Walk gw159 Rhinog Fawr, Rhinog Fach, Y Llethr and Diffwys from Cwm Nantcol

Fantastic - but very long and with two big ascents


Route outline for walk gw159:

Maes-y-garnedd  -  Nantcol  -  Rhinog Fawr  -  Bwlch Drws-Ardudwy  -  Rhinog Fach  -  Llyn Hywel  -  Y Llethr  -  Crib-y-rhiw  -  Diffwys  -  Diffwys (West Top)  -  Llyn Bodlyn  -  Cil-cychwyn  -  Pont Cerrig  -  Afon Cwmnantcol  -  Cwm Nantcol  -  Maes-y-garnedd.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
6
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
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 Y Llethr at 756m (2481ft). Y Llethr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (48th highest in Wales, 115th highest in England & Wales). Y Llethr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (59th highest in Wales, 139th highest in England & Wales). Y Llethr is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (21st highest in Wales, 475th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Diffwys at 750m (2462ft). Diffwys is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (51st highest in Wales, 120th highest in England & Wales). Diffwys is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (63rd highest in Wales, 147th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Rhinog Fawr at 720m (2363ft). Rhinog Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (61st highest in Wales, 147th highest in England & Wales). Rhinog Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (76th highest in Wales, 183rd highest in England & Wales). Rhinog Fawr is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (30th highest in Wales, 548th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Rhinog Fach at 712m (2337ft). Rhinog Fach is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (63rd Wales, 156th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (81st highest in Wales, 197th highest in England & Wales); Crib-y-rhiw at 670m (2199ft). Crib-y-rhiw is known as a Welsh Nuttall (114th highest in Wales, 284th highest in England & Wales); Diffwys (West Top) at 642m (2107ft). Diffwys (West Top) is known as a Welsh Nuttall (146th highest in Wales, 344th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL18
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw159 Rhinog Fawr, Rhinog Fach, Y Llethr and Diffwys from Cwm Nantcol

In no particular order . . .

Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

Wettonmill

Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (12)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Photo: Heather Ward (1)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

Photo: Matt Guest (2)

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Photo: Georg Dite (6)

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Photo: Rhodri Gwilliam (1)

On the summit of Brown Willy

On the summit of Brown Willy

Photo: Patrick Fludder (1)

The large cairn at the top of the Bwlch Drws-Ardudwy pass

The large cairn at the top of the Bwlch Drws-Ardudwy pass

Photo: John Greaves (23)


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