Walk gw132 Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) and Craig-y-llyn from Llynnau Cregennen

Fine cliff top views (and fewer crowds)


Route outline for walk gw132:

Llynnau Cregennen  -  Hafotty-fach  -  Craig-y-llyn  -  Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las)  -  Tyrau Mawr (Craig-las)  -  Carnedd Lwyd  -  Rhiw Gwerdydd  -  Pony Path  -  Dyffr-ydan  -  Cefn-yr-Owen Isaf  -  Ty'n-llidiart  -  Llynnau Cregennen.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Tyrau Mawr (big towers) is spelt incorrectly on the OS map as Tyrrau Mawr. It is also sometimes referred to as just Craig-las (the name of the crags).


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
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 Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) at 661m (2169ft). Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (97th highest in Wales, 231st highest in England & Wales). Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (127th highest in Wales, 307th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Craig-y-llyn at 622m (2041ft). Craig-y-llyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (122nd highest in Wales, 287th highest in England & Wales). Craig-y-llyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (169th highest in Wales, 397th highest in England & Wales).

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 gw132 Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las) and Craig-y-llyn from Llynnau Cregennen

In no particular order . . .

On the summit of Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las)

On the summit of Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las)

Photo: Mike Walker (389)

Sheep dip west of Dyffr-ydan

Sheep dip west of Dyffr-ydan

Photo: Mike Walker (395)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Pony Path

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Pony Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (4)

Barmouth and the Mawddach Estuary from the summit of Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las)

Barmouth and the Mawddach Estuary from the summit of Tyrrau Mawr (Craig-las)

Photo: Mike Walker (390)

Cyfrwy (The Saddle) and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) consumed by cloud from Rhiw Gwredydd

Cyfrwy (The Saddle) and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) consumed by cloud from Rhiw Gwredydd

Photo: Mike Walker (393)

Huge rock on the Pony Path below Rhiw Gwerdydd

Huge rock on the Pony Path below Rhiw Gwerdydd

Photo: Mike Walker (400)

Barmouth and the Mawddach Estuary from the summit of Craig-y-llyn

Barmouth and the Mawddach Estuary from the summit of Craig-y-llyn

Photo: Mike Walker (399)

Tyrrau Mawr from Craig-y-llyn

Tyrrau Mawr from Craig-y-llyn

Photo: Mike Walker (383)

A large and very stubborn Bull standing in the middle of the leading road down from Llynnau Cregennen

A large and very stubborn Bull standing in the middle of the leading road down from Llynnau Cregennen

Photo: Mike Walker (398)

The ruin at Hafotty-fach

The ruin at Hafotty-fach

Photo: Mike Walker (375)


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