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Name:Foel Gron
Hill number:2027
Height:629m / 2064ft
Parent (Ma):2000  Moel Eilio
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Snowdon
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Gwyrfai, Catchment Boundaries, Seiont
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 56047 56851
Summit feature:eastmost grassy knoll near fence corner
Drop:30.7m
Col:598.3m  SH 5589 5708  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W 254
Observations:grassy knoll 40m WNW at SH 56007 56860 is lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
Comments:summit measured as 629.0m
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 499 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
See Moel Eilio routeJulieB13/08/2019
struggle to get over the barbed wire fence following nuttalls routecolinfielding04/07/2019
Windy, Moel Eilio loop from Llanberischar4chocs16/06/2019
with Moel Elio and Moel Cynghorion from Llanberis YH.IanHHill25/05/2019
Fell race route from Llanberis.stever15/05/2019
beautiful viewsdeb.thompson05/05/2019
Nuttall 3.2Dan Baddeley05/05/2019
Craig Fach, Snowdon, Foel Goch, Foel Gron, Moel Eilio, Cefn-dukeithouk28/04/2019
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
Moel Eilio, Foel Gron & Foel Goch circular walk from Llanberis.philroyle29/03/2019
WBMCsimonshrewsbury10/03/2019
Foel Goch, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio. Glorious winter sun, some incredible views!! From Llanberis.OscarBoscar09/01/2019
went to watch sunset on moel eilio but no views and horrible weatherdeb.thompson01/12/2018
Parked at Llanberis. Circular walk to moel eilio, perfect summit, still to watch sunrise, south to foel gron, foel goch, then north followed the path back to Llanberis.noxibis01/11/2018
walked the route in the book a great walk but the transit from Llechog is a bit of trudgeAristotle Chip27/09/2018
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
Upon a circular walk from Llanberis, after Elio.kasharic02/07/2018
Fi Darryl ac Alf ar ddiwrnod cyntaf braf am beth amser! Followed on from Moel Eilio.jrj02/02/2018
From Llanberis. Foel Goch, Foel , Moel Eilio and Cefn-Du. Lovely weather and great views.Alunrees3325/07/2017
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
With Cabesimon and co13/04/2017
2/7 (Moel Eilio/Foel Gron/Foel Groch/Moel Cynghorion/Mwdwl-Eithin/Moel Maelogen/Ffrithuchaf)Fergalh09/04/2017
From Foel Goch. Easy walking. Back over Foel Gron and beeline to Snowdon Ranger YH. 2.5 hours.Wycombe Wanderer05/04/2017
Climbed on Site visit weekend to Snowdon solo.jpitches29/03/2017
Moel Eilio, Foel Gron & Foel Goch from Llanberis. Very damp day, lots of snow. With Manchester Hiking.Lazylizzie05/03/2017
From Llanberis, past Wterfall/Halt, up Maesgwm to Bwlch onto Foel Goch-vague top, then Foel Gron-false summits, finally Moel Eilio-usefull shelter cairn for a bite to eat, easy path then track & road back to Llanberis. Damp misty/foggy-ness all day, breezy on top, no views..still a good walk..apricorum16/01/2017
with RobLouieb7807/01/2017
From Llanberis with FionaLykewake4215/05/2016
Starting from YHA Llanberis over Moel Eilio then on to Foel Goch, Moel Cynghorion and Llechog. Did suspect high point was on earlier outcrop to the north west so photographed and visited that one as well along crag side of the fence.SteveSmith24/04/2016
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
Had to crawl off on all fours due to the wind...Dan Unwin05/02/2016
With Ben & Jacquie et al.Grinner21/11/2015
Paddy Buckley ReccieDinoF01/11/2015
With HilaryAimless Rambler29/07/2015
629mThe Grouse14/06/2015
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 Moel Eilio towards Moel Cynghorion.Dewi Prysor04/06/2015
Paddy Buckley recceGeoff Briggs14/03/2015
Llechog, Snowdon then the North West ridge topsRuth17/01/2015
With Tony G as part of round.zoob06/12/2014
On Nuttall's 3.2 walk friom Llanberis. Pleasant walk with good visibility, as opposed to higher hills in cloud all day.jonglew25/10/2014
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