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Drosgl and Gyrn Wigau from Rachub
Introduction to Walk 1315

Photo from the walk - Drosgl and Gyrn Wigau from Rachub

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Carneddau

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Paul Gasson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 2250 feet / 682 metres

Grade - moderate

This Snowdonia walk explores some of the less frequented summits in the northwest part of this mountainous area. The start is the small village of Rachub, which lies close to the A5. Note that navigation is difficult in poor visibility so avoid this walk in poor weather.  

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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