Tryweryn: Tyn-y-bont to Bala

Grade 3 (4-)
Length 6 km
Paddleable very low to spate
Volume 8-20 cumecs

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A good run, especially when combined with the upper section. The harder drop is Bala Mill Falls just before the takeout on river right.

Water Levels

Dam controlled like the upper, with a release most weekends.

Getting There

Putin W3°38'58" N52°56'47"
Takeout W3°35'36" N52°54'44"

Between Bala and Llyn Celyn along the A4212 take the signposted turn into the the national whitewater centre, and putin at the bottom of the harder upper section, or continue up the Dam for a full run. Takeout in the main carpark in Bala just doenstream of the A494 bridge on river right.

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