Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen

Peak baggers paradise


Route outline for walk cw129:

Llyn Ogwen  -  Glan Dena  -  Afon Lloer  -  Clogwyn Mawr  -  Bryn Mawr  -  Ffynnon Lloer  -  Cwm Lloer  -  Pen yr Ole Wen  -  Carnedd Dafydd  -  Cefn Ysgolion Duon  -  Bwlch Cyfryw-drum  -  Carnedd Llewelyn  -  Yr Elen  -  Craig Yr Ysfa  -  Bwlch Eryl Farchog  -  Pen Yr Helgi Du  -  Glan Dena  -  Llyn Ogwen




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen

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Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Ffynnon Lloe from Pen yr Ole Wen

Ffynnon Lloe from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (6)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) 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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Photo: Mike Griffiths (15)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Photo: Martin Talbot (1)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - On Pen Yr Helgi Du

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

Photo: Steven Thurling (1)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan from Pen yr Ole Wen

Tryfan from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (3)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) 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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - 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)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyderau) (right) and Llyn Ogwen  from near Glan Dena

Tryfan (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyderau) (right) and Llyn Ogwen from near Glan Dena

Photo: Rob Barklamb (60)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Llyn Ogwen and Y Garn (Glyderau) from Glan Dena

Llyn Ogwen and Y Garn (Glyderau) from Glan Dena

Photo: George White (5)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) 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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Pen yr Helgi Du from Craig yr Ysfa

Pen yr Helgi Du from Craig yr Ysfa

Photo: Mike Griffiths (16)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) 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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Rob and Fraser on the 'Xmas Tree' Llech Ddu Spur, Carnedd Dafydd

Rob and Fraser on the 'Xmas Tree' Llech Ddu Spur, Carnedd Dafydd

Photo: Wendy Smith (1)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (1)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) 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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (19)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) 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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - Carnedd Llewelyn from Carnedd Dafydd

Carnedd Llewelyn from Carnedd Dafydd

Photo: Robert Jones (7)

Walk cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen - 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)


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