Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)

Superb views in glorious solitude


Route outline for walk cw115:

Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)  -  Iwerddon (Allt-fawr)  -  Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)  -  Llyn Conglog  -  Moel Druman  -  Llyn Coch  -  Llyn Terfyn  -  Ysgafell Wen  -  Ysgafell Wen (North Top)  -  Llynnau'r Cwn  -  Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top)  -  Afon Lledr  -  Moel Fleiddiau  -  Moel Lledr  -  Moel Dyrnogydd  -  Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) at 698m (2291ft). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (69th highest in Wales, 176th highest in England & Wales) Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (89th highest in Wales, 225th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (34th highest in Wales, 599th highest in the UK). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) means 'High Hill' in Welsh. The summit of Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is marked by a rocky outcrop.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Moel Druman at 676m (2219ft). Moel Druman is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (81st highest in Wales, 198th highest in England & Wales) Moel Druman is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (108th highest in Wales, 264th highest in England & Wales). Moel Druman means 'Bare Hill Ridge' in Welsh. The summit of Moel Druman is marked by a rocky outcrop.

You will also reach the summit of Ysgafell Wen at 672m (2206ft). Ysgafell Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (84th highest in Wales, 209th highest in England & Wales) Ysgafell Wen is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (112th highest in Wales, 278th highest in England & Wales). Ysgafell Wen means 'White Ledge' in Welsh. The summit of Ysgafell Wen is marked by a cairn.

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL17 & OL18
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)

In no particular order . . .

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - The Snowdon Range - Y Lliwedd, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Crib Goch - from Ysgafell Wen

The Snowdon Range - Y Lliwedd, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Crib Goch - from Ysgafell Wen

Photo: Gerald Murphy (15)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - LLyn Coch with Porthmadog in the distance from the approach to Ysgafwell Wen

LLyn Coch with Porthmadog in the distance from the approach to Ysgafwell Wen

Photo: Gerald Murphy (18)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Iwerddon (Allt-fawr)

Iwerddon (Allt-fawr)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (29)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Carnedd Moel Siabod from near Moel Dyrnogydd

Carnedd Moel Siabod from near Moel Dyrnogydd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (34)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Gloddfa Ganol Slate Mine and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Gloddfa Ganol Slate Mine and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Photo: Edward Jones (6)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Ysgafell Wen (North Top) summit cairn

Ysgafell Wen (North Top) summit cairn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (16)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Moel Druman and Llyn Conglog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Moel Druman and Llyn Conglog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Photo: Edward Jones (7)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Afon Lledr below Moel Fleiddiau

Afon Lledr below Moel Fleiddiau

Photo: Edward Jones (14)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) summit

Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) summit

Photo: Edward Jones (5)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Moel Dyrnogydd from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)

Moel Dyrnogydd from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)

Photo: Edward Jones (1)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Ysgafell Wen

Ysgafell Wen

Photo: Gerald Murphy (14)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top) summit

Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top) summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (17)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - The shoulder of Moelwyn Mawr (left) and Cnicht above Llyn Conlog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

The shoulder of Moelwyn Mawr (left) and Cnicht above Llyn Conlog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (32)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Moel Druman summit

Moel Druman summit

Photo: Edward Jones (8)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Approach path up Ysgafell Wen

Approach path up Ysgafell Wen

Photo: Gerald Murphy (20)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Moel Dyrnogydd summit

Moel Dyrnogydd summit

Photo: Edward Jones (18)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Sheep safely grazing on Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) with Moel Penamnen and Manod Mawr across the valley in the distance

Sheep safely grazing on Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) with Moel Penamnen and Manod Mawr across the valley in the distance

Photo: Gerald Murphy (28)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Garreg Flaenllym and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Garreg Flaenllym and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (27)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Afon Lledr

Afon Lledr

Photo: Edward Jones (12)

Walk cw115 Allt-fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) - Chasm SE of Moel Lledr

Chasm SE of Moel Lledr

Photo: Edward Jones (15)


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