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Name:Gallt yr Ancr
Hill number:5634
Height:224.6m / 737ft
Parent (Ma):2131  Rhialgwm
RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Berwyns
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Severn
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,2,Cm)
Grid ref:SJ 14577 13061
Summit feature:small rock on rounded grassy summit
Drop:102.4m
Col:122.1m  SJ 1356 1277  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 125
(1:25k) 239
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 53 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Meifod, nice little circular for Christmas morning.rhalstead25/12/2019
Parked in Meiford Car Park at 1536 1328 - NW along road for about 200m to fingerpost & waymark - Along RoW for about 70m to gate at bottom of steps - Steep climb up steps to ridge & then a decent path along narrow ridge to embedded rock on grassy summit; a couple of useful waymarks just before the short steep climb to summit. (S)gerrybowes29/10/2019
With Minnie from Meifod village parking, footpath closed- access to steep track 20mtrs on left up Llanfihangel road, varying degrees of steepness to open top, strange rock pools, reasonable views, back down same way, cool cloudy, spitting a bit.apricorum18/03/2019
Parked in side street opposite start. Steps currently closed for felling (except Sundays). Superb arête path and great views from the summit.Jim.Fothergill25/11/2018
Took the steps path, though officially closed due to extensive felling on south side of hill. Good little ridge walk. Local fox hounds busy in the woods. Massive dogs, but left us and Bryher well alone.jenx24/11/2018
Up the ridge from number 2 Isafyn, roadside parking by number 1. Path supposedly closed due to forestry work, crossed through and up the superb autumn leaf cloaked ridge to summit. Foxhounds all over the top. With Jenx and Bryher who loved this onenordicstar24/11/2018
A quick bag via the steps- no forestry work going on fortunately. Nice wooded ridge then a violent squall on the summit. A good choice, mostly sheltered. With brother Pete, from Meifodpwheeler19/09/2018
petey28/04/2018
7/7 (Mynydd y Cemmaes/Esgair Ddu/Moel Eiddew/Mynydd Waun Fawr/Disgwylfa/Moel Bentrych/Galt Yr Ancr)Fergalh05/08/2017
Village car park. Struggled to find start of steps path, but it's down drive to 2 Isfryn. Superb walk along forested ridge. Really enjoyed this one.Mark Sims22/03/2017
I parked in Meifod and went up the steps route which starts up a drive to a house. I came down aless steep route which came out a few yards down the Lllanfihangel road. Lovely walk including a mini-ridge walk.clivevilla11/01/2017
Arrived 5:30 am in a total daze having walked through the night. Unfurled my survival bag for a quick 15 minutes powernap and felt much better for it.Alex C22/04/2016
Great viewpoint and an easy hilltrimarc230/09/2015
As arranc, the start of the path is a bit elusive but is fine once found.Chris Peart13/07/2014
park in Meifod village hall car park. Signed path to the top with 160 plus steps to start! Excellent hill.arranc28/08/2013
from disused pit room for 2 cars. walked along road to bridleway which is in process of being diverted a little, then past little enclosed pond and up to summit. the best view is 10m to the east which looks directly down onto Meifod. get there quick before the view is ruined by electricity pylons. descent straight off top along a sometime vague path straight back to the pit.stig_nest26/08/2013
Parked SJ141126, path then fields to fence corner SJ145131 climed this to gain top.Anton25/11/2012
A nice little hill ! Parked in village folllowed right of way up and forestry track down.heavyhorses17/04/2012
CP nr school. Up staircase path then path all the way to the top.chrisbien13/03/2012
Parked in side street, Pentre Barog then when right along minor road to take wide forest tract uphill to joint FP 2/3rds uphill, then to summit. Down via FP, not as nice as way up then out directly to car. No FP sign but I wish I had gone back down tract.Dugswell226/02/2012
Route as described by Chris Watson. An easy pleasant ascent. With BL, GJ, JB and MP.Man of Kernow115/01/2012
Parked at SJ145132 and followed Glyndwr's Way through woods. Then up path and diverted up to top. Sixth Hump of the day.chriswatson04/05/2011
From N. Bridleway then open hillside. Fine top.destaylor27/04/2011
Good little hill. Steps most of the way from the meifod side.DARRENG20/04/2011
From SJ 152 133 - first significant HuMP post hip op.summitsup10/04/2011
A nice dogwalk hill with a choice of routes. Interesting artificial looking holes at summit - bird baths?Martin R04/04/2011
Estimated date - done with Supergroup. This was my third ascent of this hills over the years from camping in the villageAimless Rambler01/09/2007
pleasant hill & view. park at forest gate 149133, good tk/FP to summit RHW20/01/2002
Rob5014/04/2019
ianwatson09/02/2019
GaryJones24/09/2018
MM06/08/2016
KM06/08/2016
TK24/04/2016
Alan Whatley01/11/2014
Colin Crawford13/07/2014
Campbell Singer14/03/2014
RobertP13/10/2013
thenomad23/09/2013
chalky195323/09/2013
mae19/08/2013
iaindbrown18/06/2013
Alan Caine11/05/2013
carole engel25/11/2012
andrew brown30/09/2012
The Parkers24/04/2012
Halfdecent15/01/2012
AndyS03/12/2011
GordonAdshead14/09/2011
stevent080917/07/2011