The sixth day is somewhat tough! Setting off across mainly pathless terrain with a river to ford and a...
Toughest walker’s route up Yr Wyddfa.
Start and Finish: Pen y Pass - Snowdon Summit
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
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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 Gwynedd Walks Hard Walk Scrambling Scrambling Grade 1