The path starts at the far left hand corner of the Pen y Pass car park, opposite the entrance. The Miners’ Track was built to serve the Britannia Copper Mine on Snowdon but it is not the route originally used to serve the mine. reverseCoords: false, Do you know what you’re doing? In a while you will pass a small lake on your left, Llyn Teyrn. These cookies do not store any personal information. Check the weather forecast and make sure you know about walking up Snowdon in the Snow. The Miners Track then ascends quickly, to join the Pyg Track, and continue to the peak of Snowdon. Please keep to the footpath to prevent further erosion. The track climbs over Bwlch y Moch on the eastern flanks of Crib Goch, before traversing that ridge's lower slopes. 4 – Finally you reach the lake at Glaslyn, which is a good spot for a breather and take in the views. Shortly, you will reach a standing stone that marks the junction with the Pyg Track (remember about it on your way down). Gwynedd. You are here: Visiting 4. Also starting from the Pen y Pass car park, the Miner's Track also ascends 723 metres, and is 8 miles, 13km, up and down. / document.getElementById('os-datahub-elev-0').style.display = 'none'; 1 – The Miners’ Track route starts from Pen y Pass, and is clearly marked at the corner on the opposite corner to the Cafe.