Ridges of Snowdonia

The best ridge walking

By Steve Ashton

Guidebook of the best ridge walks in Snowdonia. Routes from 8km to 60km for competent and experienced walkers. Walks include ridges in the Carneddau, Glyders and Tryfan, Snowdon range, Crib Coch, Nantlle, Rhinogs, Arans, Cader Idris and a Snowdonia 3000er traverse.

Seasons

Seasons

All year round walking, but winter in Snowdonia can mean just that.
Centres

Centres

Bangor, Betws-y-Coed, Llanberis, Capel Curig, Bala, Bedgellert.
Difficulty

Difficulty

Long mountain horseshoes and traverses including some scrambling. Full and hard hillwalking days. The Snowdon 3000ers route is 37 miles and takes about 16 hours to walk.
Must See

Must See

Snowdon Horseshoe, Glyders traverse, Moelwyns northern ridges, Cader Idris circuit, Snowdon traverse
ISBN
9781852843502
Availability
Published
Published
1 Jul 2002
Reprinted
10 Apr 2013
Edition
Second
Pages
192
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.3cm
Weight
230g
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Steve Ashton

Steve Ashton

Steve lived in Snowdonia for 20 years, during which he wrote several climbing and walking books to the region. The best known of these is the highly influential and now classic Scrambles in Snowdonia, which was largely responsible for reviving interest in this esoteric sport.

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