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
12
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
13
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
5
Welsh
Marilyns
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) (70th highest in Wales, 177th highest in England & Wales). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (89th highest in Wales, 225th highest in England & Wales). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (34th highest in Wales, 597th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) at 698m (2291ft). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (70th highest in Wales, 177th highest in England & Wales). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (89th highest in Wales, 225th highest in England & Wales). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (34th highest in Wales, 597th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) at 698m (2291ft). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (70th highest in Wales, 177th highest in England & Wales). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (89th highest in Wales, 225th highest in England & Wales). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (34th highest in Wales, 597th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) at 698m (2291ft). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (70th Wales, 177th Eng & Wal), a Welsh Nuttall (89th highest in Wales, 225th highest in England & Wales) ; Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) at 698m (2291ft). Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (70th Wales, 177th Eng & Wal), a Welsh Nuttall (89th highest in Wales, 225th highest in England & Wales) ; Moel Druman at 676m (2219ft). Moel Druman is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (83rd Wales, 201st Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (110th highest in Wales, 268th highest in England & Wales) ; Ysgafell Wen at 672m (2206ft). Ysgafell Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Wales, 211th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (113th highest in Wales, 280th highest in England & Wales) ; Ysgafell Wen at 672m (2206ft). Ysgafell Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Wales, 211th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (113th highest in Wales, 280th highest in England & Wales) ; Ysgafell Wen at 672m (2206ft). Ysgafell Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Wales, 211th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (113th highest in Wales, 280th highest in England & Wales) ; Ysgafell Wen at 672m (2206ft). Ysgafell Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Wales, 211th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (113th highest in Wales, 280th highest in England & Wales) ; Ysgafell Wen at 672m (2206ft). Ysgafell Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Wales, 211th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (113th highest in Wales, 280th highest in England & Wales) ; Ysgafell Wen (North Top) at 669m (2196ft). Ysgafell Wen (North Top) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (89th Wales, 217th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (118th highest in Wales, 289th highest in England & Wales) ; Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top) at 650m (2133ft). Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top) is known as a Welsh Nuttall (140th highest in Wales, 334th highest in England & Wales) ; Iwerddon (Allt-fawr) at 583m (1913ft). Iwerddon (Allt-fawr) is known as a Bridget. ; Moel Dyrnogydd at 524m (1720ft). Moel Dyrnogydd is classified as a Welsh Dewey (164th highest in Wales, 293rd highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) and Iwerddon (Allt-fawr) from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)

Allt-fawr (Moelwyns) and Iwerddon (Allt-fawr) from Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan)

Photo: Edward Jones (2)

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

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

Photo: Gerald Murphy (27)

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)

Afon Lledr below Moel Fleiddiau

Afon Lledr below Moel Fleiddiau

Photo: Edward Jones (14)

Moel Druman summit

Moel Druman summit

Photo: Edward Jones (8)

Carnedd Moel Siabod from near Moel Dyrnogydd

Carnedd Moel Siabod from near Moel Dyrnogydd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (34)

Cnicht and Cnicht (North Top) from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Cnicht and Cnicht (North Top) from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (26)

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)

Chasm SE of Moel Lledr

Chasm SE of Moel Lledr

Photo: Edward Jones (15)

The Snowdon Massif - Yr Aran (far left in sunlight), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd (in sunlight), Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Crib Goch - from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

The Snowdon Massif - Yr Aran (far left in sunlight), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd (in sunlight), Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Crib Goch - from Allt-fawr (Moelwyns)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (30)


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