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Foel Grach from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau
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Photo from the walk - Foel Grach from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Eastern Carneddu

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Nick O'Brien

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 2310 feet / 700 metres

Time - 6 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Snowdonia walk starts from near Llyn Eigiau and visits the summit of Foel Grach in the high Carneddau. The route includes some impressive mountain scenery and when the summit is reached you can enjoy a wonderful panorama across the mountains of North Wales. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Walk 1635
Garnedd Uchaf & Llyn Eigiau nr Tal-y-Bont
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2638
Craig Eigiau, Melynilyn & Dulyn Resrs nr. Tal-y-Bont
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The Carneddau from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
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Melynllyn & Dulyn Reservoir from Llyn Eigiau parking
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 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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