Snowdon, United Kingdom

Prominence: 1038 m, 3406 ft

Elevation: 1085 meters, 3560 feet

Approx. Isolation: 368.84 km, 229.19 mi
Alternate Name(s)Yr Wyddfa
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)53° 4' 7'' N; 4° 4' 34'' W
53.068567, -4.076072 (Dec Deg)
427900E 5880439N Zone 30 (UTM)
CountryUnited Kingdom
State/ProvinceWales (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionGwynedd (Highest Point)

Search Engines - search the web for "Snowdon":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Other Web Sites
     Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa at
     Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa at Database of British and Irish Hills
     Weather for Snowdon at

Lists that contain Snowdon:
     U.K. County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #7)
     U.K. Constituent Country High Points (Rank #2)
     United Kingdom National Park High Points (Rank #3)
     Britain and Ireland Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #4)
     British Country/Dependency High Points (Rank #4)
     Hewitts (Rank #1)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #3)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #38)
     Most Ascended Peaks-Outside USA (Rank #3)
     Nuttalls of Wales (Rank #1)
     Wales County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #1)
     Marilyns of Wales (Rank #1)
     Hewitts of Wales (Rank #1)
     Trail 100-Britain's Greatest Mountains (Rank #10)
     Marilyns of Great Britain and Ireland (Rank #4)
     Marilyns of Great Britain (Rank #3)
     Nuttalls of England and Wales (Rank #1)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1970-06-01 by Rob Woodall
     1978-05-09 by Frederick Johnson
     1993-06-27 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2003-05-17 by Gary Honey
     2007-06-21 by Paul Place
     2007-12-26 by Mark Hyland
     2008-08-15 by Jim Sugden
     2009-04-28 by Kris Dawson
     2009-07-29 by Joseph Claghorn
     2009-08-27 by Nate Lange
     2010-09-11 by Drew Gajan
     2011-06-02 by Gregory Teicher (GPS Track)
     2012-06-30 by Andrew Rankine
     2012-12-29 by Mark Hyland (Unsuccessful)
     2013-05-01 by Martin Matejka (GPS Track)
     2013-06-18 by Jan Triska
     2013-06-27 by Dan Hildebrand
     2014-08-30 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2015-07-18 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2015-07-25 by Mark Hyland
     2015-08-29 by Seán Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2016-08-29 by Seán Caulfield (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (277 total)

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Snowdon
     Elevation Ladder from Snowdon
     Prominence Ladder from Snowdon

Snowdon is the high triangular peak in this view from the Pen-Y-Pass approach (1993-06-27).
Web Map LinksMultimap   Bing Maps   Google Maps
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1038 m/3406 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1038 m/3406 ft
  Key Col: 47 m/154 ft
Isolation368.84 km/229.19 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Stob Binnein  (N)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: Great Britain
Range4: Wales and Welsh Border (Highest Point)
Range5: North Wales (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsIslands-Atlantic-Europe
Atlantic Ocean
IslandGreat Britain
OwnershipLand: Snowdonia National Park (Highest Point)
Route #1 Railroad
Route #2 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Pen-Y-Pass 744 m/2442 ft
Vertical Gain: 341 m/1118 ft
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
Google Maps Dynamic Map

 Snowdon    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map

Other Photos

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The Crib Goch ridge en route while doing the Mount Snowdon traverse. It is the more technical variation from Pen-Y Pas (2012-06-18). Photo by Jan Triska.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Holding the paralympic torch in the cafe at the summit of Snowdon (2012-08-22). Photo by Mark Hyland.
Click here for larger-size photo.

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
There was a small queue to reach the trig point on Snowdon on a cloudy day (2015-07-25). Photo by Mark Hyland.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Snowdon (2012-08-11). Photo by Lee Humphries.
Click here for larger-size photo.

This page has been served 13181 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2016 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service