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Cader Idris, Dolgellau

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Cadair Idris or Cader Idris is a mountain in the Meirionnydd area of Gwynedd, Wales. It lies at the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park near the town of Dolgellau. The peak, which is one of the most popular in Wales for walkers and hikers, is composed largely of Ordovician igneous rocks, with classic glacial erosion features such as cwms, moraines, striated rocks, and roches moutonnées.
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  • Cadair Idris is definitely my favourite place to hike in the UK, the Minffordd path up is not the easiest route but is well marked and stunning with awesome views don't forget to stop at llyn cau... 
    Cadair Idris is definitely my favourite place to hike in the UK, the Minffordd path up is not the easiest route but is well marked and stunning with awesome views don't forget to stop at llyn cau...  more »
  • Hiked up Cader Idris mountain with friends. It took us nearly 4 hours from start to finish (we dropped off cars at the beginning snd end). Stunning 360 degree views. We took day sacks, water... 
    Hiked up Cader Idris mountain with friends. It took us nearly 4 hours from start to finish (we dropped off cars at the beginning snd end). Stunning 360 degree views. We took day sacks, water...  more »

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