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Name:Moel Smytho
Hill number:14535
Height:341.9m / 1122ft
Parent (Ma):2007  Mynydd Mawr
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Class:Tump (300-399m)
Grid ref:SH 52098 57681
Summit feature:no feature: heather
Col:310.5m  SH 5214 5726  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W 254
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 38 users)ByDate of Ascent
Route: Waunfawr – Moel Smytho – Moel Tryfan – B4418 near Tai Victoria – Rhyd Ddu. Stats: 5hrs18, 15.8km, 658m ascent. Weather: clear, but very windy. Notes: abandoned summit attempt of Mynydd Mawr due to ZKC’s knees; ZKC navigation training.millionmts30/10/2019
Evening run up Moel Tryfan and Moel SmythioClaireb 16/04/2019
Run over Moel Tryfan and Moel SmythoS4m49816/04/2019
with Chris B.Adrian14/04/2019
With Adrian.chrisbien14/04/2019
With Jenx and Bryher from the Waun Fawr campsiteby Snowdon brewpub. Up footpath via Tump Moel Smythio. Fine composite rock tor w trignordicstar08/04/2019
Good circular walk from campsite at Waunfawr.jenx08/04/2019
From Waunfawr stn, up minor rd then steep path through trees to open access, easy pathacross heather to Moel Smytho, the good paths accross to interesting rocky top of Moel Tryfan wandered South the east through old quarries to ?water works then good slog up to top of Mynydd Mawr-great views nice walk down to Foel Rudd then steep down to forrest edge then round Llyn to Rhyd-Ddu, started off drizzly brightened up, some warm sun at times.apricorum20/06/2018
Path rounds north of farm enclosure wallvegibagger15/06/2017
From south west then path to summit. Nice little hill. Shame cloud was coming down over the mountains. Surprised to see several hillwalkers here and on Moel Tryfan.Wycombe Wanderer06/04/2017
Waunfawr to Penygroes.Smudge26/11/2016
Passed through quarry spoil heaps next to big hole on Moel Tryfan and then a short gentle climb through heather to Moel Smytho. Mrs A was complaining about me dragging her up soemthing which wasn't a proper mountain but the children seemed to like it well enough.Herbert Anchovy28/10/2015
No trouble parking at 519 573. Path leads through heather directly to top.GordonAdshead11/04/2015
Enjoyable yomp on path through the heather. Great views.Martin R24/03/2014
From SSW, limited parkingRHW23/03/2014
Rough parking area by minor road at SH 51496 58381. Moel Smytho - Moel Tryfan - descend NNW to minor road junction at SH 51122 57040 then back to car on quiet minor roads. Pleasant short walk.David Gradwell13/07/2010
From Planwydd via Mynydd Mawr and Moel Tryfan.Wheelsy14/04/2010
From 527586, on route to Mynydd MawrJamesD197205/08/2007
andrew brown16/02/2018
Alex C15/10/2013