Walk cw113 Carnedd Dafydd and Carnedd Llewelyn from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen

A fine high walk with dramatic views


Route outline for walk cw113:

- Llyn Ogwen  -   Glan Dena  -   Llyn Ogwen  -   Afon Lloer  -   Clogwyn Mawr  -   Bryn Mawr  -   Ffynnon Lloer  -   Cwm Lloer  -   Pen Yr Ole Wen  -   Carnedd Dafydd  -   Cefn Ysgolion Duon  -   Bwlch Cyfryw-drum  -   Carnedd Llewelyn  -   Craig Yr Ysfa  -   Bwlch Eryl Farchog  -   Pen Yr Helgi Du  -   Tal y Brarch  -   Gwern Gof Uchaf  -   Glan Dena  -   Llyn Ogwen.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
4
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 Carnedd Llewelyn at 1064m (3492ft). Carnedd Llewelyn is the highest point in the county of Conwy. Carnedd Llewelyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (3rd highest in Wales, 3rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Carnedd Llewelyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (3rd in Wales, 3rd in England & Wales). Carnedd Llewelyn is classified as a Marilyn (2nd highest in Wales, 57th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Carnedd Dafydd, 1040m (3413ft). Carnedd Dafydd is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (4th highest in Wales, 4th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Carnedd Dafydd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (4th in Wales, 4th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen yr Ole Wen, 978m (3210ft). Pen yr Ole Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (7th highest in Wales, 8th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen yr Ole Wen is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (7th in Wales, 8th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pen yr Helgi Du, 833m (2734ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (26th Wal, 56th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (30th Wal, 66th 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 Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw113 Carnedd Dafydd and Carnedd Llewelyn from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (112)

Tryfan (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyders) (right) and Llyn Ogwen  from near Glan Dena

Tryfan (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyders) (right) and Llyn Ogwen from near Glan Dena

Photo: Rob Barklamb (60)

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (4)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (4)

Sunset on Coniston Water

Sunset on Coniston Water

Photo: George White (6)

Tryfan

Tryfan

Photo: Will Caesar (12)

Carnedd Moel Siabod from near Llyn Geirionydd

Carnedd Moel Siabod from near Llyn Geirionydd

Photo: Don Williams (15)

Chinook Helicopter on a training flight below Carnedd Llewelyn on reconnoitring circuit before landing

Chinook Helicopter on a training flight below Carnedd Llewelyn on reconnoitring circuit before landing

Photo: Chris Clarke (4)

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Photo: Ade Campbell (1)

A sprinkling of snow on Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) above Llyn Ogwen from Pen yr Ole Wen

A sprinkling of snow on Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) above Llyn Ogwen from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Gwyn Sharps (1)


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