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Cader Idris

Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
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Bagging Cader Idris

Approached from the car park, north side, following the Pony path. This time of year lots of snow... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
steve w
Bristol, United Kingdom

Come rain or shine, everyone should be able to appreciate this natural beauty! Definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lucy N
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“minffordd path” (37 reviews)
“car park” (60 reviews)
“amazing views” (23 reviews)
Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Approached from the car park, north side, following the Pony path. This time of year lots of snow on top and landscape very dramatic. great mountain to bag

Thank steve w
Reviewed 4 days ago

Come rain or shine, everyone should be able to appreciate this natural beauty! Definitely recommend visiting!

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I decided to revisit the cadir idris when I stopped over. The weather was cold but dry and bright. The climb was so wonderful and we were on our own for the journey. The view from the top was magnificent and we...More

Thank chris504019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I climbed Cadair Idris on a rainy day in December. It is a wonderful hike. First, if you are not in good health, you simply cannot do it. However, the foothills are nice. If there is bad weather, it is best to wait for another...More

1  Thank Tim P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In November a group of friends and I decide to set off for Snowdonia and we decided to climb Cader Idris. Really enjoyable day and a fair challenge for someone who hasn’t climbed before! We had a wonderful day, but would strongly recommend speaking to...More

1  Thank _michellecosullivan
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We climbed Cader Idris up the Pony Path. It's not easy - every single step is a climb - but it's not too difficult either if you go up the Pony Path. If you suffer from dodgy knees, you are best to take a walking...More

1  Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Getting too old now to walk the mounting, but just came back from Dolgellau over the pass and the snow on the mountain range was spectacular. Looking over the lake and the views from the cross foxes can't be beaten. I wouldn't mine but I...More

Thank Lang4d
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

If you want a shorter, equally challenging and stunning, but less crowded walk than mount snows on then Cadair Idris is for you Steep ascent up to small lake Another clamber up to sheer horseshoe Amazing views, bracing but not necessarily for the faint hearted...More

Thank MJH1
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Worth the hike to get up here, the scenery is just amazing. A fantastic reward for a challenging hike which should not be underestimated.

1  Thank Will C
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Visited on new years eve and camped in the bothy at the summit. SOme of the most amazing views ive ever experienced

Thank _Craig_889
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Questions & Answers
11 November 2017|
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Response from TrezSouthAfrica | Reviewed this property |
Definitely no open fire on the mountain. I did not see any places where one could make open fires.
Ana D
27 August 2017|
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Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hello there - some of our guests who stay with us at Tal-y-llyn have swum there on their way down and have lived to tell the tale. We have yet to venture in but all say it is very cold and probably very deep so maybe not the... More