Climbing

Climbing in Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Overview

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.

Hostels nearby

Climbing in Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4NP

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 64120 51389

Lat/Lng: 53.042456, -4.028218

Contact information

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