Physically demanding trails with some long/steep climbs and rough underfoot. Suitable for experienced walkers with a high level of fitness.

Maen Serth and Crugyn Ci

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Distance9.5 miles

Difficulty Strenuous ?

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** Please note that the section between Pen y Garreg Dam and Craig Goch Dam is currently closed due to a large rock fall - please follow the diversion notices on site **

Four climbs: a short steep 25 metres over 100 metres, 180 metres over 1.5 km, 50 and 100 metres over 1 km. Two streams have to be crossed on this route. This walk should take around 4 hours.

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Drygarn Fawr

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Distance9.5 miles

Difficulty Strenuous ?

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This walk takes you to the highest point on the Elan Estate at 641 metres (2104 feet). There are two climbs - 280 metres over 3 km and 60 metres over 0.5 km. There is a lot of rough and wet ground, and great care is needed when crossing Nant Paradwys, especially in winter. Please do not attempt this walk if visibility is poor. This walk should take around 5 hours.

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