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A Pocket Guide to Walking Snowdon

A Pocket Guide to Walking Snowdon

by: R. Russell Roberts
Snowdon is one of the finest and most famous mountains in the British Isles and has no rivals south of the Scottish Highlands. This book describes every recognised route to the summit, from the six 'Classic Paths' to the many lesser known and less frequented routes. There is also a section on the minor summits within the range and two enhanced Ordnance Survey maps. The book has lots of colour photographs including illustrations showing an overview of each route. The book also includes an essay on Snowdon in the nineteenth century.

If you plan to climb Snowdon this little guide will help you decide which route to take. but you will need OS Explorer map OL17 (and compass) to walk any of these routes safely.
Following an informative introduction to Snowdon the routes are described in detail. For each route distance, height gain, estimated time, a brief outline, start location and clear ascent instructions are provided.

The routes are:
Classic Routes
Llanberis Path - 4.5 miles
Pyg Track - 3.25 miles
Miners' Track - 4.25 miles
Watkin Path - 4.25 miles
Rhyd Ddu Path - 3.75 miles
Snowdon Ranger Path - 4 miles

Other routes and outlying summits
Gryn Las Ridge - 2.5 miles
Crib Goch - 3.25 miles
Y Lliwedd - 4.25 miles
South Ridge - 4.25 miles
Snowdon Horseshoe - 7.25 miles
Moel Eillio - 7.5 miles
Moel Cynghorion - 5 miles

ISBN 9781902512167 Pages 61 (2014 reprinted 2018) 120mm x 200mm

Price: 7.99