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  -  Foel Meirch  -  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 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 Yr Elen at 962m (3157ft). Yr Elen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (9th Wales, 11th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (10th highest in Wales, 12th highest in England & Wales) ; 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 cw129 The Welsh 3000's (Carneddau) from Glan Dena, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Y Garn (Glyders) (left) and Foel Goch (far right) across Llyn Ogwen from Glan Dena

Y Garn (Glyders) (left) and Foel Goch (far right) across Llyn Ogwen from Glan Dena

Photo: Don Williams (14)

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)

Descending Carnedd Llewelyn via the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Descending Carnedd Llewelyn via the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Photo: Chris Clarke (3)

Tryfan from Glan Dena

Tryfan from Glan Dena

Photo: Robert Jones (1)

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

Photo: Steven Thurling (1)

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (4)

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Photo: Mike Griffiths (15)

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)

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (2)

A sprinkling of snow on Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) above Llyn Ogwen from Pen yr Ole Wen

A sprinkling of snow on Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) above Llyn Ogwen from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Gwyn Sharps (1)


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