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Tops and Tarns of the Moelwyns
Introduction to Walk 1515

Photo from the walk - Tops and Tarns of the Moelwyns

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moelwyns Moel Siabod Cnicht

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 2500 feet / 758 metres

Time - 8 hours 0 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

The Moelwyns in Snowdonia offer some superb views of the Snowdon massif yet see very few walkers. This walk provides a basis for exploring this area visiting some of the summits and tarns of this scenically interesting area. However a word of warning the area can be wet underfoot and navigation can be problematic. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

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Llyn Dinas and Cwm Bychan from Beddgelert
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Walk 1988
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Aberglaslyn and Cwm Bychan from Beddgelert
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Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 1089
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Snowdon by the Pyg and Miner's Tracks from Pen-y-pass
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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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