Cadair Idris

  • Cadair Idris

    Cadair Idris in a mountain bike route in Snowdonia in North Wales. It is graded hard / difficult in technical ability and is 15.5 miles long. It takes you to the summit of Cadair Idris, an 893m mountain near Dolgellau on the southern edge of the Snowdonia National Park. It is a big mountain with a good variety of trails including double track, grassy trails, sinlgetrack and a final 1.5 miles of boulder strewn trail at the top. While there is some hike-a-biking the mountain is mostly ridable, if you have the legs for it.

    It starts from the Community Centre car park in Abergynolwyn (GR677069).

    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB

    A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Cadair Idris

  • The Rhydcriw Round

    The Rhydcriw Round mountain bike route is 19.3 miles long and graded technically difficult / hard. It covers the trails over Rhydcriw in the hills to the west of Cadair idris, in Snowdonia. The trails are mainly rocky double track with a nice bit of singletrack and steep, technical rocks to spice things up. It’s essentially two ‘big’ climbs and descents. While the climbs contain have some very steep gradients they come with a big dollop of pretty to help take your mind off it. It starts from the railway station car park on the southern end of Barmouth bridge (GR628140).

    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: The Rhydcriw Round