Miners Track

The most popular track up Snowdon, with good flat sections to start with and great views throughout of the horseshoe.

  • Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
  • Ascent - 2510 feet / 761 metres
  • Duration - Approx 4 - 5 hours
  • Grade - Moderate+
  • Start - grid reference SH647555

Starts at Pen Y Pass car park.


PARKING AT PEN Y PASS CAR PARK: You will only be able to park your car at Pen y pass if you have PRE-BOOKED online via the JustPark App. Tariffs start at 1-8 hours – £18.00.

If you haven't prebooked, you will not be admitted even if there are spaces in the car park and to avoid traffic congestion you won't be able to wait on site while you book either.

Its best to get the Sherpa bus from Llanberis High Street or the Nant Peris Park and Ride.

You can buy your ticket on the bus (Contactless payment accepted).

  • Adult single from £2.00
  • Adult return from £3.00
  • Child single from £1.00
  • Child return from £1.50
  • Snowdon Sherpa Day ticket £5 / £2.50

Prices correct on 8th April 2021

Please remember, you should ensure you are well equipped with good footwear, adequate food and drinks plus clothing to cater for worsening weather conditions which could come upon you very quickly if you haven't fully prepared. (Treat the mountain with respect, remember you are climbing 3560 feet to the summit.)