Walk gw177 Foel Goch (Arenigs) and Moel Emoel from Cefn-ddwysarn

Good views of the Arenig Mountains


Route outline for walk gw177:

Cefn-ddwysarn  -  Pentre-tai-yn-y-cwm  -  Nant Cwm Da  -  Waun Tafolog  -  Orddu  -  Foel Goch (Arenigs)  -  Garnedd Fawr  -  Pen y Bwlch Gwyn  -  Moel Emoel  -  Nant Cefn-coch  -  Tir Gofal  -  Llwyniolyn  -  Cefn-ddwysarn.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
4
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Foel Goch (Arenigs) at 611m (2005ft). Foel Goch (Arenigs) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (132nd highest in Wales, 310th highest in England & Wales). Foel Goch (Arenigs) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (186th highest in Wales, 437th highest in England & Wales). Foel Goch (Arenigs) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (51st highest in Wales, 747th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Garnedd Fawr at 569m (1867ft). Garnedd Fawr is also known as a Welsh Dewey (51st highest in Wales, 92nd in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Orddu at 555m (1821ft). Orddu is also known as a Welsh Dewey (79th highest in Wales, 140th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Moel Emoel at 549m (1801ft). Moel Emoel is classified as a Welsh Dewey (93rd highest in Wales, 166th highest in England & Wales) ; Pen y Bwlch Gwyn at 502m (1647ft). Pen y Bwlch Gwyn is classified as a Welsh Dewey (233rd highest in Wales, 409th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL18
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 125
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw177 Foel Goch (Arenigs) and Moel Emoel from Cefn-ddwysarn

In no particular order . . .

Orddu summit cairn

Orddu summit cairn

Photo: Graham Lister (2)

Garnedd Fawr summit cairn

Garnedd Fawr summit cairn

Photo: Graham Lister (4)

The huge rock on the lower slopes of Pen y Bwlch Gwyn

The huge rock on the lower slopes of Pen y Bwlch Gwyn

Photo: Graham Lister (6)

Foel Goch (Arenigs) summit cairn, trig point and obelisk

Foel Goch (Arenigs) summit cairn, trig point and obelisk

Photo: Graham Lister (3)

Nant Cwm Da waterfall

Nant Cwm Da waterfall

Photo: Graham Lister (1)

Pen y Bwlch Gwyn from Garnedd Fawr

Pen y Bwlch Gwyn from Garnedd Fawr

Photo: Graham Lister (5)

Pen y Bwlch Gwyn summit cairn with Lake Bala in the background

Pen y Bwlch Gwyn summit cairn with Lake Bala in the background

Photo: Graham Lister (7)


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