Snowdon
 
 
 
 
 

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Alt. names Yr Wyddfa
Municipality/district Gwynedd (UK)
Height [m] 1085
Primary factor [m] 1038
Fixed point 30 U 439855 6204995 - located to the north, west of the A80/A803 intersection, on the shores of the Forth and Clyde canal.
Secondary factor [km] 369
Approx. point 30 V 405170 6248208 - located to the north, on the south ridge of Stob Binnein.
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  UTM: 30 U 427890 5880431
    Lat/Lon: N5304'06.6" W404'34.4"
Description

Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, and is the highest British mountain south of the Scottish Highlands. The mountain attracts a lot of tourists during the summer, and offers many hiking, scrambling and climbing routes. In addition there is a mountain train that runs from Llanberis to the summit (not during winter).

Main photo  Snowdon seen from lake Glaslyn (summit hidden by fog).
Routes Snowdon & Garnedd Ugain from Pen-y-pass via Miners' Track
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Visits 04.12.2009