Walk po129 The Grwyne Fechan Round

Fine high mountain views


Route outline for walk po129:

- Nuadd-fawr  -   Llanbedr  -   Darren Fach  -   Pen Twyn Glas  -   Mynydd Llysiau  -   Pen Trumau  -   Waun Fach  -   Pen y Gadair Fawr  -   Pen Twyn Mawr  -   Pen Gwyllt Meirch  -   Nantyrychain  -   Cwm Farm  -   Nuadd-fawr.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Waun Fach at 811m (2662ft). Waun Fach is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (31st highest in Wales, 67th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Waun Fach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (39th in Wales, 82nd in England & Wales). Waun Fach is classified as a Marilyn (14th highest in Wales, 366th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Pen y Gadair Fawr, 800m (2626ft). Pen y Gadair Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (35th highest in Wales, 78th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen y Gadair Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (44th in Wales, 94th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Mynydd Llysiau, 663m (2176ft). Mynydd Llysiau is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (95th highest in Wales, 228th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Mynydd Llysiau is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (125th in Wales, 303rd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pen Twyn Mawr, 658m (2160ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (134th Wal, 317th Eng & Wal) and Pen Twyn Glas 645m (2117ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (143rd Wal, 341st Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL13
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 161
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po129 The Grwyne Fechan Round

In no particular order . . .

Upper Cwm Bridge over Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Upper Cwm Bridge over Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Photo: David Allen (2)

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Photo: Sidney Jackson (11)

Waun Fach from Pen y Gadair Fawr

Waun Fach from Pen y Gadair Fawr

Photo: Michael Owen (1)

*Waun Fach and Pen y Gadair Fawr from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

*Waun Fach and Pen y Gadair Fawr from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Photo: Sidney Jackson (7)

Mynydd Llysiau summit cairn

Mynydd Llysiau summit cairn

Photo: Jon Rimmer (5)

Pen Cerrig-calch, Pen Allt-mawr, Tal-Trwynau, Pen Twyn Glas, Mynydd Llysiau and Pen Trumau from Waun Fach

Pen Cerrig-calch, Pen Allt-mawr, Tal-Trwynau, Pen Twyn Glas, Mynydd Llysiau and Pen Trumau from Waun Fach

Photo: Jon Rimmer (2)

Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Photo: David Allen (1)

The Grwyne Fechan valley and Darren Fach from Pen Trumau

The Grwyne Fechan valley and Darren Fach from Pen Trumau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (3)

The summit of Pen y Gadair Fawr

The summit of Pen y Gadair Fawr

Photo: Paul Quinn (1)

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Photo: David Allen (6)


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