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Name:Stingwern Hill
Hill number:2174
Height:358m / 1175ft
RHB Section:31A: Aberystwyth to Welshpool
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Severn
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3,Cm)
Grid ref:SJ 13287 01458
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:180m
Col:178m  SO098997  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 136
(1:25k) 215E
Observations:ground 100m SW is about as high
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 171 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Easy peasy with GMacelizyanne30/07/2019
As others from the north short approach parking near the gates to the mast then via hopped over the rolled back barbed wire fence. 4/4N.Morters11/07/2019
As others from usual parking space, over fence where the barb wire has been removed and up to Trig. Nice viewsJephcote8316/04/2019
From the gap on the barbed wire fence opposite the gate by the weather station.otis.laws17/02/2019
Revisit with SG from parking to NW.Smudge25/11/2018
Parked at gate, 2 spaces, cos we met another Marilynista already there! Still hot and sunny, good views.iangalbraith14/07/2018
KeithByTheC22/06/2018
Short approach from NNW.ger01/05/2018
As others, Parked by gate to access Ty Mawr weather monitoring? site with its Severn Trent signboard- at SJ131015. Over the fence where there was a gap in the barbed wire, up steep pasture, returned W via gate to the road at SJ129014. Only Ma of day also with 3 Tu and 2 Hu on way from Warwick to Newtown.pwheeler04/02/2018
Parked by gate at SJ131015, walked a short distance E along road and hopped over the fence where there was a gap in the barbed wire.Tony J17/12/2017
A bit of a drive by, by the usual routeGill02/11/2017
According to my 2016 OS 1:25000 there appears to be a permissive path from the road north of the summit direct to the trig point and this is where the bit of fence with rolled back barbed wire can be found in a gap in the hedge. The point slightly uphill from here where the RoW should start is a gap in the hedge with fence and barbed wire still in place.ijpowell13/05/2017
Parked as others. Went down to next field where barbed wire has been cut and rolled back. Jaunt up to top and back.SS15/04/2017
Five minute walk up from north. Still no stile or sign to mark this RoW, still a fence scramble into overgrazed field.Topographer5708/04/2017
9/10 First of ten (Glog/Byrn Coch/Colfaesty Hill/Bryngydfa/Bryn Mawr/Coety Bank/Bryn/Pen Hendre/Stingwern Hill/Cefn Crin)Fergalh03/12/2016
With Jenx and Myrddyn from the usual spot to NW. Blue paint on hedge suggests stile is coming. At the top, surveyed by trig and nearby 100m highpoint for possible alternate topnordicstar03/10/2016
An easy climb up, then some surveying to be done.jenx03/10/2016
Popped up from the road to the North. ROW missing, but barbed wire-free fence next to a small space to park, near where the ROW should start.huwthomas26/08/2016
Same as others from N. Nice views.twg2711/08/2016
As per Father TedRamblingpaul30/05/2016
With Trefor. Short walk from North. 5th of 5 Marilyns today.mike.hoult12/05/2016
Parked to the north on the narrow lane but with one parking place. No stile into filed but fence easy to hop over. An easy bag. Got caught out by my SatNav later as it directed me along a road north with a ford on it that I didn't want to cross. A lot of backtracking needed.Father Ted10/04/2016
Nice short walk from off road parking near field entrance to weather station. Followed fence up to trig point also over gate to field just incase. Returned by same route.SteveSmith24/02/2016
Got preoccupied with Tumps on the way over to this so Upper Park will have to wait for another time. Enjoyable cycle into Welshpool along the canal towpath.Alex C22/01/2016
Simple bag from waterworks access to NThearlaichdubh11/09/2015
Parked at the water works just north of the summit. No stile over the fence at the right of way, but the barbed wire has been cut back. A short sharp tick with a fine view.mindlessflogger22/03/2015
Second of five today in mid wales w Jenx. Parked at gate to North, soft verge in wet, over fence and short steep climb to top on pasture. Through gate and to trig/top. Grand views on a crisp clear frosty day.nordicstar13/12/2014
A five minute uphill walk on public path from parking place at SJ 131015. Lovely views right across to Corndon Hill from the trig point.G4OBK (Phil)11/08/2014
An easy 15 minute round trip from the road to the north. With GB.bolton06/08/2014
Parked by two gates on minor road to north SJ13115 01555 Walked about 70 yards ENE along road & crossed fence Short steep climb to summit. (PM)gerrybowes06/08/2014
Parked between the two gates, as suggested by Dugswell2. Easy and quick ascent.Sprog23/08/2012
The only difficulty is finding the footpathJohnStoneham29/07/2012
Easy bag from road to Northtim74705/05/2012
. CreakingHiker05/05/2012
from road to north easy baggigglejon25/03/2012
Short walk up from road,on a sunny but very cold afternoon.heavyhorses25/11/2010
From north after parking off road between 2 gates near sign saying Cefn Twlch. 10 minute bag over one fence and one gate, dry and clear.Dugswell218/10/2009
date unsure, walked from castle caeraenion along lanes and footpaths to make a more interesting walk.stig_nest15/07/2009
From car on road to N, 5-minute walk to trig pt. dbb15/06/2009
Nice easy 'drive-by' top with excellent views. Used road to south in view of all the snow and ice.signyred12/02/2009
AlanGlenford01/01/2009
Trig point in good condition No10350Rob Pen y Garn12/10/2008
Stile and field from the N. Trig at top next to fence in pastoral setting.Aye Jimmy12/05/2008
From the south. Pleasant stroll. Use the gate - no barbed wire!destaylor08/04/2008
Too easy to describe.Eddie09/01/2007
Trig pillar easy jog from road with parking in a gateway, good views lousy quality road surfaceRhayader_wander02/01/2007
Easy ascent from the south.JohnW10/12/2006
With RHWGeoff Briggs19/11/2005
With: solo; Parked close by on lane to north. Easy walk following the fence up to the trig point.Ian Baines19/06/2005
http://tomread.co.ukm1eyp26/08/2004