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Moel Eilio from Llanberis
Introduction to Walk 3057

Photo from the walk - Moel Eilio from Llanberis

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Snowdon Crib Goch

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 2300 feet / 697 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

Quiet, yet rewarding, this Snowdonia walk starts from Llanberis and takes in one of the lesser known summits of the Snowdon range. Moel Eilio rises to 726 metres with the summit offers good views of a wide range of mountains in the northwestern sector of the Snowdonia National Park. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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