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Aran Fawddwy northern approach
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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Arans Lake Bala

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.4 miles / 13.7 km

Ascent - 2450 feet / 742 metres

Time - 6 hours 40 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A Snowdonia walk to the summit of Aran Fawddwy using the northern approach. This route requires careful navigation and the use of a map is essential as some paths are intermittent and feint on the ground. In fine weather the walk offers wonderful views across much of Snowdonia. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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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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