Walk cw126 Craig Eigiau and Pen Llithrig y Wrach from Llyn Eigiau

Superb mountain walk with fine views


Route outline for walk cw126:

- Llyn Eigiau Car Park  -   Craig Eigiau  -   Cwm Eigiau  -   Pen Yr Helgi Du  -   Bwlch Tri y Marchog  -   Pen Llithrig y Wrach  -   Cedryn  -   Hafod-y-rhrw  -   Llyn Eigiau Car Park.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
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 Pen yr Helgi Du at 833m (2734ft). Pen yr Helgi Du is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (26th highest in Wales, 56th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen yr Helgi Du is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (30th in Wales, 66th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Pen Llithrig y Wrach, 799m (2622ft). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (36th highest in Wales, 79th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (45th in Wales, 95th in England & Wales). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is classified as a Marilyn (16th highest in Wales, 393rd highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Craig Eigiau, 735m (2412ft). Craig Eigiau is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (68th in Wales, 165th in England & Wales).


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 cw126 Craig Eigiau and Pen Llithrig y Wrach from Llyn Eigiau

In no particular order . . .

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

Photo: Steven Thurling (1)

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (112)

Me on Craig Eigiau

Me on Craig Eigiau

Photo: Janine Burns (1)

Craig yr Ysfa with Carnedd Llewelyn beyond from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig yr Ysfa with Carnedd Llewelyn beyond from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (18)

Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (19)

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Llyn Llydaw from The Watkin Path route up Mount Snowdon

Photo: Paul Hancock (5)

Craig yr Ysfa from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig yr Ysfa from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (17)

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)

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)

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Knipe (111)


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