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At A Glance

Difficulty:
Distance: 10 miles
Ascent: 1,200 metres
Duration: Approx. 8-9 Hours
Group Ratio: 1:8
Price: £35.00 per person
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Why choose this walk?

  • Incredible panaramic views of the Snowdonia mountains
  • A remote and challenging hillwalking adventure
  • High-level walk across remote and rugged mountains
  • Summit 3 of the Welsh 3000ft peaks
  • Avoid the crowds and experience the quieter side of Snowdonia
  • Immerse yourself in the very best of Snowdonia

Why choose Mountain Walks?

  • Small group guided walks which are fun, relaxed and stress-free
  • Led by experienced Mountain Leaders.
  • Dedicated to providing adventures that are remarkable, inspiring and memorable.
  • We put our clients at the heart of everything we do.
  • We are here to help from booking to completing the walk

Book Discover the Carneddau

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Event Description

Discover some of the most spectacular mountains in Snowdonia, the Carneddau, where you will enjoy breathtaking mountains views, high ridges, magical landscapes and deep valleys. This walk will take you on an incredible journey through the most stunning part of Snowdonia where you will summit some of Snowdonia’s highest peaks.

Explore the stunning landscapes and natural beauty of the Carneddau mountains, which includes picturesque lakes, vast valleys and breathtaking mountain views. The Carneddau is also one of the quietest area of Snowdonia and a great way to avoid the crowds.

Your journey takes you across the high Carneddau mountains, with undulating and rugged terrain, with some challenging parts to add to the adventure. You will walk from peak to peak, on a circular route, taking in some of the most spectacular mountains views Snowdonia has to offer.

This walk is packed with monumental moments.

You will summit:

  • Pen yr Ole Wen (978m – seventh highest in Wales)
  • Carnedd Dafydd (1,044m – fourth highest in Wales)
  • Carnedd Llewelyn (1,064m – third highest in Wales)
  • Pen yr Helgi Du (833m)

 

Where does it start?

The Carneddau guided walk starts in the Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia. Betws-y-Coed is 15 minutes away by car and offers plenty of accommodation options.

When is it?

There are several dates between April and September. You can view the dates below or on the booking calendar above.

Is it for me?

You will require a good level of fitness to complete the Carneddau walk. The walk takes on average 8-9 hours with a total distance of just under 10-miles and 1,200m of ascent.

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  • What our clients say...

    “It was my first time at Snowdonia so I was a bit apprehensive about what to expect. But it was excellent from the word go… Jo encouraged us from start to finish and I tackled scrambling and other aspects of mountain walking that I never envisioned myself doing. Out of the comfort zone but in a safe, controlled manner. Jo made you feel like you could anything!”

    Jane Holt
  • What our clients say...

    “Outstanding value for money. A challenging, but highly enjoyable walk led by a guide with expert knowledge and a warm, friendly manner. I even made some new friends.”

    Paul Harper
  • What our clients say...

    “Novices and experienced hikers alike will find something to do with Mountain Walks. Patient, friendly guides give enough help to make you feel comfortable and challenged, yet above all safe. Great day out in one of the most beautiful parts of the United Kingdom.”

    Steven Howe
  • What our clients say...

    “Mountain Walks is a supreme outfit which I can’t recommend enough, and on a chance search via Facebook I am very greatful to everyone in the team and Smyrff in helping us along our day hike, and hope to join you again soon!”

    Amir Iqbal
  • What our clients say...

    “I can highly recommend going on one of their events, the peaks and views they take you to are awesome, the guides are brilliant and will support you all the way.”

    Amanda Pratt
  • What our clients say...

    “Really knowledgeable and interesting. The walk was suited to both inexperienced and experienced walkers would recommend to anyone.”

    Oliver Myles
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