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 . . .

On Carnedd Moel Siabod

On Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Joan Birkett (2)

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (116)

Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Photo: Davie Naylor (9)

Approaching the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Approaching the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Karen Harding (8)

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)

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)

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)

Tryfan from Y Foel Goch

Tryfan from Y Foel Goch

Photo: Mike Knipe (202)

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (1)

The Moel Siabod Ridge from Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Moel Siabod Ridge from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Davie Naylor (7)


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