Snowdon South Ridge from Rhyd Ddu

The South Ridge path usually elicits a blank expression on most walkers when you mention routes up Snowdon. Those in the know however, realise that this is an absolute gem of a route that stands modestly in the shadows, shunning the limelight. In comparison, the PYG, Miners and Watkin are cheap, talentless reality TV z-listers desperately seeking endless attention. The South Ridge knows it’s good, and is happy to stand back a little until

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Distance, Ascent and Time  6.4KM, 850m,  2.75 hrs

OS Map Required Explorer 017BMC MapLandranger 115

Difficulties Some exposure on Bwlch Main

Start / End Rhyd Ddu

Facilities Pub with excellent ales in Rhyd Ddu.

Public Transport Sherpa Buses and WHR to Rhyd Ddu.

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