Distance: 9 miles (14km)
Ascent: 760 metres
Start/finish: Coed-y-Brenin visitor centre, LL40 2HZ

This route follows the clearly waymarked Goldrush trail clockwise from the main Coed-y-Brenin visitor centre. Maps of the different trails are available, allowing endless variations on the route.
From the start head south-east on trail then bear L climbing steeply, before turning south and heading back down to reach the road by the Afon Mawddach. Cross on a footbridge and go up the hill on the other side. Recross the river and road further south-west then run up the western edge of the woods back and back to the visitor centre to finish.

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OS Map

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Open Street Map and interactive elevation profile

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