Walk gw103 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Cyfrwy and Gau Graig via The Minffordd Path

Simply spectacular


Route outline for walk gw103:

- Minffordd Hotel  -   Afon Faw  -   Ystrad-gwyn  -   Nant Cadair  -   The Minffordd Path  -   Llyn Cau  -   Craig Lwyd  -   Craig Cwm Amarch  -   Craig Cau  -   Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  -   Cyfrwy  -   Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  -   Mynydd Moel  -   Gau Graig  -   Mynydd Gwerngraig  -   A487  -   Nant Yr Allt-ioen  -   Cwm Rhwyddfor  -   Bwlch Llyn Bach  -   Minffordd.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Fox's Path route up Cadair Idris (Penygadair) climbs through steep and loose scree. Whilst not technically difficult, it is not recommended in thick weather.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
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 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) at 893m (2931ft). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (18th highest in Wales, 28th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (19th in Wales, 31st in England & Wales). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is classified as a Marilyn (9th highest in Wales, 247th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Mynydd Moel, 863m (2832ft). Mynydd Moel is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (23rd highest in Wales, 41st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Mynydd Moel is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (26th in Wales, 49th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Cyfrwy, 811m (2662ft). Cyfrwy is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (32nd highest in Wales, 68th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Cyfrwy is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (40th in Wales, 83rd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Craig Cwm Amarch, 791m (2596ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (39th Wal, 88th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (49th Wal, 106th Eng & Wal) and Gau Graig 683m (2242ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (101st Wal, 252nd 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 OL23
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 124
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw103 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Cyfrwy and Gau Graig via The Minffordd Path

In no particular order . . .

More steps on the Minffordd Path

More steps on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (128)

Me standing on the edge near Hay Bluff during a weekend in the Black Mountains

Me standing on the edge near Hay Bluff during a weekend in the Black Mountains

Photo: David LeHunte (4)

Cairn/shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cairn/shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Allen Hudson (10)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (86)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (86)

Cadair Idris from Craig Cwm Amarch summit cairn

Cadair Idris from Craig Cwm Amarch summit cairn

Photo: Allen Hudson (6)

James Dexter on The Minffordd Path above Cwm Cau - with Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in the background

James Dexter on The Minffordd Path above Cwm Cau - with Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in the background

Photo: Brian Dexter (2)

Cliffs on Craig Cwm Amarch

Cliffs on Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (111)

Llyn Cau from near the top of Craig Cwm Amarch

Llyn Cau from near the top of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (110)

Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (8)

Looing back up to Gau Graig from Mynydd Gwerngraig

Looing back up to Gau Graig from Mynydd Gwerngraig

Photo: Allen Hudson (18)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (91)

Me and my wife on Cadair Idris

Me and my wife on Cadair Idris

Photo: Mark White (1)

Marker post on the Minffordd Path

Marker post on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (124)

Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (2)

Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path on the upper slopes of Cadair Idris

Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path on the upper slopes of Cadair Idris

Photo: Jacquie Savory (2)

Mynydd Moel from the clapper bridge over Nant Cadair

Mynydd Moel from the clapper bridge over Nant Cadair

Photo: Gerald Murphy (56)

Kevin walking in spindrift on Mynydd Pencoed

Kevin walking in spindrift on Mynydd Pencoed

Photo: Brian Dexter (3)

Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris

Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Allan Needham (4)

Peter and Janet Harwood on Cadair Idris

Peter and Janet Harwood on Cadair Idris

Photo: Janet Harwood (1)

Lyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Lyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Allen Hudson (5)

Llyn Cau from Craig Cau between Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Llyn Cau from Craig Cau between Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (106)

Stone steps on the Minffordd Path

Stone steps on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (127)

Looking back to Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Looking back to Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (79)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (103)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Mynydd Moel

Photo: John Mash (7)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel

Photo: John Mash (8)

The shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

The shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (80)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (77)

Cliffs seen from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cliffs seen from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (73)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (114)

Llyn Cau from Cadair Idris

Llyn Cau from Cadair Idris

Photo: Rene Carson (1)

The Minffordd Path

The Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (123)

Llyn Cau from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Llyn Cau from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (113)

My boys a top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in July 2007

My boys a top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in July 2007

Photo: Helen Standen (1)

Lyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Lyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (8)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (117)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit from Cyfrwy

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit from Cyfrwy

Photo: Chris Sillett (5)

Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

Photo: Col Colshouse (2)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Minffordd Path

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (3)

Lyn Cau from Craig Cau

Lyn Cau from Craig Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (9)

My son, two friends and their dogs and me on the summit of Cadair Idris

My son, two friends and their dogs and me on the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Jacquie Savory (4)

Llyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from the Minffordd Path

Llyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (1)

Stile marker on Craig Cwm Amarch

Stile marker on Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (112)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (7)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cau

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (108)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit shelter

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit shelter

Photo: Harry Monks (4)

Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (2)

Andy Jones on Cadair Idris

Andy Jones on Cadair Idris

Photo: Kevin OConnor (1)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit in the snow

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit in the snow

Photo: Gerald Murphy (84)

Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Photo: Katie Matthews (1)

On the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

On the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (120)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llyn Cau from Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llyn Cau from Mynydd Moel

Photo: Chris Sillett (8)

Craig Cwm Amarch and The Minffordd Path from Craig Cau

Craig Cwm Amarch and The Minffordd Path from Craig Cau

Photo: John Mash (6)

Llyn y Gadair from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Llyn y Gadair from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (90)

Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Craig Cau above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Craig Cau above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (121)

Cyfrwy with Barmouth beyond from the top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy with Barmouth beyond from the top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Paul Hancock (1)

Ann on a windy climb up Cadair Idris (Penygadair) -  should have chosen a better day

Ann on a windy climb up Cadair Idris (Penygadair) - should have chosen a better day

Photo: Brian Dexter (8)

Lyn Cau from a break in the crags along Craig Cau

Lyn Cau from a break in the crags along Craig Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (7)

Approaching Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Approaching Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (74)

Looking South East towards Corris from Craig Cwm Amarch

Looking South East towards Corris from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Allen Hudson (3)

The Snowdonia Mountains from the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

The Snowdonia Mountains from the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

Photo: Gerry Ludlow (1)

Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris (right) and Llyn Cau from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris (right) and Llyn Cau from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (61)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Pony Path

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Pony Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (4)

Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (70)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy summit cairn

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy summit cairn

Photo: Harry Monks (9)

The Cadair Idris massiff from near Brithdir

The Cadair Idris massiff from near Brithdir

Photo: Jacquie Savory (3)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (98)

Rocks en-route to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Rocks en-route to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (78)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (115)

Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the Pony Path near Cyfrwy summit

Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the Pony Path near Cyfrwy summit

Photo: Chris Sillett (7)

Looking towards Tal-y-llyn Lake/Llyn Mwyngil from the Minffordd Path on the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

Looking towards Tal-y-llyn Lake/Llyn Mwyngil from the Minffordd Path on the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

Photo: Jacquie Savory (1)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (4)

Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (83)

Nant Cadair from The Minffordd Path, Minffordd

Nant Cadair from The Minffordd Path, Minffordd

Photo: Allen Hudson (1)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Mynydd Pencoed from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Craig Cwm Amarch and Mynydd Pencoed from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (89)

Stone bridge across Nant Cadair on the Minffordd Path

Stone bridge across Nant Cadair on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (129)

Cloud inversion seen from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Cloud inversion seen from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (60)

Mynydd Dol-ffanog from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Mynydd Dol-ffanog from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (122)

Minffordd Path to Cadair Idris

Minffordd Path to Cadair Idris

Photo: Richard Nicholls (5)

My husband Mike on Sgurr an Lochain (Glen Shiel)

My husband Mike on Sgurr an Lochain (Glen Shiel)

Photo: Alex Wilson (1)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (85)

Panorama showing Cyfrwy, Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Panorama showing Cyfrwy, Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (94)

On the Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

On the Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Photo: Mike Smart (3)

Approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

Approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (109)

Craig Cwm Amarch from path to Penygadair from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch from path to Penygadair from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (72)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (118)

Looking west to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Looking west to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (68)

Path to Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Path to Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (105)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Harry Monks (5)

Woodland on the Minffordd Path

Woodland on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (126)

Looking East towards Minfford from Craig Cwm Amarch

Looking East towards Minfford from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Allen Hudson (4)

Llyn y Gadair and Mynydd Moel from Cyfrwy

Llyn y Gadair and Mynydd Moel from Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (96)

The Pony Path between Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Cyfrwy

The Pony Path between Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (99)

Talybont Reservoir from Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Talybont Reservoir from Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Chris Sillett (10)

On the summit of Mynydd Moel

On the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (66)

Mynydd Moel from the Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Mynydd Moel from the Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Photo: Gerald Murphy (57)

National Park tea rooms near the start of the Minffordd Path

National Park tea rooms near the start of the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (132)

Snowdonia Nationa Park sign in Minffordd

Snowdonia Nationa Park sign in Minffordd

Photo: Allen Hudson (20)

The crags on the north side of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

The crags on the north side of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Allen Hudson (11)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Arnarch

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Arnarch

Photo: Richard Nicholls (2)

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (11)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (71)

Mynydd Moel summit cairn and stone shelter

Mynydd Moel summit cairn and stone shelter

Photo: Allen Hudson (14)

My two suns on Sugar Loaf (Y Fal)

My two suns on Sugar Loaf (Y Fal)

Photo: Jacquie Savory (5)

Llyn Gafr from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Llyn Gafr from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (76)

The Minffordd Path, Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Amarch

The Minffordd Path, Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: John Mash (5)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (119)

Cyfrwy summit cairn

Cyfrwy summit cairn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (93)

My son Patrick on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

My son Patrick on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Jo Orr (1)

Looking down Bwlch Cau from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Looking down Bwlch Cau from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Allen Hudson (12)

Approach to Foel Rudd (Mynydd Mawr) and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) from the Beddgelert Forest path near Bwlch y Moch

Approach to Foel Rudd (Mynydd Mawr) and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) from the Beddgelert Forest path near Bwlch y Moch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (133)

Boulders on Cyfrwy

Boulders on Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (100)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Mynydd Moel

Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (64)

At Llyn Cau below Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

At Llyn Cau below Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Mike Smart (2)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Richard Nicholls (1)

Mynydd Moel from Gau Graig

Mynydd Moel from Gau Graig

Photo: Allen Hudson (16)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Photo: Harry Monks (10)

The Minffordd Path route - Craig Lwyd (left), Craig Cwm Amarch (right) with Llyn Cau below from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

The Minffordd Path route - Craig Lwyd (left), Craig Cwm Amarch (right) with Llyn Cau below from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (6)

Looing back up to Gau Graig from Mynydd Gwerngraig

Looing back up to Gau Graig from Mynydd Gwerngraig

Photo: Allen Hudson (19)

Gau Graig from Mynydd Moel summit

Gau Graig from Mynydd Moel summit

Photo: Allen Hudson (15)

Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) and The Coast from the summit of Cyfrwy

Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) and The Coast from the summit of Cyfrwy

Photo: Chris Sillett (6)

Looking back to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the Pony Path to Cyfrwy

Looking back to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the Pony Path to Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (92)

The shelter on the summit of Cadair Idris

The shelter on the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Allan Needham (3)

Llyn Gafr and Llyn y Gadair from Cyfrwy

Llyn Gafr and Llyn y Gadair from Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (95)

Waterfall from The Minffordd Path in woodland below Ystrad-gwyn

Waterfall from The Minffordd Path in woodland below Ystrad-gwyn

Photo: John Mash (1)

Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (97)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (101)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (82)

Approaching the true summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching the true summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (63)

 Climbing The Minffordd Path

Climbing The Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (9)

The summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

The summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

Photo: Col Colshouse (1)

View from the summit of Mynydd Moel

View from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (67)

Gate at the start of the Minffordd Path

Gate at the start of the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (131)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miners Track

Photo: Richard Nicholls (6)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (81)

The Minffordd Path approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

The Minffordd Path approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: John Mash (4)

Mynydd Moel summit cairn

Mynydd Moel summit cairn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (65)

Looking north east from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Looking north east from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (87)

Approaching the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Approaching the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (75)

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (62)

My mate Tony at Llyn Cau on the Minffordd Path with Cadair Idris in the background

My mate Tony at Llyn Cau on the Minffordd Path with Cadair Idris in the background

Photo: David LeHunte (3)

On the Minffordd Path

On the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (125)

Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) from Cyfrwy

Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) from Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (102)

Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (116)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Allen Hudson (13)

Cyfrwy and Llyn y Cadair from the summit of Cadair Idris

Cyfrwy and Llyn y Cadair from the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Allan Needham (2)

James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

James, James Lawton and Pete on Snowdon

Photo: Brian Dexter (9)

Craig Cwm Amarch (left), Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)(right) from The Minffordd Path at Llyn Cau

Craig Cwm Amarch (left), Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)(right) from The Minffordd Path at Llyn Cau

Photo: John Mash (2)

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (88)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (3)

The Minffordd Path where it crosses Craig Lwyd above Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

The Minffordd Path where it crosses Craig Lwyd above Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: John Mash (3)

Mike and Alex Wilson on Cadair Idris

Mike and Alex Wilson on Cadair Idris

Photo: Alex Wilson (2)

Path up to Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Path up to Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (107)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Gau Graig summit cairn

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Gau Graig summit cairn

Photo: Allen Hudson (17)

Clapper bridge over Nant Cadair en-route to Mynydd Moel

Clapper bridge over Nant Cadair en-route to Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (55)

Windbreak shelter on Cyfrwy

Windbreak shelter on Cyfrwy

Photo: Gerald Murphy (104)

Ladder stile en route from Mynydd Moel to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Ladder stile en route from Mynydd Moel to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (69)

One of Nant Cadair

One of Nant Cadair's many waterfalls on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (130)


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