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Moel y Garnedd from Lake Bala
Introduction to Walk 2054

Photo from the walk - Moel y Garnedd from Lake Bala

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Arans Lake Bala

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Ray Hind

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A short circular walk in southern Snowdonia that gives a taste of what the area offers. From the top of Moel y Garnedd, there are excellent views of the Arenigs, Arans, Berwyns and even as far as Cadair Idris. Moel y Garnedd is named Gwastadros on some maps and known by locals as Stadros. The walk is partly over moorland and can be wet in places, therefore boots are advised. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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