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Aran Benllyn & Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn
Introduction to Walk 3017

Photo from the walk - Aran Benllyn & Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 3315 feet / 1005 metres

Grade - mod/hard

Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy are both included in this southern Snowdonia walk from Llanuwchllyn. A linear route, the approach follows the ridge to one of the highest mountains in Wales. Route finding is generally easy but this walk is best saved for a fine day to enjoy the excellent views. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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