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Name:Moel y Gydros
Hill number:2043
Height:522.3m / 1714ft
Parent (Ma):2065  Carnedd y Filiast
RHB Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Arenigs
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Dee (Flint)
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Submarilyn
Grid ref:SH 91433 45389
Summit feature:cairn
Col:376.4m  SH908450  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) OL18E 264S
Survey:obvious summit/Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 62 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up by the disgusting track from the road summit at SH906454 through rotting silage, farm muck and 14 million ewes. On to the South Top for a preferable descent.Eddie13/01/2018
4/6 (Mwdl-Eithin/Bryn y Gors-Goch/Moel Eglwys/Moel y Gydnos/Garn Pyrs/Foel Frech)Fergalh22/10/2017
Parked to west of Moel y Gydros at start of a track that goes to the top. Followed track firstly downhill into a valley and then uphill all the way to the top. Track leads very close to top and in fact makes a circle of it. Descent was the same as ascent but where the path flattens out before the large bend dropped straight down to the track.MikeM01/08/2017
Track from the west.Rob5026/03/2017
Tracks from the W.Chris Peart08/09/2016
From minor road to west. Parked on grass verge a few metres north of the high point at SH90635 45458 (Space for 2 or 3 cars) Followed farm track to within a couple of metres of the summit cairn. (S)gerrybowes11/06/2016
Parked to the west (south of the brow of the road), started up a track and then veered off for the summit of both tops.clivevilla03/02/2016
Parked on verge just south of Gydros 908463. Followed right of way onto access land then followed fence south. Would be easier to use the track west of the fence but about 30 cows with calves were in the way so did not wish to disturb them or appear to pose a threat. Needed to climb barbed wire fence to gain the summit, and another en route to the south top.ijpowell26/09/2015
Parking near Hafod-yr-Esgob i first climbed Graig Ddu,followed the high ground to Trum Nant-fach and then climbed Moel y Gydros making a great circular walk.mad max23/06/2015
With Calebsimon and co22/11/2014
From layby on B4501 up farm track then bit of a trudge through heather over Criag Ddu and Craig yr Hafod, particularly beyond latter. Easy track up Moel y Gydros then down to south and along access route (difficult to follow at first) and a mile of road walk.SS05/10/2014
Plenty of space to park to the west, the track zigzagging up the hillside is the easiest route.JohnStoneham25/03/2014
Cerrigydrudion to Ysbyty Ifan, including Carnedd y Filiast and a couple of Pedwars.Alex C01/06/2013
started from high point of road and followed farmers track to the summit. watch out for the cows, very intimidating especially with my dog roxy.DARRENG09/09/2012
Easy parking to W and track most of way to summit.destaylor01/12/2011
Parked on open grassland at side of road at 914454.Walked along road to farm then followed good tracks to summit. Excellent views over Snowdonia. Cool but sunny and clear. With SH.wombourne16/03/2010
Start~ 908467. Climbed R o W. to summit. Good, grassy going.steve hudson16/03/2010
Up to farm, very mucky with manure to access track to moor and to top.arranc31/05/1999
Dewey bagging, walk 2/3; from road to west RHW07/12/1997
A busy solo bagging weekend of 2000ers, Deweys and Marilyns. road from west to gain col n of summitChris Pearson13/10/1996
Campbell Singer02/09/2015
Mick Moore31/10/2014
Andy West01/08/2012
andrew brown28/07/2012
Mick Moore21/03/2011
Martin R10/10/2010
Steve Q08/11/2009
Alan Whatley23/07/2009
carole engel27/10/2008