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Berwyns: Foel y Geifr and Foel Goch

Berwyns: Foel y Geifr and Foel Goch


Postby jonathan - norfolk » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:17 am

Hewitts included on this walk: Foel Goch (Hirnantau), Foel y Geifr

Date walked: 02/03/2019

Time taken: 2.5

Distance: 5.25 km

Ascent: 300m

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Foel y Geifr and Foel Goch

A pleasant enough morning's walk, before the weather broke. There are some excellent views to be had of the Arans from the summit ridge and the summit trig point of Foel y Geifr is a good landmark. We almost walked past the summit of Foel Goch, so nondescript is it, although there are a few stones marking the top. A point further along the ridge looks as if it might be higher, but the map and GPS suggest otherwise.
Walked: 02.03 2019


IMG_2966 Foel Goch summit and compressed.jpg
Foel Goch from Foel y Geifr summit


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Foel Goch summit trig point


Western Berwyns from Foel Goch IMG_2964 compressed.jpg
The view across to Foel Cedig from the ridge



Length: 1.51 miles 2.43 km each way; Ascent: +/- 206m; Naismith: 1h 15m (ascent only) Actual time taken for up and down 2.5 hours Length: 3.25 miles 5.25 km Ascent: +/- 300m (c. 1000')
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