Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn

Superb ridge walk


Route outline for walk gw146:

Llanuwchllyn  -  Pont y Pandy  -  Garth Fawr  -  Moel Ddu  -  Moel Ffenigl  -  Aran Benllyn  -  Erw y Ddafad-ddu  -  Aran Fawddwy  -  Llanuwchllyn



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Aran Fawddwy is the highest point in Wales south of Snowdon.


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 Aran Fawddwy at 905m (2970ft). Aran Fawddwy is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (16th highest in Wales, 23rd highest in England & Wales)

Aran Fawddwy is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (17th highest in Wales, 26th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (7th highest in Wales, 228th highest in the UK).

The summit of Aran Fawddwy is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Aran Benllyn at 885m (2905ft). Aran Benllyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (20th highest in Wales, 32nd highest in England & Wales)

Aran Benllyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (22nd highest in Wales, 37th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Erw y Ddafad-ddu at 872m (2861ft). Erw y Ddafad-ddu is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (22nd highest in Wales, 37th highest in England & Wales)

Erw y Ddafad-ddu is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (24th highest in Wales, 42nd highest in England & Wales).


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn

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Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - View fhe summit of Aran Fawddwy looking North-East over Creiglyn Dyfi towards the Berwyns

View fhe summit of Aran Fawddwy looking North-East over Creiglyn Dyfi towards the Berwyns

Photo: Tony Statham (2)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - The summit of Aran Fawddwy looking West towards the Rhinogs

The summit of Aran Fawddwy looking West towards the Rhinogs

Photo: Tony Statham (1)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Aran Fawddwy from Erw y Ddafad-ddu

Aran Fawddwy from Erw y Ddafad-ddu

Photo: Mark Kissipie (298)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - 360 degree panorama from the summit of Aran Fawddwy

360 degree panorama from the summit of Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Tony Statham (3)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Aran Benllyn from Erw yDdafad-ddu

Aran Benllyn from Erw yDdafad-ddu

Photo: Mark Kissipie (301)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Summit cairn on Erw y Ddafad-ddu with Aran Fawddwy beyond

Summit cairn on Erw y Ddafad-ddu with Aran Fawddwy beyond

Photo: Mark Kissipie (296)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Aran Benllyn summit

Aran Benllyn summit

Photo: Dewi Roberts (2)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - On Aran Fawddwy

On Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Simon Dean (1)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - RAF Memorial on Drws Bach

RAF Memorial on Drws Bach

Photo: Mark Kissipie (303)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Aran Benllyn from Llanuwchllyn

Aran Benllyn from Llanuwchllyn

Photo: Dewi Roberts (1)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - The RAF Memorial on Drws Bach from Drysgol (Aran Fawddwy)

The RAF Memorial on Drws Bach from Drysgol (Aran Fawddwy)

Photo: Mark Kissipie (306)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Creiglyn Dyfi and Aran Fawddwy from Erw y Ddafad-ddu

Creiglyn Dyfi and Aran Fawddwy from Erw y Ddafad-ddu

Photo: Mark Kissipie (299)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Erw y Ddafad-ddu summit with Aran Fawddwy beyond

Erw y Ddafad-ddu summit with Aran Fawddwy beyond

Photo: Dewi Roberts (3)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Glasgwm from Aran Fawddwy

Glasgwm from Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Dewi Roberts (4)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Approaching the summit of Aran Fawddwy

Approaching the summit of Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Donovan Suddell (2)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Following Nant-y-moch at the start of the walk up Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Following Nant-y-moch at the start of the walk up Pen Pumlumon Fawr (Plynlimon)

Photo: Donovan Suddell (4)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Ladder stile on Aran Fawddwy

Ladder stile on Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Donovan Suddell (3)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - On Aran Fawddwy

On Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Donovan Suddell (1)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - RAF Memorial Plaque on Drws Bach

RAF Memorial Plaque on Drws Bach

Photo: Mark Kissipie (304)

Walk gw146 Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn - Creiglyn Dyfi from Aran Fawddwy

Creiglyn Dyfi from Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Mark Kissipie (295)


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