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Yr Elen, Carnedd Llewellyn & Carnedd Dafydd
Introduction to Walk 2115

Photo from the walk - Yr Elen, Carnedd Llewellyn & Carnedd Dafydd

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 3400 feet / 1030 metres

Grade - hard

The Carneddau in Snowdonia provide for some tough walking and this route is no exception. Good navigational and map reading skills are required in the early stages of the route.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL17Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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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.

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0.5 miles / 0.7 km away
Yr Elen from Gerlan, Bethesda
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Walk 3052
0.5 miles / 0.7 km away
Yr Elen & Carnedd Dafydd from Gerlan, Bethesda
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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Grade - very hard
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Drosgl and Gyrn Wigau from Rachub
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Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd & Marchlyn Mawr reservoir
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4.0 miles / 6.4 km away
Y Garn & Carnedd y Filiast from Ogwen Cottage
Grade - hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 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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