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The Northern Carneddau from Abergwyngregyn
Introduction to Walk 3021

Photo from the walk - The Northern Carneddau from Abergwyngregyn

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Western Carneddau

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 3720 feet / 1127 metres

Time - 9 hours 40 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk explores the Carneddau visiting the summits of Drosgl, Bera Bach, Foel Grach, Garnedd Uchaf and Foel Fras. It is a long walk with plenty of ascent visiting some wild upland terrain. Navigation in low cloud could be problematic. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3020
Aber Falls, Foel-fras & Drum from Abergwyngregyn
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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Yr Elen, Carnedd Llewellyn & Carnedd Dafydd
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Walk 3051
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Yr Elen from Gerlan, Bethesda
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Walk 3052
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Walk 1315
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Drosgl and Gyrn Wigau from Rachub
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3061
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Eastern Carneddau from near Rowen
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Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 2497
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Druid Circle, Moelfre and Foel Lus from Penmaenmawr
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2558
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Carnedd Dafydd & Pen yr Ole Wen from Bethesda
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1074
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The Glyder Traverse
Grade - very hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 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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