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Tops and Tarns of the Moelwyns
Introduction to Walk 1515

Photo from the walk - Tops and Tarns of the Moelwyns

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Moelwyns

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 2500 feet / 758 metres

Grade - mod/hard

The Moelwyns in Snowdonia offer some superb views of the Snowdon massif yet see very few walkers. This walk provides a basis for exploring this area visiting some of the summits and tarns of this scenically interesting area. However a word of warning the area can be wet underfoot and navigation can be problematic. A GPS 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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