The Carneddau Area, Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales
Yr Elen is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL17|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 115|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Yr Elen is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Yr Elen
Angela Moroney walked up during 2017 - 2017 3PEAKS
Wynne Roberts climbed on June 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] From Aber Falls to Llyn Ogwen over the Carneddau [with] Gareth [weather] Sunny, warm, no wind and very clear - Took us 8 hours to do 8 peaks over 2000ft
Alan Pritchard bagged on October 5th, 2014 [with] A group [weather] Good - Walked the 15 peaks in 24 hours challenge - enjoyed... ππΆββοΈ
Hugh Strickland hiked on September 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] 20 miles (just under 10 hours, 8500 feet) Capel Curig to Y Garn, down to Ogwen upPen Yr Ole Wen and back along Carneddau including Pen Llithrig y Wrach
Bleddyn Rhys summited on April 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] Fynnu ar y ridge o cwm Lloer, draw i Carnedd Llywelyn a'r Elen, ac yna yn ol i Carnedd Dafydd a Pen Yr Ole Wen ac i lawr nol i lon fawr. [with] Ar ben fy hyn... [weather] Eithaf braf ond 'hazy'... - Methy'r llwybr lawr pen yr ole a gorfod sgramblo lawr rhyw afon serth - braidd yn gyffroes!
David Wand conquered on July 30th, 2015 [weather] Hot clear sky - Wales 3000 14 peaks in 24hrs peak 3
Mark Davidson scaled on March 21st, 2004 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grim - cold and patchy low cloud - light dusting of snow on the highest peaks
Chris Newham walked up on March 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] cw129 [with] Michal & Craig [weather] Sunny, windy later
Christina Lander climbed on September 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] Gerlan - Mynydd Du - Carnedd Dafydd - Carnedd Llewelyn - Yr Elen - Gerlan [with] Dick [weather] Mostly in the clouds
Gerald Murphy bagged on July 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Bethesda riverside car park, Gerlan, Gernydd, Gwaun-y-gwiail, cwm pen-llafar, Foel Fechan, Foel Ganol, Yr Elen, Carnedd Llywelyn, Foel Grach, Carnedd Gwenllian 9formerly Carnedd Uchaf, Foel Fras, Yr Aryg, Bera Bach, Drosgl, Gyrn Wigau, Gallt y Mawn, Gwernydd, Gerlan, Bethesda riverside car park. [with] alone [weather] Sunny, occasional high cloud, quite windy higher up, reasonable visibility but some heat haze. - This walk includes 5 of the Welsh 3000s. It would not be an easy or safe walk in poor visibility or during/following a spell of wet weather. Where the ground is not boulder it can be very boggy. In some places it is featureless eg atop Carnedd Llywelyn and, in fog, even with a compass it would be hard to find your way from some places to your desired path. Much of the walk is basically pathless unless you can spot previously trodden paths across marshy ground.
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