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Name:Cadair Berwyn North Top
Hill number:2088
Height:827m / 2713ft
Parent (Ma):2087  Cadair Berwyn
Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Area:The Berwyns
County/UA:Powys (CoU), Denbighshire [Sir Ddinbych] (CoU)
Catchment:Doubles, Dee (Flint), Severn
Watershed:Severn Estuary, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Liverpool Bay
Class:Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SJ 07223 32719
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:19m
Col:808m  SJ071325  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 125
(1:25k) 255
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 462 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Moel Sych as part of ridge; very windy, low cloud and driving rain on return.MichaelF21/11/2017
From Llandrillo cpbardolph18/10/2017
Parked 046383.. Track then path to col between Bronwen and Berwyn. On to Berwyn and Moel Sych. Back over Bronwen and onto Cadair Bronwen. Descended fron summit following fence to join outward route.mike.hoult10/08/2017
9th summit of the day solocolinfielding03/07/2017
Berwyn Round from Pistyll RhaederMountain Goat23/06/2017
2nd visitsoftsquare13/06/2017
With Cary on a clockwise circuit from Tan-y-pistyll on a lovely summer's day - 24 km, 8 hours.Phreerunner01/06/2017
Worst I've ever felt up here, after a 15 mole slog, much in the dank fog, wind and rain. Love cadair Berwyn though!tumpawumpa12/04/2017
thers not alot of parking for this walk as anne and john say in there book THE MOUNTAINS OF ENGLAND AND WALES very hard under foot as it was cold and had been snowing this is a boggy walk so my advise is do it in the hight of winter or summer as you will get wetDarren-44310/02/2017
Second ascentPeteF30/12/2016
Solo walk. Start/finish in Tyn-y-Ffridd. Climbed Mynydd Tarw, Foel Wen, Tomle, Cadair Berwyn (both tops), Moel Sych, Moel yr Ewig and Godor ... basically Nuttall route minus Cadair Bronwen. 5 hours. Weather horrendous at times ... squally showers, gales, cold, but sunny spells in afternoon. A good walk; few paths and boggy in places but the escarpment of the main ridge is impressive, especially view of Llyn Lluncaws. Cadair Berwyn is really a forgotten mountain of Wales, despite its height ... saw nobody all day!jamessteel10022/12/2016
Solo walk during a weekend trip to Llangollen for a friend's Birthday. Tyn-y-ffridd - Godor - along Nuttalls to Cadair Berwyn - north as far as Moel yr Henfaes - back to Cadair Bronwen - over Tomle ridge - back to Tyn-y-ffridd. Amazing weather with a cloud inversion.AGWilliamson17/12/2016
Continuing from Cadair Berwyn, still excellent views.muzza225/09/2016
From Cadair Berwyn then back to 486. 2.5hours. Very hazy - as every time I've walked in this area.Wycombe Wanderer14/09/2016
On a clockwise circuit from Llandrillo on a perfect summer's day. Solo, met 5 people all day.Phreerunner16/08/2016
With Andy and Em, exploring their local hills.Matt Smith22/07/2016
Successful Moel Sych walkspare.tyres19/07/2016
Climbed with Chris on route from Carrog to Llangynog.dhbond15/07/2016
8 of 14 on the Cadair Berwyn round.BobHancock25/06/2016
Moel yr Henfaes, Y Drum, Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top, Cadair Bronwen NE Top, Cadair Bronwen, Craig Berwyn, Cadair Berwyn North Top, Cadair Berwyn, Moel Sychkeithouk08/05/2016
With RobLouieb7807/05/2016
From Llandrillo (SJ 03501 37208) - Cadair Bronwen - Craig Berwyn (boundary) - Tomle - Cadair Berwyn North Top - Cadair Berwyn - Moel yr Ewig - Moel Sych. Out via Moel Pearce, return via Foel Fawr.david23020103/04/2016
Circular walk from Pistyll Rhaedr waterfall: Cadair Berwyn north and south summits, Moel Sych, Trum Felen. Beautiful spring day, but still a lot of snow on the peak. Nice meal at The Plough in Llanrhaedr-ym-Mochnant on the way home.Lazylizzie03/04/2016
Solo. Snow coveredAimless Rambler20/01/2016
GIdris01/11/2015
From roadside parking near Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall. Crossed summit ridge twice ... once in the cloud and once in the sun.Neil Haslewood01/10/2015
As part of the berwyns horseshoeemily23/05/2015
Pedol y Berwyn ar ddiwrnod Gwanwyn poeth Berwyn horseshoe walk, hot Spring dayDewi Prysor22/04/2015
7/17 Moel Poethion/Godor North Top/Godor/Moel Yr Ewig/Moel Sych/Cadair Berwyn/Cadair Berwyn North Top/Craig Berwyn (Boundary)/Cadair Bronwen/Cadair Bronwen North East Top/Tomie/Foel Wen/Foel Wen South Top/Mynydd Tarw/Rhos/Garnedd Wen/Mynydd MawrFergalh11/04/2015
Trig point top after visiting Moel Sych and Main topButeobuteo21/03/2015
As part of Nuttall walk 7.2Normski11/03/2015
Nuttalls route with Richie. Deep snow covering the hills but lovely blue skies most of the day making for an enjoyable but knackering day out.Herbert Anchovy07/02/2015
With Herbert AnchovyRichard Lawrenc07/02/2015
Route Ascent was from Tan y Pistyll (On road parking as it's free) To Moel Sych, Cadair Berwyn on to Cadair Berwyn North Top, before returning past Llyn Llyncaws.PlodALot05/10/2014
Nuttall walk 7.2: Cadair Berwyn Horseshoe with extras -Mynydd Tarw - Foel Wen south top - Foel Wen - Tomle - Cadair Bronwen - Craig Berwyn - Craig Berwyn south top - Cadair Berwyn - Cadair Berwyn new top - Moel Sych - Moel yr Ewig west top - Moel yr Ewig - Moel Poethion - Godor north top - Godorronaldo33321/09/2014
A big day for me today. My last 10 Nuttalls (excl. Pillar Rock). Walked with Chris. Parking for 3 cars by the river off the road down from the phone box. Nuttall route plus detour to Moel Poethion. Should have known better than to hope for sunshine on this special day. At least the tops were clear and the showers intermittent. Excellent walk and not demanding.ijpowell01/08/2014
Climbed along with several county high points in 1 daymagirob26/06/2014
Climbed as part of a North to South traverse of the Berwyn range on a long walk from Llandrillo to Llangynog; Reached summit just after climbing Tomle and past the boundary. The Rocky edges on Cadair Berwyn are remarkable so suggest keeping fairly close to the edge if you like great views but be aware of the wind. Next destination, the real top!Dazingdale05/05/2014
With Lindsay and Frank. Nuttalls walk 7.2 - eleven new Nuttalls bagged. Lovely day - perfect conditions.Crib Goch24/04/2014
With Lindsay Shaw & Martin Roberts for a complete round of the 'Cadair Berwyn' i.e. Mynydd Tarw; Foel Wen South Top; Foel Wen; Tomle; Cadair Bronwen; Cadair Berwyn; Cadair Berwyn North Top; Moel Sych; Moel yr Ewig; Godor North Top; and Godor.knarf24/04/2014
Nuttall walk 7.2 with Martin and Frank on a sunny clear day.Lou21/04/2014
Part of Cadair Berwyn horseshoe roughly following the Nuttalls route with a few additions.rhalstead08/04/2014
As Craig Berwyn.jrj27/03/2014
Walk 7.2 in the Nuttall book starting in Cwn Maen Gwynedd on a gloriously sunny day. There was a cold wind, especially crossing from Cadair Bronwen to Moel Sych via the two tops of Cadair Berwyn. Very boggy at times especially on the ridge form Mynydd Tarw to Tomla and over Moel yr Ewig to Godor. No issues with access or route finding.Fernhill11/03/2014
Parked in lay-by just short of Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall. Moel Sych - Cadair Berwyn - Cadair Berwyn North Top - Craig Berwyn. Boggy in places and the better weather waited until we were half way back down but had glimpses of the views from the top between the hail showers.Newton Maximus26/02/2014
From Moel Sych.Wheelsy21/02/2014
From Cadair Berwyn with Bill and Andymick24/09/2013
Parked on road SE of Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall. (Parking in the car park 3!) Moel Sych - Cadair Berwyn - Cadair Berwyn N Top - Craig Berwyn. Views would have been brilliant had it not been for the low cloud and rain.Jacqdaw13/09/2013
From Moel Sych. Very good shelter just before summit, not shown on OS map.Hillsidenick13/09/2013
GOOD FORECAST S0 DROVE OVER FROM BALA TO TYNN-Y-FFRIDD TO DO NUTTALLS WALK 7.2, THE CENTRAL BERWYNS CLASSIC OVER 11 SUMMITS. CLEAR ALL DAY WITH OUTSTANDING VIEWS FROM SNOWDON TO THE BRECON BEACONS: A STIFF CLIMB UP MYNYDD TARW THEN EASILY ON TO FOEL WEN S. TOP, FOEL WEN AND TOMLE. LEFT JOYCE AT STANDING STONE WHILE DOING CADAIR BRONWEN AND MET UP ON CADAIR BERWYN, THEN CADAIR BERWYN NEW TOP AND MOEL SYCH AND DOWN DELIGHTFUL PATH TO MOEL YR EWIG, GODOR N. TOP AND GODOR. A GREAT DAY.BURGESS06/08/2013