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Yr Elen & Carnedd Dafydd from Gerlan, Bethesda
Introduction to Walk 3052

Photo from the walk - Yr Elen & Carnedd Dafydd from Gerlan, Bethesda

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Western Carneddau

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 3680 feet / 1115 metres

Grade - hard

This Snowdonia walk includes some un-pathed territory. This approach to Yr Elen and Carnedd Dafydd is much quieter than the main paths from Ogwen. The start is just outside the village of Gerland and the walk in is through some dramatic valley scenery. 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 3051
Yr Elen from Gerlan, Bethesda
Grade - hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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Drosgl and Gyrn Wigau from Rachub
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
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Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd & Marchlyn Mawr reservoir
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
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The Traverse of the Glyder Ridge from Ogwen
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Y Garn from Ogwen Cottage (Route A)
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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Y Garn & Carnedd y Filiast from Ogwen Cottage
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
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3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Pen yr Ole Wen from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 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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