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The Rivals - Yr Eifl
Introduction to Walk 3044

Photo from the walk - The Rivals - Yr Eifl

Region - Llyn Peninsula

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1535 feet / 465 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Rivals, or Yr Eifl, rise steeply from the north coast of the Lleyn Peninsula and provide a superb objective for this walk. Although the route can be rough underfoot, these hills have a long history with extensive iron age ruins. In addition their isolated position mean that the views are extensive. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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