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Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn
Introduction to Walk 1309

Photo from the walk - Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Cadair Idris

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - John Treble

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A walk in southern Snowdonia to a rarely visited summit. Tarren y Gesail offers excellent views and the ascent route passes through some interesting relics of industrial heritage. The start is the village of Abergynolwyn. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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