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 the highest point in the county of Ceredigion.

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (50th highest in Wales, 119th highest in England & Wales). Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (61st highest in Wales, 145th highest in England & Wales). Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (22nd highest in Wales, 477th highest in the UK).

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) (55th highest in Wales, 129th 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) (59th highest in Wales, 141st 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 Y Garn (Pumlumon) at 684m (2245ft). Y Garn (Pumlumon) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (76th Wales, 189th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (100th highest in Wales, 249th highest in England & Wales) ; Pumlumon Fach at 650m (2133ft). Pumlumon Fach is known as a Welsh Nuttall (138th highest in Wales, 331st highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

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)

Llyn Llygad Rheidol from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Llyn Llygad Rheidol from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Mike Matthews (17)

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)

Nant-y-moch Reservoir, Drosgol (Pumlumon) and Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) from Y Garn (Pumlumon)

Nant-y-moch Reservoir, Drosgol (Pumlumon) and Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) from Y Garn (Pumlumon)

Photo: Mike Matthews (4)

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)

Large cairn on the shallow bwlch between Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) and Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan

Large cairn on the shallow bwlch between Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) and Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan

Photo: Mike Matthews (18)

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)

Y Garn (Pumlumon) summit cairn

Y Garn (Pumlumon) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Matthews (5)

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

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

Photo: Mike Matthews (8)

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit

Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) summit

Photo: Mike Matthews (12)


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