Climb Snowdon – Rhyd Ddu Path
12th March 2018
The Rhyd Ddu Path is known as the quietest route up Snowdon. Once called the Beddgelert Path and used for the first official ascent of Snowdon in 1639, the Rhyd Ddu Path (pronounced ‘rheed-thee’) is the least touristy route to the top of Snowdon. The route is not difficult and is a good ‘step-up’ from the Pyg Track. One of the best routes on Snowdon and with views to rival any of the other Snowdon routes.
As well as being quieter, it provides walkers with breath-taking views of the Nantlle Ridge, Yr Aran and the South Ridge of Snowdon. It also offers a dramatic ridge walk, which is suitable for all abilities. However, the steep drops...