SH9122 : Bwlch y Groes ...Pass of the Cross

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Ty-Nant, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Bwlch y Groes ...Pass of the Cross
Bwlch y Groes ...Pass of the Cross
A beautiful April day in North Wales.
Bwlch y Groes or Pass of the Cross.
It is one of the highest public road mountain passes in Wales.
This is the junction of the roads from Vyrnwy, Llanuwchllyn and Dinas Mawddwy where the cross commemorates the place of the pass on a pilgrim route from north Wales.
Bwlch y Groes is also known as the Hellfire Pass and - due to the steep gradient - was used at one time to test the performance of prototype cars; also as a challenging climb in the round-Britain cycle race.
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SH9122, 55 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Uplands  Sport, Leisure  Moorland  Barren Plateaux 
Place (from Tags)
North Wales  Bwlch Y Groes  Pass of the Cross  Lake Vyrnwy 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pass 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 9142 2282 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.5193N 3:36.6992W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 9142 2277
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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