Arenig Fawr & Moel Llyfnant

Arenig Fawr & Moel Llyfnant

Date/Time: 01/11/2020 - 31/12/2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Location: Arenig Fawr Parking, Nr Bala

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Upon reaching the summit of this remote mountain top you will discover the remains of a large burial cairn, Moel yr Eglwys (Bare hill of the church), the highest summit of Arenig Fawr ridge.

Llyn Arenig Fawr

Y Castell

Arenig Fawr 854m

Moel Llyfnant 751m


Start just south of A4212/B4391 Junction (west of Bala)

2km east via minor road

South via Moel y Garth

Llyn Arenig Fawr reservoir

West via Y Castell

Summit Arenig Fawr 854m (also known as Moel yr Eglwys (bare hill of the church, an ancient burial ground)

Descend approx. 300m in height to plateau below Moel Llyfnant

Summit Moel Llyfnant 751m

Return north via forest and dismantled railway line to start





Walking Distance

17 Km / 10.5 Miles

We want everyone to enjoy their challenge and reach the summit in their own time so will walk at a pace suitable for the whole group. It is important that the group stays together with the leader/s. Depending on numbers taking part groups may be split into smaller groups of similar pace and ability.

Please note that, although we would love to, we can’t promise clear skies on this day!

Registration fee – £35 per person

You can secure your place with a £10 deposit. The balance will be due 8 weeks before the date of the event.

Qualified, experienced mountain leader with you all the way (ratio 1:8 or less)

Kit and Training advice

Friendly support on the end of the phone/email to answer any questions running up to your event

Information Pack 2-4 weeks before

This is an example itinerary, exact details will be sent to you in your event information pack 2 weeks before the event.

8.30am – Meet your Breese Adventures leader for your briefing at just south of A4212/B4391 Junction (west of Bala) LL23 7PA

9am – Start walking

11.30am – Reach the summit Arenig Fawr

1pm -Reach the summit Moel Llyfnant

3pm – Arrive back at the start.

If you are 14 or over, of a reasonable fitness and can walk 3-4 hours comfortably with some hill walking experience then this challenge is for you.

A reasonable head for heights would be good.

If you are not sure about fitness levels but are committed to put in some training over the next few months we have specially designed training plans to help you along the way. We recommend the ‘Challenging’ training plan for this event.

All walkers should be 14 and over and any under 18’s should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Sorry, no dogs.

Various dates are available.

To find out more please click on DATES button to check using the calendar.

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