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North Wales Castles Trail - Snowdon Alternative

14 km / 9 miles

The route passes through Coed Victoria to join the Llanberis Path to the summit of Snowdon. The Miners' Track is taken to Pen-y-Pass.


Path Type
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Very Challenging; Mountain; National Park
SH584599 - Dolbadarn, Gwynedd
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SH647556 - Pen-y-pass, Gwynedd
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North Wales Castles Trail (Kittiwake - 2018)


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Bunk House

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Bunk House
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Bunk House
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Route Profile:

13.9 Km (8.6 miles)
1,114 m (3,655 ft) ascent
1,036 m (3,399 ft)  maximum height