Walk gw148 Tarrenhendre and Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn

Magnificently quiet - far from the crowds


Route outline for walk gw148:

Abergynolwyn  -  Nant Gwernol  -  Nant Gwernol Station  -  Drum House  -  Nant Moelfre  -  Moelfre  -  Tarrenhendre  -  Pant Gwyn (Tarrenhendre)  -  Mynydd Rhyd-galed  -  Foel y Geifr  -  Tarren y Gesail  -  Bryn-Eglwys Quarry  -  Abergynolwyn.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
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 Tarren y Gesail at 667m (2189ft). Tarren y Gesail is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (91st highest in Wales, 221st highest in England & Wales) Tarren y Gesail is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (121st highest in Wales, 295th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (42nd highest in Wales, 660th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Tarrenhendre at 634m (2081ft). Tarrenhendre is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (110th highest in Wales, 267th highest in England & Wales) Tarrenhendre is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (151st highest in Wales, 359th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (47th highest in Wales, 711th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Mynydd Rhyd-galed at 502m (1647ft). Mynydd Rhyd-galed is also known as a Welsh Dewey (234th highest in Wales, 410th in England & Wales) The summit of Mynydd Rhyd-galed is unmarked..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL23
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 124 & 135
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw148 Tarrenhendre and Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn

In no particular order . . .

Tarrenhendre from Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Tarrenhendre from Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Photo: Carlton Edwards (1)

Tarren y Gesail from Foel y Geifr summit cairn

Tarren y Gesail from Foel y Geifr summit cairn

Photo: Carlton Edwards (5)

Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Photo: Carlton Edwards (2)

Mynydd Rhyd-galed (left) and Foel y Geifr with The Dovey Estuary beyond from Tarren y Gesail

Mynydd Rhyd-galed (left) and Foel y Geifr with The Dovey Estuary beyond from Tarren y Gesail

Photo: Carlton Edwards (4)

Waterfall in Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Waterfall in Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Photo: Carlton Edwards (10)

Mynydd Rhyd-galed from Pant Gwyn (Tarrenhendre)

Mynydd Rhyd-galed from Pant Gwyn (Tarrenhendre)

Photo: Carlton Edwards (6)

Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Photo: Carlton Edwards (9)

Tarren y Gesail summit trig point and cairn

Tarren y Gesail summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Carlton Edwards (3)

Temperature inversion on Tarrenhendre seen from Mynydd Rhyd-galed

Temperature inversion on Tarrenhendre seen from Mynydd Rhyd-galed

Photo: Carlton Edwards (7)

Tarrenhendre from Mynydd Rhyd-galed summit

Tarrenhendre from Mynydd Rhyd-galed summit

Photo: Carlton Edwards (8)


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