14 easy to follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Moelwyns area of Snowdonia

The Moelwyns area of Snowdonia National Park is enclosed by the A498 (Llyn Gwynant, Nant Gwynant, Llyn Dinas & Dyffryn Mymbyr) to the North West, Capel Curig and Betws-y-Coed to the North, Afon Machno to the East and South East, the Vale of Ffestinog to the South and the A4085 from Penrhyndeudraeth to Beddgelert to the West.

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Fourteen easy-to-follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Moelwyns area of Snowdonia in Walk Grade Order

Scroll down the list of walks below & click on each walk title (in blue) to locate it on the map above.


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again


Walk 1 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk cw128 Tai Penamnen and Cwm Penamnen from Dolwyddelan

A quiet valley stroll on good paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:624ft (190m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk cw105 Llyn Elsi from Betws-y-Coed

Delightful forest walk - steep ascent early on

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:1,250ft (381m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor

A walk into yesteryear.

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (8.5km)
Ascent:1,453ft (443m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk cw159 Drosgol (Moelwyns) and Ty Mawr Wybrnant from Dolwyddelan

Ancient pathways - but can be boggy!

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:1,726ft (526m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk cw214 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

Testing scramble

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:2,616ft (797m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk cw178 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

Superb Views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (9km)
Ascent:2,599ft (792m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw131 Cnicht from Croesor

Cnicht offers almost a 360 degree panorama.

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:2,273ft (693m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw200 Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Tanygrisiau

A steep ascent to fine views of two valleys

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:2,691ft (820m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk cw108 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

Superb Views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:2,819ft (859m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw288 Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Croesor

Superb views and an interesting ruined quarry.

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:3,037ft (926m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk gw163 Cnicht from Nantgwynant

A steep rocky scramble up the Welsh Matterhorn

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:2,921ft (890m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw224 Cnicht and Moelwyn Mawr from Croesor

Superb views of sea and valley.

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:3,355ft (1,023m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk gw173 Cnicht, Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Croesor

Superb views of sea and valley

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,923ft (1,196m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogaf from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

Long mountain walk with two big ascents

Vital Statistics:

Length:13.75ml (22km)
Ascent:4,549ft (1,387m)
Time:9½ hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again



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