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Name:Cadair Berwyn North Top
Hill number:2088
Height:827m / 2713ft
Parent (Ma):2087  Cadair Berwyn
RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Berwyns
County/UA:Powys (CoU), Denbighshire [Sir Ddinbych] (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, 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 522 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
6/11 As Nuttall book. Mynydd Tarw, Foel Wen South Top, Foel Wen, Tomle, Craig Berwyn, Cadair Berwyn, Cadair Berwyn New Top, Moel Sych, Moel yr Ewig, Godor North Top and Godor. Great round A rush as late start due to rain. 4.5 hours.nickywood124/09/2019
Parking space for a few cars at SJ 118 306. Round of Mynydd Tarw, Foel Wen, Cadair Bronwen, Moel yr Henfaes, Cadair Berwyn, Moel Sych, Post Gwyn, Moel Poethion, Godor. Descended through fields to track at SJ 110 302. Couple of farmers by the sheepfold didn't seem unduly concerned by our presence.Geoff Briggs01/09/2019
Former official summit of Cadair Berwyn now replaced by the rocky outcrop which is 3m higher. The trig point at this location is in the incorrect spot and needs relocating. Views of Cadair Bronwen in the distant.giant_hiker03/08/2019
from stream south tan y fridd anti clockwise horseshoe nattalls and deleted tops and minor tops 10 hrsunderhill25/05/2019
Up from the waterfall carpark and Moel Synchjmistry8625/05/2019
Hill nine, nice to have the views which we didn't get last time. Amazing that we'd only seen 4 other walkers all day.DanMaisieBex06/05/2019
From Tyn-y-ffridd SJ 11883 30812,via Rhos, Mynydd Taw, Foel Wen South Top, Foel Wen, Tomle, then onto Cadair Berwyn, Moel Sych, Moel yr Ewig, Moel Poethion, Godor North Top and Godor.Westdenewalker30/04/2019
Off for a full day hike with a group of friends from Shrewsbury. Parked at the Pistyll Rhaeadr carpark, and a long slow walk up the Nant y Llyn valley. Steep climb up the ridge of Craig y Llyn overlooking Llyn Lluncaws, then a march along the top to bag both Cadair Berwyns, old and new. Easy bagging of Moel Sych on the way back down to Pistyll Rhaeadr across Trum Felen. 700 metre ascents, 7 miles walking, just over 6 hours (but with a big group of children).Cangarwbach19/04/2019
Been before but from waterfall- this time on Tyn y Ffrinn horseshoe -lovely airy walk from BronwenMark Sims29/10/2018
Our turning point - the weather was not being kind at this point. However 25 mins later, when we were down in the valley the sun came out!DanMaisieBex26/10/2018
second time on this summitsimocity04/08/2018
Up from Pistyll Rhaedr car park, taking in Moel Sych, Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Bronwen before camping at Llyn Lluncawsandrew.morel01/08/2018
From Tyn-y-Ffridd; part of Berwyn Horseshoe. Sunny.Winterfloodian25/07/2018
From LlandrilloJamesD197218/07/2018
10 mile circular running Mynydd Tarw, Foel Wen South, Foel Wen, Tomle, Cadair Bronwen, Cadair Berwyn North, Cadair Berwyn, Moel Sych, Moel yr Ewig, Gondor North and Gondor. The 11 summits taking past one hundred 2000ft Nuttals in Wales. Time 1 hour 54 minutes. https://www.strava.com/activities/1638737786rhif714/06/2018
From Llandrillo via Cadair Berwyn on a very hot day. Out and back to Moel Sych then back along the ridge to a wild camp on Bronwen. Gorgeous walking along the escarpment but the top isn't a patch on the main peak.Jake99405/05/2018
From Moel Sych as part of ridge; very windy, low cloud and driving rain on return.MichaelF21/11/2017
From Llandrillo cpbardolph18/10/2017
Three and a half hour, five and a half mile walk from Tan Y Pistyll £4 for parking, 20p for the toilets and a café. Route was over the county tops Moel Sych and Cadair Berwyn and onto Cadair Berwyn north top before heading off to find Wrexham's top Craig Berwyn.WAYNE ROWLETT24/08/2017
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
This walk was a group walk with Walking for Pleasure and started from Pistyll Rhayader before ascending onto Moel Sych and Cadair Berwyn, then onto this N Top before moving onto Craig Berwyn and descending to Llyn Lluncaws and back to PistyllWayne Mac08/07/2017
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
Cadair Berwyn from pistyll rhaeadrnoxibis01/06/2016
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
Start ~ Pistyll Rhaeadr. Climbed Moel Sych via its South Ridge and continued to Cadair Berwyn and the new top. Descended via Cadairs East Ridge then down to Llyn Lluncaws and down the valley path. With Wombourne.steve hudson08/04/2015
Trig point top after visiting Moel Sych and Main topButeobuteo21/03/2015