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Moel Faban, Gyrn & Moel Wnion from Rachub
Introduction to Walk 2833

Photo from the walk - Moel Faban, Gyrn & Moel Wnion from Rachub

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Western Carneddau

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The Carneddau Mountains are a wild place and this short Snowdonia walk visits some of the lower summits in the range. The route needs some care with navigation especially in low cloud. 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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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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