Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

Quiet secluded hills with great views


Route outline for walk gw138:

Pont Rhyd-y-fen  -  Pant-yr-Hedydd  -  Llyn Arenig Fawr  -  Carreg Lefain  -  Y Wern  -  Y Castell  -  Bwlch Blaen-y-nant  -  Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)  -  Crag y Hyrddod  -  MaenGrugog  -  ClogwenDu  -  Pont Rhyd-y-fen




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) at 854m (2802ft). Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (24th highest in Wales, 46th highest in England & Wales) Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (27th highest in Wales, 53rd highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (12th highest in Wales, 311th highest in the UK). The summit of Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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

OL18 Harlech, Porthmadog & Bala/Y Bala


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

124 Dolgellau & Porthmadog


125 Bala & Lake Vyrnwy, Berwyn


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen

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Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Finally approaching the Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Finally approaching the Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Photo: Christopher Barton (8)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fach from Llyn Arenig Fawr

Arenig Fach from Llyn Arenig Fawr

Photo: Steven Nash (2)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Arenig Fawr Dam

Llyn Arenig Fawr Dam

Photo: Christopher Barton (4)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - John and Steve on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

John and Steve on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Photo: John Roberts (1)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Memorial on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Memorial on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Photo: Christopher Barton (9)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Myself on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Myself on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Photo: David Prothero (1)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - On the upper Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) ridge

On the upper Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) ridge

Photo: Christopher Barton (7)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr from Llyn Celyn near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Arenig Fawr from Llyn Celyn near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Photo: Steven Nash (1)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Arenig Fawr above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Photo: Christopher Barton (3)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) summit

Photo: Christopher Barton (10)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Arenig Fawr Dam outflow with Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) itself in the background

Llyn Arenig Fawr Dam outflow with Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) itself in the background

Photo: Christopher Barton (5)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Celyn from the lower slopes of Arenig Fawr near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Llyn Celyn from the lower slopes of Arenig Fawr near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Photo: Christopher Barton (1)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Arenig Fawr with Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) beyond

Llyn Arenig Fawr with Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) beyond

Photo: Steven Nash (3)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Llyn Arenig Fawr from the upper slopes of Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Llyn Arenig Fawr from the upper slopes of Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Photo: Christopher Barton (6)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr from near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Arenig Fawr from near Pant-yr-Hedydd

Photo: Christopher Barton (2)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Bryn y Dyfrgi above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Bryn y Dyfrgi above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Photo: Steven Nash (4)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Bwlch Blaen-y-nant above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Bwlch Blaen-y-nant above Llyn Arenig Fawr

Photo: Steven Nash (5)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - The path down the Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) ridge summit

The path down the Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) ridge summit

Photo: Steven Nash (9)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Arenig Fawr (South Top) from Arenig Fawr

Arenig Fawr (South Top) from Arenig Fawr

Photo: Christopher Barton (11)

Walk gw138 Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys) via Llyn Arenig Fawr from Pont Rhyd-y-Fen - Old fence posts on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Old fence posts on Arenig Fawr (Moel Yr Eglwys)

Photo: Steven Nash (6)


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