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Snowdon Challenge Walk

48 km / 30 miles

Gwynedd
With 5,000ft of ascent to the top of Snowdon and back this is a tough walk. From Caernarfon Bay it climbs via Penygroes and the Ranger Path and then descends via the Rhyd-ddu path.


Details:

Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Attributes
Anytime Challenges; Moorland; Mountain
Start and Finish
SH434527 - Pontllyfni, Gwynedd
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
Snowdon Challenge Walk (John Merrill Foundation - 1992)
Badge & Certificate
Paperback
John Merrill Challenge Walk Reference Book (John Merrill Foundation - 2013)

Maps:

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Self-catering

 
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Self-catering
Cae Berllan  (bookable online)
4 Km
4 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
18 Km
Hostel Accommodation
4 Km
24 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
30 Km
B & B Accommodation
Old School Guest House  (bookable online)
5 Km
46 Km
Caravan Park
4 Km
48 Km
Hotels
Bryn Mor Beach Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
48 Km

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Route Profile:

44.3 Km (27.5 miles)
1,510 m (4,954 ft) ascent
1,034 m (3,392 ft)  maximum height