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Waun Oer and Maesglase
Introduction to Walk 1107

Photo from the walk - Waun Oer and Maesglase

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Cadair Idris

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - John Treble

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 3100 feet / 939 metres

Time - 8 hours 40 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk near Dinas-Mawddwy is full of surprises. The Summits of Waun Oer and Maesglase are part of interesting landscape with ridges, great cliffs and rolling hills. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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