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Walking Crimpiau from Capel Curig ( Download : )
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Crimpiau from Capel Curig
distance 6.07km Vertical gain +279m Vertical drop -282m Durée 2h30 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Capel Curig - Conwy

The minor Snowdonia summit of Crimpiau provides an excellent walk from Capel Curig. The route crosses quite mountainous terrain and the view down Llyn Crafnant is one of the great panoramas in the area. Do make sure you are suitably equipped for this walk.

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distance 3.42km Vertical gain +572m Vertical drop -572m Durée 2h35 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Capel Curig - Conwy

This challenging route to the summit of Tryfan is one the great walks and scrambles of Snowdonia. Starting from the Ogwen Valley, much of the ascent up Tryfan's north ridge involves the use of hands. In winter this route takes on a different character when ice and snow are present and should only be attempted by those experienced in winter mountaineering.

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distance 5.19km Vertical gain +59m Vertical drop -59m Durée 1h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Trefriw - Conwy

This Snowdonia walk provides aeasy circuit of picturesque Llyn Tranant, a reservoir nestling in the Carneddau mountains. The route is easy to follow and provides some rugged scenery without to much effort. Ideal for a family walk and picnic.

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distance 4.19km Vertical gain +94m Vertical drop -93m Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Llandygai - Gwynedd

Llyn Idwal lies in a spectacular location under the Glyder Mountains in Snowdonia. This walk provides a mountain experience without too much effort walking through a rocky amphitheatre in the mountains.

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distance 9.63km Vertical gain +838m Vertical drop -839m Durée 5h10 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Llandygai - Gwynedd

This walk takes in the three key summits in the Glyders - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr and Tryfan. It also includes the Y Gribin ridge with its excellent opportunuties for scrambling. Do choose a fine day as the views are spectacular throughout.

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distance 11.15km Vertical gain +818m Vertical drop -816m Durée 5h30 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Llanberis - Gwynedd

This Snowdonia walk starts from Pen-y-Pass and uses the Pyg Track towards the summit of Snowdon. The route then crosses Y Lliwedd to pick up the Miner's Track for the return to the start. Good navigational skills are essential when leaving Snowdon and because of this, the walk is recommended for experienced walkers only.

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Melynllyn and Dulyn Reservoir from Llyn Eigiau parking
distance 9.03km Vertical gain +286m Vertical drop -288m Durée 3h25 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Caerhun - Conwy

This walk on the eastern side of the Carneddau mountains in Snowdonia offers a sense of solitude and excellent mountain scenery. The route is generally easy to follow although careful navigation is needed on the section from Dulyn Reservoir back to the start.

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distance 14.89km Vertical gain +975m Vertical drop -974m Durée 7h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Bethesda - Gwynedd

The Carneddau in Snowdonia provide for some tough walking and this route is no exception. Good navigational and map reading skills are required in the early stages of the route.

Walking Snowdon from Llanberis ( Download : )
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distance 14.04km Vertical gain +950m Vertical drop -939m Durée 6h45 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Llanberis - Gwynedd

Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, is the objective of this walk. This route is the easiest way to Snowdon's summit. Starting in Llanberis, it must be remembered this walk is a serious mountain expedition so you should go fully prepared.

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distance 15.6km Vertical gain +906m Vertical drop -907m Durée 7h05 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Llanberis - Gwynedd

A Snowdonia walk that explores two less frequented summits from Llanberis. The walk offers grandstand views over many of the high peaks of Snowdonia and is more challenging than first impressions might suggest.

Walking Cae Clyd to Manor Mawr ( Download : )
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Cae Clyd to Manor Mawr
distance 11.19km Vertical gain +487m Vertical drop -486m Durée 4h35 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Ffestiniog - Gwynedd

This walk will lead you at the top of Manod Mawr passing by the National’s Treasure Caves, which was used to store valuable paintings during WW2.

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distance 11.45km Vertical gain +844m Vertical drop -844m Durée 5h40 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Betws Garmon - Gwynedd

This ascent of Snowdon is realatively quiet yet allows the walker to appreciate the grandeur of the highest mountain in Wales. The outward route uses Snowdon's south ridge with the return route following the Rhyd-Ddu path.

Walking The Haybarn ( Download : )
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distance 3.45km Vertical gain +105m Vertical drop -104m Durée 1h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ffestiniog - Gwynedd

This is a great local walk from the front door of the Haybarn incorporating the local river, Afon Teigl, woodland, steepish climb back up to Llan Ffestiniog where you can take a rest at the local pub, Pengwern Arms, before heading back to the Haybarn following the main road.

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distance 13.52km Vertical gain +719m Vertical drop -715m Durée 5h55 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Llanfrothen - Gwynedd

This Snowdonia walk explores four peaks in the Moelwyns. These summits are not the most popular in the area but offer excellent walking and an insight into the now defunct slate quarrying industry.

Walking Two Bridges Walk ( Download : )
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distance 8.28km Vertical gain +89m Vertical drop -91m Durée 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Menai Bridge - Anglesey

Prehistoric remains, an aristocratic monument and an extended walk along the Menai Strait.

Walking Treborth Botanic Garden ( Download : )
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distance 3.35km Vertical gain +21m Vertical drop -24m Durée 1h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Menai Bridge - Anglesey

Cross the Menai Bridge for a wooded stroll around Bangor University’s botanic garden.

Walking Church Island ( Download : )
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distance 2.09km Vertical gain +28m Vertical drop -28m Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Menai Bridge - Anglesey

An ancient island church, with stunning views of the Menai Strait and its two iconic bridges.

Walking Morfa Conwy ( Download : )
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distance 2.64km Vertical gain +3m Vertical drop -3m Durée 0h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Conwy (Conwy) - Conwy

Sandy paths, and wet grass after rain around The Mulberry.

Walking Conwy Mountain ( Download : )
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distance 7.17km Vertical gain +230m Vertical drop -227m Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Conwy (Conwy) - Conwy

Gradual ascent and some rocky ground. May be muddy or boggy in places.

Walking Castle & Town Walls ( Download : )
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distance 4.34km Vertical gain +56m Vertical drop -53m Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Conwy (Conwy) - Conwy

Mostly on surfaced paths and roads, but woodland paths may be muddy. The town walls are occasionally uneven,
include numerous steps and in places require a head for heights.

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distance 8.7km Vertical gain +484m Vertical drop -487m Durée 3h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Llanycil - Gwynedd

A walk to the summit of Arenig Fawr is a rewarding excursion in southern Snowdonia. Starting from Arenig near Llyn Celyn, the route offers excellent walking. Passing Llyn Arenig Fawr the ascent is relatively easy. Descent is over unpathed ground and good navigational skills are recommended.