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September 2019

Walk 12 – Trawsfynydd, Tomen y Mur Roman Hill Fort and Sarn Helen Roman Road

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 4.5 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 978ft Total Height Ascended: 551ft Leader: Matthew Davies A walk in an area of rough, grassy moorland dotted with small lakes, low hills and rises, with remnants of bygone ages, with an intriguing caption on the map, Roman Practice Works, earthworks and fortifications, built by the soldiers as training exercises for future campaigns, but they are not that obvious, better seen from the air! We then join the Victorian equivalent of a…

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Walk 10 – NEW – Mynydd Egryn and Pen Y Dinas from Barmouth

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 7 Miles 6 Hours Max Height: 1,241ft Total Height Ascended: 1,830ft Leader Kirstie Lumsdon An historical walk among the coastal foothills, passing  the Carneddau Hengwm burial chamber, Bronze Age Cairn and Iron Age Fort. A must for those interested in our past and with wonderful views of Cardigan Bay. Note: There are some short steep sections of ascent Meet at the Dragon Theatre: 09:30 Public Transport for Return to Barmouth (£)

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Walk 13 – Aran Fawddwy, Aran Benllyn from Cwm Cywarch

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade A 10 Miles 7 Hours Max Height: 2950ft Total Height Ascended: 3320ft Leader - Gwyneth Griffiths The Arans are certainly the hidden gems of Snowdonia. The mighty Craig Cywarch towers above as we scale this remote wilderness ascending the highest mountain in the UK south of Snowdon. This route to the summit of Aran Fawddwy and along the ridge to Aran Benllyn is one of the great walks of Snowdonia. Starting in dramatic Cwm Cywarch, this walk gets away from the crowds…

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Walk 14 – NEW – The Dysynni Valley and Bird Rock

September 17 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B+ 11 Miles 7 Hours Max Height: 846ft Total Height Ascended: 1472ft Leader - Dave Fox This new circular was with superb views over the dreamy Dysynni Valley is our second visit to the area this year, this time walking anti-clockwise from Abergynolwyn over the Nant-yr-Eira pass below Foel Cae'rberllan, to Llanfihangel-y-Pennant where we find Mary Jones' Cottage and Chapel. On to Castell-y-Bere to climb to the spectacular summit of Craig-yr-Aderyn (Bird Rock), returning down to Dolgoch and below…

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Walk 15 – Revised – Croesor and Bwlch Stwlan

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 7 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 1957ft Total Height Ascended: 2591ft Leader - Bill Amison From the village of Croesor a gradual ascent on a broad miners' track to the abandoned slate mine and the village of Cwmorthin and the across to a path, which contours above the valley and skirts round Moelwyn Mawr giving stunning views. This track is narrow in places and would not suit anyone who suffers from vertigo. Descend Bwlch Stwlan and return to…

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Walk 16 – From the Coast to above the Village of Llanfair

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 6 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 500ft Total Height Ascended: 679ft Leader - Derek Morgan Starting at the ancient church of Saint Tanwg, know as "the Church in the sand", Saint Tanwg's Church is found nestling in the sand dunes, where the mountains meet the sea, at Llandanwg. It is thought that it is one of the oldest places of continuous Christian worship in the UK and was probably founded by Saint Tanwg around 435 AD. The existing…

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Walk 19 – Llanelltyd to Barmouth – Walk in Memory of Kiwi

September 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B+ 11 Miles 7 Hours Max Height: 924ft Total Height Ascended: 2,950ft Leader - Peter Davies Fairly demanding undulating walk with panoramic views from the north side of the Mawddach Estuary. The magnificent Cader Idris Range is in constant view. Meet at the Dragon Theatre: 08:30 Own/Shared Transport

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Walk 18 – Moel Offrwm and Llanfachreth

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B+ 9.5 Miles 6 Hours Max Height: 1,298ft Total Height Ascended: 2,191ft Leader - Gwyneth Griffith A short, steep climb to the little-visited summit of Moel Offrwm with its ancient citadel and stronghold, a scheduled ancient monument close to the town of Dolgellau and overlooking the stunning Mawddach Estuary with unrivalled views of Cader Idris and Barmouth Bridge in the distance. Moel Offrwm actually consists of two Hill Forts located next to one another. The upper fort, thought to…

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Walk 17 – Pent Perthog Forestry, the Tarrens to Rhyd Yr Onnen

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade A 9.5 Miles 6 Hours 9.5 Miles Max Height: 2069ft Total Height Ascended: 2,815ft Leader - Peter Rutherford An interesting mountain day with, hopefully, fine views of both the Dyfi and Mawddach Estuaries following the Tarren Ridgeline. A strenuous walk with spectacular views led by Peter Rutherford - Access Officer for Snowdonia National Park. Meet at the Dragon Theatre: 09:00 Own/Shared Transport & Mini Bus (£)

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Walk 20 – NEW – Gerard Manley Hopkins Walk – Llanaber & Penmaenpool

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 5.5 Miles 5 + 3 Hours Max Height: 1,280ft Total Height Ascended: 951ft Leader - Bill Amison This is a walk celebrating Gerard Manley Hopkins, the poet and Jesuit Priest, who has been described as one of our Greatest 'minor' Victorian poets. Hopkins spent three years in North Wales as a student at St Beuno's in St Asaph. the Welsh Language, landscape and seascape made a big impression on him and his poetry. In August 1876 Hopkins and…

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