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Carneddau traverse from Llyn Ogwen to Bont Newydd
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Photo from the walk - Carneddau traverse from Llyn Ogwen to Bont Newydd

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Western Carneddau

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Ascent - 4200 feet / 1273 metres

Time - 11 hours 10 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk includes seven summits exceeding 3000 feet and must be treated as a serious walk. It is a linear route and requires suitable transport arrangements. Apart from a section of unpathed ascent to Pen yr Ole Wen the route follows good paths. However low cloud makes navigation difficult. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
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Length - 16.0 miles / 26 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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