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Mynydd Moel
863m (2832ft)

The Cadair Idris Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales


Record Mynydd Moel as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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

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26th highest in Wales,
49th in England & Wales

Walk Mynydd Moel walking UK Mountains in The Cadair Idris Area Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd    Wales

The view from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Chris Sillett

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OS Explorer Map OL23
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 124
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Andy Buxton walked up during April, 1989 [from/via/route] Minffordd Path [with] St clements Bog-Trotters [weather] Sunny/showers - Snow patches on top.

Angela Moroney climbed during 2017 [with] 3PEAKS

Dale Tyler bagged on August 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] After a day up Snowdon via Crib Goch, stopped at Cadair Idris on the way home. Just me, Jason and Alex left; managed to kill off Sean and Lambert the day before. Did the loop (3 tops) from the Minffordd Path [with] Jason, Alex, (Sean and Lambert left in van!) [weather] Another gusty day on the tops and ridges - Beautiful wooded section with waterfalls at the start of the walk and perhaps the best sausage rolls I've ever had at the visitor centre when we finished!

Darin Torrance hiked on July 21st, 2018 [from/via/route] Visitor Center Minnfford path [weather] Cloud rain - Hard days walk

Bleddyn Rhys summited on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Fynnu'r Pony path o ochr Dolgellau, troi ir dde a gwneud y grib i gyd hyd at Craig y llyn, cyn dod yn ol at CYfrwy ar Gadair ar hyd yr hen drac chwaral [with] Ar ben fy hyn [weather] Eithriadol o braf am fis Chwefror. Ond gwyn oer ar y top ac eira dal yn para yn gysgod haul o dan y grib Gogleddol. - Diwrnod hir - gorfod cerdded yn gyflym ac wedi blino'n lan erbyn y diwedd. Ddim wedi mynd a digon o ddwr hefo fi! Diwrnod gwych.

David Wand conquered on May 29th, 1989 [with] Gayle [weather] Rained in the night but dry for the walk and a light breeze

Mark Davidson scaled on June 12th, 2004 [with] Theresa, Martin, Mary, Suzie and Ernie [weather] Dry but low cloud - did get some good views though

Sam Rayn walked up on May 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] minnford patn via cadair ifris summit [with] solo [weather] windy with a chill

Christina Lander climbed on March 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Minffordd - Craig Cwm Amarch - Craig Cau - Cyfrwy - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel - Minffordd [with] Dick [weather] Beautiful, sunny day

Gerald Murphy bagged on March 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] See notes on ascent of Penygadair

Alan Smith hiked on March 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Campsitemyself [with] myself

Robert Taylor-marriott has summited [from/via/route] Rouite 21: Cadair Idris - Penygadair(, Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch (CI) Completed 10.11.10 [with] Vince Wetton & Robert Taylor-Marriott [weather] Cloudy, sunny.

Stephen Reader conquered on May 26th, 2014 [from/via/route] Minffordd track via Cadair Idris summit [with] Bev & Shep [weather] Clearing up all the time - Worth the trek over from Cadair but a real tough descent.

Alberto Lopes scaled on February 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Minffordd car park [with] Rachel [weather] sunny

Robert Logan walked up on April 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] Minfforrdd, Cadair Idris [with] Judith Logan [weather] Sunny Warm - Awful path in descent south of Mynydd Moel

Richard Penney climbed on February 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Cadair Idris circuit [with] Solo [weather] Ice, mist.

David Lane bagged on May 9th, 1999 [with] Kelly

Jeremy Maguire hiked on October 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] Minfford Path. [with] Beth. [weather] Beautiful, Sunny.

Vince Wetton summited on November 10th, 2010 [with] RTM

Stuart Mellor conquered on August 15th, 2011 [from/via/route] Minffordd Hotel GW142 [with] Dominic my son [weather] Hot sunny

Wendy Sockett, Donovan Suddell, Louis Smith, Hugh Strickland, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Booth, Trevor Williams, Stephen Millington, David Price, Kath Edwards, Pete Howes, Linda Walker and Stephen Hobdell have all walked, climbed & bagged Mynydd Moel.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Mynydd Moel

Approaching the true summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching the true summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (63)

Looking west to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Looking west to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (68)

Clapper bridge over Nant Cadair en-route to Mynydd Moel

Clapper bridge over Nant Cadair en-route to Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (55)

Mynydd Moel summit cairn

Mynydd Moel summit cairn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (65)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel

Photo: John Mash (8)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Mynydd Moel

Photo: John Mash (7)

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (88)

Mynydd Moel

Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (64)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (115)

Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the Pony Path near Cyfrwy summit

Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the Pony Path near Cyfrwy summit

Photo: Chris Sillett (7)


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