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Crimpiau from Capel Curig
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Photo from the walk - Crimpiau from Capel Curig

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Western Carneddau

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The minor summit of Crimpiau provides an excellent Snowdonia walk from Capel Curig. The route crosses quite mountainous terrain and the view down Llyn Crafnant is one of the great panoramas in the area. Do make sure you are suitably equipped for this walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km

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Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
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Llyn Geirionydd & Llyn Bychan from Llyn Crafnant
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2608
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Crimpiau & Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant
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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