Walk gw165 Carnedd Dafydd from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

High fells and dramatic views


Route outline for walk gw165:

- Llyn Ogwen  -   Ogwen Cottage  -   Pen Yr Ole Wen  -   Carnedd Dafydd  -   Craig Llugwy  -   Craig y Llyn  -   Ffynnon Llugwy  -   Ffynnon Llugwy Access Road  -   Nant Benglog  -   Llyn Ogwen  -   Ogwen Cottage  -   Llyn Ogwen.




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
0
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Carnedd Dafydd at 1040m (3413ft). Carnedd Dafydd is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (4th highest in Wales, 4th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Carnedd Dafydd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (4th in Wales, 4th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Pen yr Ole Wen, 978m (3210ft). Pen yr Ole Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (7th highest in Wales, 8th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen yr Ole Wen is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (7th in Wales, 8th in England & Wales).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 gw165 Carnedd Dafydd from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (1)

Yr Elen from Foel Meirch

Yr Elen from Foel Meirch

Photo: Roger Maloney (3)

Carnedd Llewelyn from Bwlch Cyfryw-drum

Carnedd Llewelyn from Bwlch Cyfryw-drum

Photo: Roger Maloney (6)

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Llyn Clyd from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Robert Jones (4)

On Carnedd Dafydd summit

On Carnedd Dafydd summit

Photo: Will Caesar (16)

Carnedd Llewelyn from Carnedd Dafydd

Carnedd Llewelyn from Carnedd Dafydd

Photo: Robert Jones (7)

Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyders) and Foel-goch beyond

Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyders) and Foel-goch beyond

Photo: Steve Dunne (1)

My two nephews, Paul and Nick, on Pen yr Ole Wen in the Carneddau mountains in winter. Prominent in the background is the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Y Garn (Glyders) - standing proud in Alpine conditions.

My two nephews, Paul and Nick, on Pen yr Ole Wen in the Carneddau mountains in winter. Prominent in the background is the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Y Garn (Glyders) - standing proud in Alpine conditions.

Photo: Michael Ellis (1)

The Glyderau from Llyn Bochlwyd

The Glyderau from Llyn Bochlwyd

Photo: Colin White (2)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (4)


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