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Drum
771m (2530ft)

The Carneddau, Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales

Drum means 'Ridge' in Welsh.

The summit of Drum is marked by a large cairn/shelter


Record Drum as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Welsh Mountain
42nd highest in Wales,
101st in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
53rd highest in Wales,
125th in England & Wales

Drum is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Drum Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Drum

Mark Davidson walked up on August 6th, 2002 [from/via/route] Walk cw110 Tal y Fan andDrum from Cae Coch [with] Theresa [weather] Warm with high cloud but a bit hazy - Route directions for this walk are excellent

Adrian Haywood climbed on January 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] From Llanfaerfechan [with] Solo [weather] Cold and cloudy

Andy Buxton bagged during August, 1963 [from/via/route] Llanfairfechan and over Carneddau

Wynne Roberts hiked on April 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Aber Falls car park up the roman road [with] Gareth [weather] Misty. Breezy

Christina Lander summited on September 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] Bont Newydd (Abergwyngregin) - Drum - Foel Fras - Carnedd Gwenllian - Bera Bach - Drosgl - Aber Falls - Bont Newydd [with] Dick & Meg [weather] A fine, dry day but very windy on the tops. Plenty of sunny spells. - We struggled to find our way between Drosgl and Aber Falls. Crossing the river at the top of the falls was challenging!

Tracey Parnell conquered on June 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] Rowan [with] Paul Cane, Kunly, Nikki, Mandy, Dawn [weather] wet, foggy, cold - Snowdonia Marathon Trek

David Lane scaled on August 28th, 2009 [with] Kelly

Jeremy Maguire walked up on July 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Llanfairfechan. [with] On my own. [weather] Beautifully sunny on the coast, cloudy further up. - Weekend break to remember my dad's birthday. Stayed at St George's hotel in Llandudno.

Richard Evered climbed on July 6th, 2012 [from/via/route] Aber Falls [with] Amanda and Rooney [weather] Heavy rain and low visibility - Total walk 10 miles, 8 hours, heavy going

Simon Neilson-clark bagged on November 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Aber falls on circular walk Go4awalk gw193 Llwytmor and Foel Fras from Bont Newydd [with] companion [weather] sunny clear and cold - Beatiful walk although summit belind a fence through a gate

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Drum

Maen-offeren Quarry from Drum House at the top of a disused incline with Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach (on the horizon) and Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr  (mid-distance right)

Maen-offeren Quarry from Drum House at the top of a disused incline with Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach (on the horizon) and Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr (mid-distance right)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (32)

Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn, Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr and Moel Druman from Manod Mawr (North Top) summit

Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn, Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr and Moel Druman from Manod Mawr (North Top) summit

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (53)

Carnedd Llewelyn from Bwlch Cyfryw-drum

Carnedd Llewelyn from Bwlch Cyfryw-drum

Photo: Roger Maloney (6)

Moel Druman summit

Moel Druman summit

Photo: Edward Jones (8)

Water leat above the Drum House at the top of a disused incline in Maen-offeren Quarry leading to a 2nd Drum House on Moel Bowydd

Water leat above the Drum House at the top of a disused incline in Maen-offeren Quarry leading to a 2nd Drum House on Moel Bowydd

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (37)

Carnedd Dafydd from Bwlch Cyfryw-drum

Carnedd Dafydd from Bwlch Cyfryw-drum

Photo: Roger Maloney (7)

Remains of the upper Drum House and incline on Moel Bowydd

Remains of the upper Drum House and incline on Moel Bowydd

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (39)

Slate 'fence' near the upper Drum House and incline on Moel Bowydd

Slate 'fence' near the upper Drum House and incline on Moel Bowydd

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (40)

Drum House at the top of a disused incline in Maen-offeren Quarry

Drum House at the top of a disused incline in Maen-offeren Quarry

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (34)

The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen from Moel Penamnen

The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen from Moel Penamnen

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (44)


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