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Name:Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa
Hill number:1963
Height:1085m / 3560ft
Section:30B: Snowdonia
Classification:Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,F,Hew,N,CoH,CoA,CoU,
BL,Bg,Cm,T100,P600,P500
Drop:1039m
Col:46m  NS758782  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
1721109/09/2012SH 60989 54379  F: Trig point at summit
O: Weather came in half way up, very windy on top.
Halls42
Summit
DM
-763025/10/2010SH 60990 54379  F: trig point/view indicatorDF
Summit
-763102/10/2007SH 60987 54380  F: trig point/view indicatorDF
Summit
-763221/10/2007SH 60989 54378  F: trig point/view indicatorDW
Summit
-763306/04/2008SH 60990 54377  F: trig point/view indicatorDW
Summit
-763417/02/2006SH 60987 54380  F: trig point/view indicatorIan Baines
Summit
-763520/09/2008SH 60990 54379  F: trig point/view indicatorDW
Summit
-763615/04/2010SH 60988 54378  F: trig point/view indicatorDF
Summit
-763722/02/2009SH 60987 54381  F: trig point/view indicatordbb
Summit
SE
-763804/08/2011SH 60989 54378  F: trig point/view indicatorAR
Summit
-763928/08/2014SH 60989 54378  F: trig point/view indicatorDF
Summit
SE



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Snowdon via Crib Goch and Crib y Ddsgl for the first time. Excellent route with cracking views. Clear for Crib Goch but cloud rolled in with rain and wind by the time we got to Snowdon. Descent via Pyg Track and then drove south to do Cadair Idris in the afternoon.MysteriousSue21/07/2019
Climbed via the Llanberis path, but detoured off the main track after gate and before half-way station to follow the ridge line to the left up to the summit of Llechog first - really enjoyable deviation of the Llanberis path. Down by following the main path.Cap_Thunderbolt21/07/2019
From Llanberis (SH 58254 59763). Out and back via the Llanberis Path; wet & windy ascent, pleasantly warm & sunny for much of the descent.david23020120/07/2019
Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa > Yr Wyddfa South Top (Bwlch Main) > Allt Maenderyn from GR: SH 62352 50154ronaldo33309/07/2019
Peak number 3. firstly, Beth driving from the lakes, me, chris and Nathan passed out straight away to wake up to Beth ans Marcus being the best of friends! (and delerius). Changed over to Chris, who only lasted an hour, and blessed Marcus with the final drive. As predicted, we were unable to park at Pen-Y-Pass, and had to drive back to Nant Peris, park, and get a shuttle. We went up and down the Pyg track, leg very sore now, took a while to get going. The peak being the most technical of the 3 with scrambles and slabs, complicated by the hundreds of people wishing to climb wales' highest mountain. Again, the weather became terrible on top, but we scrambled on and past many. Chirs predictably did a spectacular gollum impression, and once we met the train track, the queues were silly. We decided not to wait in the queue for the top, but instead have a photo under it (but also sneak up to touch the trig, because you gotta touch the trig, before decided to get out of there and head down foByronHaywood06/07/2019
From Pen y Pass car park via PYG track. Returned via Miners path, with Elenderrymark06/07/2019
Climbed Crib Goch on the way to Snowdon's summit, via Crib y Ddysgl. Scorchingly hot day across the rest of the country but pleasantly warm and cloud covered with a nice breeze in Snowdonia - top was horrendously busyCap_Thunderbolt29/06/2019
via watkins pathdavie28/06/2019
Crazy idea to do the National 3 Peaks unsupported with ”Slips” wild camping and using the Llanberis PathSockpan21/06/2019
From Pen y Pass car park via PYG track. Returned via Miners path, with Sionderrymark15/06/2019
First ascent of Mount Snowdon, nice weather to start with, walked the Rangers path, cloudy and very windy at summit, café wasn't open at the time. Main path very good condition, they are in progress of repairing it. Superb views once cloud cover cleared.giant_hiker03/06/2019
Walked with 4 and 6 year old. Ascended via Pyg Track and descended via the Miner’s Trackthecoopers28/05/2019
Weekend in Wales with my walking buddies to complete the Three Peaks. Could not believe how busy it was with people. Snowdon was fun to climb and quirky with the train and visitor centre at the top. Descent was difficult on the feet but overall a very pleasant experience.Thomas McIlvaney25/05/2019
Climbed with Peter Thirkettlepsburgess18/05/2019
From Pen y Pass car park via PYG track. Returned via Miners path, with Tony and Paulderrymark11/05/2019
8th ascent. Aged P’s 80th birthday outing. Up and down path from Rhyd-ddu. Snow above about 2000 feet and an icy wind from the NE. Nice walk along Bwlch Main. Also with M and X. Bank holiday weekend and so an absolute log jam at the top. Aged P had a couple of falls on the way down and was clearly exhausted but kept going without fuss.Herbert Anchovy04/05/2019
Third ascent. Rhydd Ddu path for Grandad's 80th birthday outing.M404/05/2019
Second ascent. Grandad's 80th birthday.Xan04/05/2019
With Darren, Paul, Brett, Stu, Mark and SteveRumbo03/05/2019
Craig Fach, Snowdon, Foel Goch, Foel Gron, Moel Eilio, Cefn-dukeithouk28/04/2019
Snowdon via Watkin path with Mike Wilkinson, Vanessa & Daniel Howells (WBMC)JtwoUD23/04/2019
From Rhyd DduTinyBlueKnight21/04/2019
Snowdon Ranger to summit, Rhyd-Ddu path descent.alfajuliett20/04/2019
Stayed at pen-y-pass YH, with all the family. Up Pyg, down Miners. Routes unbelievably busy on a roasting hot Easter Saturday.Ham and Skate20/04/2019
Walked with Rufus, Tony, Sarah, Bessi, Tomos, Steven and Ruby from Llanberis. Tourist Route. Good Friday - very busy and fabulously warm.ESkelton19/04/2019
Pen y Pass - Snowdon via Miner's track - Llanberis track to Penceunant Isaf Cofffee shopWaggaWagg19/04/2019
My daddy climbed Snowdon when he was 8 years old so I am proud to announce that I matched his achievement. I am 8 too. We climbed up the Pyg Track and came down the Miners track. It was fun.Mollyb18/04/2019
I am only just 6 and I have climbed all the way up to the summit. We went up the Pyg track and came back down the Miners Track. It took me 4 hours as I only have little legs.Williamr17/04/2019
From Ranger Halt car park via the Ranger Path and Crib y Ddysgl with Bethan and Glenderrymark10/04/2019
Traverse from PenyPass to Rhyd Ddu via Crib Goch and Yr Aran. Alison’s final furth and SMC Full HouseN.Morters09/04/2019
2/3 of ascent along Pyg Track but had to call it off as snow too thick. Weather was gloriously hot, 16 degrees, despite snow earlier in the week, which led to some amazing scenery. Summit in cloud at first but visible later. Walk made with dad and dog.MysteriousSue07/04/2019
On Snowdon horseshoe with Ben and Nathan. Some snow but nice weather.axoree06/04/2019
Route: Rhyd Ddu – Bwlch Cwm Llan – Allt Maenderyn – Yr Wyddfa South Top (Bwlch Main) – Snowdon / Yr Wyddfa – Crib y Ddysgl (Garnedd Ugain) – Miners’ Track – Pen-y-pass – Layby E of Pen-y-Gwryd. Stats: 5hrs55, 17.03km, 1,242m ascent. Weather: clear & cool. Notes: 2hr30 to Snowdon summit; long walk off mountain.millionmts01/04/2019
From Pen Y Pass, via Miners track as far as the causeway, then up the ridge line to the Lliwedd summitsderrymark28/03/2019
CMC walk - via yr Aran, on to Lliwedgreenways23/02/2019
Watkin PathSockpan14/02/2019
Winter conditionssimonshrewsbury01/02/2019
From the Snowdon Ranger car park. Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon. Cold and Claggy with occasional good views!OscarBoscar08/01/2019
With DM (CMC walk). Up Watkin, down South ridge and quarry buildingsgreenways01/01/2019
New Year's Day walk with L. Parked beyond Pen Y Gwyrd, hitched lift to Pen Y Pass. Up Pyg, down Miners. Approx 3 hours up, 2 hours 30 down - about 5 hours 45 total including brief stop at summit and short lunch stop on way down. Hitched lift in Pen Y Pass car park back to the car. Weather wet most of day, constant drizzle, clag down to Pen Y Pass at first; but brightened for last hour or so.Skip01/01/2019
Literally don't know how I've got to 30 and only just managed to get up Snowdon. Hail, cold and snow on summit. Had the advantage we only saw 2 other people. With GFE (from Crib Goch back via Y Lliwedd)Fionalevey20/12/2018
Up the Rangers path and down the Rhyd ddu path. weather not great at the summit.deb.thompson09/12/2018
Miner's ascent to ridge between Crib y Ddysgl and summit - turned around due to weather and time concerns. Pyg track descent. Drizzly rain all day.alfajuliett10/11/2018
With Sarah and Rachel (aged 5). Ascent by Miners Track, descent (alone) by Llanberis Path. Sunny but cold start, bit of summit cloud, icy on top.Corpachbay29/10/2018
Llanberis pathkeithybaby915/10/2018
Marshalling the Rat Race Man vs. Mountain event.Wheelsy01/09/2018
First time for elle up snowdon, rain and wind bad visibility but a good outingMountain mcgiverns26/08/2018
Snowdon Ranger path with Eoin West (19) & Tiarnan West (10). Summit at 13:30. Ascent in 2 hrs 50 mins.Pete West13/08/2018
Went up with DWSG up Snowdon Ranger path and down Rhyd-ddu path.Skerryvore10/08/2018
Very busy on the top as it was a superb August day. Managed to have a pint in the Cafe. Maisie's 4th time on the top, My umpteenth...Horseshoe completed a few hours later and another pint at the PyG.DanMaisieBex09/08/2018