There is some uncertainty about the origin of the word Pyg. It is believed that the path was named after Pen y Gwryd Hostel by climbers who stayed there.
Total Climb: 723m (2,372 ft)
Time: Approx 6 hours (there and back)
Start and Finish: Pen-y-Pass Car Park (SH 647 557 / LL55 4NY)
Map: OS Explorer OL17
Parking: Pay & Display car park at Pen-y-Pass. If the car park is full and you are keen to walk from Pen-y-Pass you can use the Snowdon Sherpa Park and Ride Service running from Nant Peris and Llanberis car parks.
Sherpa Bus Stop: Pen-y-Pass Car Park