Walking Britain graphic

Moel Eilio & Moel Cynghorion from Llanberis
Introduction to Walk 1681

Photo from the walk - Moel Eilio & Moel Cynghorion from Llanberis

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 2800 feet / 848 metres

Grade - mod/hard

A Snowdonia walk that explores two less frequented summits from Llanberis. The walk offers grandstand views over many of the high peaks of Snowdonia and is more challenging than first impressions might suggest. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

Maps   Ordnance Survey Logo   Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL17Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer OL17Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 115Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 115Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

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

Walks from the same start

Walk 1003
Snowdon by the Llanberis Path
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2626
0.5 miles / 0.8 km away
Snowdon & Garnedd Ugain from Llanberis
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km
Walk 3057
1.0 miles / 1.6 km away
Moel Eilio from Llanberis
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3059
1.0 miles / 1.6 km away
Moel Cynghorion & Snowdon
Grade - very hard
Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km
Walk 1453
2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd & Marchlyn Mawr reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2590
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd Ddu (Route A)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2797
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Yr Aran and Snowdon from Rhyd-Ddu
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3509
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd Ddu (Route B)
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km
Walk 3198
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Snowdon via the South Ridge & Rhyd-ddu Path
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1951
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Mynydd Mawr from Rhyd-Ddu
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2729
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Snowdon by Rhyd-Ddu and Snowdon Ranger Paths
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Cicerone Books

Cicerone PressCicerone Press offer a range of books and eBooks offering guides to all the popular walking areas and long-distance trails in Britain and overseas. Their illustrated guides feature walks, information and maps to help you make the most of the outdoors.
Explore Cicerone's Catalogue

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

AZ Adventure Series Maps

Convenient 1:25000 OS maps in booklet form covering the National Trails of Britain. More info.

the people's poncho

A durable, lightweight, stylish and compact alternative to traditional waterproofs ideal for walkers with 10% Discount. More info.

New to Walking?

Click for a simple guide of how to start walking. Includes a guide on how to select your walks.