Welsh 3000s – 15 Peaks

This is the most challenging walk in the park. An absolute must if you’re fit enough. [osmap gpx=”http://www.walkupsnowdon.co.uk/files/2011/09/14_peaks1.gpx”] Distance, Ascent and Time  46km, 3400m, 16hrs OS Map Required Explorer 017, BMC Map, Landranger 115 Difficulties Nav, logistics and distance Start / End Pen y Pass to Bwlch Y Ddeufaen Facilities Cafe and Toilets Public Transport Sherpa buses plentiful. Parking extortionate – £10 a day […]

Eryri Way Day 6 – Llanberis to Caernarfon

Day 6 of the Eryri Way walk. A full route description will follow. There’s a full gallery and a map below to keep you going ’till then. ew6 Distance, Ascent and Time 18km, 400m, 4.5hours OS Map Required Explorer 017, BMC Map, Landranger 115 Difficulties None Start / End Llanberis to Caernarfon Facilities Most facilities needed in Llanberis and Caernarfon. Public Transport Buses […]

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 […]