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Rhinog Fawr and nearby tarns
Introduction to Walk 3227

Photo from the walk - Rhinog Fawr and nearby tarns

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Rhinogs

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km

Ascent - 3600 feet / 1091 metres

Time - 11 hours 10 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Rhinog Fach is located in some of the roughest terrain in Snowdonia and in addition to including the summit of this rugged mountain this walk visits five of the small tarns scattered across the landscape nearby. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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Walk 2544
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Rhinog Fach circular
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1036
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Rhinog Fach & Y Llethr from Craigddu Isaf
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2713
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A traverse of the Northern Rhinogs
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1191
4.3 miles / 6.8 km away
Rhinog Fawr & Gloyw Lyn from Cwm Bychan
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1194
5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Bwlch Drws-Ardudwy from Cwm Nantcol
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1173
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Moel Ysgyfarnogod
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1646
6.3 miles / 10.0 km away
The Precipice Walk near Dolgellau
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 2811
6.9 miles / 11.1 km away
Rhobell Fawr and Ddualt from near Rhydymain
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1499
6.9 miles / 11.1 km away
Rhobell Fawr and Dduallt from Llanfachreth
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2551
7.0 miles / 11.2 km away
Rhobell Fawr from near Rhydymain
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 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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