View of wooden post on Snowdon
Snowdonia National Park





We created the site to help you when planning to walk up Snowdon for the first time. Walkers sometimes call it Mount Snowdon (incorrectly). As the tallest mountain in Wales it is a popular challenge for new and experienced walkers. Snowdon is in the beautiful Snowdonia national park in the northern part of Wales. In the following pages readers are provided with some answers to commonly asked questions. As you browse the site you will find out if you are fit enough, what you will need, where to stay, which routes are best and when is the best time to climb Snowdon.

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firsttimeclimbingsnowdon.co.uk is not a comprehensive guide but gives a good overview for first time visitors of what is involved with walking up Snowdon. General information that may be of use to inexperienced walkers thinking of taking on the challenge. If you are an experienced hillwalker this site will probably not be of interest to you.

New to hill walking?

Many visitors will be planning walking up Snowdon for the first time without any experience of hill walking. You maybe taking part in the 3 peaks challenge, team building exercises or just fulfilling a personal tick off the bucket list. We hopes that you enjoy using the website and find it useful in answering some of your questions. firsttimeclimbingsnowdon.co.uk supplies the reader with links that take you to 3rd party sites and enable you to buy equipment, book accomdation, check the weather etc. I will make a very small comission on any purchases made by users but this won’t cost the user any more than you pay for your goods. All transactions are carried out with the 3rd party site and I do not have any access to your personal or payment infomation.

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Look after yourself on Snowdon

Walkers are their own responsibility when out on the hills so please go prepared and go home safe, keep an eye on the weather on the day of the ascent and go prepared for emergencies.