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My Son Patrick Aged 5 on Cadair Idris walk Snowdonia Gwynedd Wales walks

My Son Patrick Aged 5 on Cadair Idris
Snowdonia Gwynedd Wales

"How proud can a 5 year old be after he has conquered his first mountain? This is my lad Patrick, who was sooooo happy to have completed such a huge challenge - it was a 6 hour round trip for him, and he found it tough. Adults passing us were amazed!" – Jo Orr

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Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) via The Minffordd Path

Just spectacular

Route Summary: - Minffordd Hotel, Afon Faw, Ystrad-gwyn, Nant Cadair, The Minffordd Path, Llyn Cau, Craig Lwyd, Craig Cwm Amarch, Craig Cau, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Mynydd Moel Path, Minffordd.

Length: 9.5km (6 miles) | Ascent: 981m (3218ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


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Walk gw156 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) via The Fox's Path

Truly spectacular - short but very steep

Route Summary: - Llyn Gwernan, Llyn Gafr, Llyn y Cadair, The Fox's Path, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), The Pony Path, Cyfrwy, Rhiw Gwerdydd, Llyn Gwernan.

Length: 9.5km (6 miles) | Ascent: 975m (2609ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


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Walk gw123 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Cyfrwy and Craig Cwm Amarch from Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Less arduous but longer way up Idris's Chair

Route Summary: - Llanfihangel-y-pennant, Afon Cadair, Tynyfach, Gwastadfryn, Hafotty Gwastaffryn, Rhiw Gwerdydd, The Pony Path, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Craig Cau, Craig Cwm Amarch, Mynydd Pencoed, Pencoed, Llanfihangel-y-pennant.

Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 1105m (3627ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


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Walk gw152 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Cyfrwy and Gau Craig via The Pony Path

The busy way up - the quiet way down

Route Summary: - Llyn Gwernan, The Pony Path, Rhiw Gwerdydd, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Gau Graig, Bwlch-coch, Pandy Gader, Afon Arran, Rhydwen, Llyn Gwernan.

Length: 18.5km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1084m (3558ft) | Allow at least: 7¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


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Walk gw103 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Cyfrwy and Gau Graig via The Minffordd Path

Simply spectacular

Route Summary: - Minffordd Hotel, Afon Faw, Ystrad-gwyn, Nant Cadair, The Minffordd Path, Llyn Cau, Craig Lwyd, Craig Cwm Amarch, Craig Cau, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Gau Graig, Mynydd Gwerngraig, A487, Nant Yr Allt-ioen, Cwm Rhwyddfor, Bwlch Llyn Bach, Minffordd.

Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 1237m (4060ft) | Allow at least: 8hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


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Walk gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path

Truly spectacular - one for the adventurous

Route Summary: - Llyn Gwernan, Llyn Gafr, The Fox's Path, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch, Craig Cau, The Pony Path, Cyfrwy, Rhiw Gwerdydd, Llyn Gwernan.

Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 1294m (4247ft) | Allow at least: 7¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



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