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Name:Moel Cynghorion
Hill number:2015
Height:674m / 2211ft
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Snowdon
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Gwyrfai, Catchment Boundaries, Seiont
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg,Cm)
Grid ref:SH 58610 56395
Summit feature:small pile of stones near stile
Drop:176m
Col:498m  SH591557  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 513 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Ras Pedol Peris - https://www.strava.com/activities/2746551243#kudosrhif728/09/2019
YHA Llanberis - Moel Eilio - Moel Cynghorion - return. Lovely ridge walk.twg2716/09/2019
Round of Kinghorion and Eilio from Snowdon ranger station. Easy detour from 467m col. See Eilio.Topographer5725/08/2019
See Moel EilioJulieB13/08/2019
Following Nuttalls routecolinfielding04/07/2019
As I descended from Snowdon, I decided to climb Moel Cynghorion from the Rangers path. Follow path to left of fence, over stile to the corner of the field. The summit is the corner post. Awesome 360 views of Wales's greatest mountains on show. To descend, follow fence towards Llyn Cwellyn and pick up path to Moel Ellio. Turn left onto this path and descend to Rangers Path, whereby you can go back to the car park or climb Snowdon if not already done so. This was a more rewarding climb than Wales's highest mountain simply for the brilliant views. Need a clear day something that rarely happens high up in Snowdonia.giant_hiker03/06/2019
From Moel Elio, than back to Llanberis via col 467m.IanHHill25/05/2019
Fell race route from Llanberis.stever15/05/2019
Nuttall 3.2Dan Baddeley05/05/2019
From Ranger Halt car park via the Ranger Path to Crib y Ddysgyl and Snowdon summits first, with Bethan and Glenderrymark10/04/2019
Approach initially using Snowdon Ranger Track. Foel Goch, Foel Gron, Moel Eilio, then back-track & Moel Cynghorion. Grassy hills with well defined paths. Impressive cwm headwalls to NE on approach to Moel Eilio.ger29/03/2019
From the Snowdon Ranger car park. Moel Cynghorion and Snowdon. Cold and Claggy with occasional good views!OscarBoscar08/01/2019
From Pen y Pass via Crib Goch and snowdon - onwards to YHA LamberisCoxswain05/09/2018
From Llanberis Youth Hostel. Moel Eilio, Fron Goch, Foel Goch, Moel Cynghorion, Bwlch Cwm Brwynog, Llechog, Tryfan. North ridge from Llechog via Tryfan is a much better option than the normal Llanberis path, with superb views down into Nant Peris.Winterfloodian05/09/2018
With Val. Started on the Snowdon Ranger path. Branched off onto the Llanberis path then from the col followed the ridge to the summit. Good weather.mike.hoult28/08/2018
Circular walk from Snowdon Ranger car park. Nice grassy paths once away from the main Snowdon track.milimana08/06/2018
Me, Darryl and Kev B. via Cwm Dur Arddu.jrj27/03/2018
From parking by Snowdon Ranger Station, up Ranger path then left to Bwlch Maesgwm then fenceline to top, steep down to Bwlch Cwm Brwynog then Ranger path back to parking, V cold wind in places, clear Sunny & dry, frozen ground .apricorum07/01/2018
From the Snowdon Ranger car park. Moel Cynghorion, Snowdon, Llechog, Down the Llanberis path and back across to the Snowdon Ranger car park. Very wet, very windy and very miserable!!Alunrees3304/09/2017
With judy55cat from Snowdon Ranger car park to Bwlch Cwm Brwynog near to Llyn Ffynnon-y-gwas, then left to follow the fence to the summit. Return down to Bwlch Maesgwm then back down the zig-zags to Snowdon Ranger car park (£4 all day in June 2017).G4OBK (Phil)15/06/2017
Llanberis, Moel Eilio, Foel Gron, Foel Goch, Moel Cynghorion, Snowden Ranger path, Yr Wyddfa, Garnedd Ugain, Llechog, Lanberis. Sunny day, a few showers, intermittent mist at summit. Dave and Lindsey.Skip03/06/2017
Circular route from Llanberis: up NE ridge to Moel Eilio, on to Foel Gron, Foel Goch and Moel Cynghorion, then heading down slope to NW and back to Llanberis. Nice hills, great views of surrounding hills, all on a super sunny day.Cas-gwent04/05/2017
Bob & DukeDukeNukem28/04/2017
4/7 (Moel Eilio/Foel Gron/Foel Groch/Moel Cynghorion/Mwdwl-Eithin/Moel Maelogen/Ffrithuchaf)Fergalh09/04/2017
Overcast, cloud base 3000', 9 degrees at base, breezy. From Snowdon Ranger. On to Foel Goch.Wycombe Wanderer05/04/2017
with RobLouieb7807/01/2017
last day of my ML a walk out over the topAristotle Chip22/10/2016
A great walk & SOTA activation with Dave GW3TQQ & Victor GW4ONL after Moel Eilio.G4OOE12/10/2016
Lliwedd Bach, Y Lliwedd East Top, Y Lliwedd, Snowdon, Moel Cynghorionkeithouk11/09/2016
Start and finish in Llanberis, ascent up northern spur of Moel Eilio, along ridge via Foel Gron and Foel Goch, up to Moel Cynghorion and back down bridleway into Llanberis. Great weather, slightly sun burnt!robertgn21/04/2016
From Llanberis (SH 58183 59915) - Moel Cynghorion - Foel Goch - Foel Gron - Moel Eilio.david23020128/02/2016
Nuttall walk 3.2: Llechog - Moel Cynghorion - Foel Goch - Foel Gron - Moel Eilioronaldo33313/02/2016
674mThe Grouse15/12/2015
With Ben & Jacquie et al.Grinner21/11/2015
Paddy Buckley ReccieDinoF01/11/2015
With HilaryAimless Rambler29/07/2015
Very enjoyable walk from Llanberis on cool,mostly cloudy, day-Moel Eilio-Foel Gron-Foel Goch-Moel Cynghorion-Llanberis.With Bridget and Oscar.catman07/06/2015
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge07/06/2015
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie07/06/2015
Following on from Foel Gron and Moel EilioDewi Prysor04/06/2015
After Moel Elio and don via Foel Goch pass. fine walkThearlaichdubh25/03/2015
Route as for Llechog.jchaspiring08/02/2015
Llechog, Snowdon then the North West ridge topsRuth17/01/2015
With Tony G - dog leg then down to Llanberis. Upside down pans used as post ends - ingenious!zoob06/12/2014
Via Foel Goch as part of WGL assessment.Wheelsy29/10/2014
On Nuttall's walk 3.2 from Llanberis. Good views, but not of Snowden as cloud down on that hill todayjonglew25/10/2014
Nuttalls walk 3.2 with Lindsay, Steve, Brian and Frank. Brilliant day, sunny and very clear.Crib Goch12/10/2014
nuttall walk 3.2 on a superb sunny day.with Martin, Frank , Steve and Brian.Lou12/10/2014
From Llanberis with Lindsay, Martin, Steve & Brian a circular walk (10 mils) taking in Llechog, Moel Cynghorion,Foel Gron and Moel Elio. Blue sky day.knarf12/10/2014
With Greg.haydnw21/09/2014