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

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) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (61st in Wales, 145th in England & Wales). Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) is classified as a Marilyn (22nd highest in Wales, 477th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, 741m (2432ft). Pen Pumlumon Arwystli is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (55th highest in Wales, 129th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Pumlumon Arwystli is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (67th in Wales, 157th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan, 727m (2386ft). Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in Wales, 141st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (72nd in Wales, 174th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Y Garn (Pumlumon), 684m (2245ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (76th Wal, 189th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (100th Wal, 249th Eng & Wal) and Pumlumon Fach 650m (2133ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (138th Wal, 331st Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Llyn Llygad Rheidol from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Llyn Llygad Rheidol from Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Mike Matthews (17)

Boundary stone on Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan

Boundary stone on Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan

Photo: Mike Matthews (20)

Cwm Gwerin

Cwm Gwerin

Photo: Mike Matthews (24)

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)

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)

Afon Hengwm

Afon Hengwm

Photo: Mike Matthews (28)

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)

Craig y March from Cwm Gwerin

Craig y March from Cwm Gwerin

Photo: Mike Matthews (25)

360 Panorama from the summit of Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) featuring: Y Garn (Pumlumon), Nant-y-moch Reservoir, Drosgol (Pumlumon), Pumlumon Fach, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli and Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan

360 Panorama from the summit of Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon) featuring: Y Garn (Pumlumon), Nant-y-moch Reservoir, Drosgol (Pumlumon), Pumlumon Fach, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli and Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan

Photo: Mike Matthews (11)

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

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

Photo: Mike Matthews (1)


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