Walk gw192 Moel Hebog from Beddgelert

Fine views of Snowdon and the Nantlle Ridge

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 W to regain the 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

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) and a Wainwright (No. ). Moel Hebog is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (50th in Wales, 112th in England & Wales). Moel Hebog is classified as a Marilyn (17th highest in Wales, 423rd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Moel yr Ogof, 655m (2150ft). Moel yr Ogof is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (102nd highest in Wales, 242nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Moel yr Ogof is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (135th in Wales, 323rd in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Moel Lefn, 638m (2094ft). Moel Lefn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (109th highest in Wales, 263rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Moel Lefn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (150th in Wales, 355th in England & Wales).


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 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 . . .

The Moel Hebog Ridge

The Moel Hebog Ridge

Photo: Darren Young (13)

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)

Porthmadog Bay from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Porthmadog Bay from the lower slopes of Moel Hebog

Photo: Darren Young (12)

Moel Yr Ogof summit

Moel Yr Ogof summit

Photo: Gerald Murphy (190)

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)

Snowdon and Beddgelert from Moel Hebog

Snowdon and Beddgelert from Moel Hebog

Photo: Darren Young (11)

Approaching the summit of Moel Lefn

Approaching the summit of Moel Lefn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (204)

The Snowdon Massif - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd  beyond Llyn-y-Gader from Cwm Marchnad at the northern edge of Beddgelert Forest

The Snowdon Massif - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd beyond Llyn-y-Gader from Cwm Marchnad at the northern edge of Beddgelert Forest

Photo: David Zuckerman (35)

The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) and Yr Aran (right) from Bwlch Meillionen

The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) and Yr Aran (right) from Bwlch Meillionen

Photo: Gerald Murphy (187)

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)


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