Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni

Superb mountain walk


Route outline for walk gw113:

Aberllefenni  -  Bryn Coedwig Field Studies Centre  -  Cwm Ratgoed  -  Fynnon-Badarn  -  Ffridd Newydd  -  Mynydd Ceiswyn  -  Waun-oer  -  Cribin Fawr  -  Craig Portas  -  Craig Portas (East Top)  -  Craig Portas  -  Mynydd Dolgoed  -  Dolgoed  -  Ratgoed Hall  -  Bryn Coedwig  -  Aberllefenni




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Waun-oer at 670m (2198ft). Waun-oer is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (86th highest in Wales, 214th highest in England & Wales) Waun-oer is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (115th highest in Wales, 286th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Waun-oer is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Cribin Fawr at 659m (2163ft). Cribin Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (99th highest in Wales, 235th highest in England & Wales) Cribin Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (129th highest in Wales, 311th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Mynydd Ceiswyn at 605m (1986ft). Mynydd Ceiswyn is Unclassified

Along the way you will also bag:

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 gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Craig Portas from Cribin Fawr

Craig Portas from Cribin Fawr

Photo: Mike Walker (416)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Nat Ceiswyn in Cwm Ratgoed

Nat Ceiswyn in Cwm Ratgoed

Photo: Mike Walker (431)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Cwm Ratgoed from Mynydd Dolgoed

Cwm Ratgoed from Mynydd Dolgoed

Photo: Mike Walker (427)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Waun-oerd from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Waun-oerd from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Photo: Mike Walker (406)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - The grassy summit of Mynydd Ceiswyn with Waun-oer in the background

The grassy summit of Mynydd Ceiswyn with Waun-oer in the background

Photo: Mike Walker (404)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Craig Portas (East Top) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Craig Portas (East Top) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (421)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - The grassy summit of Craig Portas

The grassy summit of Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (422)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Looking back up to Waun-oer from the bwlch between Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr

Looking back up to Waun-oer from the bwlch between Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr

Photo: Mike Walker (412)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Looking south from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Looking south from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Photo: Mike Walker (405)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Marker stone on the summit of Cribin Fawr

Marker stone on the summit of Cribin Fawr

Photo: Mike Walker (415)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Another boundary stone on Craig Portas

Another boundary stone on Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (418)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - The trig point on the summit of Waun-oer

The trig point on the summit of Waun-oer

Photo: Mike Walker (410)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from the summit of Craig Portas

Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from the summit of Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (423)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Cwm Ratgoed from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Cwm Ratgoed from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Photo: Mike Walker (407)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Post marking the summit of Cribin Fawr

Post marking the summit of Cribin Fawr

Photo: Mike Walker (414)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Cwm Ratgoed from the lower slopes of Mynydd Dolgoed

Cwm Ratgoed from the lower slopes of Mynydd Dolgoed

Photo: Mike Walker (428)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Mynydd Dolgoed and Cwm Ratgoed from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Mynydd Dolgoed and Cwm Ratgoed from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Photo: Mike Walker (408)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - The Cadair Idris (penygadair) massif from the summit of Waun-oer

The Cadair Idris (penygadair) massif from the summit of Waun-oer

Photo: Mike Walker (409)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) (left) and Maesglase (Maen Du) (right) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) (left) and Maesglase (Maen Du) (right) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (420)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - On the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge from Craig Portas

On the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge from Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (424)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Mynydd Cymerau from Cwm Ratgoed

Mynydd Cymerau from Cwm Ratgoed

Photo: Mike Walker (430)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Looking south-west from the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge

Looking south-west from the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge

Photo: Mike Walker (425)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Waun-oer and Cadair Idris (in the background on the right) from Cribin Fawr

Waun-oer and Cadair Idris (in the background on the right) from Cribin Fawr

Photo: Roland Throssal (1)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Boundary stone on Craig Portas

Boundary stone on Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (417)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Tackling the steep descent from the summit of Waun-oer

Tackling the steep descent from the summit of Waun-oer

Photo: Mike Walker (411)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - The Cadair Idris (Penygadair) massif from Mynydd Ceiswyn

The Cadair Idris (Penygadair) massif from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Photo: Mike Walker (403)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - The Cwm Nant Ceiswyn from the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge

The Cwm Nant Ceiswyn from the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge

Photo: Mike Walker (426)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Waun-oer from Cribin Fawr

Waun-oer from Cribin Fawr

Photo: Mike Walker (413)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Ruined chapel in Cwm Ratgoed

Ruined chapel in Cwm Ratgoed

Photo: Mike Walker (429)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - The path up to Mynydd Ceiswyn through Ffridd Newydd from Cwm Ratgoed

The path up to Mynydd Ceiswyn through Ffridd Newydd from Cwm Ratgoed

Photo: Mike Walker (402)

Walk gw113 Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni - Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) (left), Maesglase (Maen Du) (centre) and Craig Portas (East Top) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) (left), Maesglase (Maen Du) (centre) and Craig Portas (East Top) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (419)


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