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

The highest point of this walk is Foel Goch (Arenigs) at 611m (2005ft). Foel Goch (Arenigs) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (133rd highest in Wales, 310th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Foel Goch (Arenigs) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (186th in Wales, 437th in England & Wales). Foel Goch (Arenigs) is classified as a Marilyn (51st highest in Wales, 744th highest in the UK).

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

You will also reach the summit of Orddu, 555m (1821ft). Orddu is also known as a Welsh Dewey (79th in Wales, 139th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Moel Emoel, 549m (1801ft) - a Welsh Dewey (93rd in Wal, 165th Eng & Wal) and Pen y Bwlch Gwyn 502m (1647ft) - a Welsh Dewey (233rd in Wal, 408th Eng & Wal).


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 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 . . .

Nant Cwm Da waterfall

Nant Cwm Da waterfall

Photo: Graham Lister (1)

Orddu summit cairn

Orddu summit cairn

Photo: Graham Lister (2)

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)

Garnedd Fawr summit cairn

Garnedd Fawr summit cairn

Photo: Graham Lister (4)

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

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

Photo: Graham Lister (3)

Pen y Bwlch Gwyn from Garnedd Fawr

Pen y Bwlch Gwyn from Garnedd Fawr

Photo: Graham Lister (5)

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)


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