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.



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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Glasgwm at 779m (2556ft). Glasgwm is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in Wales, 95th highest in England & Wales). Glasgwm is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (51st highest in Wales, 114th highest in England & Wales). Glasgwm is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (18th highest in Wales, 432nd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Pen y Brynfforchog at 685m (2247ft). Pen y Brynfforchog is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (76th highest in Wales, 189th highest in England & Wales). Pen y Brynfforchog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (104th highest in Wales, 258th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen y Brynfforchog at 685m (2247ft). Pen y Brynfforchog is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (76th highest in Wales, 189th highest in England & Wales). Pen y Brynfforchog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (104th highest in Wales, 258th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Y Gribin (Arans) at 602m (1975ft). Y Gribin (Arans) is classified as a Welsh Dewey (13th highest in Wales, 22nd highest in England & Wales).

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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