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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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). Waun Fach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (39th highest in Wales, 82nd highest in England & Wales). Waun Fach is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (14th highest in Wales, 368th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Pen y Gadair Fawr at 800m (2626ft). Pen y Gadair Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (35th highest in Wales, 78th highest in England & Wales). Pen y Gadair Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (44th highest in Wales, 94th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Mynydd Llysiau at 663m (2176ft). Mynydd Llysiau is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (94th highest in Wales, 227th highest in England & Wales). Mynydd Llysiau is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (125th highest in Wales, 303rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pen Twyn Mawr at 658m (2160ft). Pen Twyn Mawr is known as a Welsh Nuttall (134th highest in Wales, 317th highest in England & Wales) ; Pen Twyn Glas at 645m (2117ft). Pen Twyn Glas is known as a Welsh Nuttall (143rd highest in Wales, 341st highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Photo: David Allen (6)

Waun Fach from the summit cairn on Pen y Gadair Fawr

Waun Fach from the summit cairn on Pen y Gadair Fawr

Photo: Sidney Jackson (13)

Large cairn on the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Large cairn on the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Photo: Sidney Jackson (8)

Waun Fach from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Waun Fach from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Photo: Sidney Jackson (10)

Bal-Mawr and Mynydd Du Forest from Pen Twyn Mawr

Bal-Mawr and Mynydd Du Forest from Pen Twyn Mawr

Photo: Sidney Jackson (9)

Waun Fach from Pen y Gadair Fawr

Waun Fach from Pen y Gadair Fawr

Photo: Michael Owen (1)

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Photo: Sidney Jackson (11)

*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)

The Grwyne Fechan valley and Darren Fach from Pen Trumau

The Grwyne Fechan valley and Darren Fach from Pen Trumau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (3)

Upper Cwm Bridge over Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Upper Cwm Bridge over Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Photo: David Allen (2)


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