Walk gw164 The full Nantlle Ridge and Craig Cwm Silyn from Rhyd Ddu

One for the Peak Baggers


Route outline for walk gw164:

Rhyd Ddu  -  Y Garn (Moel Hebog)  -  The Nantlle Ridge  -  Mynydd Drws-y-coed  -  Trum y Ddysgl  -  The Hiatus  -  Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd  -  Bwlch Dros-bern  -  Craig Cwm Silyn  -  Garnedd-goch  -  Craig Cwm Silyn  -  Cwm Pennant  -  Bwlch y Ddwy Elor  -  Beddgelert Forest  -  Cwm Marchnad  -  Llyn-y-Gader  -  Rhyd Ddu.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The arete up to the summit ofMynydd Drws-y-coed is steep, narrow and quite 'airy' in places. You should only attempt it in good weather and if you have a good head for heights.


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 Craig Cwm Silyn at 734m (2409ft). Craig Cwm Silyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (56th highest in Wales, 135th highest in England & Wales). Craig Cwm Silyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (70th highest in Wales, 167th highest in England & Wales). Craig Cwm Silyn is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (25th highest in Wales, 514th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Trum y Ddysgl at 709m (2327ft). Trum y Ddysgl is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (65th highest in Wales, 160th highest in England & Wales). Trum y Ddysgl is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (84th highest in Wales, 202nd highest in England & Wales). Trum y Ddysgl is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (31st highest in Wales, 571st highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Garnedd-goch at 700m (2297ft). Garnedd-goch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (87th highest in Wales, 221st highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Mynydd Drws-y-coed at 695m (2281ft). Mynydd Drws-y-coed is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (70th Wales, 178th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (90th highest in Wales, 231st highest in England & Wales); Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd at 653m (2143ft). Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (102nd Wales, 244th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (136th highest in Wales, 326th highest in England & Wales); Y Garn (Moel Hebog) at 633m (2078ft). Y Garn (Moel Hebog) is known as a Welsh Nuttall (153rd highest in Wales, 365th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw164 The full Nantlle Ridge and Craig Cwm Silyn from Rhyd Ddu

In no particular order . . .

Moel Hebog, Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof from Trum y Ddysgl with Bwlch-y-Ddwy-elor bottom left

Moel Hebog, Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof from Trum y Ddysgl with Bwlch-y-Ddwy-elor bottom left

Photo: David Zuckerman (21)

The Hiatus (bottom centre), Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (far right) and Yr Eifl (The Rivals) on the Llyn peninsula (top far left) from Trum y Ddysgl

The Hiatus (bottom centre), Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (far right) and Yr Eifl (The Rivals) on the Llyn peninsula (top far left) from Trum y Ddysgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (157)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Rhyd Ddu

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Rhyd Ddu

Photo: Gerald Murphy (149)

Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Trum y Ddysgl - with Foel Goch (left), Moel Cynghorion (right) and Elidir Fawr between

Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Trum y Ddysgl - with Foel Goch (left), Moel Cynghorion (right) and Elidir Fawr between

Photo: David Zuckerman (18)

Garnedd-goch summit trig point

Garnedd-goch summit trig point

Photo: David Zuckerman (29)

The Moelwyns - Cnicht (left) and Moelwyn Mawr (right) - from Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

The Moelwyns - Cnicht (left) and Moelwyn Mawr (right) - from Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (159)

The summit of Craig Cwm Silyn with Moel Lefn in the background

The summit of Craig Cwm Silyn with Moel Lefn in the background

Photo: Gerald Murphy (172)

Moel Lefn (centre), Moel yr Ogof and Moel Hebog (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn

Moel Lefn (centre), Moel yr Ogof and Moel Hebog (right) from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (170)

On Bwlch Dros-bern between Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Craig Cwm Silyn

On Bwlch Dros-bern between Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Craig Cwm Silyn

Photo: David Zuckerman (28)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) (right) from Rhyd Ddu

Photo: David Zuckerman (1)


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