Snowdon, The Horns

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Distance: 2.3 miles (3.7 km)
Ascent: 270 metres
Grade: 45 ()
Allow: 1h 30m to 2h 15m
Start: YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A great short route with stunning views and away from the crowds in this popular location.

Snowdon and Clogwyn Du

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Distance: 11.4 miles (18.3 km)
Ascent: 1222 metres
Grade: 80 ()
Allow: 7h 45m to 11h 45m
Start: YHA Snowdon Ranger
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A scenic and challenging route over popular Snowdon.

Snowdon, Pyg and Miners’

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Distance: 7.5 miles (12.1 km)
Ascent: 824 metres
Grade: 63 ()
Allow: 5h to 7h 30m
Start: YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A classic Snowdon route heading up on the Pyg Track and returning on the Miners’ Track.

Foel Goch and Moel Eilio



Distance: 9.3 miles (15 km)
Ascent: 933 metres
Grade: 64 ()
Allow: 5h 45m to 8h 30m
Start: YHA Snowdon Ranger
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A fantastic alternative route to Snowdon, away from the crowds, with stunning views.

Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach

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Distance: 6.5 miles (10.5 km)
Ascent: 865 metres
Grade: 74 ()
Allow: 4h 45m to 7h
Start: YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
This is a challenging route for experienced walkers through stunning mountain scenery.

Cwellyn

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Distance: 0.4 miles (0.6 km)
Ascent: 14 metres
Grade: 7 ()
Allow: 15m to 30m
Start: YHA Snowdon Ranger
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A short and fully accessible lakeside route in a small self-contained wooded area opposite the hostel.
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