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Snowdon Voluntary Cycling Agreement

        To help avoid accidents involving cyclists and walkers when the paths to the summit of Snowdon are extremely busy from May to September a voluntary agreement has been negotiated between:

The Snowdonia National Park

Gwynedd County Council


Welsh Cycling Union

International Mountain Bicycling Association

    It has been agreed that between the hours of 10.00 am and 5 pm from 1st May to 30th September cyclists should not cycle on the Snowdon bridleways shown on the map below.



Bridleways affected by the agreement

Bwlch Maesgwm bridleway

It is expected that all cyclists will act responsibly and observe this agreement, sometimes referred to as a 'voluntary ban'. The alternative may be a complete, actual ban on Snowdon's bridleways.

Please follow the off-road Cycling Code

In the event of a serious accident on the mountain dial 999 and ask for North Wales Police.

REMEMBER! Cyclists who ride "recklessly and without due care and attention...or take part in a race or trial of speed" contravene the Road Traffic Act 1988.

    For further information about off-road cycling routes in Snowdonia contact local Information Centres, cycle shops or the National Park Authority, Penrhyndeudraeth LL38 6LF, Tel: 01766 770 274 www.eryri-npa.gov.uk