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Moel Hebog, Meol yr Ogof and Moel Lefn from Beddgelert
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Photo from the walk - Moel Hebog, Meol yr Ogof and Moel Lefn from Beddgelert

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moel Hebog Nantlle Ridge

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Ascent - 3450 feet / 1045 metres

Time - 6 hours 50 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This is a grand circular Snowdonia walk that requires about 6 hours to complete. Moel Hebog dominates the village of Beddgelert and is the first objective of this Snowdonia walk. The route also includes two other summits, namely Moel yr Ogof and Meol Lefn. The return to Beddgelert initially requires good navigation through the forest. 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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