Gau Graig

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Gau Graig
The Gau Graig plateau from Mynydd Moel
Elevation 683 m (2,241 ft)
Prominence 30 m (98 ft)
Parent peak Cadair Idris
Listing Hewitt, Nuttall
Location Gwynedd, Wales
Range Cadair Idris
OS grid SH744141
Topo map OS Landranger 124, Explorer OL23
Easiest route Hike

Gau Graig is a subsidiary summit of Cadair Idris in the Snowdonia National Park, in Gwynedd, northwest Wales. It lies to the east of Mynydd Moel on a broad grassy plateau. It marks the eastern end of the Cadair Idris ridge.

The summit is marked by a cairn. To the north are Y Garn and Diffwys, to the west Rhobell Fawr and Aran Fawddwy and to the south are Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr.[1]


  1. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.

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Coordinates: 52°41′58″N 3°54′25″W / 52.699428°N 3.907032°W / 52.699428; -3.907032