Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path

A walk in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales

Truly spectacular - one for the adventurous

Walk Route Summary:

- Llyn Gwernan, Llyn Gafr, The Fox's Path, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch, Craig Cau, The Pony Path, Cyfrwy, Rhiw Gwerdydd, Llyn Gwernan.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path Llyn Gwernan, Llyn Gafr, The Fox's Path, Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch, Craig Cau, The Pony Path, Cyfrwy, Rhiw Gwerdydd, Llyn Gwernan The Cadair Idris Area,  Snowdonia National Park,  Gwynedd,  Wales

Cyfrwy and Llyn y Cadair from the summit of Cadair Idris
Photo: Allan Needham

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Fox's Path route up Cadair Idris (Penygadair) climbs through steep and loose scree. Whilst not technically difficult, it is not recommended in thick weather.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Cadair Idris (Penygadair) at 893m (2931ft). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (18th in Wales, 28th in England & Wales). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (19th in Wales, 31st in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (9th in Wales, 247th in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Mynydd Moel, 863m (2832ft). Mynydd Moel is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (23rd in Wales, 41st in England & Wales). Mynydd Moel is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (26th in Wales, 49th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Cyfrwy, 811m (2662ft). Cyfrwy is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (32nd in Wales, 68th in England & Wales). Cyfrwy is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (40th in Wales, 83rd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Craig Cwm Amarch, 791m (2596ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (39th Wal, 88th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (49th Wal, 106th Eng & Wal) and

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path

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Cliffs on Craig Cwm Amarch. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

1. Cliffs on Craig Cwm Amarch
Photo: Gerald Murphy (111)


Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Minffordd Path. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

2. Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Minffordd Path
Photo: Chris Sillett (3)


Mynydd Moel summit cairn. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

3. Mynydd Moel summit cairn
Photo: Gerald Murphy (65)


Looking north east from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

4. Looking north east from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point
Photo: Gerald Murphy (87)


Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

5. Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch
Photo: Gerald Murphy (115)


Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

6. Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel
Photo: John Mash (8)


Cairn/shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair). Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

7. Cairn/shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)
Photo: Allen Hudson (10)


Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

8. Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy
Photo: Gerald Murphy (98)


Lyn Cau from Craig Cau. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

9. Lyn Cau from Craig Cau
Photo: Allen Hudson (9)


Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris. Walk route map gw137 Cadair Idris (Penygadair), Mynydd Moel, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy via The Fox's Path photo

10. Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris
Photo: Allan Needham (4)



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