Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) via The Minffordd Path

Just spectacular


Route outline for walk gw142:

Minffordd Hotel  -  Afon Faw  -  Ystrad-gwyn  -  Nant Cadair  -  The Minffordd Path  -  Llyn Cau  -  Craig Lwyd  -  Craig Cwm Amarch  -  Craig Cau  -  Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  -  Mynydd Moel  -  Mynydd Moel Path  -  Minffordd.



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.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
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 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) at 892m (2929ft). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (18th highest in Wales, 27th highest in England & Wales)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (20th highest in Wales, 32nd highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (9th highest in Wales, 247th highest in the UK).

The summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Mynydd Moel at 863m (2832ft). Mynydd Moel is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (23rd highest in Wales, 40th highest in England & Wales)

Mynydd Moel is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (26th highest in Wales, 47th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch at 791m (2596ft). Craig Cwm Amarch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (38th highest in Wales, 86th highest in England & Wales)

Craig Cwm Amarch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (49th highest in Wales, 105th highest in England & Wales).


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Snowdonia National Park


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

OL23 Cadair Idris & Bala Lake/Llyn Tegid


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

124 Dolgellau & Porthmadog


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) via The Minffordd Path

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Peter and Janet Harwood on Cadair Idris

Peter and Janet Harwood on Cadair Idris

Photo: Janet Harwood (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Lyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Lyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Allen Hudson (5)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Mynydd Moel

Photo: John Mash (7)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Woodland on the Minffordd Path

Woodland on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (126)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - My mate Tony at Llyn Cau on the Minffordd Path with Cadair Idris in the background

My mate Tony at Llyn Cau on the Minffordd Path with Cadair Idris in the background

Photo: David LeHunte (3)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Harry Monks (5)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (114)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (4)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - On the summit of Mynydd Moel

On the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (66)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Looking down Bwlch Cau from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Looking down Bwlch Cau from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Allen Hudson (12)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The crags on the north side of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

The crags on the north side of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Allen Hudson (11)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (7)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Andy Jones on Cadair Idris

Andy Jones on Cadair Idris

Photo: Kevin OConnor (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The Minffordd Path, Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Amarch

The Minffordd Path, Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: John Mash (5)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Lyn Cau from a break in the crags along Craig Cau

Lyn Cau from a break in the crags along Craig Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (7)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - More steps on the Minffordd Path

More steps on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (128)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch from path to Penygadair from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch from path to Penygadair from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (72)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Allen Hudson (13)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (77)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - On the Minffordd Path

On the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (125)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (88)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Clapper bridge over Nant Cadair en-route to Mynydd Moel

Clapper bridge over Nant Cadair en-route to Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (55)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Lyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Lyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (8)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cliffs seen from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cliffs seen from the path between Mynydd Moel and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (73)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch from the Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Craig Cwm Amarch from the Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Photo: Gerald Murphy (58)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris

Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Allan Needham (4)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mike and Alex Wilson on Cadair Idris

Mike and Alex Wilson on Cadair Idris

Photo: Alex Wilson (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Waterfall from The Minffordd Path in woodland below Ystrad-gwyn

Waterfall from The Minffordd Path in woodland below Ystrad-gwyn

Photo: John Mash (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The Snowdonia Mountains from the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

The Snowdonia Mountains from the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

Photo: Gerry Ludlow (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Snowdonia Nationa Park sign in Minffordd

Snowdonia Nationa Park sign in Minffordd

Photo: Allen Hudson (20)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cloud inversion seen from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Cloud inversion seen from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (60)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - View from the summit of Mynydd Moel

View from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (67)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel summit cairn and stone shelter

Mynydd Moel summit cairn and stone shelter

Photo: Allen Hudson (14)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (117)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (116)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch (left), Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)(right) from The Minffordd Path at Llyn Cau

Craig Cwm Amarch (left), Craig Cau and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)(right) from The Minffordd Path at Llyn Cau

Photo: John Mash (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Looking back to Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Looking back to Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (79)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Richard Nicholls (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - One of Nant Cadair's many waterfalls on the Minffordd Path

One of Nant Cadair's many waterfalls on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (130)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cyfrwy and Llyn y Cadair from the summit of Cadair Idris

Cyfrwy and Llyn y Cadair from the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Allan Needham (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Minffordd Path

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (3)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Gafr from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Llyn Gafr from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (76)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The Minffordd Path

The Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (123)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Photo: Katie Matthews (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris (right) and Llyn Cau from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris (right) and Llyn Cau from near the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (61)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit in the snow

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit in the snow

Photo: Gerald Murphy (84)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Lyn Cau from Craig Cau

Lyn Cau from Craig Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (9)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and Llyn Cau from Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llyn Cau from Mynydd Moel

Photo: Chris Sillett (8)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Approaching Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Approaching Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (74)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - On the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

On the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (120)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The Minffordd Path approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

The Minffordd Path approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: John Mash (4)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris from Craig Cwm Amarch summit cairn

Cadair Idris from Craig Cwm Amarch summit cairn

Photo: Allen Hudson (6)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cairn/shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cairn/shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Allen Hudson (10)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Looking towards Tal-y-llyn Lake/Llyn Mwyngil from the Minffordd Path on the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

Looking towards Tal-y-llyn Lake/Llyn Mwyngil from the Minffordd Path on the lower slopes of Cadair Idris

Photo: Jacquie Savory (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path on the upper slopes of Cadair Idris

Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path on the upper slopes of Cadair Idris

Photo: Jacquie Savory (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit shelter

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit shelter

Photo: Harry Monks (4)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and The Minffordd Path from Craig Cau

Craig Cwm Amarch and The Minffordd Path from Craig Cau

Photo: John Mash (6)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel

Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (64)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Approaching the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Approaching the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (75)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (3)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Llyn Cau from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (113)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (118)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Rocks en-route to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Rocks en-route to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (78)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau from Cadair Idris

Llyn Cau from Cadair Idris

Photo: Rene Carson (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Minffordd Path to Cadair Idris

Minffordd Path to Cadair Idris

Photo: Richard Nicholls (5)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau from near the top of Craig Cwm Amarch

Llyn Cau from near the top of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (110)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (85)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Craig Cau above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Craig Cau above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (121)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - My boys a top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in July 2007

My boys a top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in July 2007

Photo: Helen Standen (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel from the Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Mynydd Moel from the Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Photo: Gerald Murphy (57)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel from the clapper bridge over Nant Cadair

Mynydd Moel from the clapper bridge over Nant Cadair

Photo: Gerald Murphy (56)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cyfrwy with Barmouth beyond from the top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy with Barmouth beyond from the top of Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Paul Hancock (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Dol-ffanog from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Mynydd Dol-ffanog from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (122)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - My son Patrick on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

My son Patrick on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Jo Orr (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Looking north east from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Looking north east from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (87)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The shelter on the summit of Cadair Idris

The shelter on the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Allan Needham (3)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and Mynydd Pencoed from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Craig Cwm Amarch and Mynydd Pencoed from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (89)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (86)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) and Mynydd Moel (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (115)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Cadair Idris from Llyn Cau

Photo: Allen Hudson (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel summit cairn

Mynydd Moel summit cairn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (65)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cau

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (108)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (81)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - James Dexter on The Minffordd Path above Cwm Cau - with Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in the background

James Dexter on The Minffordd Path above Cwm Cau - with Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in the background

Photo: Brian Dexter (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (91)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (83)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Gate at the start of the Minffordd Path

Gate at the start of the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (131)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (71)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (82)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Looking South East towards Corris from Craig Cwm Amarch

Looking South East towards Corris from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Allen Hudson (3)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) above Llyn Cau from the Minffordd Path near Craig Lwyd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (119)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Path to Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Path to Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (105)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Marker post on the Minffordd Path

Marker post on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (124)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Stone steps on the Minffordd Path

Stone steps on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (127)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - At Llyn Cau below Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

At Llyn Cau below Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Mike Smart (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Stile marker on Craig Cwm Amarch

Stile marker on Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (112)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (8)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The Minffordd Path route - Craig Lwyd (left), Craig Cwm Amarch (right) with Llyn Cau below from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

The Minffordd Path route - Craig Lwyd (left), Craig Cwm Amarch (right) with Llyn Cau below from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (6)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The Minffordd Path where it crosses Craig Lwyd above Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

The Minffordd Path where it crosses Craig Lwyd above Llyn Cau from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: John Mash (3)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch and Llwn Cau from the lower slopes of Mynydd Moel

Photo: John Mash (8)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Path up to Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Path up to Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (107)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau from Craig Cau between Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Llyn Cau from Craig Cau between Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (106)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

Mynydd Moel from the summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

Photo: Col Colshouse (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Ann on a windy climb up Cadair Idris (Penygadair) -  should have chosen a better day

Ann on a windy climb up Cadair Idris (Penygadair) - should have chosen a better day

Photo: Brian Dexter (8)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Nant Cadair from The Minffordd Path, Minffordd

Nant Cadair from The Minffordd Path, Minffordd

Photo: Allen Hudson (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Looking East towards Minfford from Craig Cwm Amarch

Looking East towards Minfford from Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Allen Hudson (4)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Approaching the true summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching the true summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (63)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cliffs on Craig Cwm Amarch

Cliffs on Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (111)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

The summit of Cadair Idris (Penygadair) in deep snow

Photo: Col Colshouse (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - My son, two friends and their dogs and me on the summit of Cadair Idris

My son, two friends and their dogs and me on the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Jacquie Savory (4)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Stone bridge across Nant Cadair on the Minffordd Path

Stone bridge across Nant Cadair on the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (129)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Craig Cwm Amarch (left) and Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the path from Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (70)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - The shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

The shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (80)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Looking west to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Looking west to Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from the summit of Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (68)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - National Park tea rooms near the start of the Minffordd Path

National Park tea rooms near the start of the Minffordd Path

Photo: Gerald Murphy (132)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Ceiswyn (Minffordd) (left), Mynydd Braich-goch and Graig Goch (Tal-y-llyn) from Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Ceiswyn (Minffordd) (left), Mynydd Braich-goch and Graig Goch (Tal-y-llyn) from Mynydd Moel path above Nant Cadair

Photo: Gerald Murphy (59)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

Approaching Craig Cwm Amarch

Photo: Gerald Murphy (109)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path -  Climbing The Minffordd Path

Climbing The Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (9)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Arnarch

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Craig Cwm Arnarch

Photo: Richard Nicholls (2)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn y Gadair from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Llyn y Gadair from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (90)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Ladder stile en route from Mynydd Moel to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Ladder stile en route from Mynydd Moel to Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (69)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (11)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (62)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Me and my wife on Cadair Idris

Me and my wife on Cadair Idris

Photo: Mark White (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Llyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from the Minffordd Path

Llyn Cau and Craig Cwm Amarch from the Minffordd Path

Photo: Chris Sillett (1)

Walk gw142 Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  via The Minffordd Path - Gau Graig from Mynydd Moel summit

Gau Graig from Mynydd Moel summit

Photo: Allen Hudson (15)


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