Walk gw119 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant 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  -  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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 at 854m (2802ft). Arenig Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (24th highest in Wales, 45th highest in England & Wales). Arenig Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (27th highest in Wales, 53rd highest in England & Wales). Arenig Fawr is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (12311 highest in Wales, 311$ highest in the UK).

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) (51st highest in Wales, 120th highest in England & Wales). Moel Llyfnant is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (62nd highest in Wales, 146th highest in England & Wales). Moel Llyfnant is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (23480 highest in Wales, 480$ highest in the UK).

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

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL18
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


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

In no particular order . . .

Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn

Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn

Photo: Christopher Barton (17)

Bwlch y Bi summit cairn

Bwlch y Bi summit cairn

Photo: Steven Nash (15)

Old fence posts on Arenig Fawr

Old fence posts on Arenig Fawr

Photo: Steven Nash (6)

Arenig Fawr summit

Arenig Fawr summit

Photo: Christopher Barton (10)

Former railway line near Dol Benlas

Former railway line near Dol Benlas

Photo: Steven Nash (17)

Arenig Fach from a rusting fence roll on the lower slopes of Moel Llyfnant

Arenig Fach from a rusting fence roll on the lower slopes of Moel Llyfnant

Photo: Christopher Barton (15)

Arenig Fawr from Llyn Celyn near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Arenig Fawr from Llyn Celyn near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Photo: Steven Nash (1)

Heading back to the car along a former railway line across Dol Benlas

Heading back to the car along a former railway line across Dol Benlas

Photo: Christopher Barton (20)

Gallt y Daren summit cairn

Gallt y Daren summit cairn

Photo: Steven Nash (14)

Arenig Fawr summit trig point and memorial plaque

Arenig Fawr summit trig point and memorial plaque

Photo: Steven Nash (7)


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