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