Moel Siabod via Daear Ddu Ridge (Grade 1 scramble)

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Mountain Walks
Aug 14
2022

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£12.50
Event booking closes on Aug 13 at 23:59:00
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A great introduction to scrambling, a 10km walk with 770m of ascent.

Moel Siabod is a vastly underrated mountain but enjoys fantastic views over the Moelwynion, Snowdon range and much of the Glyders and Carneddau. We’ll be ascending via the Daear Ddu ridge, although this is technically a grade 1 scramble there is a path to the side so if you don’t feel like scrambling you can take the easier path for the most part. As such, this is a great introduction to scrambling!

Enjoy wonderful views from the summit before descending the main path towards Capel Curig. We’ll then follow the Afon Llugwy back to the cars via coffee and cake at Siabod Cafe (Url: https://www.moelsiabodcafe.co.uk/). The last part of the walk is beautiful riverside path taking you past “Cobdens Falls”, a grade 5 kayak route when in spate.

Please note that this event is subject to change / cancellation depending on weather conditions so please check your messages in the days before the event for any message from the event leader, who will keep you informed of any changes.

Dogs: Encouraged! There will be sheep and young lambs on this route so please ensure you can control your dog. Bring a small shovel to bury poo or "stick and flick" into undergrowth.

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Looking up the Daear Ddu ridge
Tryfan from summit of Moel Siabod
Evening scramble on Daear Ddu ridge
Looking up the Daear Ddu ridge
Tryfan from summit of Moel Siabod
Evening scramble on Daear Ddu ridge

Location

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