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Cnicht, Moel Druman & Allt-fawr from Croesor
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Photo from the walk - Cnicht, Moel Druman & Allt-fawr from Croesor

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moelwyns Moel Siabod Cnicht

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 2740 feet / 830 metres

Time - 7 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Snowdonia walk explores four peaks in the Moelwyns. These summits are not the most popular in the area but offer excellent walking and an insight into the now defunct slate quarrying industry. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1127
Cnicht from Croesor
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 3035
The Moelwyns from Croesor
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1422
Cnicht and Moelwyn Mawr from Croesor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

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Llyn yr Adar & Llyn Edno
Grade - moderate
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Craflwyn circular, near Beddgelert
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Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 2150
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Llyn Dinas and Cwm Bychan from Beddgelert
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Walk 2560
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Moel Hebog, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Lefn from Beddgelert
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Walk 1799
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1988
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Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km
Walk 3074
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Mynydd Sygun from Beddgelert
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3231
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Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km
Walk 1426
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Aberglaslyn and Cwm Bychan from Beddgelert
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 1334
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Cnicht from Tanygrisiau
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

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

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