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The Precipice Walk near Dolgellau
Introduction to Walk 1646

Photo from the walk - The Precipice Walk near Dolgellau

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy

This short walk near Dolgellau (Gwynedd) is a wonderful route offering great views and excellent walking. An ideal route if you are short of time or if the weather only allows a shorter walk.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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