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Rhinog Fawr & Gloyw Lyn from Cwm Bychan
Introduction to Walk 1191

Photo from the walk - Rhinog Fawr & Gloyw Lyn from Cwm Bychan

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Rhinogs

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1930 feet / 585 metres

Time - 4 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Rhinog Fawr and Gloyw Lyn make a perfect combination for this Snowdonia walk from Cwm Bychan. The summit of Rhinog Fawr offers great views over the Rhinogs and over much of Snowdonia. Arguably one of the great walks in Wales, good route finding skills are essential. In addition the terrain is hard going in places. 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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