Yr Elen is usually the one people miss off when they’re doing the Carneddau, often only getting a look...
Toughest walker’s route up Yr Wyddfa.
Start and Finish: Pen y Pass - Snowdon Summit
Facilities: Good cafe and YHA with bar, public toilets at Pen y Pass.
Hazards: Extremely exposed route with proper scrambling.
Sherpa Buses from Llanberis and Betws y Coed.
Parking: LIMITED! £10 a day, £6 for 4 hours. Very early arrival advised. Park in Nant Peris for the Park and Ride.
Parking Post Code for Sat Nav: LL55 4NY
A Pocket Guide to Snowdon: A Guide to the Routes of Ascent, The Ascent of Snowdon: The Six Classic Routes Up Snowdon, Snowdon – The Story of a Welsh Mountain: Biography of a Mountain
Walking Books – Snowdonia Ridges of Snowdonia: The Best Ridge Walking, Mountain Walks: The Finest Mountain Walks in Snowdonia, Great Mountain Days in Snowdonia , Day Walks in Snowdonia, Mountain Walking in Snowdonia
Crib Goch Scramble from Pen y Pass
This is the hairiest route up Snowdon. It’s an exposed scramble that should only be attempted if you’re confident in your abilities
This is the iconic Snowdonia route – the must do route. Descend via Lliwedd in order to complete the famous Snowdon Horseshoe.
The Route The full route description is on Walk up SnowdonGo Guide