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Snowdon Via the Llechog Ridge from Llanberis

By Dave Roberts   

on August 10, 2015    No ratings yet.

Snowdon Via the Llechog Ridge from Llanberis

Further Details

Route Summary:

A quiet route up Snowdon from Llanberis (Seriously!) Though only quiet in the sections it leaves the Llanberis Path.

This walk includes the Washi of Snowdon – Yr Wyddfa

This walk includes the Hewitt of Snowdon – Yr Wyddfa

This walk includes the 2 Nuttalls of Snowdon – Yr Wyddfa, Llechog

Route Start Location: Llanberis - Snowdon Summit

Distance
Ascent
Time
8.02 km 986 m 3 hours 30min

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Hard Walk

Summits and Places on this Route

Facilities

Llanberis has a selection of pubs and cafes. There’s the half way house on the path and Hafod Eryri on the summit that serves basic food and drinks.

 Hazards

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Parking :

You can park near Llyn Peris or in the car park in front of the Royal Victoria.

Public Transport:

Llanberis is served by a reasonable bus service from Bangor or Caernarfon.

Traveline for UK Public Transport

Recommended Maps

Guidebooks

Snowdon Via the Llechog Ridge from Llanberis Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

Download file for GPS

Snowdon Via the Llechog Ridge from Llanberis

For those looking for a wilder route up Snowdon from the Llanberis end, you can’t beat the Llechog Ridge. It’s even got it’s own extra summit, Llechog, as an added incentive.

The Route can be seen in full on Walk up Snowdon.

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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