SH7756 : Miners' Bridge Rapid

taken 14 years ago, near to Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, Great Britain

Miners' Bridge Rapid
Miners' Bridge Rapid
Apart from a grade 5 section invariably portaged, Miners' Bridge Rapid is the hardest part of the Afon Llugwy down to Betws y Coed, at a good grade 4. In this high level of water, it was quite challenging, but everyone in this group paddled down successfully. The Miners' bridge itself provides a good viewpoint for the upper part of the rapid, but the final drop just under the bridge seems the most common place to come to grief for which the river right bank below the bridge is a better spot to view or conduct a rescue.
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SH7756, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 November, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7799 5693 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.7351N 3:49.4137W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7799 5691
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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