Walk cw109 Pen Llithrig y Wrach from Capel Curig

Fine views of Tryfan and the Glyders


Route outline for walk cw109:

- Capel Curig  -   Bron Heulog  -   Llyn Cowlyd  -   Pen Llithrig y Wrach  -   Bwlch y Tri Marchog  -   Pen Yr Helgi Du  -   Nant y Benglog  -   Capel Curig.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
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 yr Helgi Du at 833m (2734ft). Pen yr Helgi Du is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (26th highest in Wales, 56th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen yr Helgi Du is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (30th in Wales, 66th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Pen Llithrig y Wrach, 799m (2622ft). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (36th highest in Wales, 79th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (45th in Wales, 95th in England & Wales). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is classified as a Marilyn (16th highest in Wales, 393rd highest in the UK).


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 Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw109 Pen Llithrig y Wrach from Capel Curig

In no particular order . . .

Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

Photo: Clive Brown (1)

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (113)

The Glyderau (Glyders) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Glyderau (Glyders) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (114)

Carnedd Moel Siabod and Llynnau Mymbyr from Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

Carnedd Moel Siabod and Llynnau Mymbyr from Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

Photo: Davie Naylor (11)

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Paul Hancock (3)

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (112)

Llechog and the lesser known Tryfan (Snowdon) from The Pass of Llanberis

Llechog and the lesser known Tryfan (Snowdon) from The Pass of Llanberis

Photo: Mike Griffiths (20)

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

Photo: Steven Thurling (1)

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Knipe (111)

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Paul Hancock (5)


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