This is a circular walk of 8.5 miles to the summit of Moel Eilio from Llanberis. It also includes the summits of Foel Gron and Foel Goch, and can be extended to include Moel Cynghorion.
Once out of the village, the route climbs steeply on a tarmac lane, which eventually becomes a stony track. The climb to the summit and over the summit ridge is a firm grassy and stony path, which is steep in places. The descent from Bwlch Maesgwm is on a gravel track which is rocky in places, until it meets the top of Stryd Ceunant – a tarmac lane which leads back to the village.
The route offers excellent views of Snowdon and the Nantlle ridge, as well as across the Menai Strait to Anglesey.
Parking in Llanberis village car park; £3 up to 4 hours, £4.50 up to 8 hours.
For more detail, you can view route reports (when available) here: Route Reports for Moel Eilio from Llanberis.
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*Disclaimer: The information on this page is intended only as a guide to the route.
You should always take the relevant map and a compass with you and check weather conditions before setting out.
The grading of routes is from my experience of them and may differ to your expectations.
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