Climbing in Snowdon Bryn Gwynant
There are many local crags within easy walking distance in the area, so you won’t have to walk far before you can start climbing. One of the more famous climbing areas at Tremadog is just a short drive away. Watkin Pass is within easy walking distance or just a 2 minute drive along the road.
Other things to do nearby
From the front door of all our Snowdonia hostels you will be treated to unrivalled access to some of the UK's finest walking and hiking territory. From YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass: There are three route
Try the brilliant tracks directly across the road from the hostel. Crib Goch offers grade 1 scrambling opportunities, with lots of famous climbing crags available in the immediate area.
Mount Snowdon is the ultimate climbers dream in North Wales. You'll get a real sense of achievement once you've accomplished this climb.
Tour the large colourful chambers, magnificent stalactite and stalagmites and copper ore veins with traces of gold and silver. Visit the website
Bike hire for all ages so you can have a memorable day out in Snowdonia. Set off to explore Beddgelert Forest and get away from it all. Visit the website
A unique range of very special adventures. Experience Europe's longest Ziplines, or massive underground trampolines and high-rope cavern adventures called Bounce Below. See the Zip
The excellent mountain biking area of Beddgelert Forest is 4 miles away. With lots of trails to choose from there are routes for everyone to enjoy.
Travel on the glorious line from Caernarfon through Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog – some 40 miles of narrow-gauge steam! These are 2 separate railways which meet at the central station of Por
Walk around Llyn Idwal and discover stunning waterfalls, the famous Devils Kitchen and the magnificent Snowdonia hills - beautiful on any day of the year.
Discover a landscape that was sculptured by ice thousands of years ago.
Glyder Ridge Distance: 5.5 miles/8km Start/Finish: Ogwen car park, Llyn Ogwen, LL57 3LZ Terrain: Mountain track, trail Toughness: Challenging Ascent: 731 metres &
The best climbing in the whole world, well, so the hostel manager says! You'll find all varieties of rock and levels.
Llyn Ogwen is very popular with fishermen. You might even catch a Gwyniad, a sub-species of European white fish, trapped in the lake after the Ice Age 10,000 years ago.
Snowdon Mountain Railway Take a journey to the rooftop of Wales.
Travel on Britain’s only rack and pinion railway to Hafod Eryri, the stunning new visitor centre at the Summit of Snowdon. Visit the website
High level activities to get the heart racing! Enjoy the leaps, swings and zip line with spectacular views of Snowdonia.