Snowdon Treks

Join one our Guided Snowdon walks and take away the stress of navigation. Your guide will choose the most appropriate route and will provide a safe, enjoyable and informative day in the mountains.

Snowdon is located in Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. It is the highest mountain south of the Scottish Highlands and stands at 1085m or 3560ft above sea level. It is the base of an ancient volcano and has been sculpted by glaciers into the impressive pyramidal peak you see today. On a clear day there are amazing views and every country in the UK can be seen.

Gradient Adventure will provide a full guiding service to help you reach the summit of Snowdon whether summer or winter. We only use local and knowledgeable qualified mountain leaders and mountain instructors. All guides carry full safety equipment to deal with any unforeseen circumstances. We can cater for individuals and groups alike and have organised charity events for up to 150 people.

Although popular, an ascent should not be underestimated. As with any mountain, conditions can change rapidly, temperatures can drop below -10 and winds can be in excess of 100mph. It can be a real challenge, Sir Edmond Hilary even used it to train for the 1953 ascent of Everest!

The six ‘classic’ routes to the summit of Snowdon:

Llanberis Path 14.5 km (9 miles) 970 m ascent min. 7 hours
Pyg Track 11.7 km (7.3 miles) 750 m ascent min. 6 hours
Miners Track 13 km (8 miles ) 723 m ascent min. 6 hours
Snowdon Ranger Path 13 km (8 miles) 937 m ascent min. 6 hours
Rhyd Ddu Path 4.5 km (7.5 miles) 890 m ascent min. 6 hours
Watkin Path 13 km (8 miles) 1015 m ascent min. 7 hours
Snowdon Ranger

Snowdon Ranger

One of the easiest routes to the summit of Snowdon but still offers a tough and rewarding challenge. The Snowdon Ranger Path is one of the....

Rhyd Ddu Path

Rhyd Ddu Path

One of the finest walks up Snowdon; it's quiet, it's not too taxing, and the views are breathtaking. This route starts at the....

Watkin Path

Watkin Path

This path was named after Sir Edward Watkin, Liberal Member of Parliament and railway entrepreneur who retired to a chalet in Cwm Llan on....

PYG & Miners Track

PYG & Miners Track

The PYG and Miner's tracks make a good almost circular walk for more experienced hillwalkers. It is best to ascend the PYG track,....

Llanberis Path

Llanberis Path

This is the main tourist path up Snowdon and in the summer months is extremely busy as a result. It is an easy to follow path and in the....

Crib Goch

Crib Goch

Crib Goch (923m – 3,028ft) and the traverse of Crib Goch’s arête, the thin, almost knife-like, ridge of rock, has become one of the....

Snowdon Moonlight Walk

Snowdon Moonlight Walk

On our Snowdon Moonlight Walk we climb Wales' highest peak and enjoy it at its most special. An evening ascent is far less busy than....



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