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Name:Foel Boeth
Hill number:2077
Height:615.4m / 2019ft
Parent (Ma):2057  Moel Llyfnant
Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Area:The Arenigs
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Dee (Flint), Doubles, Mawddach
Watershed:St David's Head to Bardsey Sound
Class:Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 77976 34207
Summit feature:small rock 8m SW of pile of stones
Drop:16.8m
Col:598.6m  SH 7790 3425  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL18E OL23E
Observations:7m NE of fence; knoll 50m SW is 0.46m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveying Foel Boeth final.doc
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 220 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From minor road at SH 786 331. Then onto Gallt y Daren & cross country to Moel Llynant. Returned South to pick up minor road back to start point.Westdenewalker27/06/2017
SoloAimless Rambler26/05/2017
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
39stod196215/09/2015
Solo. Followed fence line from gate at the top of the pass.simon and co05/09/2015
Parked at end of forest road near Pen y Feidiog. Easy walk. With Bill and Andy on overnight camp.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
Sunny and boggy underfoot. Did it via the Nuttall walk 6.1johnjennison12/06/2014
N from Pen Bwlch y FeidiogDewi Prysor21/04/2014
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 steeply up grass slope on occasional tracks to summit. Followed fence to Gallt y Daren then Moel yr Wden. 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 the road, parked at SH784334.JohnStoneham27/06/2013
Long walk from Llyfnant.bolton19/04/2013
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
From Grid ref. SH784334.Marshsand13/06/2012
Followed fence line from south. Misty, rainy day.clivevilla10/01/2012
By the Nuttalls' recommended routedavidpettit8430/07/2011
From minor road at SH 786 331. Onto Gallt-y-DarenWestdenewalker10/06/2011
Didn't realise this was a nuttall, but climbed it en route to Gallt y Daren.isabelle26/10/2010
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
Nuttall route as weather improves again.Dugswell227/05/2010
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
Rockwebmaster09/09/2009
Not real date - no log kept. Arenig Fawr (and south top and south ridge top), Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth, Gallt y Darenijpowell10/07/2009
last tops of circuit including arenig fawr and moel llyfnant. Slog down from Llyfnant to stream and back up again.monkeynunk03/04/2009
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
easy topgigglejon13/02/2007
Theoretically easy but I had leaden legs after coming over from Aernig Fawr on sodden ground. Very small cairn marks summit.Father Ted28/05/2006
With TonyStuart Hyde03/04/2005
climbed as route 6.1 in the guide bookdianepick15/01/2005
A final walk before returning to USruthatlast21/04/2004
With: solo; Parked at SH782334 and headed straight up to Foel Boeth then Gallt y Daren. Returned by a similar route.Ian Baines20/09/2002
Easy bogtrotPeteF12/11/2001
Galltywenallt18/11/1999
pleasant subsidiary top; ex telegraph pole @ summit. road summit to SE RHW29/11/1998
Solo run. Easy ascent from summit of the minor road.mikejacobs03/10/1998