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Nantle Ridge

Nantle Ridge

Postby petem56 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 4:58 pm

Hewitts included on this walk: Craig Cwm Silyn, Mynydd Drws-y-coed, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd, Trum y Ddysgl

Date walked: 18/03/2011

Time taken: 9

Distance: 13.1 km

Ascent: 1m

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9am parked car on B4418 right at start of walk, set of through gate SW then W and followed well marked path up Y Garn, 1hr 20mins .

View back to start and Snowdon.

Views were as you can see first class.

The way ahead.

The Scramble.

From Y Garn we headed WSW to Myndd Drws-y-coed for the scramble to the top.
For best scrambling we stayed on the ridge as much as possible. From top we then head SW then W to top of Trum y Dysgl. From top head SW then W again for easy walk to the top of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd, 3hrs 30mins.

The Oblisk

Looking back to Trum y Dysgl.

After first lunch stop we then set off for Craig Cwm Silyn, follow ridge S then SW to Bwlch Dros-bern then skirted to the right of the ridge ahead to find path to top 5hrs.

Myself on Craig Cwm Silyn.

After 2nd lunch retraced path to Bwlch Dros-bern then headed SE down hillside to head for Cwm Trwsgl. This section of route had few clear paths to follow and was quite hard work. once to the Quarry workings it was then just follow the path to Bwlch-y-Ddwy-elor and through the forest back to the start.

Y Garn, Mynydd Drws-y-coed, Trum y Dysgl, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Craig Cwm Silyn.
Last edited by petem56 on Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:18 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Nantle Ridge

Postby tango » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:06 pm

Pete some lovely photos here, I scrambled up that ridge years ago but in low cloud so its nice to see what it looks like cheers... :D .. I was on Trum y Ddysgl afew years ago & wind was that strong i couldnt complete my walk....thats going some.... :(

Re: Nantle Ridge

Postby yokehead » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:31 pm

Great report and good to see that detail in your photos. 8) Looks like it would also be a fine trip when snow covered. This was on my list for a visit hopefully this year, thanks for giving me an extra incentive! :D
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Re: Nantle Ridge

Postby malky_c » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:53 pm

Great hills, these. I've done Y Garn, Mynydd Drws y Coed and Trum y Ddysgl many times, as they make a great short round from Beddgelert forest. Tended to do Craig Cwm Silyn from above Nantlle.

Great photos and looks like spring has fully kicked in down there 8)
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Re: Nantle Ridge

Postby Crawler » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:55 pm

I couldn't see a way up that scramble when I tried it and had to turn back :(
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Re: Nantle Ridge

Postby blueyed » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:57 pm

nice ridge :)) definitely to be added to my 'list' ;)
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