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Eastern Carneddau from near Rowen
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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Eastern Carneddu

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Ascent - 2800 feet / 848 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

The north-eastern sector of the Snowdonia National Park contains the largest area of land above 2000 feet in Wales or England. The highest summit is Carnedd Llewelyn (1064 m.) and this Snowdonia walk explores the summits at the eastern end of the ridge that extends from this high point to the sea near Conway. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2542
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Foel Grach from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2638
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Craig Eigiau, Melynilyn & Dulyn Resrs nr. Tal-y-Bont
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3047
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The Carneddau from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Sychnant Pass, Alltwen, Penmaen-Bach, & Conwy Mountain
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Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 3604
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Foel Lus & Jubilee Path from Sychnant Pass
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.9 miles / 9.6 km
Walk 3020
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Aber Falls, Foel-fras & Drum from Abergwyngregyn
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 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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