Dolgellau and Rhydcriw mountain bike route is in Snowdonia in North Wales. It is graded difficult and is 30 miles long. It starts on the outskirts of Dolgellau in Wales, just south of Coed-y-Brenin. It follows a figure of eight route along the north and western flanks of Cadair Idris. There is a good mixture of trails from rolling double track to technical rocky sections with a nice bit of singletrack thrown in. There are also a few of long sections of tarmac but they are mostly on (big) climbs, accompanied by the stunning mountainous scenery of southern Snowdonia and the Irish Sea.
Start from the Mawddach Trail car park just outside Dolgellau on the junction of the A493 and A470 (GR714182).
GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Dolgellau and Rhydcriw
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