Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr

The finest viewpoint in Wales?


Route outline for walk po117:

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall  -  LLyn Lluncaws  -  Cadair Berwyn  -  Cadair Berwyn (North Top)  -  Moel Sych  -  Ceulan Myheryn  -  Post Gwyn  -  Y Clogydd  -  Glan Hafon  -  Afon Yr Ast  -  Pistyll Rhaeadr.




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 Cadair Berwyn at 832m (2730ft). Cadair Berwyn is the highest point in the county of Denbighshire.

Cadair Berwyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (27th highest in Wales, 57th highest in England & Wales). Cadair Berwyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (31st highest in Wales, 67th highest in England & Wales). Cadair Berwyn is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (13th highest in Wales, 341st highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Cadair Berwyn (North Top) at 827m (2714ft). Cadair Berwyn (North Top) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (33rd highest in Wales, 71st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Moel Sych at 827m (2712ft). Moel Sych is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (29th highest in Wales, 61st highest in England & Wales). Moel Sych is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (34th highest in Wales, 72nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Post Gwyn at 665m (2182ft). Post Gwyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd Wales, 223rd Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (122nd highest in Wales, 298th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 255
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 125
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr

In no particular order . . .

Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (17)

Cadair Berwyn (North Top) summit trig point

Cadair Berwyn (North Top) summit trig point

Photo: John Greaves (15)

The large cairn on the summit of Moel Sych

The large cairn on the summit of Moel Sych

Photo: Alun Lawrence (4)

Craig Berwyn from Cadair Berwyn

Craig Berwyn from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (14)

The huge Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall at Tan y pistyll

The huge Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall at Tan y pistyll

Photo: Mark Edwards (10)

Cadair Berwyn

Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (13)

The trig point on the summit of Cadair Berwyn (North Top)

The trig point on the summit of Cadair Berwyn (North Top)

Photo: Alun Lawrence (3)

On top of our favourite place Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfalls near Llanrhaedar

On top of our favourite place Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfalls near Llanrhaedar

Photo: Lisa Williams (1)

Looking southeast from Moel Sych summit

Looking southeast from Moel Sych summit

Photo: Jim Piggott (1)

Pool on Cadair Berwyn

Pool on Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (12)


. . . load all 12 walk photos from Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr


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