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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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). Carnedd Llewelyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (3rd highest in Wales, 3rd highest in England & Wales). Carnedd Llewelyn is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (2nd highest in Wales, 57th highest in the UK).

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).

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).

Along the way you will also bag Pen yr Helgi Du at 833m (2734ft). Pen yr Helgi Du is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (26th Wales, 56th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (30th highest in Wales, 66th highest in England & Wales)

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 . . .

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (4)

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

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

Photo: Rob Barklamb (51)

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Photo: Ade Campbell (1)

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

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

Photo: Steve Dunne (1)

Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Pen yr Ole Wen

Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Will Caesar (11)

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

Photo: Steven Thurling (1)

Llyn Ogwen and Y Garn (Glyders) from Glan Dena

Llyn Ogwen and Y Garn (Glyders) from Glan Dena

Photo: George White (5)

Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Photo: Martin Talbot (1)

Bwlch Eryl Farchog with Carnedd Llewelyn beyond from Pen yr Helgi Du

Bwlch Eryl Farchog with Carnedd Llewelyn beyond from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Paul Hancock (4)

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Photo: Rob Barklamb (58)


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