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Name:Gallt y Daren
Hill number:2076
Height:619.4m / 2032ft
Parent (Ma):2057  Moel Llyfnant
RHB Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Arenigs
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Dee (Flint), Catchment Boundaries, Mawddach
Watershed:Cardigan Bay, Liverpool Bay
Class:Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Clem
(Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg,Cm)
Grid ref:SH 77858 34470
Summit feature:rocky outcrop
Drop:113m
Col:506m  SH792361  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL18E OL23E
Survey:Leica 530
Comments:Bridge's name Foel Boeth
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 254 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
2/4 (Foel Boeth/Gallt y Daren/Moel Ywden (Bwlch y Bi)/Moel y Slates)Fergalh16/06/2019
A horseshoe walk taking in Arenig Fawr, Moel Llyfnant and Foel Boeth. Parked in layby on B4391.Claireb 18/05/2019
full day on southern arenigs, arenig fawr, south top pt 712 carreg y doocyn, all moss tps, moel llyfnant, foel boeth, gallt y darren and back over bwlch y bi and moel y slatesunderhill06/05/2019
Clogwyn Du, Arenig Fawr, Arenig Fawr South Top, Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top, Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth, Gallt y Daren, Bwlch y Bi, Moel y Slates, Clowyn Du. Sunny, but windy.Winterfloodian15/02/2019
Walked route 6.1 from the Nuttall's book but in reverse order as it was wet wet wet in the morning and I was hoping the clouds might clear by the time I got to Arenig Fawr (didn't really work). Pretty wet underground. Gallt y Daren, Foel Boeth, Moel Llyfnant and the 3 Arenig Fawr tops. Walked past South Ridge Top and had to go back (rookie mistake).tsharp09/09/2018
An easy climb from the roadAristotle Chip01/04/2018
Up and down the Argo track from the cattle grid at the edge of the wood.Eddie13/01/2018
From minor road at SH 786 331. Via Foel Boeth, then cross country to Moel Llynant. Returned South to pick up minor road back to start point.Westdenewalker27/06/2017
SoloAimless Rambler26/05/2017
From cattle grid due south of hill. Quad track most of way up easy grassy slopes. Pointed summit on round hill. Couldn't stand due to high wind. . 1st of July.????Campbell Singer01/07/2016
Continuation of walk from Moel y Feidiog. Retraced route north to lane, then followed fence north and north-west over Foel Boeth to the summit. Walk continued to Moel yr Wden. Solo.marktrengove18/06/2016
Gallt y Daren and Foel Boeth from top of minor road to the south 783,333. Followed fenceline - easy but boggy. Fantastic all round views from tops.Crib Goch09/04/2016
Nuttall walk 6.1: Moel Llechwedd - Arenig Fawr - Arenig Fawr South Top - Carreg y Diocyn - Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top - Arenig Fawr South Ridge Far South Top  - Moel Llyfnant - Foel Boeth - Gallt y Daren - Moel yr Wden - Moel y Slatesronaldo33302/04/2016
From ROW just short of Pony y Gain past the 'unexploded munitions' closure of CROW access land and on up old tarmc road before the pull over rough ground to Bryn Pig. Followed uninspiring ridge to Moel y Feidog thwn on to road. Quick sortie up and down Gallt y Daren over best ground of the day before returning down road to car.SS17/10/2015
38stod196215/09/2015
Solo. Followed fence line from gate at the top of the pass.simon and co05/09/2015
From Foel Boeth with Bill and Andy. Camped in sheepfold at Craig y Ffolt , great spot.mick15/05/2015
With Mick and Andy on a backpackBillyP15/05/2015
with Frank on a lovely spring day. Nuttalls 6.1 with a few additions.Lou22/03/2015
With Lindsay Shaw and completing Walk 6.1 (Arenigs) in Nuttall Volume 1 Wales 2009 Edition. Nice warms day with blue sky. Had a minutes silence for Bonzo the Fox Terrier who perished here at his memorial plaque.knarf22/03/2015
Did it on the Nuttalls Walk 6.1 - sunny but boggy underfootjohnjennison12/06/2014
With G. Nuttalls' route 6.1 from SH 823 392 > Moel LLechwedd > Arenig Fawr > Moel Llyfnant > Foel Boeth > Gallt y Daren > Moel yr Wden [Bwlch y Bi] > Moel y Slates > dismantled railway back to start.RT197020/04/2014
Parked at GR783 333. Walked up steep grass slopes to Foel Boeth then followed fence to summit of Gallt y Daren. Continued to Moel yr Wden then returned by same route. With SH and Ron.wombourne02/04/2014
Start ~ 779333. Walked up Foel Boeth and Gallt y Darren and then on to Moel yr Wden. With Wombourne & Ron.steve hudson02/04/2014
Loosely followed the Nuttalls Arenig Fawr route with a few additions.rhalstead17/03/2014
With Colin from road to the southalistairpooler15/03/2014
KeithByTheC21/09/2013
A VERY WET DAY SO WENT TO WREXHAM FOR SUPPLIES BUT CLEARED INTO A BEAUTIFUL CLOUDLESS EVENING SO DROVE TO THE TOP OF THE PASS ON THE LONG GATED LANE FROM LLANUWCHLLYN AND HAD VERY QUICK AND EASY CLIMB UP FOEL BOETH AND GALLT-Y-DAREN WITH VIEWS OF SNOWDON.BURGESS05/08/2013
On the Nuttall WalkRuth07/07/2013
From Foel Boeth.JohnStoneham27/06/2013
Descent north is tedious and long to railway line.bolton19/04/2013
CJM19/04/2013
One mile W. of Arenig village on minor road off A4212 – Path by disused railway & quarry – Up path by wall – Moel Llechwedd – Arenig Fawr – Arenig Fawr S. Top – Arenig Fawr S. Ridge Top – Moel Llyfnant – Foel Boeth – Gallt y Daren – Moel yr Wden (Bwlch y Bi) – Moel y Slates – Down path by fence & then across moor – Along disused railway line – Car. (JL)gerrybowes05/09/2012
Wet conditions coming from the north after the washout summer.Alex C30/08/2012
From grid ref.SH784334.Marshsand13/06/2012
With Foel Both from road to south following fence line.clivevilla10/01/2012
By the Nuttalls' recommended routedavidpettit8430/07/2011
From minor road at SH 786 331. Via Foel Boeth.Westdenewalker10/06/2011
Quick nip out from the road. Cairn on top of a rocky outcrop. great views, stil frost on the summit just before sunset.isabelle25/10/2010
From near Arenig hamlet in a clockwise loop. Arenig Fawr is good hill, but the gem was Moel Llyfnant which is very shapely. The western hills are just a slog through bog!SS26/09/2010
With Pendabeorwulf30/06/2010
Another easy bag from previous Nuttall on this Nuttall route.Dugswell227/05/2010
Ran short of time, so quick trip up from the road. Awesome views in all directions.huwthomas08/05/2010
Parked at 8028533554 spaces for a number of cars. Up the road, across the bog to Foel Boeth then Galit y Daren onward via Moel yr Wden to Moel Llyfnant with Mary. A pleasant round trip but some deep bog in places to the south of the col with Arenig Fawr.Glenelg07/03/2010
Cairn on rocky outcropwebmaster09/09/2009
Not real date - no log kept. Arenig Fawr (and south top and south ridge top), Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth, Gallt y Darenijpowell10/07/2009
After failing Nuttall walk 6.1 we completed this from SH780334 very easy from here.SteveClay28/12/2008
a quick nip up and back over foel boeth to the summit of g.y.d. boggy from the minor road from bala lake to trawsfynydd.stig_nest29/03/2008
VERY wet and windy!!Emlyno13/01/2008
from with Richard from Pen Y Feidiog richardsun09/04/2007