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Stwlan Dam, Moelwyn Mawr & Rhosydd Quarry Winter Workshop

A unique days hike from just outside Blaenau Ffestiniog with stunning views across Snowdonia, the winding road from Stwlan Dam and quarry ruins at Rhosydd. Fingers crossed for some snow topped peaks and winter views.

The walk is approximately 6.5 miles climbing up 477meters ( 1400ft) and will last about 5 hours.

We start at the small town of Tanygrissau at the cafe car park just along from the station. The route then climbs up the old quarry tracks in three stages to reach Stwlan Dam.

We’ll stop here for a photo break taking in the winding road and hoping for a view of cyclists you often get up here. The route then climbs up the left-hand side of Llyn Stwlan to the shoulder of the two hills where we get views down to the coast.

From here we cross the slag heaps behind Llyn Stwlan to Rhosydd Quarry which contains many old slate quarry buildings. Finally, we descend the valley to Llyn Cwmorthin and then follow the roads back into Tanygrissau..

This walk is limited to 6 people and costs £75pp. Please complete the booking form at the bottom of this page to pay your £10 deposit and book your place.

Terms and Conditions
Places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Limited to 6 people per workshop. Price is £75 per person. Places are confirmed once you have paid a non-refundable deposit of £10 per person.

All participants must be over the age of 18 to take part.

Although I will be leading the route we walk, you are responsible for your own safety and equipment for the duration of the route. I cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage of equipment or injury to self.

To ensure safety, if adverse weather conditions are forecast the walk may need to be cancelled. This will be communicated to all attendees before the walk commences. Along with checking weather conditions before the day, I will also review conditions throughout the day and will not hesitate to change the route if the conditions require it.

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Stwlan Dam Winter Walk £10 Non-Refundable Deposit
Available Tickets: 5
The Stwlan Dam Winter Walk ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.


22 / Jan / 2022


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