Walk po132 Heol Senni and Fan Gyhirych from Pont Gihirych (Cray Reservoir)

Open moorland walk with fine views


Route outline for walk po132:

Pont Gihirych (Cray Reservoir)  -  Heol Senni (Fan Bwlch Chwyth)  -  Yr Allt (Forest Fawr)  -  Bwlch y Duwynt  -  Fan Fraith  -  Fan Gyhirych  -  Bwlch Bryn-fhudd  -  Pont Gihirych.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Fan Gyhirych at 725m (2379ft). Fan Gyhirych is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (61st highest in Wales, 145th highest in England & Wales). Fan Gyhirych is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (74th highest in Wales, 178th highest in England & Wales). Fan Gyhirych is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (29538 highest in Wales, 537$ highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Fan Fraith at 668m (2192ft). Fan Fraith is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (120th highest in Wales, 294th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Yr Allt (Forest Fawr) at 604m (1982ft). Yr Allt (Forest Fawr) is also known as a Welsh Dewey (9th highest in Wales, 14th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Heol Senni (Fan Bwlch Chwyth) at 603m (1979ft). Heol Senni (Fan Bwlch Chwyth) is known as a Bridget..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL12
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 160
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po132 Heol Senni and Fan Gyhirych from Pont Gihirych (Cray Reservoir)

In no particular order . . .

Cray Reservoir and Pont Gihirych from the upper slopes of Fan Gyhirych

Cray Reservoir and Pont Gihirych from the upper slopes of Fan Gyhirych

Photo: Jeff Mayers (5)

Bwlch y Duwynt with Yr Allt (Forest Fawr) beyond from Fan Gyhirych

Bwlch y Duwynt with Yr Allt (Forest Fawr) beyond from Fan Gyhirych

Photo: Jeff Mayers (8)

Fan Gyhirych summit trig point

Fan Gyhirych summit trig point

Photo: Jeff Mayers (7)

Bwlch y Duwynt

Bwlch y Duwynt

Photo: Jeff Mayers (9)

Cray Reservoir dam

Cray Reservoir dam

Photo: Paul Holroyd (26)

Another Waterfall with Fan Gyhirych towering above

Another Waterfall with Fan Gyhirych towering above

Photo: Jeff Mayers (3)

Nant Gihirych from the lay by at Pont Gihirych

Nant Gihirych from the lay by at Pont Gihirych

Photo: Jeff Mayers (1)

Cairn in the summit of Fan Gyhirych

Cairn in the summit of Fan Gyhirych

Photo: Jeff Mayers (6)

Aproaching Fan Gyhirych

Aproaching Fan Gyhirych

Photo: Jeff Mayers (4)

Fan Nedd from Bwlch y Duwynt

Fan Nedd from Bwlch y Duwynt

Photo: Jeff Mayers (14)


. . . load all 13 walk photos from Walk po132 Heol Senni and Fan Gyhirych from Pont Gihirych (Cray Reservoir)


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