Walk cw146 Craig Eigiau, Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Eigiau

Superb mountain walk


Route outline for walk cw146:

Llyn Eigiau Car Park  -  Craig Eigiau  -  Cwm Eigiau  -  Pen Yr Helgi Du  -  Bwlch Tri Marchog  -  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
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
6
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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). Pen yr Helgi Du is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (30th highest in Wales, 66th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of 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). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (45th highest in Wales, 95th highest in England & Wales). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (16th highest in Wales, 395th highest in the UK).

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

Along the way you will also bag Creigiau Gleision at 678m (2225ft). Creigiau Gleision is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (80th Wales, 197th Eng & Wal), a Welsh Nuttall (106th highest in Wales, 261st highest in England & Wales); Creigiau Gleision (North Top) at 634m (2081ft). Creigiau Gleision (North Top) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (111th Wales, 268th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (152nd highest in Wales, 361st highest in England & Wales); Craiglwyn at 623m (2045ft). Craiglwyn is known as a Welsh Nuttall (166th highest in Wales, 390th 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 cw146 Craig Eigiau, Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Eigiau

In no particular order . . .

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Photo: Des Ellwood (2)

Looking onto An Stuc (Ben Lawers) from Meall Garbh (Loch Tay)

Looking onto An Stuc (Ben Lawers) from Meall Garbh (Loch Tay)

Photo: Ronnie Clayes (6)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Photo: Andrew Garnett (3)

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (453)

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Knipe (111)

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)


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