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Craigysgafn
689m (2263ft)

The Moelwyns, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales

Craigysgafn means 'Pile of Rocks' in Welsh.


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94th highest in Wales,
238th in England & Wales

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

Melfyn Parry walked up on April 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Started from the car park in Tanygrisiau, walked up to Llyn Cwmorthin before working our way through the old quarry workings at Rhosydd. Followed well defined path to summit of Moelwyn Mawr, then retraced route back a little before dropping down path to then ascend Craig Ysgafn. Lunch at this spot overlooking the Stwlan reservoir before continuing up to summit of Moelwyn Bach. Retraces steps to saddle & then dropped to path to walk along contour of Moelwyn Mawr before ascending path to Moel yr Hudd. Dropped from here to tarmac path & returned to car park. [with] PRC [weather] Bright sunny day, mostly warm. Slightly cooler at altitude.

Andy Buxton climbed during August, 1965 [from/via/route] Croesor circuit with Moelwyns [with] Dad

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

Vince Wetton hiked on May 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Moel-yr-hydd [with] RTM

Robert Taylor-Marriott summited 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.

Kath Edwards conquered on March 10th, 2012 [weather] very poor visability.

Gerald Murphy scaled on March 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] See walk to Moelwyn Mawr & Moelwyn Bach [with] alone - The views across the Stwlan Dam are beautiful. The descent into Bwlch Stwlan is quite steep but it gives a clear view across to the diagonal scree path you need to follow up Moelwyn Bach.

Paul Booth and Trevor Williams have both walked, climbed & bagged Craigysgafn.

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

Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from Maen-offeren Quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from Maen-offeren Quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (30)

Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from Drum House at the top of a disused incline in Maen-offeren Quarry

Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from Drum House at the top of a disused incline in Maen-offeren Quarry

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (35)

Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from Moelwyn Mawr

Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from Moelwyn Mawr

Photo: Martin Talbot (24)

Craigysgafn from Bwlch Stwlan

Craigysgafn from Bwlch Stwlan

Photo: Gerald Murphy (52)

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

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

Photo: Gerald Murphy (39)

The descent from Craigysgafn to Bwlch Stwlan

The descent from Craigysgafn to Bwlch Stwlan

Photo: Gerald Murphy (51)

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)

360 degree view from Moel Penamnen summit featuring (from left to right): The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen, Moel Farlwyd (foreground above/left of blue lake), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd, The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan, Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Ro Wen, Foel-fras (Moelwyns), Manod Mawr (above two light blue lakes) and The Arenigs - Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach.

360 degree view from Moel Penamnen summit featuring (from left to right): The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen, Moel Farlwyd (foreground above/left of blue lake), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd, The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan, Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Ro Wen, Foel-fras (Moelwyns), Manod Mawr (above two light blue lakes) and The Arenigs - Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach.

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (43)

Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from Moelwyn Bach

Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from Moelwyn Bach

Photo: Steve Unwin (14)

Croseor with The Moel Hebog mountains beyond from the summit of Craigysgafn

Croseor with The Moel Hebog mountains beyond from the summit of Craigysgafn

Photo: Martin Talbot (33)

Moelwyn Bach across Craigysgafn and Bwlch Stwlan from Moelwyn Mawr

Moelwyn Bach across Craigysgafn and Bwlch Stwlan from Moelwyn Mawr

Photo: Gerald Murphy (42)

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

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)

Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from the summit of Moelwyn Mawr

Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Bach from the summit of Moelwyn Mawr

Photo: Martin Talbot (31)

Moelwyn Bach, Bwlch Stwlan, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from near Rhosydd Quarry

Moelwyn Bach, Bwlch Stwlan, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from near Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Gerald Murphy (41)

Moel-yr-hydd, Llyn Stwlan, Tanygisiau Dam and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Craigysgafn

Moel-yr-hydd, Llyn Stwlan, Tanygisiau Dam and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Craigysgafn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (46)

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)

Moelwyn Bach seen from Craigysgafn

Moelwyn Bach seen from Craigysgafn

Photo: Matthew Egan (9)

Bwlch Stwlan and Craigysgafn from Stwlan Dam

Bwlch Stwlan and Craigysgafn from Stwlan Dam

Photo: Gerald Murphy (54)

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)

Moel-yr-hydd, Llyn Stwlan, Tanygisiau Dam and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Craigysgafn

Moel-yr-hydd, Llyn Stwlan, Tanygisiau Dam and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Craigysgafn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (47)


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