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Name:Ffridd Bach [Moel-ddu West Top]
Hill number:7505
Height:534m / 1752ft
Parent (Ma):2037  Moel-ddu
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Moel Hebog
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Glaslyn, Dwyfor, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Subdodd
(s5)
Grid ref:SH 57458 44184
Summit feature:hummock with loose rock
Drop:27m
Col:507m  SH576441  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL18W
Observations:hummock 15m WSW at SH 57446 44179 may be as high
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 50 users)ByDate of Ascent
On the way down from Moel-ddu to Tyddin Mawr.Topographer5702/08/2019
From Nantmor CP (£4.00). Moel-Ddu & its W top visited first - then back to CP & on to Moel Y Dyniewyd (there is a path through heather from high point of pass). Moel-Ddu is an excellent hill with super summit views - I basically followed the mapped path but made the mistake of not crossing the FB early on in the forest & following a signed path that is not mapped.ger27/03/2019
From NT car park at Aberglaslyn. Bryn Banog, Fridd Bach and Moel Ddu. Miserable day, wet and no views.Alunrees3323/07/2018
En route from Bryn Banog with Alf.jrj19/04/2018
From the car park on Llyn Cwmystradllyn via Gorseddau Quarries and Bwlch Oerddwr, on a survey with MP and AW. Onwards to Moel-ddu.marktrengove08/04/2018
From Dam parking, vague path then good track up Ynys-wen, track end then up S ridge to top of Ffridd Bach easy path across to Two tops of Moel-ddu, ineresting gap between. great views all round, Steeply down to impressive old Gorseddau Quarry, tramway back to parking. Excellent weather.apricorum25/03/2018
From carpark at Dam. The Southern shore has a path of sorts but boy is it rough and intermittent. Higher up its just a case of following the wall. A clamber over is required to get into the summit field. No views due to low cloud.stig_nest25/08/2017
3/4 (Gryn Goch/Gryn Ddu/FFrid Bach (Moel Ddu West Top/Moel Ddu)Fergalh13/08/2017
From Aberglaslyn HallJamesD197210/05/2017
On return leg from Moel-ddutim74709/04/2015
tough walk from the llyn no pathAristotle Chip12/09/2014
From Moel-ddu.JohnStoneham18/06/2014
After Moel Ddu. There is a rock and a few stones making an embryonic cairn. Quite a laborious off path descent to the lake.clivevilla27/04/2013
W Jenx from Beddgelert, following old miners track to col between Moel-ddu and Moel Hebog. Wet ground, only faint track, misty weather. Long wall approach to summit adorned by large cairn n' W top. Back to col before Hebog.nordicstar10/03/2012
From minor road to SW, parked at last cattle grid as little space at corner. GR8 sunny morning.Dugswell227/07/2011
From the dam to the W on way to Moel-Ddu; thought this was Moel-Ddu till I got there.Aye Jimmy31/05/2009
With: solo; Marhofn Meet. I set off early and bagged this one before others got off, meeting two groups as I walked down. Walked up from Glan-gors following the track then up the path to summit ridge. Visited Moel-Ddu summits and Ffridd Bach. Very cloudy.Ian Baines18/06/2005
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
David Gradwell04/08/2019
GmacT22/07/2019
Sleepwa1ker20/07/2019
willias10/06/2018
KeithByTheC16/03/2018
andrew brown13/11/2016
Tricky03/09/2016
A Peckish30/07/2016
beckybags30/07/2016
stevent080923/04/2016
Tony S14/11/2015
Bruckner710/10/2015
nicolajane01/10/2015
benarr8918/11/2014
Rob5009/07/2014
MM15/03/2014
KM15/03/2014
stevedixon08/03/2014
OLIVERS14/09/2013
parlick07/06/2013
boatgypsy10/10/2012
thenomad10/07/2012
Sprog06/11/2011
drwroberts28/08/2011
dadofmorph01/01/2010
Steve Q25/05/2009
Kiltie20/06/2005
Jon F18/06/2005
ianwatson06/03/2004
GaryJones01/01/2002
andrew.allum01/01/2000
IainT12/04/1977