The Rhyd Ddu Path up Snowdon

Route Information

Rhyd-Ddu, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL54, UK


Route Summary:

Reasonably quiet route up Snowdon from Rhyd Ddu

Distance: Kms

Ascent: metres


Start and Finish: Rhyd Ddu - Snowdon Summit


Pub with excellent ales in Rhyd Ddu.

Hazards: Some exposure on Bwlch Main

Public Transport:

Sherpa Buses and WHR to Rhyd Ddu.

Parking: Plenty of parking the car park - usually a good bet on a busy weekend.

Parking Post Code for Sat Nav: 

Weather Forecast: Met Office Snowdonia Mountain Weather

The Rhyd Ddu Path up Snowdon

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The Rhyd Ddu Path up Snowdon is one of the traditional routes, and originally started from Beddgelert as a pony track. It’s now one of the quieter paths up, reasonably easy to follow and with an excellent airy walk over Bwlch Main to reach the summit.

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Difficulties Some exposure on Bwlch Main

Start / End Rhyd Ddu – Snowdon Summit

Facilities Pub with excellent ales in Rhyd Ddu.

Public Transport Sherpa Buses and WHR to Rhyd Ddu.

The Route In full is on Walk up Snowdon

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  1. ian 2 years ago

    keep up the good work!!! cheers Dave!!!

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