Distance, Ascent and Time 24km, 700m, 7 hours
Start / End Capel Curig
Facilities WC/Pub both ends, plus shop in Capel Curig
Public Transport Some Sherpa buses.
This is quite a long route starting in Capel Curig before following disused byways over to Dolwyddelan and possibly a pint (was shut today). Then along the Afon Lledr before starting to climb again by following the Sarn Helen Roman road past the settlement of Rhiwddolion and Betws Y Coed. The final section is again following a river, the Llugwy, along a narrow path high above the river and past the Swallow Falls. A final section of forestry walking brings you uphill again with magnificent views towards Siabod and Yr Wyddfa to finish the day off.
Full route on Mud and Routes