The Carneddau Area, Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales
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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
Andy Buxton walked up on June 22nd, 1968 [from/via/route] 14 Peaks (but done before and since) [with] BVGS
Angela Moroney climbed during 2017 - 2017 3PEAKS
Wynne Roberts bagged 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 hiked on October 5th, 2014 [with] A group [weather] Good - Walked the 15 peaks in 24 hours challenge - enjoyed... 😎🚶♂️
Hugh Strickland summited 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 conquered 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 scaled on July 30th, 2015 [weather] Hot clear sky - Wales 3000 14 peaks in 24hrs peak 3
Mark Davidson walked up on March 21st, 2004 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grim - cold and patchy low cloud - light dusting of snow on the highest peaks
Chris Newham climbed on March 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] cw129 [with] Michal & Craig [weather] Sunny, windy later
Christina Lander bagged on September 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] Gerlan - Mynydd Du - Carnedd Dafydd - Carnedd Llewelyn - Yr Elen - Gerlan [with] Dick [weather] Mostly in the clouds
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