Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogaf from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

Long mountain walk with two big ascents


Route outline for walk cw180:

Capel Curig  -  Pont Cyfyng  -  Llyn y Foel  -  Daear Ddu Ridge  -  Carnedd Moel Siabod  -  Moel Gid  -  Colgwyn Bwlch-y-maen  -  Cefnycerrig  -  Llyn Lockwood  -  Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel  -  Miners Path  -  Llyn Caseg Fraith  -  Y Foel Goch  -  Gallt Yr Ogaf  -  Cefn y Capel  -  Capel Curig  -  Plas y Brenin  -  Llynnau Mymbyr  -  Pont Cyfyng  -  Capel Curig.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
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 Moel Siabod at 872m (2861ft). Carnedd Moel Siabod is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (21st highest in Wales, 36th highest in England & Wales). Carnedd Moel Siabod is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (24th highest in Wales, 42nd highest in England & Wales). Carnedd Moel Siabod is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (11th highest in Wales, 281st highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Y Foel Goch at 805m (2642ft). Y Foel Goch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (33rd highest in Wales, 70th highest in England & Wales). Y Foel Goch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (42nd highest in Wales, 86th highest in England & Wales).

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 cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogaf from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

In no particular order . . .

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)

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)

Y Lliwedd (centre left), Snowdon and Crib Goch (right) across Llynnau Mymbyr from Plas y Brenin near Capel Curig

Y Lliwedd (centre left), Snowdon and Crib Goch (right) across Llynnau Mymbyr from Plas y Brenin near Capel Curig

Photo: Robert Rowe (1)

Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Photo: Davie Naylor (9)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig

Photo: Don Williams (17)

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (2)

The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (14)

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (116)

The Waterfalls at Pont Cyfyng

The Waterfalls at Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Mike Griffiths (10)

Disused Quarry Pool near Pont Cyfyng

Disused Quarry Pool near Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (3)


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