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Name:Carnedd Llewelyn
Hill number:1965
Height:1064m / 3491ft
Section:30B: Snowdonia
Area:The Carneddau
County/UA:Conwy (CoU), Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Conwy, Doubles, Ogwen
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Furth, Hewitt,
Nuttall, Current County/UA Top, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Trail 100
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,F,Hew,N,CoU,BL,Bg,T100,P600,P500)
Grid ref:SH 68364 64375
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:750m
Col:314m  SH675604  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17E OL17W
Observations:shelter 25m SW of cairn (SH 68376 64350) is 0.5m lower; ground at SH 68293 64476 and tors at SH 68233 64495 and SH 68194 64466 are all several metres lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill
Notes:
  • Conwy current county/UA top

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Llwytmor, Foel-fras, Carnedd Gwenllian, Foel Grach, Yr Elen, Carnedd Llewelyn, Carnedd Dafydd, Pen Yr Ole Wenkeithouk24/09/2017
5th of 6 summits following Nuttalls route that turned out to be 13.5 miles not 12 solocolinfielding19/09/2017
A nine mile walk taking five hours from Llyn Ogwen up to Pen yr Ole Wen and along the ridge over Carnedd Fach and Carnedd Dafydd to reach Carnedd Llewelyn. Loads of free parking in the area.WAYNE ROWLETT25/08/2017
my final furth, pen yr ole wen, carnedd dafydd, yr elen, foel grach, foel fras, garnedd uchaf, carnedd Llewelyn,pen yr helgi du, from pont pen y benglog.robertphillips07/08/2017
From Gwern Gof Isaf campsite (2 parking charge) on A5 via the Welsh Water tarmac road up to Ffynnon Llugwy Reservoir. Then backtrack to Bwlch Ery Farchog to Pen Llithrig y Wrach. Down to footbridge at SH702609 and then follow reservoir leat back to Welsh Water tarmac road and campsite gate on A5.G4OBK (Phil)25/07/2017
From Gerlan. Foel Meirch, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn and Yr Elen. Wonderful views in great weather!Alunrees3302/05/2017
Route: Campsite at Gwern Gof Isaf to Pen Yr Heilgi Du to Carnedd Llewellyn to Yr Elen to Tal y llyn Ogwen via Bwlch Cyfryw-drum Party: Martain Howell, Freddie Leslie, William Colledge, Nicholas Field, Thomas GilesOliver_Storey04/04/2017
Ascend via Pen y Waun Wen, descend towards Yr Elen.Dan Baddeley26/03/2017
Started near disused post office in Gerlan. Multiple round ... Gyrn Wigau, Drosgl, Bera Bach, Bera Mawr, Carnedd Uchaf, Foel Grach, Carnedd Llewelyn, Carnedd Dafydd, Foel Meirch. Return to start. Time 6h 40min. Beautiful day amongst majestic mountains. Clear and sunny - breezy on tops. Some snow on tops. Views extending to Lake District, Wicklow mountains in Ireland, Mourne mountains in NI. Scrambling on the Bera's fun. Walked solo. No nav difficulties but paths indistinct when not on main Carneddau ridge. (Actually climbed first around 1994 but didn't get a view then ... note Snowdon looks much more than only 21m higher from here, towers above everything!)jamessteel10025/03/2017
Dafydd via Crib Lem scramble; down via Yr Elen E ridgeRHW21/01/2017
winter skills coursemike.hartley04/12/2016
Ascended from Abergwyngregyn.IanG199103/10/2016
From Llyn Ogwen (SH 65946 60189) - Glan Dena - Ffynnon Lloer - Pen yr Ole Wen - Carnedd Fach - Foel Meirch - Carnedd Dafydd - Carnedd Llewelyn - Bwlch Eryl Farchog - Ffynnon Llugwy. Long descent to Foel Meirch and re-ascent to Carnedd Dafydd.david23020102/10/2016
Circuit over Pen yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd and Carnedd Llewelyn, culminating with a slog back along the road. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/pen-yr-ole-wen-carnedd-dafydd-carnedd.htmlGayle16/08/2016
3000 walkunderhill06/08/2016
With K. Camped at Melinlynn to E and ascended via ridge. Superb day with intermittent visibility.Ashley13/07/2016
Pen yr Ole Wen, Foel Meirch, Carnedd Daffyd, Carnedd Llewlyn, Yr Elen Pen yr Helgi Du. Exhausting walk that took 9 hours, but perfect conditions. No cloud and cool sunny day. Fantastic meal at the Vaynol Arms in Pentir afterwardsLazylizzie03/07/2016
Vegan Welsh 3000s V3K Ultra race CraigW18/06/2016
Welsh 3000s tripaucuparia16/06/2016
At nightJohn Eley29/05/2016
With Hamish the springer spaniel. From Bethesda to Yr Elen - Carnedd Llewelyn, Foel Grach, Garnedd Uchaf. Overcast day. Into a strong headwind for most of the way. Fantastic scenery.Saggers10/10/2015
Nuttall 1.1 with Mrs G. Some cloud building W side of ridge, a little shade from some strong Sept sun.jonglew19/09/2015
With Mark and Hamish the springer spaniel from Llyn Ogwen, to Pen yr Ole Wen, then traverse to Carnedd Dafydd and Carnedd Llewelyn, via ridge to Pen yr Helgi Du and descended Y Braich. No view from summit of Pen yr Ole Wen or Carnedd Dafydd due to mist but sun came out ascending Carnedd Llewelyn until back to the start.Saggers18/09/2015
From parking area near Llyn Eigiau (SH 73159 66296) - Craig Eigiau - Foel Grach - Carnedd Llewelyn - Pen yr Helgi Du - Clogwyn Llech Lefn [Bwlch y Tri Marchog Top] - Pen Llithrig y Wrach - Craig Ffynnon.david23020130/08/2015
As part of the Welsh 3000s challengemarkbarrett197619/07/2015
Welsh 3000-ers from the road-end near Rowen (0200 hrs) to Snowdon (1700 hrs) and Llanberis Youth Hostel (1945 hrs). 47km, +/-3800m, 17 hours 45.PGCE16/07/2015
From long layby below Tryfan, anti clockwise. Misty up, cleared on top, great views. Warm and latterly sunny.iangalbraith09/07/2015
High wind, plenty of cloud, coldsimonjallen08/07/2015
1064mThe Grouse20/06/2015
Followed Nuttalls route.rhalstead06/06/2015
from carnedd dafydd, across to yr elenbardolph03/06/2015
3/6 Hard to stand up here...huddled in shelter for warm tea before heading down the hillFergalh10/05/2015
Nuttalls route 1.1 excluding Foel Meirch, on a beautiful day. With Lindsay.Crib Goch20/04/2015
Nuttall walk , with Martin, Steve and Brian on a lovely bright dayLou20/04/2015
Nuttall walk 1.1: Pen yr Ole Wen - Foel Meirch - Carnedd Dafydd - Cefn Ysgolion W top - Cefn Ysgolion E top - Yr Elen - Carnedd Llewelyn - Pen yr Helgi Duronaldo33318/04/2015
Long walk from aber to carnedd llywelyn back to aber falls.Owain G05/04/2015
Ascent of Carnedd Llewelyn leading Geography students.bbrooks27/03/2015
From cwm at pen y e wen ascending via west wall, across dafydd and up to summit top. Returned back along ridge to descent South East to road. Full winter conditions though sunny all day.emily07/02/2015
estimated dateBHBrunt20/11/2014
From Tal y Llyn Ogwyn. Circuit of Pen yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd llewellyn.lenman31/08/2014
From Carnedd Dafyddrb23/08/2014
Climbed as part of Oggie 8 with Mike Smith and Graeme Standford.Baggieboy02/08/2014
With James D via Pen Yr Ol Wen on a circular walk back to the Ogwen valley at the base of Tryfan. Also walked from Bethesda.DSRTVICKY01/08/2014
Carneddau CircularOwain G27/07/2014
7th Summit of the day, and Fifth Welsh 3000 footer on an epic traverse of the Carneddau from Llanfairfechan to Capel Curig, taking in Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Foel-Fras, Carnedd Gwenllian, Foel Grach, Yr Elen and up the Scree slope to the lunar-like Plateaux of Carnedd Llewellyn. I visited all the different rocky mounds including the cairn and shelter. I think this area would be difficult to navigate in very misty conditions. I took the path taking me to Pen Yr Helgi Du.Dazingdale05/07/2014
EXCELLENT ASCENT OF PEN YR OLE WEN BY NUTTALLS' RECOMMENDED ROUTE THEN ALONG RIDGE TO CARNEDD DAFYDD. PICKED UP PATH OUT TO YR ELEN, THEN BACK OVER CARNEDD LLEWELYN AND UP EXCITING RIDGE ONTO PEN YR HELGI DU. PUSHED ON TO INCLUDE PEN LLITHRIG Y WRACH AND DOWN LONG GRASSY SLOPE TO LEAT FOR RETURN. GLORIOUS SUNNY WEATHER AND A REALLY SUPERB RIDGE WALK. LEFT FOEL MEIRCH FOR ANOTHER DAY FROM BETHESDA.BURGESS01/07/2014
Walking Group walk. Number three of five summits on this walk. Sunny and warm. Very good visibility. Southern Carneddau from Ogwen Valley. Route 5 from Mountain and Hill Walking in Snowdonia. Circular route visiting Pen-yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn, Yr Elen and Pen yr Helgi Du. Distance = 21.69km. Average moving speed = 3.6km/h. Time moving = 5:57. Ascent = 1095m.paulnewby8129/06/2014
Carol Paddy Buckley Leg 1DinoF21/06/2014
Via Pen yr helgi DuWestdenewalker18/06/2014
Loop of Llewellyn, Dafydd and Pen yr Ole Wen from Gwern Gof Isaf campsite car park via Welsh Water track approx. 300-metres East along the A5.rypj8317/05/2014