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

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).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Y Foel Goch, 805m (2642ft). Y Foel Goch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (33rd highest in Wales, 70th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Y Foel Goch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (42nd in Wales, 86th in England & Wales).


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

In no particular order . . .

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

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

Photo: Davie Naylor (12)

On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Karen Harding (9)

Me and my Fianc on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Me and my Fianc on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Rachel Churcher (1)

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Photo: Mike Knipe (117)

On Carnedd Moel Siabod

On Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Joan Birkett (2)

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Craig yr Ysfa from Cwm Eigiau

Photo: Mike Griffiths (15)

*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)

Mynydd Drws y Coed (far left), Y Garn (Moel Hebog Area) (left) and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn)  (right)

Mynydd Drws y Coed (far left), Y Garn (Moel Hebog Area) (left) and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) (right)

Photo: Don Williams (10)

William Golder on Carnedd Moel Siabod

William Golder on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Sean Golder (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)


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