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Cadair Idris, Craig Cau and Cyfrwy by the Pony Path
Introduction to Walk 2668

Photo from the walk - Cadair Idris, Craig Cau and Cyfrwy by the Pony Path

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Cadair Idris

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 km

Ascent - 3000 feet / 909 metres

Time - 5 hours 40 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This walk in Southern Snowdonia has an ascent of Cadair Idris as its main objective. However once height is gained the route also includes the subsidiary summits of Graig Cau and Cyfrwy for the superb views of the rugged scenery in this area. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1172
Cadair Idris by the Pony Path
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1204
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Cadair Idris from Minffordd
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2100
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A Circuit of Cadair Idris from Minffordd
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 3229
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A Mawddach circular from Arthog near Fairbourne
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2570
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Cadair Idris from Llanfihangel-y-pennant
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2707
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
West of Cadair Idris - Tyrrau Mawr and Craig-y-llyn
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1646
4.8 miles / 7.6 km away
The Precipice Walk near Dolgellau
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1309
5.3 miles / 8.5 km away
Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1643
5.3 miles / 8.5 km away
Abergynolwyn, Llanfihangel-y-pennant & Castell y Bere
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
Walk 3582
5.3 miles / 8.5 km away
Castell y Bere & Llanfihangel-y-pennant from Abergynolwyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 1644
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
Cregennen Lakes from Barmouth
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 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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