Walk gw149 Glasgwm and Pen y Brynfforchog from Cwm Cywarch

Dramatic mountain views


Route outline for walk gw149:

- Cwm Cywarch  -   Tai-newyddion  -   Blaencywarch  -   Llyn Bach  -   Glasgwm  -   Llyn y Fign  -   Pen y Brynfforchog  -   Nant y Craig-wen  -   Craig Cywarch  -   Y Gribin (Arans)  -   Cwm Yr Ychen  -   Cwm Cywarch.



Y Gribin (Arans)

The summit of Y Gribin (Arans) is marked by unmarked.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Y Gribin (Arans)

The summit of Y Gribin (Arans) is marked by unmarked.

The highest point of this walk is Glasgwm at 780m (2560ft). Glasgwm is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in Wales, 95th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Glasgwm is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (51st in Wales, 114th in England & Wales). Glasgwm is classified as a Marilyn (18th highest in Wales, 427th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Pen y Brynfforchog, 680m (2232ft). Pen y Brynfforchog is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in Wales, 195th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen y Brynfforchog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (104th in Wales, 258th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen y Brynfforchog, 680m (2232ft). Pen y Brynfforchog is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in Wales, 195th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen y Brynfforchog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (104th in Wales, 258th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Y Gribin (Arans), 602m (1975ft) - a Welsh Dewey (13th in Wal, 23rd Eng & Wal).


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.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 124 & 125
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw149 Glasgwm and Pen y Brynfforchog from Cwm Cywarch

In no particular order . . .

Glasgwm from Pen y Brynfforchog (aka Pen y Brynnfforchog)

Glasgwm from Pen y Brynfforchog (aka Pen y Brynnfforchog)

Photo: Jamie Hodgeson (2)

Glasgwm summit just as the mist closed in

Glasgwm summit just as the mist closed in

Photo: Jamie Hodgeson (1)


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