Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du 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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Carnedd Llewelyn at 1064m (3492ft). Carnedd Llewelyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (3rd highest in Wales, 3rd highest in England & Wales) Carnedd Llewelyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (3rd highest in Wales, 3rd highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (2nd highest in Wales, 57th highest in the UK). Carnedd Llewelyn means 'Llewelyn's Cairn' in Welsh and is pronounced 'kan-neth thl-oo-el-lin'. The summit of Carnedd Llewelyn is marked by a cairn. Carnedd Llewelyn is the highest point in the county of Conwy.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Carnedd Dafydd at 1040m (3413ft). Carnedd Dafydd is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (4th highest in Wales, 4th highest in England & Wales) Carnedd Dafydd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (4th highest in Wales, 4th highest in England & Wales). Carnedd Dafydd means 'Dafydd's Cairn' in Welsh and is pronounced 'kan-neth da-vith'. The summit of Carnedd Dafydd is marked by a cairn & a windbreak.

You will also reach the summit of Pen yr Ole Wen at 978m (3210ft). Pen yr Ole Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (7th highest in Wales, 8th highest in England & Wales) Pen yr Ole Wen is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (7th highest in Wales, 8th highest in England & Wales). Pen yr Ole Wen means 'Light White Top' in Welsh and is pronounced 'pen-ur-olli-oo-en'. The summit of Pen yr Ole Wen is marked by a cairn.

Along the way you will also bag:

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 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen

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Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) from Glan Dana

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Glan Dana

Photo: Robert Jones (2)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Craig yr Ysfa from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig yr Ysfa from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (17)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (4)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - 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)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Knipe (111)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (2)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Photo: Ade Campbell (1)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - On Pen Yr Helgi Du

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

Photo: Steven Thurling (1)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Nant  Ffrancon from Pen yr Ole Wen

Nant Ffrancon from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (5)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Llyn Ogwen and the Ogwen Valley from the lower slopes of Cefn Ysgolion Duon

Llyn Ogwen and the Ogwen Valley from the lower slopes of Cefn Ysgolion Duon

Photo: Gwyn Sharps (2)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) (left) and Foel Goch (far right) across Llyn Ogwen from Glan Dena

Y Garn (Glyderau) (left) and Foel Goch (far right) across Llyn Ogwen from Glan Dena

Photo: Don Williams (14)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Photo: Mike Griffiths (15)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Chinook Helipcopter landing astride the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Chinook Helipcopter landing astride the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Photo: Chris Clarke (5)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (3)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyderau) and Foel-goch beyond

Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyderau) and Foel-goch beyond

Photo: Steve Dunne (1)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Ffynnon Lloe from Pen yr Ole Wen

Ffynnon Lloe from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (6)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Descending Carnedd Llewelyn via the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Descending Carnedd Llewelyn via the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Photo: Chris Clarke (3)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau), Foel-goch (Glyderau), Mynydd Perfedd and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyderau), Foel-goch (Glyderau), Mynydd Perfedd and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (6)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - The Devils' Kitchen (Twll Du) (left) and Y Garn (Glyderau) (right) from near Idwal Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

The Devils' Kitchen (Twll Du) (left) and Y Garn (Glyderau) (right) from near Idwal Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Rob Barklamb (51)

Walk cw113 Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Pen Yr Helgi Du from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Carnedd Llewelyn from Carnedd Dafydd

Carnedd Llewelyn from Carnedd Dafydd

Photo: Robert Jones (7)


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