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West of Cadair Idris - Tyrrau Mawr and Craig-y-llyn
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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Cadair Idris

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 2650 feet / 803 metres

Time - 7 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Snowdonia walk explores two summits west of Cadair Idris - Tyrrau Mawr and Craig-y-llyn. The views are excellent and the paths quiet. The descent to the valley and the village of Llanfihangel-y-pennant is an excellent finale to the walk. 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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Walks from the same start

Walk 2570
Cadair Idris from Llanfihangel-y-pennant
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

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Abergynolwyn, Llanfihangel-y-pennant & Castell y Bere
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Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
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Castell y Bere & Llanfihangel-y-pennant from Abergynolwyn
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Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn
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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3230
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Tarrenhendre from Abergynolwyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1172
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Cadair Idris by the Pony Path
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2668
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Cadair Idris, Craig Cau and Cyfrwy by the Pony Path
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Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 1204
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Cadair Idris from Minffordd
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2100
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
A Circuit of Cadair Idris from Minffordd
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 3229
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
A Mawddach circular from Arthog near Fairbourne
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1644
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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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