Walkers Stories
Barry Payne`s walk

After reading about the Snowdonia Slate Trail in Trail Magazine, I instantly knew I wanted to do it. And within 6 weeks of reading of it, I had.

I completed the whole trail in 5 days and I also added a climb up Snowdon along the Rhyd-Ddu Path.

The trail itself is amazing. I have seen new parts of Snowdonia I would not have seen if I hadn’t completed the trail.

The trail is marked well enough, but I did get lost a couple of times. Not for long, I just deviated from the path slightly.

I highly recommend this trail and I will be back 100%.




Llanllechid church and the mountains beyond


Gwaun Gynfi Moor

The firstof many crossings of the Welsh Highland Railway


Cwm Cynfal

Winning slate above Y Fron

Derelict house in Dorothea quarries above Nantlle

View down into Cwm Teigl

Cwm Teigl

Rhiwbach quarry

Above Capel Curig

A last rest in the Ogwen Valley

Llyn Ogwen

There`s the end of a wonderful walk

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