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September 2019

Walk 29 – High Level Super Walk – Dinas Mawddwy to Barmouth

September 21 @ 6:45 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade A++(+) 20 Miles 12 Hours Max Height: 2861ft Total Height Ascended: 6,071ft Leader - Ian Sadler Not for the faint-hearted, this walk is very demanding both mentally and physically. For those requiring a challenge of physical and mental fitness and stamina rather than a sightseeing expedition, this is the second and certainly more testing of our two Super Walks. Due to their nature, these walks only take place if conditions are favourable. They should only be undertaken by walkers…

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Walk 30 – Cader Walk – Minffordd to Barmouth

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade A+ 15.5 Miles (a change from brochure distance) 7 hours Max Height: 2,894ft Total Height Ascended: 3,815ft Leader - Peter Davies Taking the Minffordd path past Llyn Cau up to the Summit of Cader Idris and following the Pony Path down, branch off along Tyrrau Mawr dropping down near Cregennen Lake. Proceed past Arthog waterfalls, along the path near Fegla Fach / Fawr and back to Barmouth over the bridge and a very welcome refreshment in the Last inn…

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Walk 32 – Three Waterfalls of Coed y Brenin

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C+ 6 Miles 6 Hours Max Height: 647ft Total Height Ascended: 1,214ft Leader - Matthew Davies The waterfalls alone make this walk worthwhile, but at one time the banks of the river were bursting with industrial activity. There was a fulling mill, smithy, woollen mill and iron furnace, some remains of which are still here today. The gorge also has a wealth of wildlife and special plants - there are otters, dormice and lesser horseshoe bats not to mention an…

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Walk 31 – Dolgellau to Barmouth

September 21 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 9.5 Miles 7 Hours Max Height: 2,894ft Total Height Ascended: 3,815ft Leader - Stuart Cross You will experience some wonderful views on this walk, described by Ruskin as "One of the finest walks in Britain" walking at high level down the Mawddach Estuary towards Barmouth and back across the iconic Barmouth Bridge. Remember to have some change in your pocket to feed the bridge troll as you pass over the bridge, from it you will get fantastic views…

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Walk 34 – NEW – Ivy Bridge, Coed Felinrhyd, Ceunant Llennyrch and Llandecwyn

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 6.5 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 595ft Total Height Ascended: 836ft Leader - Bill Amison A varied, moderate walk through the river gorge, woodland & open moorland, walking from the Maentwrog hydroelectric power station. The Ceunant Llennyrch National Nature Reserve, a broad-leaved woodland, runs from Trawsfynydd Lake to Maentwrog along the spectacular steep Llennyrch Gorge. The woodland has been there since the last Ice Age and is so deep in parts that it's apparently untouched by humans. There will…

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Walk 33 – Moel Hebog from Beddgelert

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade A 7 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 2,562ft Total Height Ascended: 2,681ft Leader: Stuart Cross Moel Hebog dominates the view west from the village of Beddgelert and provides the basis for a fairly challenging walk into the mountains that offers great views. The path rises gently up past the ruins of the Welsh Highland Railway, old farm buildings across marshy ground (can be wet underfoot) and up to the base of the Moel Hebog ridge. A strenuous climb up…

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Walk 35 – Barmouth Historical Trail

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C+ 6 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 976ft Total Height Ascended: 1,55sft Leader - Derek Morgan Barmouth is full of history, start off by visiting the RNLI station and view out new waterjet propelled Shannon Class all-weather lifeboat Ella Larson, then visit the Sailors Institute on the quay, where you will be able to return at your leisure to study a wealth of old documents. Ascend through old Barmouth (Hen Bermo) passing the Ruskin's Cottages. Visit Dinas Oleu, the…

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Walk 36 – Morfa Harlech & Ynys

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 7 Miles 4 Hours Max Height 131ft Total Height Ascended: 100ft Leader - Kirstie Lumsdon Walking over fields and through woodland, following the shoreline of the Dwyryd Estuary with magnificent views to Snowdon and the Italianate village of Portmerion. Visiting the church at Llanfihangel-y-Traethau where the funeral of Lord Harlech took place in February 1985 attended by Jacqueline Onassis and her brother-in-law, Edward Kennedy. The original parish church was built in the 12th century on a tidal island. Later…

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Walk 37 – Tal Y Bont to Barmouth

September 23 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B+ 7 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 1,668ft Total Height Ascended: 1,777ft Leader - Doug Harrison Starting from the Ysgethin Inn at Tal Y Bont and walking along the river gorge of the Afon Ysgethin to Llety Lloegr and old drovers halt as shown by the presence of Scots Pines, cross Pont Fadog and the open pastureland to ascend Bwlch-y0Rhiwgr and the Llawlech ridge with views to Northern Snowdonia, the Arans and the Cader Idris. Descend to Bwlch-y-Llan and…

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Walk 38 – Standing Stones of Llanfair & Harlech

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 5 Hours 5 Miles Max Height: 983ft Total Height Ascended: 885ft Leader - Bill Amison Bedd Gorfal Ring Cairn - SH613 311 monument comprises the remains of a ring cairn of earth and stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300BC - 800BC) and sits in the angle between two tracks amidst undulating semi-improved upland pasture sloping down to the southeast. The monument itself comprises of a semi-circular setting of upright thin slabs about 5.5m in…

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