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Main Mountain Groups in Snowdonia National Park


Main Mountain Groups in Snowdonia National Park

The mountain Y Garn which begins the Nantlle ridge is reflected in the calm waters of Llyn y Dywarchen
The mountain Y Garn which begins the Nantlle ridge is reflected in the calm waters of Llyn y Dywarchen
  • Snowdon Group - Consisting of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Crib y Ddysgl, Crib Goch and Y Lliwedd.
  • Glyders and Tryfan - The two Glyders (Fach and Fawr) and Tryfan are the most spectacular but the group also includes Y Garn and Elidyr Fawr.
  • Carnedds - the most northern group including Carnedd Llewellyn, Carnedd Dafydd, Pen yr Olewen, Yr Elen.
  • Moelwyns - a lower group near Blaenau Ffestiniog. Cnicht, sometimes described as 'the Welsh Matterhorn' because of its shape (in spite of its lack of height) is often included.
  • Nantlle Ridge and Moel Hebog - to the far west and separating Snowdonia from Lleyn.
  • Rhinogs - spectacular heather growth makes for some hard walking - inland from Harlech.
  • Arans and Arenigs - lesser-known ranges between Dolgellau and Bala.
  • Cadair Idris and the Tarrens - in the southern end of the National Park. South of Dolgellau and inland from Tywyn. Softer and greener than some of the northern ranges.

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