A moderate walk (mountain (above 600m)) in national park Snowdonia in Gwynedd, Wales, about 14.95km (9.29 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 5:45. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 20 Aug 2008
Cader Idris is one of the best walks in Wales. Its rocky ridges and steep cliffs stand out amongst the more gentle hills in this part of Wales. Most walkers use the path up from Minffordd, but this route takes the quieter approach from Dolgellau. It can be done in a long day from here, but the best way to enjoy this mountain is over two days, camping at Ty-nant or, even better, Llyn y Gadair. This puts you right in place for an early ascent and, with any luck, you'll have the summit to yourself!