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Nantlle Ridge Walk from Rhyd Ddu (Route A)
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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moel Hebog Nantlle Ridge

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Paul Gasson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 2300 feet / 697 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

This great Snowdonia ridge walk is one of the best in Wales. The start is Rhydd Ddu and the route includes the summits of Y Garn, Mynydd Drws-y-coed and Trum y Dysgl which are situated on west facing crags above the valley far below. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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