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 (107th highest in Wales, 262nd 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 (154th highest in Wales, 365th highest in England & Wales) ; Craiglwyn at 623m (2045ft). Craiglwyn is known as a Welsh Nuttall (167th highest in Wales, 394th 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 . . .

Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (19)

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Bwlch Eryl Farchog from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Knipe (111)

Me on Craig Eigiau

Me on Craig Eigiau

Photo: Janine Burns (1)

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)

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

On Pen Yr Helgi Du

Photo: Steven Thurling (1)

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)

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)

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Sharon Clarke (1)

Craig yr Ysfa from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig yr Ysfa from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (17)

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (112)


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