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Yr Wyddfa

Snowdon is the biggest mountain in Wales... It is 1085 metres (3569 feet) above sea level. It has 6 footpaths to the summit, plus a train! Years ago we walked up the Miner's Track & down the Llanberis Path, which was about 9 miles altogether including some very scary scree climbing... This time we took the train, with the intention of walking it again before our holiday was over. Unfortunately, the walk never happened as the weather just wasn't good enough & the mountain was constantly covered in thick mist... So we purchased our very expensive tickets in advance in order to catch the 'Earlybird' train. The station forecast had been good for the day we chose, but as you can see the mountain was completely enshrouded... Although the scenery on the journey was wonderful... We have reviewed our experience with the  Mountain Railway  on Tripadvisor, as it wasn't brilliant! The journey takes 2 1/2 hours altogether (1 hour up, 1/2 hour at the top & 1 hou