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Name:Moel Bentyrch
Hill number:2176
Height:338m / 1109ft
Parent (Ma):2171  Garreg-hir
Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Submarilyn
Grid ref:SJ 05550 09524
Summit feature:small cairn
Col:196m  SJ045093  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 125
(1:25k) 215E 239
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 44 users)ByDate of Ascent
6/7 (Mynydd y Cemmaes/Esgair Ddu/Moel Eiddew/Mynydd Waun Fawr/Disgwylfa/Moel Bentrych/Galt Yr Ancr) Do not attempt in summer very heavy bramble growth makes the track up east side precariousFergalh05/08/2017
With Trefor. From Gelli. Followed footpath that diagonally crosses the east face. Then up ridge to TP and summit. Very heavy shower just short of summit.mike.hoult14/05/2017
Just enough time to leg it up here and still cycle over to Welshpool for the 1656 train home (but it was close). Delightful view and one I'd love to come back to savour again and again.Alex C29/04/2017
Nice hill with entertaining path up slopes -not much in way of parking anywhere nearbyMark Sims28/06/2016
With Edie...on my shoulders.. an interesting climb up.. precarious to put it mildly. A superb wee hill. A great way to break up the journey to the coast.stig_nest18/07/2015
Parked by the chapel due south (space for a couple of cars)and used the marked path to get to the farm. The loose footpath up the eastern face is very loose and faint in places, this may be a safer ascent in full winter conditions, I was certainly wishing for an ice axe to jam in when the path was crumbling.JohnStoneham16/07/2014
Parked at Gelli, very rough path but terrific hill.Chris Peart13/07/2014
From the east. Parked by farm on minor road.clivevilla24/10/2013
From SJ 057 088summitsup20/11/2011
Parked at road end to SE (not very satisfactory) and took loose path across face of hill. Obvious summit to west of trig point with small cairn.chriswatson04/05/2011
Parked at RHB to SE. Followed path across hillside - walking stick handy. Fine top.destaylor16/03/2011
Bagged the trig on the morning of a friends wedding. Also wandered across to the highest point but did not log this with the GPS.TomL25/07/2009
great views all around. excellent panorama for a small hillDARRENG04/12/2008
Parked on A458 then approached directly from SW.garyhoney19/08/2006
Short but steep climb on very loose footings if sloping across the face. limited parkingRhayader_wander29/03/2006
lovely volcanic hill. gelli 058093, good FP thru fmyd onto hill RHW05/02/2000
At the time (i.e. not taking account of subsequent changes of classification), this was my final SubMarilyn in Wales.David Purchase27/07/1999
Through farmyard and pleasant path through field on an upward traverse and 550' under crags to top over grass and a wire fence.arranc16/05/1999
Mick Moore17/09/2016
Colin Crawford12/07/2014
Campbell Singer15/01/2013
carole engel25/11/2012
andrew brown30/09/2012
Martin R04/04/2011
Alan Whatley24/06/2009