Snowdon Wales’ new look

Yesterday (3/06/2016) Snowdon Wales was updated with a new look. The transition was not without problems. Although most pages are as they were before (with some slight modifications) there are some minor issues e.g links that have been deleted especially where thumbnails linked back to their original source or links that…

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Can Tryfan be seen from Snowdon?

There are sometimes question that begs of the mountain climber in Snowdonia. One of these questions would be, ‘can Snowdon be seen from Tryfan’ – or vice versa. The Glyders, at five miles distance, are clearly visible from the summit of Snowdon so Tryfan must be there somewhere! Its actually…

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Who needs 1000m peaks?

In the earliest days of the history of the British peaks, many were described as hills, and often measured in miles! Snowdon was considered to be a mile in height, as Observations on the Snowdon Mountains (1802) tells us. Yet many were still viewed as mere hills and eventually Snowdon…

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