Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass

The fabulous Berwyns


Route outline for walk gw120:

Hirnant Pass  -  Foel Goch (Berwyns)  -  Trum y Gwrgedd  -  Trum y Gwragedd  -  Foel y Geifr (Berwyns)  -  Pen y Cerrig Duon  -  Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw  -  Stac Rhos  -  Cefn Gwyntog  -  Foel Cedig  -  Cyrniau Nod  -  Y Groes Fagl  -  Pennllyn Forest  -  Ystrad-y-groes  -  Hirnant Pass



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Trum y Gwragedd is spelt incorrectly on OS map OL23 as Trum y Gwrgedd


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
8
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Foel Cedig at 668m (2192ft). Foel Cedig is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (90th highest in Wales, 219th highest in England & Wales) Foel Cedig is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (120th highest in Wales, 291st highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (42nd highest in Wales, 656th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Cyrniau Nod at 666m (2185ft). Cyrniau Nod is known as a Welsh Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of Y Groes Fagl at 659m (2163ft). Y Groes Fagl is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (131st highest in Wales, 312th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL23 Cadair Idris & Bala Lake/Llyn Tegid


255 Llangollen & Berwyn


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

125 Bala & Lake Vyrnwy, Berwyn


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass

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Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Cairn and post on the summit of Cyrniau Nod

Cairn and post on the summit of Cyrniau Nod

Photo: Mark Kissipie (268)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Pen y Cerrig Duon summit cairn with Trum y Gwrgedd and Foel Goch (Berwyns) in the background

Pen y Cerrig Duon summit cairn with Trum y Gwrgedd and Foel Goch (Berwyns) in the background

Photo: Mark Kissipie (259)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Post marking the summit of Y Groes Fagl

Post marking the summit of Y Groes Fagl

Photo: Mark Kissipie (269)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Foel y Geifr (Berwyns) from Pen y Cerrig Duon

Foel y Geifr (Berwyns) from Pen y Cerrig Duon

Photo: Mark Kissipie (258)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Sheepfold on the upper slopes of Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw

Sheepfold on the upper slopes of Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw

Photo: Mark Kissipie (260)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Aberhirnant Forest Parking Area on Hirnant Pass

Aberhirnant Forest Parking Area on Hirnant Pass

Photo: Mark Kissipie (250)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - The unmarked grassy summit of Trum y Gwrgedd

The unmarked grassy summit of Trum y Gwrgedd

Photo: Mark Kissipie (254)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Trig Point on the summit of Foel y Geifr (Berwyns)

Trig Point on the summit of Foel y Geifr (Berwyns)

Photo: Mark Kissipie (255)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Fire brooms on Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw

Fire brooms on Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw

Photo: Mark Kissipie (263)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Foel y Ddinas from Hirnant Pass

Foel y Ddinas from Hirnant Pass

Photo: Mark Kissipie (274)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - One of two cairns on the summit of Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw

One of two cairns on the summit of Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw

Photo: Mark Kissipie (261)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Cairn on the summit of Cefn Gwyntog

Cairn on the summit of Cefn Gwyntog

Photo: Mark Kissipie (267)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Gwaun y Llwyni from the head of Cwm Cywarch

Gwaun y Llwyni from the head of Cwm Cywarch

Photo: Mark Kissipie (275)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Heading back into Pennllyn Forest

Heading back into Pennllyn Forest

Photo: Mark Kissipie (270)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Small cairn on the summit of Stac Rhos

Small cairn on the summit of Stac Rhos

Photo: Mark Kissipie (265)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Trum y Gwrgedd and Foel Goch (Berwyns) from Pen y Cerrig Duon

Trum y Gwrgedd and Foel Goch (Berwyns) from Pen y Cerrig Duon

Photo: Mark Kissipie (256)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Foel y Ddinas from Pen y Cerrig Duon

Foel y Ddinas from Pen y Cerrig Duon

Photo: Mark Kissipie (257)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Foel Goch (Berwyns) from Ystrad-y-groes

Foel Goch (Berwyns) from Ystrad-y-groes

Photo: Mark Kissipie (271)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - Nant Nadroedd Bach on Hirnant Pass

Nant Nadroedd Bach on Hirnant Pass

Photo: Mark Kissipie (251)

Walk gw120 The Western Berwyns from Hirnant Pass - The summit of Foel Cedig

The summit of Foel Cedig

Photo: Mark Davidson (55)


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