Walk up Snowdon from Llanberis

Walk up Snowdon via the Llanberis Path

The Llanberis Path

The Llanberis Path up Snowdon has to be the most popular and easiest hiking route to the summit of Wales’ highest mountain. In normal weather, it poses no problems for the fit walker, with even the navigation being reasonably easy. On a fine day, you’ll be able to follow the hordes of other people who …

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George Borrow’s Ascent of Snowdon

In this extract from George Borrow’s Wild Wales, he ascends Snowdon from Bangor via Caernarfon, in a day and mostly on foot!  Snowdon—Caernarvon—Maxen Wledig—Moel y Cynghorion—The Wyddfa—Snow of Snowdon—Rare Plant. On the third morning after our arrival at Bangor we set out for Snowdon. Snowdon or Eryri is no single hill, but a mountainous region, …

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Walk up the Snowdon Ranger path from Llanberis

The Snowdon Ranger is a better, if longer, alternative to the Llanberis path if you’re based in Llanberis. Full description to follow, but you can follow the Snowdon Circular Route – section 1 from Llanberis to join the Snowdon Ranger Path.