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Cadair Idris
Walking Guide and Walks

Cadair Idris is a magnificent mountain with many crags. There are many approaches to its summits with the most popular being the Pony Path. However, there are better alternatives especially on the southern approach from Minffordd. Other summits in the group are much less spectacular though some are worth walking including Waun Oer and Maesglase.

List of walks

★ GPS file available   ☩ Route profile

WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
3230Tarrenhendre from Abergynolwyneasy/mod5.00
2668Cadair Idris, Craig Cau and Cyfrwy by the Pony Pathmod/hard5.25
1204★☩Cadair Idris from Minfforddmod/hard6.00
1309Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwynmoderate8.00
2707★☩West of Cadair Idris - Tyrrau Mawr and Craig-y-llynmoderate9.50
2570★☩Cadair Idris from Llanfihangel-y-pennantmod/hard10.00
1172★☩Cadair Idris by the Pony Pathmod/hard11.00
1107Waun Oer and Maesglasemod/hard11.00
2100★☩A Circuit of Cadair Idris from Minfforddmod/hard11.00

 
Table of summits in the Cadair Idris Group

RankMountainMetres/FeetLocation
25Cadair Idris893 / 2930Snowdonia
36Mynydd Moel863 / 2831Snowdonia
70Craig Cwm Amarch791 / 2595Snowdonia
166Maesglase675 / 2215Snowdonia
177Waun-oer670 / 2198Snowdonia
182Tarren Y Gesail667 / 2188Snowdonia
191Tyrau Mawr661 / 2169Snowdonia
195Cribin Fawr659 / 2162Snowdonia
220Tarrenhendre634 / 2080Snowdonia
234Craig y Llyn622 / 2041Snowdonia

 

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