Walk gw201 The Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd Ddu

Classic Welsh Ridge Walk


Route outline for walk gw201:

Rhyd Ddu  -  Y Garn (Moel Hebog)  -  The Nantlle Ridge  -  Mynydd Drws-y-coed  -  Trum y Ddysgl  -  The Hiatus  -  Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd  -  Bwlch Dros-bern  -  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
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
4
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 Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd at 653m (2143ft). Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (102nd highest in Wales, 244th highest in England & Wales). Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (136th highest in Wales, 326th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Y Garn (Moel Hebog) at 633m (2078ft). Y Garn (Moel Hebog) is 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 gw201 The Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd Ddu

In no particular order . . .

Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd summit obelisk

Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd summit obelisk

Photo: David Zuckerman (23)

Bwlch Dros-bern and Craig Cwm Silyn from Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Bwlch Dros-bern and Craig Cwm Silyn from Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (161)

Approaching Mynydd Drws-y-coed on the Nantlle Ridge

Approaching Mynydd Drws-y-coed on the Nantlle Ridge

Photo: Gerald Murphy (153)

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)

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn)  (left), Llyn Cwellyn, Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (right) and Foel Gron (far right) from the Rhyd Ddu path

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Cwellyn) (left), Llyn Cwellyn, Moel Eilio (Llanberis) (right) and Foel Gron (far right) from the Rhyd Ddu path

Photo: Don Williams (16)

Trum y Ddysgl from Mynydd Drws-y-coed

Trum y Ddysgl from Mynydd Drws-y-coed

Photo: David Zuckerman (12)

Bwlch Dros-bern and Craig Cwm Silyn  - with Gyrn Goch, Bwlch Mawr & Gyrn Ddu (far right) from the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Bwlch Dros-bern and Craig Cwm Silyn - with Gyrn Goch, Bwlch Mawr & Gyrn Ddu (far right) from the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (160)

The Snowdon Massif - featuring Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Bwlch Main, Llechog, Clogwyn Du and Y Lliwedd from Y Garn (Moel Hebog) with Llyn y Dywarchen and Rhyd Ddu in the valley below

The Snowdon Massif - featuring Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Bwlch Main, Llechog, Clogwyn Du and Y Lliwedd from Y Garn (Moel Hebog) with Llyn y Dywarchen and Rhyd Ddu in the valley below

Photo: David Zuckerman (6)

Llyn-y-Gader with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran (right) from Beddgelert Forest near Cwm Marchnad

Llyn-y-Gader with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran (right) from Beddgelert Forest near Cwm Marchnad

Photo: Gerald Murphy (176)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from the Nantlle Road (B4418) near Rhyd Ddu

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (left) and Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from the Nantlle Road (B4418) near Rhyd Ddu

Photo: Gerald Murphy (148)


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