Walk cw132 Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Eigiau

Superb lake views


Route outline for walk cw132:

- Llyn Eigiau Car Park  -   Hafod-y-rhrw  -   Cedryn  -   Pen Llithrig y Wrach  -   Llyn Colwyd Reservoir  -   Craiglwyn  -   Creigiau Gleision  -   Creigiau Gleision (North Top)  -   Eilio Farm  -   Llyn Eigiau Car Park.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
4
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Pen Llithrig y Wrach at 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).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Creigiau Gleision, 678m (2225ft). Creigiau Gleision is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (81st highest in Wales, 198th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Creigiau Gleision is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (107th in Wales, 262nd in England & Wales). Creigiau Gleision is classified as a Marilyn (36th highest in Wales, 627th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Creigiau Gleision (North Top), 634m (2081ft). Creigiau Gleision (North Top) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (112th highest in Wales, 269th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Creigiau Gleision (North Top) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (154th in Wales, 365th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Craiglwyn, 623m (2045ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (167th Wal, 394th Eng & Wal).


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 cw132 Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Eigiau

In no particular order . . .

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (113)

Craig Wen from Craiglwyn

Craig Wen from Craiglwyn

Photo: Mike Knipe (199)

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Mike Griffiths (4)

Llyn Cwmorthin, Allt y Ceffylau and Allt-fawr from Moel-yr-hydd

Llyn Cwmorthin, Allt y Ceffylau and Allt-fawr from Moel-yr-hydd

Photo: Mike Knipe (200)

Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Carnedd Llewelyn from Creigiau Gleision

Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Carnedd Llewelyn from Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Mike Griffiths (2)

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Sharon Clarke (1)

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Paul Hancock (3)

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)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (3)

The Glyderau (Glyders) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Glyderau (Glyders) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (114)


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