Walk gw156 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) via The Fox's Path

Truly spectacular - short but very steep


Route outline for walk gw156:

Llyn Gwernan  -  Llyn Gafr  -  Llyn y Cadair  -  The Fox's Path  -  Cadair Idris (Penygadair)  -  The Pony Path  -  Cyfrwy  -  Rhiw Gwerdydd  -  Llyn Gwernan.



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.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
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 893m (2931ft). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (18th highest in Wales, 28th highest in England & Wales). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (19th highest in Wales, 31st highest in England & Wales). Cadair Idris (Penygadair) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (9th highest in Wales, 247th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Cyfrwy at 811m (2662ft). Cyfrwy is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (32nd highest in Wales, 68th highest in England & Wales). Cyfrwy is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (40th highest in Wales, 83rd 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
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw156 Cadair Idris (Penygadair) via The Fox's Path

In no particular order . . .

The shelter on the summit of Cadair Idris

The shelter on the summit of Cadair Idris

Photo: Allan Needham (3)

Cyfrwy from The Pony Path up Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy from The Pony Path up Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (1)

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)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cyfrwy from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Harry Monks (7)

The shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

The shelter on Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (80)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit in the snow

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit in the snow

Photo: Gerald Murphy (84)

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Mynydd Moel from Cadair Idris (Penygadair) summit trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (88)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy summit cairn

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) from Cyfrwy summit cairn

Photo: Harry Monks (9)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit

Cadair Idris (Penygadair) Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (3)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (77)


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