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The Nantlle Ridge

12th August 2013

8 miles - 6.5 hours

 

  Garmin Data  
  Distance 8 miles  
  Time 6 hrs 30 mins  
  Elevation Gain 3,120 feet  
  Elevation Loss 3,212 feet  
  Minimum Elevation 572 feet  
  Maximum Elevation 2,427 feet  

 

 

 

 

What the start looked like in October 2012 - a simple metal kissing-gate

The start today - an elaborate wall and gate - no expense spared!

Ready for off at 9 a.m.

A rather expensive new bridge over the marshy bit

 

Torben

 

 

 

Mick struggling up Y Garn

 

 

We were joined by Pete, a retired Headmaster from Newcastle-under-Lyme

 

Looking back along our route from Y Garn

 

 

Quite misty on the top

Approaching the obelisk

 

Total white out above Craig Cwm Silyn

Dropping down to Bwlch Dros Bern

The route ahead from Bwlch Dros Bern to Craig Cwm Silyn

Looking back towards the obelisk

Low visibility on the top

At last, after Garnedd Goch, the mist cleared and we could see Llyn Cwm Dulyn. We followed the
wall down from Garnedd Goch to the "hole-in-the-wall", from where we were able to head NW
on a path that contoured the hill towards Llyn Cwm Dulyn.

 

 

Looking back towards Garnedd Goch