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The Northern Carneddau from Abergwyngregyn
Introduction to Walk 3021

Photo from the walk - The Northern Carneddau from Abergwyngregyn

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 3720 feet / 1127 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk explores the Carneddau visiting the summits of Drosgl, Bera Bach, Foel Grach, Garnedd Uchaf and Foel Fras. It is a long walk with plenty of ascent visiting some wild upland terrain. Navigation in low cloud could be problematic. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walk 3020
Aber Falls, Foel-fras & Drum from Abergwyngregyn
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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Yr Elen from Gerlan, Bethesda
Grade - hard
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Walk 3052
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Yr Elen & Carnedd Dafydd from Gerlan, Bethesda
Grade - hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1315
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Drosgl and Gyrn Wigau from Rachub
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3061
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Eastern Carneddau from near Rowen
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Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 2497
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Druid Circle, Moelfre and Foel Lus from Penmaenmawr
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2558
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Carnedd Dafydd from near Bethesda
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1074
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
The Glyder Traverse
Grade - very hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 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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