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.