Walk gw188 The first part of the Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd Ddu

One of the finest ridge walks in Britain


Route outline for walk gw188:

Rhyd Ddu  -  Y Garn (Moel Hebog)  -  The Nantlle Ridge  -  Mynydd Drws-y-coed  -  Trum y Ddysgl  -  The Hiatus  -  Bwlch-y-Ddwy-elor  -  Beddgelert Forest  -  Cwm Marchnad  -  Llyn-y-Gader  -  Rhyd Ddu.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The arete up to the summit ofMynydd Drws-y-coed is steep, narrow and quite 'airy' in places. You should only attempt it in good weather and if you have a good head for heights.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
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 Trum y Ddysgl at 709m (2327ft). Trum y Ddysgl is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (65th highest in Wales, 160th highest in England & Wales). Trum y Ddysgl is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (84th highest in Wales, 202nd highest in England & Wales). Trum y Ddysgl is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (31st highest in Wales, 571st highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Mynydd Drws-y-coed at 695m (2281ft). Mynydd Drws-y-coed is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (70th highest in Wales, 178th highest in England & Wales). Mynydd Drws-y-coed is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (90th highest in Wales, 231st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Y Garn (Moel Hebog) at 633m (2078ft). Y Garn (Moel Hebog) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (153rd highest in Wales, 365th 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 gw188 The first part of the Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd Ddu

In no particular order . . .

The Hiatus (bottom centre), Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (far right) and Yr Eifl (The Rivals) on the Llyn peninsula (top far left) from Trum y Ddysgl

The Hiatus (bottom centre), Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (far right) and Yr Eifl (The Rivals) on the Llyn peninsula (top far left) from Trum y Ddysgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (157)

Craig y Bera and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Craig y Bera and Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (152)

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf through a gap in the crags on Mynydd Drws-y-coed

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf through a gap in the crags on Mynydd Drws-y-coed

Photo: David Zuckerman (11)

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf, Dyffryn Nantlle and the shoulder of Mynydd Mawr from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf, Dyffryn Nantlle and the shoulder of Mynydd Mawr from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (5)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed and The Nantlle Ridge with Moel Hebog, Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof  in the distance (left) from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed and The Nantlle Ridge with Moel Hebog, Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof in the distance (left) from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (10)

Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Trum y Ddysgl - with Foel Goch (left), Moel Cynghorion (right) and Elidir Fawr between

Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Trum y Ddysgl - with Foel Goch (left), Moel Cynghorion (right) and Elidir Fawr between

Photo: David Zuckerman (18)

Moel Hebog, Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof from the top of Trum y Ddysgl

Moel Hebog, Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof from the top of Trum y Ddysgl

Photo: David Zuckerman (20)

Path through Beddgelert Forest

Path through Beddgelert Forest

Photo: David Zuckerman (34)

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) above Craig y Bera from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) above Craig y Bera from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (4)

On the summit of Y Garn (Moel Hebog) with the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) group in the background

On the summit of Y Garn (Moel Hebog) with the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) group in the background

Photo: Gerald Murphy (150)


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