Walk po125 Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) and Drygarn Fawr from Dolymynach Reservoir

Huge views - but tricky in mist


Route outline for walk po125:

Dolymynach Reservoir  -  Afon Claerwen  -  Llanerch Cawr  -  Llywdnant  -  Marchnant  -  Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn)  -  Bwlch Ddau Faen  -  Carnau  -  Bryn Rhudd  -  Drygarn Fawr (North East Top)  -  Drygarn Fawr  -  Carreg Yr Ast  -  Nant Paradwys  -  Rhiwnant  -  Dolymynach Reservoir.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
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 Drygarn Fawr at 641m (2104ft). Drygarn Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (106th highest in Wales, 256th highest in England & Wales). Drygarn Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (148th highest in Wales, 348th highest in England & Wales). Drygarn Fawr is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (46th highest in Wales, 701st highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) at 613m (2012ft). Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (130th highest in Wales, 307th highest in England & Wales). Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (183rd highest in Wales, 431st highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 200
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 147
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po125 Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) and Drygarn Fawr from Dolymynach Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Drygarn Fawr summit and trig point

Drygarn Fawr summit and trig point

Photo: Colin France (9)

Large cairn on Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) summit

Large cairn on Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) summit

Photo: Colin France (4)

The other huge beacon on Drygarn Fawr

The other huge beacon on Drygarn Fawr

Photo: Colin France (8)

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Photo: Colin France (12)

The old bridge over Afon Claerwen at the South East end of Dolymynach Reservoir

The old bridge over Afon Claerwen at the South East end of Dolymynach Reservoir

Photo: Colin France (1)

The trig point on Drygarn Fawr

The trig point on Drygarn Fawr

Photo: Colin France (10)

Cwm Marchnant with Rhos y Gelynnen beyond

Cwm Marchnant with Rhos y Gelynnen beyond

Photo: Colin France (2)

Afon Claerwen with Waun Lydan beyond

Afon Claerwen with Waun Lydan beyond

Photo: Colin France (15)

Carreg yr Ast summit cairn

Carreg yr Ast summit cairn

Photo: Colin France (11)

Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) summit trig point and shelter

Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn) summit trig point and shelter

Photo: Colin France (3)


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