Walk po153 Pen Cerrig-calch and Waun Fach from Nuadd-fawr

Fine views in all directions


Route outline for walk po153:

- Nuadd-fawr  -   Llanbedr  -   Table Mountain (Pen Cerrig-calch)  -   Trwyn Ysgwrfa  -   Pen Cerrig-calch  -   Pen Allt-mawr  -   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
5
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
7
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 Pen Allt-mawr, 719m (2359ft). Pen Allt-mawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (63rd highest in Wales, 151st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Allt-mawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (77th in Wales, 186th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pen Cerrig-calch, 701m (2300ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (68th Wal, 175th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (86th Wal, 219th Eng & Wal); Mynydd Llysiau 663m (2176ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (95th Wal, 228th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (125th Wal, 303rd Eng & Wal); 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 po153 Pen Cerrig-calch and Waun Fach from Nuadd-fawr

In no particular order . . .

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Photo: Rosemary Janes (1)

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)

Mynydd Llysiau summit cairn

Mynydd Llysiau summit cairn

Photo: Jon Rimmer (5)

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Photo: Sidney Jackson (11)

Table Mountain (on the South East shoulder of Pen Cerrig-calch) from Blaen-yr-henbant

Table Mountain (on the South East shoulder of Pen Cerrig-calch) from Blaen-yr-henbant

Photo: David Allen (3)

Waun Fach summit

Waun Fach summit

Photo: Sidney Jackson (14)

*270° Panorama featuring Pengenfford, Pen Trumau, Waun Fach, Pen y Gadair Fawr, Pen Twyn Mawr, Crug Mawr and the The Grwyne Fechan valley from Mynydd Llysiau

*270° Panorama featuring Pengenfford, Pen Trumau, Waun Fach, Pen y Gadair Fawr, Pen Twyn Mawr, Crug Mawr and the The Grwyne Fechan valley from Mynydd Llysiau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (7)

Mynydd Llysiau from Pen Trumau

Mynydd Llysiau from Pen Trumau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (4)

Table Mountain from Trwyn Ysgwrfa en-route to Pen Cerrig-calch one January morning in 2012

Table Mountain from Trwyn Ysgwrfa en-route to Pen Cerrig-calch one January morning in 2012

Photo: David Sutherland (1)

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)


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