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

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 Pen Allt-mawr at 719m (2359ft). Pen Allt-mawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in Wales, 150th highest in England & Wales). Pen Allt-mawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (77th highest in Wales, 186th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pen Cerrig-calch at 701m (2300ft). Pen Cerrig-calch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (67th Wales, 174th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (86th highest in Wales, 219th highest in England & Wales); Mynydd Llysiau at 663m (2176ft). Mynydd Llysiau is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (94th Wales, 227th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (124th highest in Wales, 302nd highest in England & Wales); Pen Twyn Mawr at 658m (2160ft). Pen Twyn Mawr is known as a Welsh Nuttall (133rd highest in Wales, 316th highest in England & Wales); Pen Twyn Glas at 645m (2117ft). Pen Twyn Glas is known as a Welsh Nuttall (142nd highest in Wales, 339th 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 po153 Pen Cerrig-calch and Waun Fach from Nuadd-fawr

In no particular order . . .

Upper Cwm Bridge over Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Upper Cwm Bridge over Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Photo: David Allen (2)

Bal-Mawr and Mynydd Du Forest from Pen Twyn Mawr

Bal-Mawr and Mynydd Du Forest from Pen Twyn Mawr

Photo: Sidney Jackson (9)

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 y Gadair Fawr from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Pen y Gadair Fawr from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Photo: Sidney Jackson (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)

Waun Fach from Pen Trumau

Waun Fach from Pen Trumau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (1)

The Grwyne Fechan valley and Darren Fach from Pen Trumau

The Grwyne Fechan valley and Darren Fach from Pen Trumau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (3)

Pen Trumau and Waun Fach from Mynydd Llysiau

Pen Trumau and Waun Fach from Mynydd Llysiau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (6)

Mynydd Llysiau summit cairn

Mynydd Llysiau summit cairn

Photo: Jon Rimmer (5)

*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 Pen y Gadair Fawr ridge

The Pen y Gadair Fawr ridge

Photo: Sidney Jackson (12)

Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Grwyne Fechan near Llanbedr

Photo: David Allen (1)

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)

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)

Waun Fach from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Waun Fach from the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Photo: Sidney Jackson (10)

Pen y Gadair Fawr summit cairn

Pen y Gadair Fawr summit cairn

Photo: Michael Owen (2)

The Grwyne Fechan valley from Mynydd Llysiau

The Grwyne Fechan valley from Mynydd Llysiau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (8)

Waun Fach summit

Waun Fach summit

Photo: Sidney Jackson (14)

Waun Fach from Pen y Gadair Fawr

Waun Fach from Pen y Gadair Fawr

Photo: Michael Owen (1)

*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)

The summit of Pen y Gadair Fawr

The summit of Pen y Gadair Fawr

Photo: Paul Quinn (1)

Mynydd Troed from Pen Cerrig-Calch

Mynydd Troed from Pen Cerrig-Calch

Photo: Peter Royle (9)

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Pen Twyn Mawr summit cairn

Photo: Sidney Jackson (11)

Large cairn on the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Large cairn on the Pen Twyn Mawr ridge

Photo: Sidney Jackson (8)

Mynydd Llysiau from Pen Trumau

Mynydd Llysiau from Pen Trumau

Photo: Jon Rimmer (4)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk po153 Pen Cerrig-calch and Waun Fach from Nuadd-fawr


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