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Cadair Idris

Cader/Cadair Idris meaning 'Chair of Idris' from the giant warrior poet of Welsh legend. Rugged summits, glacial lakes and a mossy wooded gorge cover over 450 hectares of breathtaking landscape.

 
Abergwesyn Common

Abergwesyn Commons, on the southern edge of the Mid Wales Cambrian Mountains, is a wild and ancient landscape with far-reaching views. The commons stretch for 12 miles between the Nant Irfon valley in the west and Llanwrthwl in the east.

 
Y Lliwedd

The summit of Y Lliwedd is 2,946 ft (898 m) above sea level; the eastern flanks are steep cliffs rising above Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw.

In or near Beddgelert

 
Yr Eifl

Yr Eifl, 'The Rivals' in English, rises sharply from the north coast of the Lleyn Peninsula.

In or near Pwllheli

 
Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fawr is a mountain in Snowdonia located south-east of Llanberis, the highest peak in the Glyderau range at 3,284 ft (just over 1,000m), having had its height recalculated in 2010 using GPS.

In or near Llanberis

 
Holyhead Mountain

Holyhead Mountain (Mynydd Twr in Welsh: from (pen)twr, meaning "stack") is the highest point on Holy Island at 722 ft and the highest in the county of Anglesey.

In or near Holyhead

 
Mynydd Mawr

Mynydd Mawr is 2290 feet high and is situated approximately 4 miles west of Snowdon itself, overlooking Llyn Cwellyn and being the northern outlier of the Moel Hebog group.

In or near Betws Garmon

 
Moel Eilio

Moel Eilio is situated approximately 3 miles north-west of Snowdon itself. It has two subsidiary tops, Foel Gron and Foel Goch (Eilio).

In or near Betws Garmon

 
Mynydd y Garn

Y Garn is a 3,107 ft high mountain in Snowdonia, located north-west of Capel Curig.

In or near Capel Curig

 
Yr Aran

Yr Aran ('The Peak' in English) is a 2450 feet/747 metre high mountain peak on a ridge radiating south from Snowdon, with beautiful views of the summit of Snowdon, Moel Hebog and the Nantlle Ridge.

In or near Beddgelert

 
Snowdon

The Welsh name for Snowdon is 'Yr Wyddfa' which means 'the tumulus'. At a height of 3,560 ft (1,085 m), Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the second highest peak in the UK.

In or near Llanberis

 
Garnedd Ugain

3495 ft (1065 m) in height and sometimes referred to as "Crib-y-Ddysgl", Garnedd Ugain is a mountain that forms part of the Snowdon Horseshoe. It is the second highest peak in Wales and is located south-east of Llanberis.

In or near Llanberis

 
Moel Siabod

Moel Siabod is a mountain in Snowdonia, which sits isolated above the villages of Betws-y-Coed and Capel Curig. At 2,861ft (872m), it is the highest peak in the Moelwynion mountain range.

In or near Capel Curig

 
Bwrdd Arthur

Bwrdd Arthur (Arthur's Table in English), also known as Din Sylwy, is flat topped limestone hill on the island of Anglesey.

In or near Benllech

 
Crib Goch

Crib Goch is 3028 ft (923 m) high and is described as a "knife-edged" arête in the Snowdonia National Park. The name means red ridge in Welsh, referring to the serrated ridge and the colour of some of the rocks.

In or near Llanberis

 
Pen yr Ole Wen

At 3,209 ft, Pen yr Ole Wen is the seventh highest mountain in Snowdonia and in Wales. It is the most southerly of the Carneddau range. It is the same height as England's highest peak, Scafell Pike.

In or near Llanberis

 
Tryfan

At 3010ft (917m), Tryfan is the fifteenth highest mountain in Wales and offers a wealth of scrambling and climbing possibilities.

In or near Capel Curig

 
Cadair Berwyn

Cadair Berwyn mountain summit (Y Berwyn or Mynydd y Berwyn) in north-east Wales is the highest point in the Berwyn range at 2723 ft (830 meters).

In or near Oswestry