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Moel Lefn & Moel yr Ogof from Cwm Pennant
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Photo from the walk - Moel Lefn & Moel yr Ogof from Cwm Pennant

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moel Hebog Nantlle Ridge

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 2400 feet / 727 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

Moel Lefn & Moel yr Ogof are rarely walked peaks above beautiful Cwm Pennant in north-western Snowdonia. This walk includes some wonderful industrial remains from the slate industry together with relative solitude to enjoy wide ranging views over many summits in western Snowdonia including Snowdon itself. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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