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Llyn Geirionydd & Llyn Bychan from Llyn Crafnant

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Eastern Carneddu

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1900 feet / 576 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SH756618
Lat 53.138786 // Long -3.861122
Postcode LL27 0JZ (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Although this Snowdonia walk is named after the 'water features' passed during the walk, most of the route is through sparsely planted old forests and includes the pass from Capel Curig to Crafnant. This is a quieter area of North Wales within the Snowdonia National Park and away from the tourists and popular paths. It is magnificent country. Paths and route finding are easy and the views superb.

GPS Files - Notes

This GPS file is for private use only and is subject to copyright. It should not be used on other websites

GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL17Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL17Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 115Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 115Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 2608 Crimpiau & Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant - moderate - 7.5 miles/12.2 km

Walk 2679 A circuit of Llyn Crafnant, near Trefriw - easy - 3.5 miles/5.7 km

Walk 2536 Llyn Crafnant, Capel Curig & Llyn Colwyd from Trefriw - mod/hard - 13.0 miles/21.1 km

Walk 1866 Prawle Point from East Prawle - easy/mod - 4.1 miles/6.7 km

Walk 1332 Four lakes of the Gwydir Forest - easy/mod - 6.5 miles/10.6 km

Walk 3005 Clogwen from Bryntyrch, Capel Curig - easy - 2.0 miles/3.3 km

Walk 1635 Garnedd Uchaf & Llyn Eigiau nr Tal-y-Bont - mod/hard - 9.0 miles/14.6 km

Walk 2542 Foel Grach from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau - moderate - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Walk 2638 Craig Eigiau, Melynilyn & Dulyn Resrs nr. Tal-y-Bont - moderate - 7.0 miles/11.4 km

Walk 3047 The Carneddau from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau - hard - 10.0 miles/16.3 km

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