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Moelwyn Bach
710m (2330ft)

Walk Moelwyn Bach walking UK Mountains in The Molewyns Area Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd    Wales
Moelwyn Bach

Photograph by Steve Unwin

Moelwyn Bach is classified as a:

  • Mountain (65th in Wal, 160th in Eng & Wales)
  • Nuttall (83rd in Wal, 201st in Eng & Wales)

 


Moelwyn Bach is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL18
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 124
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    You can walk to the top of Moelwyn Bach by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk gw200 Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Tanygrisiau

    Route Summary: - Tanygrisiau, Moel-yr-hydd, Rhosydd Quarry, Moelwyn Mawr (North Ridge Top), Moelwyn Mawr, Craigysgafn, Bwlch Stwlan, Moelwyn Bach, Llyn Stwlan, Stwlan Dam, Tanygrisiau.

    Length: 10km (6¼ miles) | Ascent: 820m (ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw288 Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Croesor

    Route Summary: - Croesor, Rhosydd Quarry, Bwlch y Rhosydd, Clogwyn Brith, Moel-yr-hydd, Moelwyn Mawr (North Ridge Top), Moelwyn Mawr, Craigysgafn, Bwlch Stwlan, Moelwyn Bach, Croesor.

    Length: 13km (8 miles) | Ascent: 926m (ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw173 Cnicht, Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Croesor

    Route Summary: - Croesor, Croesor Bach, Cnicht, Cnicht (North Top), Llyn Yr Adar, Afon Cwm-y-foel, Llyn Cwm-corsiog, Clogwyn Birth, Rhosydd Quarry, Moel-yr-hydd, Moelwyn Mawr (North Ridge Top), Moelwyn Mawr, Craigysgafn, Bwlch Stwlan, Moelwyn Bach, Croesor.

    Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 1196m (ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Moelwyn Bach, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.


    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Moelwyn BachFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Moelwyn Bach

    Bleddyn Rhys walked up Moelwyn Bach on February 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Moelwyn bach o tanygrissiau gyda Siw mewn niwl tew! [with] gyda Siwan Rhys! [weather] glaw man a cwmwl isel wrth y llyn gwaelod ond niwl tew ar ol llyn stwlan - Yr hen chwarel tu cefn i llyn Stwlan yn spooky yn y niwl. Siwan ddim yn 'keen' iawn...

    Christina Lander climbed Moelwyn Bach on April 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Croesor - Cnicht - Bwlch y Rhosydd - Llyn Croesor - Moelwyn Mawr - Moelwyn Bach - Croesor [with] Dick [weather] Started off overcast, but turned into a beautiful sunny day. Windy on top of Moelwyn Mawr & Moelwyn Bach

    Mark Davidson bagged Moelwyn Bach on August 20th, 2002 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny and warm with good views

    Robert Taylor-Marriott hiked Moelwyn Bach on May 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Route 51: Moel yr Hydd. Moelwyn Mawr NRT.Moelwyn Mawr. Craigysgafn. Moelwyn Bach (MMMB) Completed 08.05.13 [with] Vince Wetton & Robert Taylor-Marriott [weather] Very Fair.

    Vince Wetton summited Moelwyn Bach on May 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] Moelwyn Mahr . Moel yr Hydd [with] RTM [weather] Sunny Day

    Gerald Murphy conquered Moelwyn Bach on March 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] gw200 [with] alone [weather] See my notes on my walk up Moelwyn Mawr via gw200 which includes Moelwyn Bach - This summit is my favourite view from my cottage in Rhiwbryfdir. It's unmistakeable from almost any direction.

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Moelwyn Bach

    Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from Moelwyn Mawr

    1. Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from Moelwyn Mawr
    Photo: Martin Talbot (24)

    Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from the summit of Moelwyn Mawr

    2. Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from the summit of Moelwyn Mawr
    Photo: Martin Talbot (31)

    Cnicht (centre) and Cnicht (North Top) (right) from the lower slopes of Moelwyn Bach

    3. Cnicht (centre) and Cnicht (North Top) (right) from the lower slopes of Moelwyn Bach
    Photo: Martin Talbot (35)

    Old rusting ladder stile on the lower slopes of Moelwyn Bach

    4. Old rusting ladder stile on the lower slopes of Moelwyn Bach
    Photo: Martin Talbot (36)

    Cnicht (centre left), Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Moel Yr Ogof

    5. Cnicht (centre left), Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Moel Yr Ogof
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (200)

    Moelwyn Bach seen from Craigysgafn

    6. Moelwyn Bach seen from Craigysgafn
    Photo: Matthew Egan (9)

    Blaenau Ffestiniog from Moelwyn Bach

    7. Blaenau Ffestiniog from Moelwyn Bach
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (36)

    Descent path from Moelwyn Bach to Bwlch Stwlan with Llyn Stwlan below right

    8. Descent path from Moelwyn Bach to Bwlch Stwlan with Llyn Stwlan below right
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (37)

    Moelwyn Bach (left) and Craigysgafn (right) from Stwlan Dam

    9. Moelwyn Bach (left) and Craigysgafn (right) from Stwlan Dam
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (39)

    Moelwyn Bach, Bwlch Stwlan, Craigysgafn, Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Mawr (North Ridge Top) (far right) from the col below Moel-yr-hydd

    10. Moelwyn Bach, Bwlch Stwlan, Craigysgafn, Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Mawr (North Ridge Top) (far right) from the col below Moel-yr-hydd
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (40)


    . . . see all 24 walk photographs & pictures of views from, on or of Moelwyn Bach


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