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Name:Waun Camddwr
Hill number:2118
Height:621.7m / 2040ft
Parent (Ma):2083  Aran Fawddwy
RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Arans
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Dovey, Catchment Boundaries, Mawddach
Class:Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis
(N,BL)
Grid ref:SH 84729 20554
Summit feature:rounded rock
Drop:15.5m
Col:606.2m  SH 85069 20707  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124 125
(1:25k) OL23E
Observations:rock 190m NNE at SH 84832 20712 is equal in height; cairn on outcrop 50m S at SH 84717 20506 is 0.3m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15/Trimble GeoXH 6000
Survey of Waun Camddwr.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 326 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
pwithnall09/11/2019
taff12/10/2019
7/7. As per Nuttall book. Pen yr allt Uchaf. Gwaun Lydan. Aran Fawddwy. Erw y Ddafad-ddu. Aran Benllyn. Gwaun y Llwyni and finally Waun Camddwr the ex Nuttall. Great walk loved waterfalls on descent. Misty but mild.nickywood125/09/2019
acleafe07/09/2019
andy6305/09/2019
MarkGD03/09/2019
Traverse of the Aran ridge with my son. Starting from Llanuwchllyn around 1pm and ascending ridge line to Aran Benllyn (885m), Erw y Ddafad-ddu (872m), Aran Fawddwy (905m), Gwaun Y Llwyni (685m) before camping for the night near a stream. Modest winds and cloud around summits. Distance 11.2Km, ascent ~1000m. Day 2 spent mostly in cloud. Ascent of Waun Camddwr (621m), Glasgwm (780m), Pen y Brynfforchorg (685m), and descent to Bwlch Oerddrws. Distance 7.7Km, ascent 373m. Hitch back to car.VirtualMountain27/07/2019
From the car park at the top of the valley north of Dinas Mawddwy. On the way to Aran Fawddwy.iangalbraith25/07/2019
A 18 mile walk with 5500ft of accent combining the Arran Ridge and Southern Arrans following nuttalls route.Pen y Allt Uchaf, Gwaun Lydan, Aran Fawddwy, Wrw y Ddafad-ddu, Aran Benllyn, Gwaun y Llwyni, Waun camddwr, Glasgwm and Pen y Bryn-fforchog.The woodland beneath the last top has been completely felled and so the return route Nuttall suggests is really difficult.From the free car park at the end of the minor road in Cwm Cywarch three miles north of Dinas MawddwyWAYNE ROWLETT29/06/2019
Fourth hill on a circular walk from the car park at the end of Cwm Cywarch.DanMaisieBex22/06/2019
Waun Goch > Drysgol > Drws Bach > Aran Fawddwy South West Top > Cefn Glas > Waun Camddwr East Top > Waun Camddwr from GR: SH 85251 18847ronaldo33325/05/2019
Waun Goch > Drysgol > Drws Bach > Aran Fawddwy South West Top > Cefn Glas > Waun Camddwr East Top > Waun Camddwr from GR: SH 85251 18847Hippster25/05/2019
Bonus bag en route to Aran Fawddy.Newton Maximus23/05/2019
Long walk from Cwm Cywarch around Glasgwm, Waun Camddwr, Aran Fawddwy and Drysgol with Sue and Shelley. Just over 10 miles, 7 hours walking and 1300m of ascent. Didn't see another person all day, amazing day out. Ridiculously windy, positively dangerous on some exposed parts of Glasgwm and Aran FawddwyCangarwbach13/04/2019
Marksalop10/04/2019
borderline27/09/2018
geoffreycurnock15/09/2018
solitaryfellwanderer21/07/2018
patrick15/07/2018
arjh01/07/2018
soloAimless Rambler21/06/2018
salen10/06/2018
davechick21/05/2018
Cywarch Car Park > Pen yr Allt Uchaf > Aran Fawddwy > Gwaun y Llwyn > Waun Camddwr > Glasgwm > Cywarch Car Park.Winterfloodian19/05/2018
From Aran Fawddwy. Headed down via the south top, at first south, then west to pick up the path by the fence SSW through the bogs to the summit. Also visited the alternative summit. Onwards to Glasgwm. With JdF.Man of Kernow107/05/2018
On round of AF and Glasgwm from Cywarch with Mark T.Topographer5707/05/2018
10.2 mile walk from Cwm Cywarch car park followed nice footpath to bottom of Glasgwm, turned right onto boggy track to Nuttall Waun Camddwr then followed trails across stream onto Gwaun Y Llwyni. Returned the same way then onto Glasgwm, after followed easy ridge towards Y Gribin. Descended to col up to Foel Benddin then slogged back onto Y Gribin, followed old miners lane back to road then car park, lovely sunny day with high cloud, great views north and west towards Aran Fawddwy and the rest of Snowdonia and south to Plynlimon. Saw 5 people all day!DanTrig14/04/2018
Up from Cwm Cywarch to Glasgwm, heading on to Aran Ridge to take in Gwaun y Llyni, Aran Fawddwy, Erw Ddafad-Ddu and Aran Benllyn, east to Foel Hafod Fynnydd, due south to Pen yr Allt Uchaf.andrew.morel17/02/2018
danduponty17/02/2018
Clach Liath01/07/2017
Clive G04/06/2017
Mark Sims29/05/2017
Asheshouse11/04/2017
dadofmorph08/04/2017
underhill07/04/2017
Really, really wet underfoot.noxibis04/01/2017
alda21/10/2016
very difficult to see which point and a map is not much help but walk along the fence to a ladder stile and on your left some 30 yards away is this top. not much but hey ho its a peak to bagAristotle Chip07/10/2016
Curlywurly07/10/2016
Colin Crawford10/09/2016
Aran Fawddwy wildcamp to Drws-y-Nant. In the hot, clear summer weather we had, this was a very colourful and attractive bit of wild, albeit still very boggy. The descent to bwlch with Glasgwm and then to the forest in Cwm-ochr is a mostly horrendous squelch fest but the path is clear enough.Jake99416/08/2016
With G. Nuttalls' route from Cywarch > Pen yr Allt Uchaf > Gwaun Lydan > Drysgol > Drws Bach > Aran Fawddwy > Erw y Ddafad-ddu > Aran Benllyn > Gwaun y LLwyni > Waun Camddwr > CywarchRT197016/08/2016
Drove down to the head of valley, go past chapel and phone box, excellent parking for 40+ cars now at SH 85250 18856, complete with loo! Walked short distance back down road and then lane leading to ford and then good track up to the bwlch to the north of Y Gribin. Climbed this and then the good path to summit cairn of Glasgwym. On to Waun Camddwr and Gwaun y Llwyni.nordicstar12/07/2016
jenx12/07/2016
Left bike at top of pass on the A470. Did Waun Camddwr Glasgwm and and finally Pen y bryn fforchog. Forest had been cut down so I didn't think it was easy to follow the nuttalls route. Went down to the pass and cycled back - mainly free wheeling!johnjennison08/06/2016
With Josh and Calebsimon and co25/03/2016
Approahed from Glasgwm on way to GWaun y Llwyni. Summit north of fence not to the south as shown on map. Parked in Snowdonia National Park car park. Not shown on map but signposted when nearly there. SH 85243 18859. Cwm Cyarch ring from Glasgwm to Pen yr Allt Uchaf. 9.89 mile route with 1080m of ascent.SteveSmith14/03/2016
paulsross28/02/2016
Wycombe Wanderer24/09/2015
On the way to Aran Fawddwycallumorr12/09/2015