Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert

Fine views of Snowdon and the Nantlle Ridge


Route outline for walk gw192:

Beddgelert  -  Welsh Mountain Railway  -  Moel Hebog  -  Bwlch Meillionen  -  Moel yr Ogof  -  Moel Lefn  -  Bwlch Sais  -  Craig Cwm-trwsgl  -  Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl  -  Coed Mawr  -  Beddgelert Forest Campsite  -  Beddgelert.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

To visit the cave supposedly used by Owain Glyndwr when hiding from the English, go NE from above Bwlch Meillionen and contour round the mountainside for about 300m. The small cave is in the rockface on the other side of a gully. Go west to regain the ridge.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
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 Moel Hebog at 783m (2569ft). Moel Hebog is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (40th highest in Wales, 93rd highest in England & Wales). Moel Hebog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (51st highest in Wales, 113th highest in England & Wales). Moel Hebog is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (17th highest in Wales, 425th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Moel yr Ogof at 655m (2150ft). Moel yr Ogof is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (101st highest in Wales, 241st highest in England & Wales). Moel yr Ogof is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (134th highest in Wales, 322nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Moel Lefn at 638m (2094ft). Moel Lefn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (108th highest in Wales, 262nd highest in England & Wales). Moel Lefn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (149th highest in Wales, 352nd 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 gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert

In no particular order . . .

Sheep crossing the path near Beddgelert

Sheep crossing the path near Beddgelert

Photo: Gerald Murphy (216)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (213)

The Moelwyns from the path approaching the summit of Moel Hebog

The Moelwyns from the path approaching the summit of Moel Hebog

Photo: Gerald Murphy (178)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from the summit of Moel Lefn

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left), Yr Aran and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) from the summit of Moel Lefn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (206)

The Nantlle Ridge from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

The Nantlle Ridge from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (212)

Approaching Moel Lefn in mist

Approaching Moel Lefn in mist

Photo: Paul Latham (9)

The Nantlle Ridge from Moel Hebog summit plateau

The Nantlle Ridge from Moel Hebog summit plateau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (181)

Beddgelert from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Beddgelert from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Photo: Darren Young (10)

Moel Yr Ogof

Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (189)

Cairns on the approach to the summit of Moel Hebog

Cairns on the approach to the summit of Moel Hebog

Photo: Gerald Murphy (177)


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