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Moel Hebog, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Lefn from Beddgelert
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Photo from the walk - Moel Hebog, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Lefn from Beddgelert

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moel Hebog Nantlle Ridge

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Nick O'Brien

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 3450 feet / 1045 metres

Time - 6 hours 40 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Moel Hebog dominates the village of Beddgelert and is the first objective of this popular Snowdonia walk. The route also includes two other summits, namely Moel yr Ogof and Meol Lefn. The return to Beddgelert initially requires good navigation through the forest. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km
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Mynydd Sygun from Beddgelert
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Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
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Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km
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Aberglaslyn and Cwm Bychan from Beddgelert
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km

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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
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Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 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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