Walk gw167 Waun-oer, Cribin Fawr and Maesglase from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni

Superb mountain walk


Route outline for walk gw167:

Aberllefenni  -  Bryn Coedwig Field Studies Centre  -  Cwm Ratgoed  -  Fynnon-Badarn  -  Ffridd Newydd  -  Mynydd Ceiswyn  -  Waun-oer  -  Cribin Fawr  -  Craig Portas  -  Craig Portas (East Top)  -  Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch)  -  Maesglase (Maen Du)  -  Craig Portas (East Top)  -  Craig Portas  -  Mynydd Dolgoed  -  Dolgoed  -  Ratgoed Hall  -  Bryn Coedwig  -  Aberllefenni.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) at 679m (2218ft). Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (82nd highest in Wales, 200th highest in England & Wales). Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (109th highest in Wales, 266th highest in England & Wales). Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (37th highest in Wales, 640th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Waun-oer at 670m (2198ft). Waun-oer is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (86th highest in Wales, 214th highest in England & Wales). Waun-oer is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (115th highest in Wales, 286th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Cribin Fawr at 659m (2163ft). Cribin Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (99th highest in Wales, 235th highest in England & Wales). Cribin Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (129th highest in Wales, 311th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Mynydd Ceiswyn at 605m (1986ft). Mynydd Ceiswyn is known as a Bridget.; Craig Portas at 605m (1985ft). Craig Portas is classified as a Welsh Dewey (6th highest in Wales, 11th highest in England & Wales); Craig Portas (East Top) at 587m (1926ft). Craig Portas (East Top) is classified as a Welsh Dewey (34th highest in Wales, 55th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL23
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw167 Waun-oer, Cribin Fawr and Maesglase from Bryn Coedwig, Aberllefenni

In no particular order . . .

Another boundary stone on Craig Portas

Another boundary stone on Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (418)

On the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge from Craig Portas

On the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge from Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (424)

The grassy summit of Craig Portas

The grassy summit of Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (422)

Mynydd Cymerau from Cwm Ratgoed

Mynydd Cymerau from Cwm Ratgoed

Photo: Mike Walker (430)

Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) (left), Maesglase (Maen Du) (centre) and Craig Portas (East Top) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Maesglase (Craig Rhiw-erch) (left), Maesglase (Maen Du) (centre) and Craig Portas (East Top) from the lower slopes of Craig Portas

Photo: Mike Walker (419)

Looking back up to Waun-oer from the bwlch between Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr

Looking back up to Waun-oer from the bwlch between Waun-oer and Cribin Fawr

Photo: Mike Walker (412)

The trig point on the summit of Waun-oer

The trig point on the summit of Waun-oer

Photo: Mike Walker (410)

Looking south-west from the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge

Looking south-west from the Mynydd Dolgoed ridge

Photo: Mike Walker (425)

Marker stone on the summit of Cribin Fawr

Marker stone on the summit of Cribin Fawr

Photo: Mike Walker (415)

Waun-oerd from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Waun-oerd from Mynydd Ceiswyn

Photo: Mike Walker (406)


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