Walk gw133 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

Quiet secluded hills with great views


Route outline for walk gw133:

Pont Rhyd-y-fen  -  Crag y Hyrddod  -  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 (12th highest in Wales, 311th 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 (23rd highest in Wales, 480th 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 gw133 Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

In no particular order . . .

Moel Llyfnant from the bridge over Afon Amnodd-bwll

Moel Llyfnant from the bridge over Afon Amnodd-bwll

Photo: Christopher Barton (22)

The path down the Arenig Fawr ridge summit

The path down the Arenig Fawr ridge summit

Photo: Steven Nash (9)

Carreg y Diocyn summit with Arenig Fawr beyond

Carreg y Diocyn summit with Arenig Fawr beyond

Photo: Steven Nash (10)

Moel Llyfnant summit

Moel Llyfnant summit

Photo: Christopher Barton (14)

Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn

Foel Boeth (Arenigs) summit cairn

Photo: Christopher Barton (17)

Myself on Arenig Fawr

Myself on Arenig Fawr

Photo: David Prothero (1)

John and Steve on Arenig Fawr

John and Steve on Arenig Fawr

Photo: John Roberts (1)

Arenig Fawr (South Ridge Top) summit

Arenig Fawr (South Ridge Top) summit

Photo: Steven Nash (11)

Gallt y Daren summit cairn

Gallt y Daren summit cairn

Photo: Christopher Barton (18)

Moel Llyfnant summit with Arenig Fawr in the background

Moel Llyfnant summit with Arenig Fawr in the background

Photo: Steven Nash (12)


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