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Rhinog Fach circular
Introduction to Walk 2544

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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Rhinogs

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Nick O'Brien

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Snowdonia walk's main objective is Rhinog Fach in this rugged part of the National Park. The approach chosen is from the east approaching the summit via Bwlch Drws Ardudwy and Llyn Hywel. Once at the summit cairn extensive views can be enjoyed across much of Snowdonia. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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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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