Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

A walk in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales

Quiet secluded hills with great views

Walk Route Summary:

- Pont Rhyd-y-fen, Pant-yr-Hedydd, Llyn Arenig Fawr, Y Castell, Bwlch Blaen-y-nant, Arenig Fawr, Arenig Fawr (South Top), Carreg y Diocyn, Arenig Fawr (South Ridge Top), Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth (Arenigs), Gallt y Daren, Bwlch y Bi, Moel y Slates, Nant Gist-faen, Dol Benlas, Afon Amnodd-bwll, Pont Rhyd-y-fen.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen Pont Rhyd-y-fen, Pant-yr-Hedydd, Llyn Arenig Fawr, Y Castell, Bwlch Blaen-y-nant, Arenig Fawr, Arenig Fawr (South Top), Carreg y Diocyn, Arenig Fawr (South Ridge Top), Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth (Arenigs), Gallt y Daren, Bwlch y Bi, Moel y Slates, Nant Gist-faen, Dol Benlas, Afon Amnodd-bwll, Pont Rhyd-y-fen The Arenigs Area,  Snowdonia National Park,  Gwynedd,  Wales

Arenig Fawr summit trig point and memorial plaque
Photo: Steven Nash

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Arenig Fawr at 854m (2802ft). Arenig Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (24th in Wales, 45th in England & Wales). Arenig Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (27th in Wales, 53rd in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (12th in Wales, 310th in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Arenig Fawr (South Top), 836m (2744ft). Arenig Fawr (South Top) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (29th in Wales, 64th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Moel Llyfnant, 751m (2465ft). Moel Llyfnant is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (51st in Wales, 120th in England & Wales). Moel Llyfnant is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (62nd in Wales, 146th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (23rd in Wales, 478th in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Arenig Fawr (South Ridge Top), 712m (2337ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (82nd Wal, 198th Eng & Wal); Foel Boeth (Arenigs) 619m (2032ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (177th Wal, 414th Eng & Wal); Gallt y Daren 619m (2032ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (126th Wal, 295th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (174th Wal, 411th Eng & Wal) and

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
6
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets


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.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

In no particular order . . .

Arenig Fawr and Arenig Fawr (South Top) from the bridge over Afon Amnodd-bwll. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

1. Arenig Fawr and Arenig Fawr (South Top) from the bridge over Afon Amnodd-bwll
Photo: Christopher Barton (21)


Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit with Moel Llyfnant in the background. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

2. Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit with Moel Llyfnant in the background
Photo: Steven Nash (13)


Myself on Arenig Fawr. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

3. Myself on Arenig Fawr
Photo: David Prothero (1)


Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

4. Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn
Photo: Christopher Barton (17)


Arenig Fawr from Llyn Celyn near Pant-yr-Hedydd. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

5. Arenig Fawr from Llyn Celyn near Pant-yr-Hedydd
Photo: Steven Nash (1)


Arenig Fach from Llyn Arenig Fawr. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

6. Arenig Fach from Llyn Arenig Fawr
Photo: Steven Nash (2)


Arenig Fawr above Llyn Arenig Fawr. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

7. Arenig Fawr above Llyn Arenig Fawr
Photo: Christopher Barton (3)


Memorial on Arenig Fawr summit. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

8. Memorial on Arenig Fawr summit
Photo: Christopher Barton (9)


Arenig Fawr (South Top) summit cairn with Moel Llyfnant beyond. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

9. Arenig Fawr (South Top) summit cairn with Moel Llyfnant beyond
Photo: Christopher Barton (12)


Arenig Fawr from near Pant-yr-Hedydd. Walk route map gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen photo

10. Arenig Fawr from near Pant-yr-Hedydd
Photo: Christopher Barton (2)



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