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Gyrn Goch, Gyrn Ddu & Bwlch Mawr
Introduction to Walk 3378

Photo from the walk - Gyrn Goch, Gyrn Ddu & Bwlch Mawr

Region - Llyn Peninsula

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Demanding Llŷn Peninsula walk visiting three summits lying to the east of Yr Eifl. The route involves a steep climb onto Gyrn Goch, from where the walk is less demanding and continues over Gyrn Ddu to Bwlch Mawr. Once high ground has been reached there are superb views including west to Yr Eifl and the coast, south across the peninsula and east to the summits of the Nantlle Ridge and beyond to the Snowdon massif. Route finding is generally good although you need a 1;25k OS map and a sense of direction. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 254Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 254Digital Map1:25kBUY

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

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Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 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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