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Moel Ysgyfarnogod
Introduction to Walk 1173

Photo from the walk - Moel Ysgyfarnogod

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Rhinogs

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1420 feet / 430 metres

Grade - moderate

Moel Ysgyfarnogod and Foel Penolau are two Snowdonia summits combined in this walk. Out of the way and often ignored these two mountains are well worth the effort with some interesting industrial relics along the way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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.

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