Moel Eilio from the south
|Elevation||726 m (2,382 ft)|
|Prominence||259 m (850 ft)|
|Listing||Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall|
|Translation||Eilio's hill (Welsh)|
|Pronunciation||Welsh: [mɔil eiliɔ]|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 115|
|Listed summits of Moel Eilio|
|Foel Gron||629 m (2,064 ft)||Hewitt, Nuttall|
|Foel Goch (Eilio)||605 m (1,985 ft)||sub Hewitt|
Moel Eilio is a mountain in Snowdonia, North Wales, that is situated approximately 3 miles north-west of Snowdon itself. It has two subsidiary tops, Foel Gron and Foel Goch (Eilio). The average annual temperature of the mountain is around 6 degrees Celsius. During the winter season, some significant accumulations of snowfall is known to take place on Moel Eilio, due to its relatively flat, grassy slopes.
A popular ascent starts from Llanberis and climbs by way of Bwlch y Groes and then the north ridge of the hill.
- Marsh, Terry (1984). The Summits of Snowdonia (London: Robert Hale, 1984). ISBN 0-7090-1456-2.
- Marsh, Terry. The Mountains of Wales (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1985). ISBN 0-340-34827-5.
- Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.
- www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Moel Eilio and surrounding area
- Walking Routes to the Summit of Moel Eilio
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