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Bwlch Sych and Tynygarreg from Lake Vyrnwy

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SJ017190
Lat 52.759631 // Long -3.458113
Postcode SY10 0NA (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This circuit takes you onto the hills to the north east of Lake Vyrnwy and begins from near the dam across this large reservoir. Circular walks in this area are few and far between and this route does use some paths that see very few walkers and a good sense of direction and the ability to use a map is important. Recently it has been noted that there is a path diversion at Bwlch Sych farm so care is needed here to locate the onward path. There is also forestry work in progress in this area so paths may close at short notice.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 239Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 239Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 125Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 125Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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