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Name:Drum
Hill number:1993
Height:771m / 2530ft
Parent (Ma):1965  Carnedd Llewelyn
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Carneddau
County/UA:Conwy (CoU), Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Conwy, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 70846 69590
Summit feature:rock in shelter
Drop:48.4m
Col:722.6m  SH 7068 6904  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17E
Survey:Leica RX1250
Comments:summit measured as 771.0m
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First top of three on a ten mile walk following Nuttalls route The Northern Carneddau. From the small car park south west of Tal y Fan at the end of the minor road.WAYNE ROWLETT04/08/2019
Nice Sunday walk bagging Nutallsjmistry8623/06/2019
From home to summit of Drum, then on to Carnedd y Ddelw summitderrymark15/05/2019
Time: 9.00 - 12.30 (3.5hrs) Weather: Misty Ascent from: SH67581 71621 (Hafod Garth Farm Carpark) Hills Bagged: Foel Dduarth, Foel Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Delw, Drum and Llwytmor.char4chocs11/05/2019
Traverse of the Carneddau from Conwy to Ogwen ValleyClaireb 05/05/2019
Carneddau traverse, Llandudno Jt to Ogwen CottageS4m49805/05/2019
From Bwlch Y Ddeufan. Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell, Tal Y Fan and Foel Lwyd. Lovely DayAngelfon8319/03/2019
Carneddau one-way walk north to south with Dave. Parked Dave's car at Glan Dena on the A5 (SH669604) then in my car to Abergwyngregyn and the small carpark at SH675716. A day of two halves: before lunch it was sunny and breezy with clear views; but in the afternoon low cloud and squally rain blew in and the wind increased to 40mph gusting up to 50mph - arduous walking into the wind. Route was Drum, Foel Fras, Carnedd Gwenllian, Foel Grach, Carnedd Llewelyn, Carnedd Dafydd and Pen Y Ole Wen. Started about 10.15; finished about 6pm, slowed by the wind.Skip16/02/2019
From top car park to N.Wheelsy19/01/2019
Llanfairfechan, Garreg Fawr, Drum; Family walks on the North Wales coast - Route 12; Up and down the same way.WaggaWagg01/09/2018
On decent from foel frays to aberChasejet27/06/2018
While doing Welsh 3000s.PeakyPete27/06/2018
Climbed on Stuarts Trans Cambrian TrekBannor08/04/2018
From the car park west of Cae Coch Farm (SH721715). Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum and Pen y Castell. Very windy on the tops, otherwise a good day with nice views.Lazylizzie23/03/2018
9th ascent?thenomad20/03/2018
From Lyyytmor then back down to Dulyn bothy in the approaching dark.Eddie07/01/2018
From good carpark at SH721716 to Bwlch Y Ddeufaen and up N ridge to Carnedd y Ddelw, then Drum and Foel Fras. Returned same way as long drive home afterwards.milimana17/09/2017
Anti clockwise round from the cp near Llyn Eigiau, followed the fenceline down to finishbardolph02/09/2017
Solo. Up from ridge which includes Foel-garl and Pen Bryn-du. On to Pen y Castell.Aimless Rambler28/08/2017
Dragon's Back Racedc9627/07/2017
from Eigiau cottage mountaineering club hut staying with York Alpine Club up over Carnedd Llewellyn then north, skirting east of Carnedd Uchaf and west of Foel Fras, to Llwtmor 849m and the NE to Drum 770m.vegibagger17/06/2017
From Bwlch Y Ddeufaen. Pen Y Cydgoed, Foel-Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell, Penygadair and Pen Y Gaer. Lovely day, warm and windy!!Alunrees3322/05/2017
Circular from Aber FallsDan Baddeley23/04/2017
Walked with the Walking for Pleasure group.SteveClay08/04/2017
3000 walk 17th peakunderhill06/08/2016
5 of 14. Pen y Cydgoed, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum, Foel-fras (repeat visit), Llwytmor, Carnedd Uchaf (repeat visit), Bera Mawr, Bera Bach, Drosgl, Gyrn Wigau, Gyrn and Moel Wnion. Start / finish at the carpack at the end of the Aber Falls road. With Jon Collingwood. Repeated 12/04/2017BobHancock24/07/2016
Welsh 3000s tripaucuparia16/06/2016
From Aber falls CP. Up road and on track all way to summit of Drum, then onto Foel-Fras, out to Llwytmor, back to Carnedd Uchaf & Foel Grach. Then over Yr Aryg to Drosgyl,Gyrn Wigau, Gyrn & Moel Winion before descent down past Aber Falls.mart079702/06/2016
Attempt on Welsh 3000s North/SouthJohn Eley29/05/2016
Parked by bridge at Aber falls.£2 all day. Walked up road to top car park then straight up Foel Dduarth. Steep going on scree & through gorse but great view of whole valley and snow covered tops on gaining the ridge.Then stroll down to col and upto summit of Foel-ganol. On to Yr Orsedd,Carnedd y Ddelw.Drum, out & back to Pen y Castell,Foel-Fras,Carnedd Gwenllian,over Yr Aryg,Bera Mawr & Bera Bach then descending to Aber falls. Great views all daymart079716/04/2016
8/11 Eight of epic day in snow and ice at height (Pen Yr Ole Wen/Carnedd Dafydd/Carnedd Llewelyn/Yr Elen/Foel Grach/Garnedd Uchaf (Carnedd Gweenllian/Foel Fras/Drum/Carnedd Y Ddelw/Yr Orsed/Foel-Gandl)Fergalh27/02/2016
Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum, Pen y Castellkeithouk17/01/2016
First of many on a circular walk of the Northern Carneddau from Aber.Neil Haslewood19/09/2015
With Mrs G on Nuttall's 1.3 walk. Damp day, but rain only intermittent.jonglew14/09/2015
Carneddau wild camp 22 milesTaz3829/07/2015
Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum, and Pen y Castell from Bwlch y Ddeufaen. Path less tramp back to car! DSFred Windsor11/07/2015
Nuttall walk 1.3: Tal y Fan - Foel Lwyd - Carnedd y Ddelw NW Top - Carnedd y Ddelw - Drum - Pen y Castell - Penygadairronaldo33327/06/2015
See Foel Grach logDewi Prysor23/06/2015
Dragon's Back day 1Jim T22/06/2015
Dragon's BackDinoF22/06/2015
From Aber Falls car park along North Wales Path then cut back on track to col under Foel-ganol. Over the two Deweys then on to Drum doing Nuttall on way by. From there up to Foel-fras then back by Llwytmor and forest track. Overcast all day but an excellent leg stretcher.SS14/06/2015
Nuttalls walk 1.3, with Lindsay, Steve and FrankCrib Goch24/04/2015
Nuttall walk 1.3 plus others with Martin, Frank ,Steve and BrianLou24/04/2015
With Martin, Lindsay & Steve visiting Tal y Fan, Foel Lwyd, Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum, Pen y Castell, Penygadair & finishing on the hill fort of Pen y Gaer. Dry, but cloudy for most of the day.knarf24/04/2015
Long walk from aber to carnedd llywelyn back to aber falls.Owain G05/04/2015
Day out from Aber falls - Carnedd Y Ddelw - Drum - Foel Fras - to Carnedd Gwenllian.Erika14/09/2014
2nd summit of the day, after Carnedd Y Ddelw on an epic traverse of the Carneddau from Llanfairfechan to Capel Curig. A guy was waiting in the Shelter for the DoE party to come through. Sunny with some wind and dark clouds moving in and up the mountainside. I used the North Wales path and then the track, branching off to bag Carnedd Y Ddelw and then back on track to access Drum.Dazingdale05/07/2014
Stormy morning, sunny afternoonRuth07/06/2014
Brilliant walk from LanfairfechenLVis7404/05/2014
770mThe Grouse08/04/2014