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The Aran Ridge

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Arans Lake Bala

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - John Treble

Length - 11.2 miles / 18.2 km

Ascent - 4300 feet / 1303 metres

Grade - hard

Start - OS grid reference SH852188
Lat 52.751004 // Long -3.70082
Postcode SY20 9JG (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Walk including all the summits on the main Aran Ridge including Aran Fawddwy, which is just short of 3000 feet.

GPX Files - Notes

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Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

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