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

Long mountain walk with two big ascents


Route outline for walk cw180:

Pont Cyfyng  -  Capel Curig  -  Afon Llugwy  -  Rhos Farm  -  Llyn y Foel,Daear Ddu Ridge  -  Carnedd Moel Siabod  -  Moel Gid  -  Colgwyn Bwlch-y-maen  -  Cefnycerrig  -  Llyn Pen-y-Gwryd  -  Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel  -  Miner's Path  -  Llyn Caseg Fraith  -  Y Foel Goch  -  Gallt yr Ogof  -  BwlchGoleuni  -  Cefn y Capel  -  Capel Curig  -  Plas y Brenin  -  Llynnau Mymbyr  -  Coed Bryn-engan  -  Afon Llugwy  -  Pont Cyfyng  -  Capel Curig




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

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) and a Welsh Marilyn (11th highest in Wales, 281st highest in the UK). Carnedd Moel Siabod means 'Cairn on Siabod Bare Hill' in Welsh and is pronounced 'kan-neth moy-el shee-bodd'. The summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point & a large circular stone wind break.

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). Y Foel Goch means 'Red Bare Hill' in Welsh and is pronounced 'uh-foil-gokh'. The summit of Y Foel Goch is marked by a cairn.

You will also reach the summit of Gallt yr Ogof at 763m (2504ft). Gallt yr Ogof is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (45th highest in Wales, 110th highest in England & Wales) Gallt yr Ogof is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (56th highest in Wales, 134th highest in England & Wales). Gallt yr Ogof means 'Cliff with a Cave' in Welsh and is pronounced 'ga-thl-t-ur-o-gov'. The summit of Gallt yr Ogof is marked by a cairn.

Along the way you will also bag:

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 Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig

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Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - The Waterfalls at Pont Cyfyng

The Waterfalls at Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Mike Griffiths (10)

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

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

On Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Joan Birkett (2)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

The summit ridge on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (14)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - The Moel Siabod Ridge from Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Moel Siabod Ridge from Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Davie Naylor (7)

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

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - Myself and my daughter on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Myself and my daughter on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Lee White (1)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Climbing the North West ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (116)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - Approaching the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Approaching the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Karen Harding (8)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - My Cairn Terrier 'Jessie' on Carnedd Moel Siabod

My Cairn Terrier 'Jessie' on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Ray Crowe (2)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - The Glyderau (Glyderau) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Glyderau (Glyderau) poking up through the clouds from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (114)

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

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

Tryfan from Y Foel Goch

Photo: Mike Knipe (202)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Descending the Moel Siabod Ridge

Photo: Davie Naylor (9)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - William Golder on Carnedd Moel Siabod

William Golder on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Sean Golder (1)

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

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (1)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - Eglwys Santes Julitta (Church of St Julitta), Capel Curig

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

Photo: Davie Naylor (12)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - A great day on Carnedd Moel Siabod

A great day on Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Steve Gagen (1)

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

Cyfyng Falls, Pont Cyfyng

Photo: Davie Naylor (2)

Walk cw180 Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof from Pont Cyfyng, Capel Curig - The SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The SE ridge of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Griffiths (13)


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