Walk po147 The Glen Collwn Round from Talybont Reservoir

Long high level walk with dramatic views.


Route outline for walk po147:

Talybont Reservoir  -  Allt Lwyd  -  Gwalciau'r Cwm  -  Carn Pica  -  Craig Pwllfa  -  Waun Rydd  -  Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt)  -  Graig Fan Las  -  Craig y Fan Ddu  -  Blaen y Glyn  -  The Taff Trail  -  Pant y Creigiau  -  Cefn Tarenni Cochion  -  Bryniau Gleision (Talybont Reservoir)  -  Darren Fawr  -  Darren Fach  -  Pen Bwlch Glasgwm  -  Pen Rhiw-calch  -  The Taff Trail  -  Talybont Reservoir.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
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 Rydd at 769m (2524ft). Waun Rydd is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (44th highest in Wales, 105th highest in England & Wales). Waun Rydd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (54th highest in Wales, 128th highest in England & Wales). Waun Rydd is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (20th highest in Wales, 449th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt) at 754m (2475ft). Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (60th highest in Wales, 143rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Allt Lwyd at 654m (2146ft). Allt Lwyd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (136th highest in Wales, 325th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pant y Creigiau at 565m (1854ft). Pant y Creigiau is classified as a Welsh Dewey (59th highest in Wales, 105th highest in England & Wales) ; Bryniau Gleision (Talybont Reservoir) at 538m (1766ft). Bryniau Gleision (Talybont Reservoir) is classified as a Welsh Dewey (124th highest in Wales, 220th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 160 & 161
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po147 The Glen Collwn Round from Talybont Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

A snow capped Tor Y Foel from Talybont Reservoir Dam

A snow capped Tor Y Foel from Talybont Reservoir Dam

Photo: Richard Penney (1)

Bwlch y Ddwyallt from Waun Rydd

Bwlch y Ddwyallt from Waun Rydd

Photo: Chris Sillett (11)

Waun Rydd summit cairn with Corn Du and Pen y Fan (The Brecon Beacons) in the background

Waun Rydd summit cairn with Corn Du and Pen y Fan (The Brecon Beacons) in the background

Photo: Jan Bowkler (4)

Pant y Creigiau summit

Pant y Creigiau summit

Photo: Chris Sillett (18)

Waterfalls near Blaen y Glyn

Waterfalls near Blaen y Glyn

Photo: Alex Oldridge (9)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Jan Bowkler (3)

Craig y Fan Ddu

Craig y Fan Ddu

Photo: Chris Sillett (12)

The Grwyne Fechan valley from Darren Fach

The Grwyne Fechan valley from Darren Fach

Photo: David Allen (5)

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Photo: David Allen (6)

Waterfalls next to the Blaen y Glyn Car Park

Waterfalls next to the Blaen y Glyn Car Park

Photo: Neil Toulouse (3)


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