The Watkins Path

This is a beautiful, less populated route with stunning views up Snowdon and across to Port Madoc and the Llyn Peninsula. It is a moderate/hard route with some scrambling at the top.

  • Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
  • Ascent - 3400 feet / 1030 metres
  • Duration - Approx 4 - 5 hours
  • Grade - Moderate/hard
  • Start - grid reference SH627506

The starting point is at the car Park at Pont Bethania on the A498 between Llyn Dinasand Llyn Gwynant.

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.)