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Garnedd Goch via Cwm Silyn (Two Lakes Walk)
Introduction to Walk 3117

Photo from the walk - Garnedd Goch via Cwm Silyn (Two Lakes Walk)

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Alan Birks

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Grade - moderate

This circular Snowdonia walk lies in relatively quiet mountains and features an ascent of Garnedd Goch (700m) via Cwm Silyn. The route offers superb views of two lakes - Llynnau Cwm Silyn and Cwm Dulyn - as well as a mountain panorama which includes the Snowdon range, the Nantlle Ridge and the coasts by Caernarfon and Porthmadog. 

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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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