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Cnicht and Moelwyn Mawr from Croesor
Introduction to Walk 1422

Photo from the walk - Cnicht and Moelwyn Mawr from Croesor

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moelwyns Moel Siabod Cnicht

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 3000 feet / 909 metres

Time - 7 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This is a fine Snowdonia walk that enables you to see Cnicht both from the south-west with its Welsh Matterhorn perspective as well as it's more gentle north-east flank from where it presents a very different perspective, appearing as a gentle grassy ridge with a few rocky knolls. The addition of Moelwyn Mawr adds some excellent walking and more superb views. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1127
Cnicht from Croesor
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 3035
The Moelwyns from Croesor
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1010
Cnicht, Moel Druman & Allt-fawr from Croesor
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

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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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