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Carnedd Moel Siabod
872m (2861ft)

The Moelwyns, Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales

Carnedd Moel Siabod means 'Cairn on Siabod Bare Hill' in Welsh and is pronounced 'kan-neth moy-el shee-bodd'.

The summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point & a large circular stone wind break.


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Welsh Mountain
21st highest in Wales,
36th in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
23rd highest in Wales,
41st in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
11th highest in Wales,
281st highest in Great Britain

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Welsh Trig Point (Pillar)

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Snowdonia National Park


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OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


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115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


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Walk cw214 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

Testing scramble

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:2,616ft (797m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk cw178 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:2,599ft (792m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk cw108 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6.75ml (11km)
Ascent:2,819ft (859m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

Long mountain walk with two big ascents

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 13.75ml (22km)
Ascent:4,549ft (1,387m)
Time:9½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Carnedd Moel Siabod Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Carnedd Moel Siabod

Daniel Moran walked up Carnedd Moel Siabod on December 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Bryn lo [with] Chel dad lee clarke and alone several times [weather] Mixed - Amazing walk with a mix of scrambled & walk

Donovan Suddell climbed Carnedd Moel Siabod on May 20th, 2023 [from/via/route] DolGam Camping Site [with] Wife [weather] Beautiful sunny day

Mark Davidson bagged Carnedd Moel Siabod on June 9th, 2003 [from/via/route] Walk cw108 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig [with] Alone [weather] Bit cloudy with a touch of mist on the summit

Melfyn Parry hiked Carnedd Moel Siabod on September 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] Start & finish at Bryn Glo car park, Capel Curig Crossed over Pont Cyfyng & then walked up tarmac road before joining path to Moel Siabod. Coffee stop at disused quarry workings before taking boggy route around west side of Llyn y Foel. Ascent to summit via scramble route stopping near summit for lunch. Descent down towards Llynnau Mymbyr side to join path through woodland past Moel Siabod cafe back to Pont Cyfyng. [with] U3A [weather] Mostly warm & sunny

Alex Jones summited Carnedd Moel Siabod on January 4th, 2022 [from/via/route] Capel Curig [weather] Snow & ice above 500m

Adrian Haywood conquered Carnedd Moel Siabod on May 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Great scramble [with] Rob and Darryl [weather] Lovely!

Andy Buxton scaled Carnedd Moel Siabod during August, 1963 [with] Dad

Angela Moroney walked up Carnedd Moel Siabod during May, 2018 [with] YMC

Iain Jones climbed Carnedd Moel Siabod on December 1st, 2012 [from/via/route] Plas y Brenin [with] Nicola Robins - 30 November 2013 - walked via Daear Ddu Ridge with Nicola Robins, Tom Jay & Jan Jay; 1 December 2019 - Trail Run from Pont Cyfng via Daear Ddu Ridge to Plas y Brenin

Wynne Roberts bagged Carnedd Moel Siabod on June 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] Pont Cyfing [with] Gareth [weather] Wet at first then Sunny, breezy - Very rocky at top

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (116)

Me at the top of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Me at the top of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Dave Slack (2)

The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (14)

Me and my Fianc on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Me and my Fianc on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Rachel Churcher (1)

Carnedd Moel Siabod summit in mist

Carnedd Moel Siabod summit in mist

Photo: Davie Naylor (4)

A great day on Carnedd Moel Siabod

A great day on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Steve Gagen (1)

Carnedd Moel Siabod from Dolwyddelan

Carnedd Moel Siabod from Dolwyddelan

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (4)

Carnedd Moel Siabod from Afon Bwlch y Groes on the lower slopes of Drosgol (Bwlch y Groes)

Carnedd Moel Siabod from Afon Bwlch y Groes on the lower slopes of Drosgol (Bwlch y Groes)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (7)

Cnicht (North Top) from Cnicht with Carnedd Moel Siabod  lit by sunlight in the distance (left)

Cnicht (North Top) from Cnicht with Carnedd Moel Siabod lit by sunlight in the distance (left)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (24)

Myself and my daughter on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Myself and my daughter on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Lee White (1)

The SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (13)

Temperature Inversion - Glyder Fach and Glyder Fach poking out of a sea of clouds from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Temperature Inversion - Glyder Fach and Glyder Fach poking out of a sea of clouds from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (210)

The Glyderau (Glyderau) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Glyderau (Glyderau) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (114)

Carnedd Moel Siabod towers above Dolweddelan from the lower slopes of Foel Felen

Carnedd Moel Siabod towers above Dolweddelan from the lower slopes of Foel Felen

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (18)

Looking down the Daear Ddu Ridge to Llyn y Foel from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Looking down the Daear Ddu Ridge to Llyn y Foel from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Chris Haselden (50)

Llyn y Foel from the Moel Siabod Ridge

Llyn y Foel from the Moel Siabod Ridge

Photo: Davie Naylor (8)

The Glyderau (Glyderau) (left), Tryfan and Carrnedd Dafydd (The Carneddau) poking through low cloud from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Glyderau (Glyderau) (left), Tryfan and Carrnedd Dafydd (The Carneddau) poking through low cloud from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (115)

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod in the January snow

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod in the January snow

Photo: Dave Slack (4)

*The Carneddau, Llynnau Mymbyr, Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, The Moel Siabod Ridge and Betws-y-Coed from Carnedd Moel Siabod

*The Carneddau, Llynnau Mymbyr, Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, The Moel Siabod Ridge and Betws-y-Coed from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Davie Naylor (5)

Quarry pool by the Miners' track on the lower NE slopes of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Quarry pool by the Miners' track on the lower NE slopes of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (11)


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