Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub

Fine 360° views of the Carneddau and the coast


Route outline for walk gw160:

Rachub  -  Ffos Rhufeiniaid  -  Moel Faban  -  Bwlch ym Mhwll-le  -  Llefn  -  Gyrn (Llanllechid)  -  Moel Wnion  -  Rachub.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
0
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Moel Wnion at 580m (1904ft). Moel Wnion is also known as a Welsh Dewey (40th highest in Wales, 69th in England & Wales) The summit of Moel Wnion is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Gyrn (Llanllechid) at 542m (1778ft). Gyrn (Llanllechid) is also known as a Welsh Dewey (115th highest in Wales, 206th in England & Wales) The summit of Gyrn (Llanllechid) is marked by a stone shelter..


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Chapel in Rachub

Chapel in Rachub

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (84)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Bwlch ym Mhwll-le between Llefn and Moel Faban

Bwlch ym Mhwll-le between Llefn and Moel Faban

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (81)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Gyrn (Llanllechid) from the lower slopes of Moel Wnion

Gyrn (Llanllechid) from the lower slopes of Moel Wnion

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (79)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Disused quarry near Rachub

Disused quarry near Rachub

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (82)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Sheepfold on the lower slopes of Moel Faban

Sheepfold on the lower slopes of Moel Faban

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (69)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Shelter on the upper slopes of Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Shelter on the upper slopes of Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (74)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Bethesda and The Snowdon Mountains from Moel Faban

Bethesda and The Snowdon Mountains from Moel Faban

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (70)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Moel Faban summit cairn

Moel Faban summit cairn

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (71)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Approaching the rocky summit of Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Approaching the rocky summit of Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (75)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - The path back to Rachub

The path back to Rachub

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (83)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Llefn

Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Llefn

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (73)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Sheepfold on the lower slopes of Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Sheepfold on the lower slopes of Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (78)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - The pub in the centre of Rachub

The pub in the centre of Rachub

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (85)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Moel y Ci from Rachub

Moel y Ci from Rachub

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (66)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - The Snowdonia Mountains from Rachub

The Snowdonia Mountains from Rachub

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (67)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Moel Wnion summit windbreak

Moel Wnion summit windbreak

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (80)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Yr Elen & Carnedd Dafydd from Moel Faban

Yr Elen & Carnedd Dafydd from Moel Faban

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (68)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Moel Faban summit shelter

Moel Faban summit shelter

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (72)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Gyrn (Llanllechid) summit windbreak

Gyrn (Llanllechid) summit windbreak

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (77)

Walk gw160 Gyrn (Llanllechid) and Moel Wnion from Rachub - Moel Wnion from Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Moel Wnion from Gyrn (Llanllechid)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (76)


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