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Snowdon via Rhyd-Ddu

Snowdonia

Snowdonia National Park

A great walk up Snowdon that tends to be a little quieter.

Hiking Moderate

Distance
12 km
Ascent
874 m
Descent
917 m
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
148 m
High Point
1.1 km
Gradient
14˚
Snowdon via Rhyd-Ddu Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between April and December. From a low point of 148 m to the maximum altitude of 1.1 km, the route covers 12 km, 874 vertical metres of ascent and 917 vertical metres of descent.

Description

Snowdon via Rhyd-Ddu

Difficulty

Moderate

Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between April and December

Features

  • Historical
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Dog friendly
  • Family friendly

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