Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn

Magnificent short ridge walk


Route outline for walk gw246:

Hafod-y-gelyn  -  Roman Road  -  Foel Dduarth  -  Foel-ganol  -  Yr Orsedd  -  Pen Bryn-du  -  Roman Road  -  Hafod-y-gelyn




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
0
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
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 Yr Orsedd at 559m (1835ft). Yr Orsedd is also known as a Welsh Dewey (70th highest in Wales, 125th in England & Wales) Yr Orsedd means 'Rossett' in Welsh.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Foel-ganol at 536m (1759ft). Foel-ganol is also known as a Welsh Dewey (134th highest in Wales, 237th in England & Wales) Foel-ganol means 'Middle Bare Hill' in Welsh.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn - Two wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Two wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (17)

Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn - Drum (Carneddau) at the head of the Afon Anafon valley from Foel-ganol

Drum (Carneddau) at the head of the Afon Anafon valley from Foel-ganol

Photo: Arwyn Jones (12)

Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn - Wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (15)

Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn - Looking NW to Abergwyngregyn from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Looking NW to Abergwyngregyn from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (14)

Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn - Foel-ganol from Foel Dduarth

Foel-ganol from Foel Dduarth

Photo: Arwyn Jones (18)

Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn - Sheepfold in the Afon Anafon valley from Foel-ganol

Sheepfold in the Afon Anafon valley from Foel-ganol

Photo: Arwyn Jones (13)

Walk gw246 Foel-ganol and Yr Orsedd from Hafod-y-gelyn - Wild horse with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Wild horse with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (16)


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