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Cader Idris, Dolgellau

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Cader 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 hiked Cader Idris 23/4/2022 in the afternoon after summiting snowdon. I went solo & used minnifford route. It was a lonely hard climb with some bit of scrambling to the top. It was hard but I... 
    I hiked Cader Idris 23/4/2022 in the afternoon after summiting snowdon. I went solo & used minnifford route. It was a lonely hard climb with some bit of scrambling to the top. It was hard but I...  more »
  • Quite challenging mountain to climb, but well worth the views on a good day. The pony path up is the most accessible. Parking at the bottom of the pony path can be a little busy, but worth picking... 
    Quite challenging mountain to climb, but well worth the views on a good day. The pony path up is the most accessible. Parking at the bottom of the pony path can be a little busy, but worth picking...  more »

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