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The now-disused (and eroding) former A4086, right at the edge of Llyn Padarn, Llanberis.
Taken in 2005, and making its appearance as my first ever PoTM entry!
Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 21, 2008 by sgill77
Road Junction on the A 4086 View of a road junction on the A4086 road between Caernarfon and Llanrug
A Disused Filling Station with Elidir Fawr in the distance A view of the road junction between Pont Rhythallt and Llanrug, with a disused filling station in the foreground. More and more rural filling stations are closing as the super-markets greedily swallow all the business, yet there appear to be more cars on the roads, how far will drivers go to save a couple of pence on a gallon, probably making their journey uneconomical!
The Cwm-y-glo by-pass This by-pass was constructed just prior to the start on the Dinorwig HEP scheme to ease access to Llanberis.
A fast section of the A4096 approaching the A4547 Bangor road This section of the Llanberis to Caernarfon road, constructed at the same time as the Dinorwig HEP scheme, follows the line of the old LMS railway. It avoids the bad bends which characterised the old road at Penllyn.
Old A.4086 Looking south east along a short stretch of the old A.4086 near to Llanberis Gwynedd.
Tanrallt aka Stryd Mari This road outwards from the centre of the town links with the Bethel and Llanberis roads.
Llanberis pass road route
Llanberis Pass Llanberis Pass looking downhill towards the west.
1st snow of winter Snowdonia Looking east from Pen y Pas October 2008
A4086 approaching Llanberis Llyn Peris is out of shot to the right.
Llanberis An open top bus on the Llanberis pass.
Llanberis Pass from the Lip of Cwm Glas Mawr
Llanberis Pass View towards Pen-y-Pass along the A4086.
Pre Worboys sign at the entry point of Llanberis
A nice old sign amid the fuchsias in Snowdonia. Notice the old-style spelling 'CAERNARVON'.
Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Feb 02, 2006 by Richard Walker
A view up the Llanberis pass, in the heart of Snowdonia.
The A4086 Pass of Llanberis, viewed from the north-west ridge of Yr Wyddfa.