Geo-Trips :: Snowdon via Miners' and Llanberis Paths

Snowdon

A walk from Pen-y-pass, Thu, 2 May 2013 by Gareth James

Snowdon from Llanberis. First caught the Snowdon Sherpa bus to Pen-y-pass then walked up via the Miners' Track and down the Llanberis Path.

Click the blue circles to see a photograph taken from that spot and read further information about the location. The blue lines indicate the direction of view. There is also a slideshow of this trip. ( )

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SH6455 : The Miners' Track from Pen-y-pass by Gareth James
The Miners' Track from Pen-y-pass

SH6454 : Llyn Teyrn, Snowdon and the Miners' Track by Gareth James
Llyn Teyrn, Snowdon and the Miners' Track

SH6454 : Llyn Teyrn and Y Lliwedd by Gareth James
Llyn Teyrn and Y Lliwedd

SH6454 : Ruined miners' buildings beside Llyn Teyrn by Gareth James
Ruined miners' buildings beside Llyn Teyrn

SH6354 : Pipeline from Llyn Llydaw by Gareth James
Pipeline from Llyn Llydaw

SH6354 : Crib Goch from Llyn Llydaw by Gareth James
Crib Goch from Llyn Llydaw

SH6354 : Y Lliwedd and Llyn Llydaw by Gareth James
Y Lliwedd and Llyn Llydaw

SH6355 : The paths divide by Gareth James
The paths divide
Bwlch y Moch, seen from the Miner's track, shows routes to Snowdon leading up onto... more

SH6354 : Causeway across Llyn Llydaw, and Crib Goch by Gareth James
Causeway across Llyn Llydaw, and Crib Goch

SH6354 : Y Lliwedd and Llyn Llydaw by Gareth James
Y Lliwedd and Llyn Llydaw

SH6354 : Reflections on Llyn Llydaw by Gareth James
Reflections on Llyn Llydaw

SH6354 : Reflections on Llyn Llydaw by Gareth James
Reflections on Llyn Llydaw

SH6354 : Reflections on Llyn Llydaw by Gareth James
Reflections on Llyn Llydaw

SH6254 : Miners' Track past the Britannia copper mill by Gareth James
Miners' Track past the Britannia copper mill

SH6254 : Britannia copper mill beside the Miners' Track by Gareth James
Britannia copper mill beside the Miners' Track

SH6254 : The Miners' Track and Snowdon by Gareth James
The Miners' Track and Snowdon

SH6254 : The Miners' Track, ruined mine buildings and Snowdon by Gareth James
The Miners' Track, ruined mine buildings and Snowdon

SH6154 : Glaslyn and Snowdon by Gareth James
Glaslyn and Snowdon

SH6154 : The Pyg Track from the Miners' Track by Gareth James
The Pyg Track from the Miners' Track

SH6154 : Glaslyn from the Miners' Track by Gareth James
Glaslyn from the Miners' Track

SH6154 : Upper reaches of the Miners' Track by Gareth James
Upper reaches of the Miners' Track

SH6154 : Path junction on Snowdon by Gareth James
Path junction on Snowdon
The stone marks the point where the Miners' Track joins the Pyg Track. Below lie... more

SH6154 : Walkers on the Pyg/Miners'  Track to Snowdon by Gareth James
Walkers on the Pyg/Miners' Track to Snowdon

SH6054 : Walkers on the Pyg/Miners'  Track on Snowdon by Gareth James
Walkers on the Pyg/Miners' Track on Snowdon

SH6054 : Track workers on the Snowdon Mountain Railway by Gareth James
Track workers on the Snowdon Mountain Railway

SH6054 : Maintenance vehicles at Snowdon Summit station by Gareth James
Maintenance vehicles at Snowdon Summit station

SH6054 : Snowdon summit by Gareth James
Snowdon summit

SH6054 : From Snowdon summit towards Crib Goch by Gareth James
From Snowdon summit towards Crib Goch

SH6054 : Train near Snowdon Summit by Gareth James
Train near Snowdon Summit
This appeared to be a works train being run in connection with the... more

SH6054 : Path junction marker on Snowdon by Gareth James
Path junction marker on Snowdon
At this point the Pyg/Miners' Track leaves the other routes from the summit.

SH6054 : Snowdon and Y Lliwedd by Gareth James
Snowdon and Y Lliwedd

SH6055 : Snowdon Mountain Railway above Clogwyn by Gareth James
Snowdon Mountain Railway above Clogwyn
Locomotive No. 10 Yeti propels a wagon carrying water bowsers towards the summit,... more

SH6055 : Looking down the Llanberis Path above Clogwyn by Gareth James
Looking down the Llanberis Path above Clogwyn

SH6155 : Looking down the Llanberis Path above Clogwyn by Gareth James
Looking down the Llanberis Path above Clogwyn

SH6056 : Llanberis path beneath the Snowdon Mountain Railway at Clogwyn by Gareth James
Llanberis path beneath the Snowdon Mountain Railway at Clogwyn

SH5956 : Halfway House, Snowdon by Gareth James
Halfway House, Snowdon

SH6056 : Works train on Snowdon by Gareth James
Works train on Snowdon
A train carrying water bowers descends towards Halfway. The locomotive is No. 10... more

SH6056 : Works train on Snowdon by Gareth James
Works train on Snowdon
A train carrying water bowers descends towards Halfway. The locomotive is No. 10... more

SH6056 : Works train descending Snowdon by Gareth James
Works train descending Snowdon

SH5957 : Llanberis path on Snowdon by Gareth James
Llanberis path on Snowdon

SH5958 : Snowdon Mountain Railway and Moel Cynghorion by Gareth James
Snowdon Mountain Railway and Moel Cynghorion
A works train, with locomotive No. 9 Ninian, descends towards Llanberis.

SH5858 : Snowdon and Moel Cynghorion from the Llanberis Path by Gareth James
Snowdon and Moel Cynghorion from the Llanberis Path

SH5858 : Tree beside the Llanberis Path by Gareth James
Tree beside the Llanberis Path

SH5859 : Cottage near Llanberis by Gareth James
Cottage near Llanberis

SH5759 : Ruins by the roadside, Llanberis by Gareth James
Ruins by the roadside, Llanberis

All images © Gareth James and available under a Creative Commons licence external link.

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