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Great Mountain Days in Snowdonia: 40 Classic Routes Exploring Snowdonia

Walking / Outdoor Guide

By: Terry Marsh

256 pages, col maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Mar 2010 | #185339 | ISBN-13: 9781852845810
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About this book

This guide offers 40 memorable excursions among the valleys and heights of Snowdonia. These mainly circular routes have been chosen to encourage independent exploration of the National Park, while offering the safe hand of guidance for those who prefer their walking days to be tailor-made. The walks are all graded, making the guide equally suitable for less experienced walkers looking for adventure, new discoveries and the joy of exploration.


Contents

Preface Introduction About this guide #Walk grades #Times #Mapping #Nomenclature Practical information #Weather to walk? #What to wear #What to carry Recreation and the mountain environment The Walks SNOWDON AND MOEL EILIO Introduction 1. Snowdon Horseshoe 2.#The Rhyd-Ddu Path and the Snowdon Ranger 3.#The Watkin Path and Yr Aran 4.#The Pyg Track and the Miners' Track 5.#Moel Eilio Horseshoe GLYDERAU Introduction 6.#The Glyders by the Bristly Ridge 7.#Y Garn to Elidir Fawr and Carnedd y Filiast 8.#Tryfan 9.#Bwlch Tryfan - Y Foel Goch - Gally yr Ogof - Cefn y Capel CARNEDDAU Introduction 10.#Conwy Mountain 11.#Tal y Fan 12.#Drum, Foel-fras, Garnedd Uchaf, Drosgl and the Aber falls 13.#Llyn Anafon and the eastern Carneddau 14.#Pen yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llywelyn and Pen yr Helgi Du 15.#Cwm Eigiau Horseshoe 16.#Creigiau Gleision and Llyn Cowlyd #Llyn Crafnant and Llyn Geiorionydd 17.#The Carneddau: end-to-end EIFIONYDD Introduction 18.#Mynydd Mawr 19.#The Nantlle Ridge 20.#Moel Hebog, Moel yr Ogof and Moel Lefn #Sygan Copper Mines, Llyn Dulas and Cwm Bychan SIABOD AND THE MOELWYNS Introduction 21.#Moel Siabod 22.#Cnicht and Cwm Croesor 23.#Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach 24.#Moel Meirch and Ysgafell Wen RHINOGYDD Introduction 25.#Rhinog Fawr by the Roman Steps 26.#Moel Ysgyfarnogod 27.#Rhinog Fach and Rhinog Fawr 28.#Y Llethr and Diffwys # MIGNEINT AND BALA Introduction 29.#Carnedd y Filiast 30.#Arenig Fawr and Moel Lyfnant 31.#Rhobell Fawr 32.#Aran Benllyn 33.#Aran Fawddwy 34. CADAIR IDRIS AND THE TARREN HILLS Introduction 35. 36.#Cyfrwy, Pen y Gadair and Mynydd Pencoed 37.#Pen y Gadair from Ty Nant 38.#Mynydd Pencoed, Pen y Gadair and Mynydd Moel 39.#Tyrrau Mawr and Craig y Llyn 40.#The Tarren Hills Appendix 1: Concise walk reference and personal log Appendix 2: Bibliography and further reading Appendix 3: Glossary of Welsh words

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Biography

Terry Marsh is a full-time writer and photographer specialising in the outdoors. His involvement with Snowdonia began in 1970 when he moved to Bangor, and soon became a voluntary warden in the Snowdonia National Park. His first book was 'The Summits of Snowdonia', followed a year later by 'The Mountains of Wales'. This is his seventh book for Cicerone.

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