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Foel-fras (Carneddau)
942m (3091ft)

The Carneddau, Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales

Foel-fras (Carneddau) means 'Prominent Bare Hill' in Welsh.

The summit of Foel-fras (Carneddau) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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Welsh Mountain
11th highest in Wales,
14th in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
12th highest in Wales,
16th in England & Wales

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Welsh Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Foel-fras (Carneddau) walking UK Mountains in The Carneddau Snowdonia National Park Conwy Gwynedd   Wales

Foel-fras (Carneddau) Summit

Photo: Paul Isherwood

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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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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Foel-fras (Carneddau) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Foel-fras (Carneddau)

Donovan Suddell walked up Foel-fras (Carneddau) on July 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] Bont Newydd [with] Solo [weather] warm sunny day

Melfyn Parry climbed Foel-fras (Carneddau) on April 13th, 2022 [from/via/route] Started from the car park at the top of Aber, followed old roman road to summit of Drum. Continued along well defined path to summit of Foel Fras. Retraced steps to saddle & then dropped down to Llyn Anafon. Followed track & then path along the river to return to car park. [with] U3A [weather] Bright day, some sunshine. Cool at times & then after lunch mostly warm.

Neall Garrad bagged Foel-fras (Carneddau) on June 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] 15 peaks route from Nant Peris to Llanfairfechan [with] Andy, Chris, John and Warren [weather] Mixed

Adrian Haywood hiked Foel-fras (Carneddau) on January 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] From Llanfaerfechan [with] Solo [weather] Cold & cloudy

Andy Buxton summited Foel-fras (Carneddau) on June 22nd, 1968 [from/via/route] 14 Peaks (but done before & since) [with] BVGS

Angela Moroney conquered Foel-fras (Carneddau) during 2017 - 2017 3PEAKS

Alan Pritchard scaled Foel-fras (Carneddau) on October 5th, 2014 [with] A group [weather] Good - Walked the 15 peaks in 24 hours challenge - enjoyed... πŸ˜ŽπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ

Christina Lander walked up Foel-fras (Carneddau) 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 & Aber Falls. Crossing the river at the top of the falls was challenging!

David Wand climbed Foel-fras on July 30th, 2015 [weather] Dry - Dark start to the wales 3000. 14 3000+ foot peaks in 24hrs.

Mark Davidson bagged Foel-fras (Carneddau) on August 6th, 2002 [with] Alone [weather] Warm with high cloud but a bit hazy - Route directions for this walk are excellent

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