Walk cw178 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

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Route outline for walk cw178:

- Capel Curig  -   Pont Cyfyng  -   Llyn y Foel  -   Daear Ddu Ridge  -   Carnedd Moel Siabod  -   Plas y Brenin Path  -   Pont Cyfyng  -   Capel Curig.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Carnedd Moel Siabod at 872m (2861ft). Carnedd Moel Siabod is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (21st highest in Wales, 36th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Carnedd Moel Siabod is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (24th in Wales, 42nd in England & Wales). Carnedd Moel Siabod is classified as a Marilyn (11th highest in Wales, 280th highest in the UK).


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 Maps OL17 & OL18
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw178 Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

In no particular order . . .

The Carneddau from the Plas y Brenin path up Moel Siabod

The Carneddau from the Plas y Brenin path up Moel Siabod

Photo: Davie Naylor (10)

*The Carneddau, Llynnau Mymbyr, Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, The Moel Siabod Ridge and Betws-y-Coed from Carnedd Moel Siabod

*The Carneddau, Llynnau Mymbyr, Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, The Moel Siabod Ridge and Betws-y-Coed from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Davie Naylor (5)

Llyn y Foel from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Llyn y Foel from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Davie Naylor (6)

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (2)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

The Moel Siabod Ridge from Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Moel Siabod Ridge from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Davie Naylor (7)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

Photo: Don Williams (17)

The SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (13)

Looking down the Daear Ddu Ridge to Llyn y Foel from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Looking down the Daear Ddu Ridge to Llyn y Foel from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Chris Haselden (50)

On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Karen Harding (9)

Disused Quarry Pool near Pont Cyfyng

Disused Quarry Pool near Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (3)

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod in the January snow

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod in the January snow

Photo: Dave Slack (4)

Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

Photo: Clive Brown (1)

Carnedd Moel Siabod and Llynnau Mymbyr from Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

Carnedd Moel Siabod and Llynnau Mymbyr from Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

Photo: Davie Naylor (11)

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Photo: Mike Griffiths (15)

Quarry pool by the Miners' track on the lower NE slopes of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Quarry pool by the Miners' track on the lower NE slopes of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (11)

Carnedd Moel Siabod summit in mist

Carnedd Moel Siabod summit in mist

Photo: Davie Naylor (4)

Llyn y Foel from the Moel Siabod Ridge

Llyn y Foel from the Moel Siabod Ridge

Photo: Davie Naylor (8)

Myself and my daughter on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Myself and my daughter on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Lee White (1)

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (116)

A distant view of Cadair Idris and The Rhinogs from the SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

A distant view of Cadair Idris and The Rhinogs from the SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (12)

On Carnedd Moel Siabod

On Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Joan Birkett (2)

The Waterfalls at Pont Cyfyng

The Waterfalls at Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Mike Griffiths (10)

The Glyderau (Glyders) (left), Tryfan and Carrnedd Dafydd (The Carneddau) poking through low cloud from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Glyderau (Glyders) (left), Tryfan and Carrnedd Dafydd (The Carneddau) poking through low cloud from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (115)

Approaching the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Approaching the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Karen Harding (8)

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Photo: Mike Knipe (117)

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Dave Slack (1)

Looking up the Daear Ddu Ridge towards Carnedd Moel Siabod from Llyn y Foel

Looking up the Daear Ddu Ridge towards Carnedd Moel Siabod from Llyn y Foel

Photo: Chris Haselden (49)

A great day on Carnedd Moel Siabod

A great day on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Steve Gagen (1)

William Golder on Carnedd Moel Siabod

William Golder on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Sean Golder (1)

On the Malverns with British Camp in view from near Wynds Point

On the Malverns with British Camp in view from near Wynds Point

Photo: Joan Birkett (1)

Eglwys Santes Julitta (Church of St Julitta), Capel Curig

Eglwys Santes Julitta (Church of St Julitta), Capel Curig

Photo: Davie Naylor (12)

On Ingleborough in the snow

On Ingleborough in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (211)

Me at the top of Pen Y Fan

Me at the top of Pen Y Fan

Photo: Dave Slack (3)

The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (14)

The South Ridge of Snowdon from The Watkin Path

The South Ridge of Snowdon from The Watkin Path

Photo: Don Williams (18)

Temperature Inversion - Glyder Fach and Glyder Fach poking out of a sea of clouds from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Temperature Inversion - Glyder Fach and Glyder Fach poking out of a sea of clouds from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (210)

Me and my Fianc on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Me and my Fianc on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Rachel Churcher (1)

My Cairn Terrier 'Jessie' on Carnedd Moel Siabod

My Cairn Terrier 'Jessie' on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Ray Crowe (2)

Me at the top of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Me at the top of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Dave Slack (2)

Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Photo: Davie Naylor (9)

Snowdon Horseshoe reflected in Llynnau Mymbyr near Plas Y Brenin featuring Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right)

Snowdon Horseshoe reflected in Llynnau Mymbyr near Plas Y Brenin featuring Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right)

Photo: Ray Crowe (3)

Bowscale Fell from Carrock Fell

Bowscale Fell from Carrock Fell

Photo: Chris Haselden (51)

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (1)

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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