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Carnedd Llewelyn, Llyn Eigiau & Llyn Cowlyd
Introduction to Walk 1232

Photo from the walk - Carnedd Llewelyn, Llyn Eigiau & Llyn Cowlyd

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Western Carneddau

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Don Williams

Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km

Ascent - 4100 feet / 1242 metres

Time - 12 hours 10 minutes

Grade - hard

This lengthy Snowdonia walk in the Carneddau visits the summits of Carnedd Llewelyn, Foel Grach and Garnedd Uchaf before descending to Llyn Eigiau and Llyn Cowlyd. Superb mountain scenery throughout. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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