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Snowdon via the South Ridge & Rhyd-ddu Path
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Photo from the walk - Snowdon via the South Ridge & Rhyd-ddu Path

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Snowdon Crib Goch

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 3000 feet / 909 metres

Time - 6 hours 50 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This ascent of Snowdon is relatively quiet yet allows the walker to appreciate the grandeur of the highest mountain in Wales. The outward route uses Snowdon's south ridge with the return route following the Rhyd-Ddu path. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Nantlle Ridge Walk from Rhyd Ddu (Route A)
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
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Yr Aran and Snowdon from Rhyd-Ddu
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
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Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd Ddu (Route B)
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km
Walk 1951
Mynydd Mawr from Rhyd-Ddu
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
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Snowdon by Rhyd-Ddu and Snowdon Ranger Paths
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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