Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

Quiet secluded hills with great views


Route outline for walk gw119:

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




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
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) at 854m (2802ft). Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (24th highest in Wales, 46th highest in England & Wales) Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (27th highest in Wales, 53rd highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (12th highest in Wales, 311th highest in the UK). The summit of Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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

You will also reach the summit of Moel Llyfnant at 751m (2465ft). Moel Llyfnant is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (50th highest in Wales, 119th highest in England & Wales) Moel Llyfnant is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (62nd highest in Wales, 146th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (23rd highest in Wales, 480th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

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Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Moel Llyfnant summit with Arenig Fawr in the background

Moel Llyfnant summit with Arenig Fawr in the background

Photo: Steven Nash (12)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Bwlch y Bi summit cairn

Bwlch y Bi summit cairn

Photo: Steven Nash (15)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn

Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn

Photo: Christopher Barton (17)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Moel y Slates summit

Moel y Slates summit

Photo: Steven Nash (16)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr (South Top) summit cairn with Moel Llyfnant beyond

Arenig Fawr (South Top) summit cairn with Moel Llyfnant beyond

Photo: Christopher Barton (12)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Moel Llyfnant summit cairn with Arenig Fach in the distance

Moel Llyfnant summit cairn with Arenig Fach in the distance

Photo: Christopher Barton (13)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Ruin on the lower slopes of Moel Llyfnant

Ruin on the lower slopes of Moel Llyfnant

Photo: Christopher Barton (16)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Myself on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Myself on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Photo: David Prothero (1)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fach from Llyn Arenig Fawr

Arenig Fach from Llyn Arenig Fawr

Photo: Steven Nash (2)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - John and Steve on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

John and Steve on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Photo: John Roberts (1)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Celyn from the lower slopes of Arenig Fawr near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Llyn Celyn from the lower slopes of Arenig Fawr near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Photo: Christopher Barton (1)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit with Moel Llyfnant in the background

Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit with Moel Llyfnant in the background

Photo: Steven Nash (13)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Former railway line near Dol Benlas

Former railway line near Dol Benlas

Photo: Steven Nash (17)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Finally approaching the Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Finally approaching the Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Photo: Christopher Barton (8)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr and Arenig Fawr (South Top) from the bridge over Afon Amnodd-bwll

Arenig Fawr and Arenig Fawr (South Top) from the bridge over Afon Amnodd-bwll

Photo: Christopher Barton (21)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Bryn y Dyfrgi above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Bryn y Dyfrgi above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Photo: Steven Nash (4)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Gallt y Daren summit cairn

Gallt y Daren summit cairn

Photo: Steven Nash (14)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Arenig Fawr with Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) beyond

Llyn Arenig Fawr with Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) beyond

Photo: Steven Nash (3)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Arenig Fawr from the upper slopes of Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Llyn Arenig Fawr from the upper slopes of Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Photo: Christopher Barton (6)

Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys), Moel Llyfnant and Gallt yDaren via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Arenig Fawr above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Photo: Christopher Barton (3)


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