The Snowdon Girdle Walk

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Post Code for Sat Nav: LL54 6TN


Parking usually plentiful this side of Snowdon

Public Transport:

Sherpa Buses and WHR to Rhyd Ddu

Weather Forecast:  Met Office Snowdonia Mountain Weather

Route Summary:

Distance: 22.02 km

Ascent: 1519 m


Start and Finish:


VERY decent pub and tearoom in the village, WC at car park.


Distance, navigation, pathless.

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Before You Walk up Snowdon, ask yourselfAre you equipped? Do you know what you’re doing? Are the conditions safe? If you answer no to any of these, stay safe, don’t go! Check the weather forecast and make sure you know about walking up Snowdon in the Snow. If you lack experience – hire a Snowdon Mountain Guide.

The Snowdon Girdle Walk Details

So you want a really challenging Walk up Snowdon? Why not try the Snowdon Girdle walk.

Devised by the late Showell Styles, this is a grand tour of the cymoedd surrounding Snowdon that doesn’t actually reach the summit!

This is a tough day, or an even better done as a two or three day walk to be savoured.

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The Full Route is on Mud and Routes.

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