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Ysgafell Wen
672m (2206ft)

Walk Ysgafell Wen walking UK Mountains in The Molewyns Area Snowdonia National Park Conwy Gwynedd   Wales
Ysgafell Wen Summit

Photograph by Edward Jones

Ysgafell Wen is classified as a:

  • Mountain (85th in Wal, 211th in Eng & Wales)
  • Nuttall (113th in Wal, 280th in Eng & Wales)

 


Ysgafell Wen is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL17
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 115
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    You can walk to the top of Ysgafell Wen by using this easy to follow route map:

    Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)

    Route Summary: - Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan), Iwerddon (Allt-fawr), Allt-fawr (Moelwyns), Llyn Conglog, Moel Druman, Llyn Coch, Llyn Terfyn, Ysgafell Wen, Ysgafell Wen (North Top), Llynnau'r Cwn, Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top), Afon Lledr, Moel Fleiddiau, Moel Lledr, Moel Dyrnogydd, Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan).

    Length: 10.5km (6½ miles) | Ascent: 738m (ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate



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    Bleddyn Rhys walked up Ysgafell Wen on May 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] Cychwyn o'r Crimea. Allt-fawr, rownt top Cwmorthin ac drost Cnicht cyn disgyn lawr i Ring Llanfrothan am rescue pickup! [with] ar ben fy hyn! [weather] Braf iawn a poeth - dechrau'r Gwanwyn. Diwrnod braf iawn - 15 Km - 4 awr a hanner Rhedeg yr holl ffordd lawr or Cnicht i pub am fy mod yn hwyr, ond dal i gyraedd cyn y rescue team! Golygfeudd gwych or'r Moelwynions - gyda cwmwl yn rhowlio trostynt tra on ni'n yr haul!

    Robert Taylor-Marriott climbed Ysgafell Wen on October 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Route 53: Allt-fawr, Ysgafell Wen, + North & Far North (AYW). [with] Vince Wetton & Robert Taylor-Marriott [weather] Fair, cloudy and rain.

    Vince Wetton bagged Ysgafell Wen on October 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Route CW 115 [with] RTM [weather] Cloud/some rain - Descent seriously hard work

    Gerald Murphy hiked Ysgafell Wen on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] See notes on walk to Allt Fawr. [with] alone - Ysgafell Wen's southerly top does require a very small amount of scrambling for a novice walker such as I still am. The way to Cnicht is absolutely clear from here.

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Ysgafell Wen

    Panoramic picture on, of or from Ysgafell Wen

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    1. The north-west ridge of Molewyn Mawr (left) with Cnicht, Cnicht (North Top) and Ysgafell Wen (far right) across Cwm Croesor and Clogwyn Brith from the summit of Moelwyn Mawr
    Photo: Martin Talbot (25)

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    Ysgafell Wen beyond Clogwyn Brith from the summit of Moelwyn Mawr

    2. Ysgafell Wen beyond Clogwyn Brith from the summit of Moelwyn Mawr
    Photo: Martin Talbot (28)

    Nantgwynant with Ysgafell Wen and Cnicht on the horizon from the summit of Y Lliwedd

    3. Nantgwynant with Ysgafell Wen and Cnicht on the horizon from the summit of Y Lliwedd
    Photo: Tom Shaw (2)

    Ysgafell Wen

    4. Ysgafell Wen
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (14)

    The Snowdon Range - Y Lliwedd, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Crib Goch - from Ysgafell Wen

    5. The Snowdon Range - Y Lliwedd, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Crib Goch - from Ysgafell Wen
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (15)

    Ysgafell Wen (North Top) summit cairn

    6. Ysgafell Wen (North Top) summit cairn
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (16)

    Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top) summit

    7. Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top) summit
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (17)

    Porthmadog and Cnicht (North top) from Ysgafell Wen

    8. Porthmadog and Cnicht (North top) from Ysgafell Wen
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (19)

    Approach path up Ysgafell Wen

    9. Approach path up Ysgafell Wen
    Photo: Gerald Murphy (20)

    Ysgafell Wen (North Top) summit cairn

    10. Ysgafell Wen (North Top) summit cairn
    Photo: Edward Jones (10)


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