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

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) and a Wainwright (No. ). Waun Rydd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (54th in Wales, 128th in England & Wales). Waun Rydd is classified as a Marilyn (20th highest in Wales, 449th highest in the UK).

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

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

Along the way you will also bag Pant y Creigiau, 565m (1854ft) - a Welsh Dewey (59th in Wal, 105th Eng & Wal) and Bryniau Gleision (Talybont Reservoir) 538m (1766ft) - a Welsh Dewey (124th in Wal, 220th 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 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 . . .

Talybont Reservoir from Darren Fach

Talybont Reservoir from Darren Fach

Photo: Chris Sillett (19)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Bwlch y Ddwyallt from Waun Rydd

Bwlch y Ddwyallt from Waun Rydd

Photo: Chris Sillett (11)

The waterfall at Blaen y Glyn

The waterfall at Blaen y Glyn

Photo: Alex Oldridge (2)

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Grwyne Fechan near Darren Fach

Photo: David Allen (6)

Pant y Creigiau summit

Pant y Creigiau summit

Photo: Chris Sillett (18)

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

Photo: Alex Oldridge (4)

Waterfalls next to the Blaen y Glyn Car Park

Waterfalls next to the Blaen y Glyn Car Park

Photo: Neil Toulouse (2)

The Blaen Caerfanell waterfall near Blaen y Glyn

The Blaen Caerfanell waterfall near Blaen y Glyn

Photo: Alex Oldridge (8)

Waterfalls near Blaen y Glyn

Waterfalls near Blaen y Glyn

Photo: Alex Oldridge (9)


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