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Cader Idris, Dolgellau

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Mountain · Nature / Park
Cadair Idris is a mountain in the historic county of Meirionnydd, Wales (or Gwynedd council area for local government purposes). It lies at the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park near the town of Dolgellau. The peak, which is one of the most popular in Wales for walkers and hikers, is composed largely of Ordovician igneous rocks, with classic glacial erosion features such as cwms, moraines, striated rocks, and roches moutonnées.

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  • I’ve always wanted to climb the welsh mountains, especially as I only live round the corner from them. Myself and my partner decided to go from the minffordd starting point. Plenty of car parking...  more »
  • I knew this would be a challenge compared to other walks and climbs but I was mentally prepared and we met some fab people long the route who guided us to the best paths and where to be careful. We.....  more »

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