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Snowdon: Names and Legends

Sunrise over Snowdon
By Sebholland (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0] [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

The highest mountain in Wales This post gives some lore and facts about the highest peak in the UK outside of Scotland. There are six official routes for walking to the top of Snowdon, which are described in other posts (links at the bottom of this post). They vary in difficulty, so with the right …

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Walking to the top of Snowdon: Llanberis Path and Snowdon Ranger Path

View of Mynydd Mawr from an ascent of Snowdon via the Snowdon Ranger path.
By Donald Macauley from Carshalton, Surrey, UK (Mynydd MawrUploaded by Amada44) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

There are six main walking routes up Snowdon. This post describes the two easiest paths, namely the Snowdon Ranger Path and the Llanberis Path.Walking times are estimated by many authors to be about 6 hours, but if you are less experienced at hill walking, I recommend assuming that a full day will be needed.

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