Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn

Introduction to Walk 1309

Photo from the walk - Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - John Treble

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Grade - moderate

A walk in southern Snowdonia to a rarely visited summit. Tarren y Gesail offers excellent views and the ascent route passes through some interesting relics of industrial heritage. The start is the village of Abergynolwyn. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Snowdonia NP

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