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Welsh Hill Passes

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A page listing notable hill passes in Wales.

The listing is ordered roughly from North to South.

Image Road Name From To Max. Altitude More Info
Photo-required.png A4086 Pass of Llanberis Llanberis Pen-Y-Gwryd 1177' Also known as Pen-y-Pass
Photo-required.png A470 Crimea Pass Blaenau Ffestiniog Dolwyddelan 1263' Also known by its Welsh name, "Bwlch Y Gorddinan"
Photo-required.png Unclassed Bwlch Penbarras Mold Ruthin 1181' Favoured by cyclists for its steep climb on the western side
Photo-required.png A525 Nant-y-Garth Pass Ruthin Llandegla 920' The top of the pass is actually at the junction with the A542, where the land flattens out onto a plateau.
Photo-required.png A542 Horseshoe Pass Llandegla Llangollen 1370' Also known by its Welsh name, "Bwlch yr Oernant", meaning "Pass of the Cold Stream"




Welsh Hill Passes
Hill and Mountain Passes
IrelandBarnesmore Gap • Caha Pass • Conor Pass • Doo Lough Pass • Gap of Dunloe • Glenshane Pass • Healy Pass • Moll's Gap • Priest's Leap • Sally Gap • Vee Gap • Wicklow Gap • Windy Gap
ScotlandBealach na Ba • (Cairnwell Pass) • Carter Bar • Corrieyairack Pass • Devils Staircase • Gaick Pass • (The Lecht) • Mam Ratagan Pass • Pass of Drumochter • Rannoch Moor • Rest and Be Thankful • (The Slochd)
Wales & MarchesAnchor Pass • The Burway • Bwlch Penbarras • Bwlch y Groes • Bwlch y Cloddiau • Crimea Pass • Gospel Pass • Horseshoe Pass • Llywel Mountain Road • Nant-y-Garth Pass • Pass of Aberglaslyn • Pass of Llanberis • Sychnant Pass • The Wyche
TranspennineBuckstones Pass • Buttertubs Pass • Cat and Fiddle • Harthope Moss • Hartside Top • Mam Tor • Nenthead Pass • Snake Pass • Standedge Pass • Trough of Bowland • Tynehead Pass • Winnats Pass • Windy Hill • Woodhead Pass
LakelandBirker Fell • Blea Tarn Pass • Hardknott Pass • Honister Pass • Kirkstone Pass • Newlands Pass • Old Coach Road • Strawberry Bank • The Struggle • Whinlatter Pass • Wrynose Pass


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