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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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). Carnedd Dafydd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (4th highest in Wales, 4th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Pen yr Ole Wen at 978m (3210ft). Pen yr Ole Wen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (7th highest in Wales, 8th highest in England & Wales). Pen yr Ole Wen is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (7th highest in Wales, 8th 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 gw165 Carnedd Dafydd from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Nant y Benglog, Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Pen yr Ole Wen

Nant y Benglog, Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Will Caesar (6)

Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Photo: Colin White (1)

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (3)

A sprinkling of snow on Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) above Llyn Ogwen from Pen yr Ole Wen

A sprinkling of snow on Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) above Llyn Ogwen from Pen yr Ole Wen

Photo: Gwyn Sharps (1)

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)

CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Peter Royle (12)

The Devils' Kitchen (Twll Du) (left) and Y Garn (Glyders) (right) from near Idwal Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

The Devils' Kitchen (Twll Du) (left) and Y Garn (Glyders) (right) from near Idwal Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Rob Barklamb (51)

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (2)

Cefn Ysgolion Duon from Carnedd Dafydd

Cefn Ysgolion Duon from Carnedd Dafydd

Photo: Roger Maloney (5)

On Carnedd Dafydd summit

On Carnedd Dafydd summit

Photo: Will Caesar (16)


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