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 (50th highest in Wales, 112th highest in England & Wales). Moel Hebog is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (17th highest in Wales, 423rd 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) (102nd highest in Wales, 242nd highest in England & Wales). Moel yr Ogof is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (135th highest in Wales, 323rd 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) (109th highest in Wales, 263rd highest in England & Wales). Moel Lefn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (150th highest in Wales, 355th 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 . . .

Bird in Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Bird in Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (215)

The Nantlle Ridge from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

The Nantlle Ridge from Bwlch Cwm-trwsgl

Photo: Gerald Murphy (212)

Rock cleft in Bwlch Meillionen

Rock cleft in Bwlch Meillionen

Photo: Gerald Murphy (186)

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)

Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (left) and Mynydd Drws-y-coed with Moel Eilio (right, in the distance) from the cairn on the summit of Moel Yr Ogof

Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd (left) and Mynydd Drws-y-coed with Moel Eilio (right, in the distance) from the cairn on the summit of Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (198)

Beddgelert & Nantgwynant from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Beddgelert & Nantgwynant from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Photo: Paul Latham (1)

Yr Aran & Nant Colwyn from Moel Hebog

Yr Aran & Nant Colwyn from Moel Hebog

Photo: Paul Latham (2)

Moel Lefn from Moel Yr Ogof

Moel Lefn from Moel Yr Ogof

Photo: Gerald Murphy (194)

Moel Hebog summit plateau and trig point

Moel Hebog summit plateau and trig point

Photo: Gerald Murphy (180)

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)


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