I AM A STUDENT at Bangor University in North Wales. As soon as I got here, I made sure to walk around and see all the beauty the region had to offer. This picture does have a story behind it. It was taken close to the summit of Snowdon in Snowdonia National Park. It was my first attempt to hike up the mountain, taking the Rhyd Ddu trail. It was late December 2015, freezing cold and blistering winds made it extra hard, but luckily no rain whatsoever. Sunny spells broke through the clouds every once in a while, granting me some amazing shots like this one. Long story short, I made it all the way to the summit and had the experience of a lifetime.
Tallest mountain in England and Wales, Snowdon stands at 3560 feet in Gwynedd, northwest Wales. It lends its name to the region of rugged, slate mountains and Snowdonia National Park. The most climbed mountain in Britain, Snowdon is tied to Arthurian legend and reputedly inhabited by fairies, and known as well for its rare Alpine flora.
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