Name:Mynydd Moel
Hill number:2138
Height:863m / 2831ft
Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
Col:796m  SH720134  

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
-860608/06/2006SH 72750 13683  F: rocky outcropIJ
-860722/08/2007SH 72750 13682  F: rocky outcropIan Baines
-860827/03/2010SH 72748 13684  F: rocky outcropRHW
-860909/05/2011SH 72753 13678  F: rocky outcropAW

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With CUHWC friends: Minffordd - Craig Cwm Amarch - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel - Minffordd. Snow on the ground and blue skies.Mark Jackson10/11/2019
Additional peak bagging while on the UK Hikers / Summit Fit insta-meet.Sockpan07/09/2019
From lay-by on B4405 (SH 75278 13537). Fairly steep, grassy path then scramble up to the summit of Gau Craig. Boggy before loose rock path to the summit of Mynydd Moel. Clear, rocky path to Cadair Idris. Pony Path to SH691135 then good path and track to finish at Llanfihangel-y-pennant (SH 67196 08871).david23020102/09/2019
As Per Nuttall Walk 11m total - Craig Cwm Armarch, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, and Gau Craig. Lovely Sunny Day and Good views throughoutJephcote8313/08/2019
Craig Cwm Armarch, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, and Gau Craig. Nuttall walk. DSFred Windsor08/07/2019
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Gary Dean, Dave Topliss, Jan Urey, Susan Woodhouse, Peter Smylie, Lee Ashworth, Layna Mcmoran, Paul Parker, Cath Parker. (Parking/start point) Minfford Car Park - Llyn Cau - Craig Lwyd - Craig Cwm Amarch - Penygadair - Mynydd Moel - Minfford Car Park.redbob28/06/2019
17.5 mile, 4571ft Cadair Idris walk.stephenbuda19/06/2019
on way to Cadair Idriscolinfielding01/06/2019
With Cadair Idris and Cwm Amarchsenrab05/05/2019
Start and finish at Minffordd Hotel. Terrible weather - heavy rain and hail, 40mph gusts, zero visibility on summits.lindslow26/04/2019
Walk from Dolgellau to Llyn Gwernan then up Pony Path to Penygadair, Mynydd Moel, Mynedd Gwerngraig and Gau Graig.Arbie24/04/2019
From Minffordd car park, via the Minffordd path, Craig Lwyd, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris summitsderrymark23/04/2019
Started from Minffordd car park. Walked the horseshoe around Llyn Cau. Steep path down from Mynydd Moel back to the car park.Claireb 22/04/2019
Cadair Idris sunrise walkjmistry8622/04/2019
nuttalls routeDarren-44306/04/2019
Dragon's Back Reccedc9622/03/2019
863mThe Grouse03/01/2019
Parked ty’n-y-bryn. Walk west along plateau north side of the cadair range to llyn y gadair. Up shingle to summit cadair idris. Decent east along ridge, summiting mynydd moel and down gau graig back to car.noxibis07/10/2018
Via the Minffordd Path with eldest son (15) on a hot, sunny evening. Craig Cwm Amarch, Penygadair and Mynydd Moel all done at a fair pace as we set off at gone 5 and the last bus was at 10pm.clyoung26/07/2018
via Minffordd path, very low visibilitydavie26/05/2018
From Minffordd via Craig Cwm Amarch, Cyfrwy and Penygadair.Winterfloodian18/05/2018
Last Simms of the trip before descending through Cad West back to the car parkLiam Taylor14/05/2018
Late afternoon. Did not go higher. Starting to get dark. Gloomy by the time I returned to car.Dusty10/05/2018
With: hb sb; Parked at Ty Nat CP. Walked up to Rhiw Gwredydd and then Pony Path over Cyfrwy (shower) to Penygadair top. Met two guys ex NATS. Out and back to Mynydd Moel. Descended Foxes Path to Llyn y Gadair which was frozen with distinctive patterns in ice.Ian Baines11/03/2018
With: ib sb; Helen Baines11/03/2018
Strolled over to this peak in blazing sunshine while 75metres below the cloud lay. Superb. Then followed the fence back down. Company: Soloiandesbottes23/12/2017
Last peak on the Cader horseshoeDanMaisieBex02/09/2017
Circular route from National Trust car park near Minffordd Hotel. Mynydd Moel (863m), Cadair Idris - Penygadair (893m) and eventually Craig Cwm Amarch (791m) after an accidental diversion down the Pony Path. Lovely weather and stunning views.tobywharne20/07/2017
Stage 2 of the Welsh 3 Peaksspare.tyres14/06/2017
Following on from Pen Y Gadairjon283628/05/2017
Minfordd - Llyn Cau - Craig Cwm Amarch - Cyfrwy - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel - Gau Graig - NE ridge to path at bottom - road pass (Bwlch Llyn Bach) - return to Minfordd via Cwm Rhwyddfor. Time 6 hours. Leading Robin, Sam, Katherina (preparing for MLT). Fine day. Good visibility throughout though increasing cloud mid afternoon and spot of rain. An excellent route on a fine (but busy) mountain ... second time I have done this peak by the exact same route!jamessteel10019/04/2017
Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris - Penygadair, Mynydd Moel from Minffordd car park. With Manchester Hiking.Lazylizzie01/04/2017
2/4 As part of Cadair Idris Hike Picked of the 4 i missed previously (Cyfrwy/Mynydd Moel/Mynydd Gwerngraig/Gau Graig)Fergalh21/01/2017
Mynydd Moel, Penygadair, Cyfrwy, Craig Cwm Amarch & Craig Lwyd from Minffordd car park. Lovely route and hill: ended up walking out in the dark!Cas-gwent04/01/2017
Craig Lwyd, Craig Cwm Amarch, Mynydd Pencoed, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moelkeithouk28/12/2016
Snowy second ascentPeteF06/11/2016
from mynydd gwerngraigunderhill29/10/2016
Via the Minffordd path, doing the horseshoe. Nice route but low cloud so limited views.benalder28420/10/2016
From Minffordd car park, SH 732 116 via the Minffordd path, Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris, & Cyfrwy.Westdenewalker11/10/2016
With Jasmine.jonesthesteam03/10/2016
With ClaireAimless Rambler15/09/2016
cadair and moel cicular with my sonlkfwms11/09/2016
With G. Cwmrhwyddfor fm > Craig Lwyd via Minffordd Path > Craig Cwm Amarch > Cyfwry > Cadair Idris - Penygadair > Mynydd Moel > Mynydd Gwerngraig > Gau Graig > Cwmrhwyddfor via old road to NE of Gau Graig & alongside A487 via permitted & new access paths.RT197012/08/2016
With Stig Nest. A wet and icky start to the day and almost zero vis by the summit of Craig Cau. But cleared amazingly before we left summit of penygadair. Walk out to myn Moel was therefor breathtaking. Descent back to the Myn path was in places pretty steep and rough. Would hate to go up this way.Laura.W22/06/2016
Round of Llyn Cau from Minfforddtweed11/06/2016
With Richard a short circuit of Cwm Cau. Early atart on top by 8amRob Pen y Garn17/05/2016
Parked in Gwernan Lake Hotel car park expecting to be charged £5 on return which the owner kindly waived. Don't expect same courtesy in peak season. Followed Foxes path to col between Cadair Idris & Mynydd Moel, 2½ hours to do just under 2½ miles. Plan was to do all 5 easerly Nuttalls but felt too tired to attempt so headed east and picked off Mynydd Moel and Gau Graig. Descended down and along Gau Craig on well defined footpath not shown on maps, returning to hotel from Ty'n-y-bryn and Bwlch-coch along road. Tough route of 8.86 miles and 901m of ascent. Would recommend this as an ascent route to visit these two Nuttalls then on to Cadair Idris and two others nearby.SteveSmith10/03/2016
Mountain CoachTracey17321/02/2016
From Minffordd car park (SH 73165 11576) - Llyn Cau - Craig Lwyd - Mynydd Pencoed - Craig Cwm Amarch - Craig-las [Tyrrau Mawr] - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel.david23020104/10/2015
Minffordd pathjimclinch08/08/2015