6th October 2012

today's walk: Snowdon


mist in the valley towards Beddgelert


the Snowdon Horseshoe from the viewpoint layby to the south


panoramic shot of Snowdon from the viewpoint layby to the south


on the lower wooded part of the Watkin path


looking down eastwards from the path


mist clearing eastwards from the path


looking up the valley Cwm Llan


looking back down the valley


Gladstone Rock with Yr Aran behind


looking down the path from higher up to Yr Aran


Llyn Lydaw from near where the Watkin path joins the ridge


Lliwedd from the same spot


heading along the ridge to the cloud covered summit of Snowdon


another viewpoint eastwards over Llyn Lydaw


Crib Goch and Glaslyn from the same spot


looking back down on the Watkin path (on the left) and Cwm Llan


on the horribly steep and eroded exit from the Watkin path with Lliweddd beyond


Snowdon summit


horribly crowded in the summit area


looking back from the south ridge - an almost (but short-lived) clearance looking back to the top


on the narrowest part of the south ridge


the cliffs of Llechog


the valley below Llechog ..


.. and again as the mist clears


Moel Hebog from the descent path


Mynydd Mawr and Llyn Cywellyn from the descent path


Llyn Cywellyn, Moel Eilio and Foel Gron from the descent path


the east end of the Nantlle ridge as I join a big track down


a steam train leaving Rydd Dhu station


Mynydd Mawr with the train in front