up Snowdon 5/5 (1)

A walk up Snowdon with the kids has been on the “to-do” list for the last couple of years. Finding a weekend when all five of us are available and with suitable weather has been difficult. So when an unexpected free weekend with a good forecast came along, we couldn’t turn down the opportunity to …

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Mountain Biking up Snowdon

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We all know a walk up Snowdon is awesome, but so is mountain biking up Snowdon, indeed this ride is a true big mountain epic.  If timed well you’ll have huge views, lung busting climbs and grin inducing descents that you’ll only be sharing with a smattering of others.  Get your timing wrong and you’ll get …

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Best Pubs Around Snowdon No ratings yet.

So you’ve Walked Up Snowdon, and down again, working up a thirst and an appetite. What you now need to know is where to get refuelled and enjoy that hard earned pint (or whatever you prefer). Here are our personal choices of watering holes for that Snowdon walk. My criteria are that it has to serve …

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