Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Quiet lonely hills with fantastic views


Route outline for walk po155:

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall  -  Tan-y-pistyll  -  Nant y Llyn  -  Afon Disgynfa  -  Cwm Rhiwiau  -  Cwm Yr Eithin  -  Blaen Gaswen  -  Post Gwyn  -  Y Clogydd  -  Glan Hafon (Y Garn)  -  Afon Yr Ast  -  Pistyll Rhaeadr  -  Tan-y-pistyll.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Post Gwyn at 665m (2182ft). Post Gwyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd highest in Wales, 223rd highest in England & Wales) Post Gwyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (122nd highest in Wales, 298th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Glan Hafon (Y Garn) at 608m (1995ft). Glan Hafon (Y Garn) is also known as a Welsh Dewey (3rd highest in Wales, 6th in England & Wales) The summit of Glan Hafon (Y Garn) is marked by a grassy knoll.. The Trig Point on Glan Hafon (Y Garn) is about 180m E of the highest point.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 255
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 125
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr

In no particular order . . .

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Heading towards Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall

Heading towards Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall

Photo: Michael Owen (3)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags n from Nant y Llyn near Llyn Lluncaws

The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags n from Nant y Llyn near Llyn Lluncaws

Photo: Michael Owen (7)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Llyn Lluncaws from the lower slopes of Moel Sych

Llyn Lluncaws from the lower slopes of Moel Sych

Photo: Michael Owen (9)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags (far left), Trum Fellen, Moel Sych, Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Berwyn (North Top) (far right) from Nant y Llyn near Llyn Lluncaws

The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags (far left), Trum Fellen, Moel Sych, Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Berwyn (North Top) (far right) from Nant y Llyn near Llyn Lluncaws

Photo: Michael Owen (8)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The huge Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall at Tan y pistyll

The huge Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall at Tan y pistyll

Photo: Mark Edwards (10)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - On top of our favourite place Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfalls near Llanrhaedar

On top of our favourite place Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfalls near Llanrhaedar

Photo: Lisa Williams (1)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Berwyns from Pistyll Rhaeadr

The Berwyns from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Mark Edwards (11)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The large cairn on the summit of Post Gwyn

The large cairn on the summit of Post Gwyn

Photo: Michael Owen (17)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The viewpoint into Pistyll Rhaeadr & the Nant y Llyn valley from Afonyr Ast

The viewpoint into Pistyll Rhaeadr & the Nant y Llyn valley from Afonyr Ast

Photo: Michael Owen (20)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The waterfall at Pistyll Rhaeadr

The waterfall at Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (4)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The view from the top of Pistyll Rhaeadr

The view from the top of Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (22)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Looking back down the valley from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Looking back down the valley from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (5)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The view from the top of Pistyll Rhaeadr

The view from the top of Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (21)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The view from Post Gwyn

The view from Post Gwyn

Photo: Michael Owen (18)

Walk po155 Post Gwyn and Glan Hafon from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags from Nant y Llyn near Tan-y-pistyll

The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags from Nant y Llyn near Tan-y-pistyll

Photo: Michael Owen (6)


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