Walk gw238 Mynydd Graig Goch via Bwlch Cwmdulyn from Cors y Llyn

The UK's 'newest' mountain


Route outline for walk gw238:

Cors y Llyn  -  Afon Cwm Dulyn  -  Braich y Llyn  -  Bwlch Cwmdulyn  -  Mynydd Graig Goch  -  Cors y Llyn.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Mynydd Graig Goch was always thought to be 1998ft (609m) high, but in 2008 modern survey techniques established the summit to be 609.75 above mean sea level, reaching the mountain status threshold (2000ft & 100ft of 'prominence') by 15cm (six inches).

For more information about what makes a mountain - a mountain see A Mountain is a Mountain - isn't it?


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Mynydd Graig Goch at 610m (2000ft). Mynydd Graig Goch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (137th highest in Wales, 318th highest in England & Wales). Mynydd Graig Goch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (190th highest in Wales, 446th 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)



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