Hints and Tips for Climbing Snowdon

Snowdon Maps and Access

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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What to Wear and Carry to Safely Walk up Snowdon

Walking up Snowdon in Winter and Snow

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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Best Campsites Near Snowdon

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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Snowdon Sherpa

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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Mountain Biking up Snowdon

Mountain Biking up Snowdon

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

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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