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Moel Emoel from near Bala
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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Arans Lake Bala

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Ray Hind

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1485 feet / 450 metres

Grade - moderate

This circular Snowdonia walk in Gwynedd allows you to experience the terrain of this part of the National Park. The route lies to the north of Bala that includes a variety of landscapes. There are good views of Bala town, Lake Bala (Llyn Tegid) and the surrounding mountains. 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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