Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir

Superb views, but remote and rough walking


Route outline for walk ce100:

Nant-y-moch Reservoir  -  Nant-y-moch  -  Y Garn (Pumlumon)  -  Dyll Faen  -  Pen y Drawsallt  -  Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)  -  Pumlumon Fach  -  Pumlumon Fach (East Top)  -  Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan  -  Pen Pumlumon Arwystli  -  Craig y March  -  Cwm Gwerin  -  Lluest y Graig  -  Afon Hengwm  -  Pantau'r Brwyn  -  Nant y Llyn  -  Maesnant  -  Bryn y Beddau  -  Nant-y-moch Reservoir




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) at 752m (2468ft). Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (49th highest in Wales, 118th highest in England & Wales) Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (61st highest in Wales, 145th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (22nd highest in Wales, 479th highest in the UK). The summit of Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is the highest point in the county of Ceredigion.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Pen Pumlumon Arwystli at 741m (2432ft). Pen Pumlumon Arwystli is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in Wales, 128th highest in England & Wales) Pen Pumlumon Arwystli is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (67th highest in Wales, 157th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan at 727m (2386ft). Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (58th highest in Wales, 140th highest in England & Wales) Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (72nd highest in Wales, 174th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps 200 & 201
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 135
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Following Nant-y-moch at the start of the walk up Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Following Nant-y-moch at the start of the walk up Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Donovan Suddell (4)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit trig point with Y Garn (Pumlumon) in the distance

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit trig point with Y Garn (Pumlumon) in the distance

Photo: Mike Matthews (9)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan summit cairn

Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan summit cairn

Photo: Mike Matthews (19)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - The view from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

The view from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Donovan Suddell (8)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Banc Llechwedd-mawr from Afon Hengwm at the North East end of Nant-y-moch Reservoir

Banc Llechwedd-mawr from Afon Hengwm at the North East end of Nant-y-moch Reservoir

Photo: Mike Matthews (30)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Descending Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Descending Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Donovan Suddell (7)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Afon Hengwm

Afon Hengwm

Photo: Mike Matthews (28)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Cwm Gwerin

Cwm Gwerin

Photo: Mike Matthews (24)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Llyn Llygad Rheidol from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Llyn Llygad Rheidol from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Mike Matthews (17)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit from the cairn on the North end of the ridge

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit from the cairn on the North end of the ridge

Photo: Mike Matthews (13)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Y Garn (Pumlumon) summit cairn

Y Garn (Pumlumon) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Matthews (5)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pen Pumlumon Arwystli and Pen Cor-maen (right) from Cwm Gwerin

Pen Pumlumon Arwystli and Pen Cor-maen (right) from Cwm Gwerin

Photo: Mike Matthews (26)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) from Pumlumon Fach summit cairn

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) from Pumlumon Fach summit cairn

Photo: Mike Matthews (14)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit trig point with Nant-y-moch Reservoir below

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit trig point with Nant-y-moch Reservoir below

Photo: Mike Matthews (10)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Nant-y-moch Reservoir from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Nant-y-moch Reservoir from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Donovan Suddell (5)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Boundary stone on the approach to Pen Pumlumon Arwystli

Boundary stone on the approach to Pen Pumlumon Arwystli

Photo: Mike Matthews (21)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - The two massive cairns on the summit of Pen Pumlumon Arwystli

The two massive cairns on the summit of Pen Pumlumon Arwystli

Photo: Mike Matthews (22)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pumlumon Fach from Pumlumon Fach (East Top) summit

Pumlumon Fach from Pumlumon Fach (East Top) summit

Photo: Mike Matthews (15)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit

Photo: Mike Matthews (12)

Walk ce100 Y Garn (Pumlumon), Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli from Nant-y-moch Reservoir - Drosgol (Pumlumon) and Nant-y-moch Reservoir from Y Garn (Pumlumon)

Drosgol (Pumlumon) and Nant-y-moch Reservoir from Y Garn (Pumlumon)

Photo: Mike Matthews (3)


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