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) and a Welsh Marilyn (17th highest in Wales, 425th highest in the UK). Moel Hebog means 'Bare Hill of the Hawk' in Welsh and is pronounced 'moy-el-heb-og'. The summit of Moel Hebog is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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). Moel yr Ogof means 'Bare Hill with a Cave' in Welsh and is pronounced 'moy-el-ur-og-ov'. The summit of Moel yr Ogof is marked by a small cairn on rocky outcrop.

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). Moel Lefn means 'Smooth Bare Hill' in Welsh and is pronounced 'moy-el le-vn'. The summit of Moel Lefn is marked by the most northern of two rocky outcrops.

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

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Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Look! Its me ;-) on Moel Hebog last April with Craig Cwm Silyn (left), Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (centre right), Trum y Ddysgl (right) on the horizon and Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof in the mid-distance

Look! Its me ;-) on Moel Hebog last April with Craig Cwm Silyn (left), Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (centre right), Trum y Ddysgl (right) on the horizon and Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof in the mid-distance

Photo: Hilda Wright (1)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Approaching Moel Lefn in mist

Approaching Moel Lefn in mist

Photo: Paul Latham (9)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - The Nantlle Ridge - Garnedd-goch, Craig Cwm Silyn, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd, Bwlch Dros-bern and Mynydd Drws-y-coed - from Moel Yr Ogof

The Nantlle Ridge - Garnedd-goch, Craig Cwm Silyn, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd, Bwlch Dros-bern and Mynydd Drws-y-coed - from Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (201)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Moel Hebog summit

Moel Hebog summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (179)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Moel Yr Ogof from the summit of Moel Lefn

Moel Yr Ogof from the summit of Moel Lefn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (205)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - The rocky descent into Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

The rocky descent into Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (211)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Sheep crossing the path near Beddgelert

Sheep crossing the path near Beddgelert

Photo: Gerald Murphy (216)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Cnicht (centre left), Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Moel Yr Ogof

Cnicht (centre left), Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (200)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Beddgelert Forest, Beddgelert and Llyn Dinas from Moel Lefn

Beddgelert Forest, Beddgelert and Llyn Dinas from Moel Lefn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (207)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Moel Yr Ogof

Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (189)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Path through Beddgelert Forest

Path through Beddgelert Forest

Photo: David Zuckerman (34)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Beddgelert from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Beddgelert from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Photo: Darren Young (10)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Beddgelert from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Beddgelert from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Photo: Darren Young (9)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Porthmadog Bay from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Porthmadog Bay from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Photo: Darren Young (12)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - The Nantlle Ridge - Garnedd-goch, Craig Cwm Silyn, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd, Bwlch Dros-bern, Trum y Ddysgl and Mynydd Drws-y-coed - from Moel Lefn

The Nantlle Ridge - Garnedd-goch, Craig Cwm Silyn, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd, Bwlch Dros-bern, Trum y Ddysgl and Mynydd Drws-y-coed - from Moel Lefn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (208)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Moel Eilio (left), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Moel Yr Ogof

Moel Eilio (left), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (196)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - On Moel Yr Ogof

On Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (192)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Moel Lefn summit cairn

Moel Lefn summit cairn

Photo: Paul Latham (10)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Bird in Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Bird in Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (215)

Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert - Moel yr Ogof from Bwlch Meillionen

Moel yr Ogof from Bwlch Meillionen

Photo: Paul Latham (7)


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