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North West of Blaenau Ffestiniog from the Crimea Pass
Introduction to Walk 3024

Photo from the walk - North West of Blaenau Ffestiniog from the Crimea Pass

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moelwyns Moel Siabod Cnicht

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 2080 feet / 630 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen are three rarely walked hills and are all visited in this walk in the Snowdonia National Park. The route can be wet underfoot in places and good navigational skills are required over parts of the route. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Yr Aran from Bethania (Route B)
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1515
4.7 miles / 7.6 km away
Tops and Tarns of the Moelwyns
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Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
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Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 3035
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The Moelwyns from Croesor
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1010
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Cnicht, Moel Druman & Allt-fawr from Croesor
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 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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