Walk cw199 Carnedd Llewelyn, Foel Grach and Pen Llithrig y Wrach from Llyn Eigiau

Superb mountain walk with fine views


Route outline for walk cw199:

- Llyn Eigiau Car Park  -   Craig Eigiau  -   Gwaun Y Garnedd  -   Foel Grach  -   Carnedd Llewelyn  -   Craig Yr Ysfa  -   Bwlch Eryl Farchog  -   Bwlch y Tri Marchog  -   Pen Llithrig y Wrach  -   Cedryn  -   Hafod-y-rhrw  -   Llyn Eigiau Car Park.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
4
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Carnedd Llewelyn at 1064m (3492ft). Carnedd Llewelyn is the highest point in the county of Conwy. Carnedd Llewelyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (3rd highest in Wales, 3rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Carnedd Llewelyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (3rd in Wales, 3rd in England & Wales). Carnedd Llewelyn is classified as a Marilyn (2nd highest in Wales, 57th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Foel Grach, 976m (3203ft). Foel Grach is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (8th highest in Wales, 9th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Foel Grach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (8th in Wales, 9th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen Llithrig y Wrach, 799m (2622ft). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (36th highest in Wales, 79th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (45th in Wales, 95th in England & Wales). Pen Llithrig y Wrach is classified as a Marilyn (16th highest in Wales, 393rd highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Craig Eigiau, 735m (2412ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (68th Wal, 165th Eng & Wal).


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 Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw199 Carnedd Llewelyn, Foel Grach and Pen Llithrig y Wrach from Llyn Eigiau

In no particular order . . .

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (113)

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Paul Hancock (3)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (114)

Me on Craig Eigiau

Me on Craig Eigiau

Photo: Janine Burns (1)

Bwlch Eryl Farchog with Carnedd Llewelyn beyond from Pen yr Helgi Du

Bwlch Eryl Farchog with Carnedd Llewelyn beyond from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Paul Hancock (4)

Chinook Helipcopter landing astride the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Chinook Helipcopter landing astride the Bwlch Eryl Farchog ridge

Photo: Chris Clarke (5)

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Photo: Rob Barklamb (58)

Llyn Bochlyd through the cloud from Glyder Fach

Llyn Bochlyd through the cloud from Glyder Fach

Photo: Chris Clarke (6)

Pen yr Helgi Du from Craig yr Ysfa

Pen yr Helgi Du from Craig yr Ysfa

Photo: Mike Griffiths (16)

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Pen yr Helgi Du from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (112)


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