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 . . .

Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Photo: Chris Brankin (41)

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (4)

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (17)

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

Photo: Richard Peacock (6)

Darling Fell summit cairn

Darling Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (484)

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Photo: David Thompson (2)

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (15)

On the lower slopes of Ben Nevis with Meall an t-Suidhe and Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe in the background

On the lower slopes of Ben Nevis with Meall an t-Suidhe and Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe in the background

Photo: Kim Corke (1)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (7)


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