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Name:Foel Boeth
Hill number:2077
Height:615.4m / 2019ft
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:Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis
(N,BL)
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 244 users)ByDate of Ascent
1/4 (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 ascent from the roadAristotle Chip01/04/2018
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
With Lindsay Shaw and completing Walk 6.1 (Arenigs) in Nuttall Volume 1 Wales 2009 Edition. Nice warms day with blue sky.knarf22/03/2015
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
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
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
GMGMTIdris11/08/1998
see log for Gallt y Darenpwheeler27/09/1997
Second ascent.thenomad11/06/1996
First ascent.thenomad27/10/1993
Easiest out an back from the minor road, harder from the main summits with choice of staying on the ridge out and back or dropping into the valley. Latter is only better after a dryish spell.Rhayader_wander11/05/1991
petey01/01/1990
Date unknown (pre 1997). pleasant summit on boggy ridge;. road summit to SE RHW01/01/1990
From top of minor road a 25 min walk in mist and rain to top then to G y D.arranc01/04/1988
A quick solo yomp up tough grass from lonely road from south over the two tops in a lucky dry break in weather. An odd line of decayed telegraph poles led over the top. 5 gate to open along road to Bala.Chris Pearson05/12/1986
From road to the SouthPeterD25/08/1986
From SH 784 333. 199?summitsupblank
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