Quieter ascent route than common routes but requires better map skills as no obvious path!

Statistics

4 - 5

hrs

1,040

m

1,041

m

20

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Severe

Description

From Ty'n-y-cornel hotel, clockwise around Tal-y-llyn to Pentre Farm.

Follow public footpath NW and enter access land.

Continue NNW rising steeply to Craig-Cwm-Anarch.

Head NE to rim of Cwm Llyn Cau, follow rim clockwise to Penygadair summit & Trig.

Retrace anticlockwise around rim of Cwm Lyn Cau beyond Craig-Cwm-Amarch following Minffordd Path.

At east end of Llyn Cau trend clockwise around Craig Lwyd to woodland by Ystrad-gwyn.

Leave access land and follow public footpath downhill through woodland to join B4405 by Doleinion.

Follow B4405 SW and join permissive track at Fawnog following track, etc anti-clockwise back to Ty'n-y-cornel hotel.