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Garnedd Uchaf & Llyn Eigiau nr Tal-y-Bont
Introduction to Walk 1635

Photo from the walk - Garnedd Uchaf & Llyn Eigiau nr Tal-y-Bont

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 2100 feet / 636 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk explores the Carneddau. The only major summit included in the route is Garnedd Uchaf yet the scenery and walking is on the wild side with expansive views. Cwm Eigiau is a dramatic location with wild crags in abundance.  

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2542
Foel Grach from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2638
Craig Eigiau, Melynilyn & Dulyn Resrs nr. Tal-y-Bont
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3047
The Carneddau from Llyn Eigiau, Carneddau
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2821
Melynllyn & Dulyn Reservoir from Llyn Eigiau parking
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2592
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Llyn Geirionydd & Llyn Bychan from Llyn Crafnant
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2608
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Crimpiau & Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2679
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
A circuit of Llyn Crafnant, near Trefriw
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 3061
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Eastern Carneddau from near Rowen
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 2547
3.4 miles / 5.4 km away
Carnedd Llewelyn via the Eastern Carneddau
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2536
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Llyn Crafnant, Capel Curig & Llyn Colwyd from Trefriw
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km
Walk 3056
4.7 miles / 7.4 km away
Pen yr Helgi Du from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1232
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Carnedd Llewelyn, Llyn Eigiau & Llyn Cowlyd
Grade - hard
Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km
Walk 2855
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Gallt yr Ogof & Braich y Ddeugwm
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2766
5.0 miles / 8.1 km away
Capel Pinnacle / Y Pincin from Capel Curig
Grade - easy
Length - 1.0 miles / 1.6 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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