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Name:Llanfihangel Hill [Colva Hill]
Hill number:2185
Height:532.2m / 1746ft
Parent (Ma):2184  Gwaunceste Hill
Section:31B: Welshpool to Hay-on-Wye
Area:Central Wales - Radnor Forest
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Wye
Class:Hump, Dewey, Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,5,sMa)
Grid ref:SO 19452 55403
Summit feature:no feature: ground 9m NNE of trig point
Drop:144.6m
Col:387.6m  SO 17968 55359  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 148
(1:25k) 200E
Observations:ground is 10cm higher than trig point base
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Llanfihangel Hill.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 59 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Small parking area next to Colva church at 200531 Up bridleway to track junction at 198539 Took right fork up to unnamed pool & then left fork (not shown on map) up to high point at 194553. From here a short walk along faint path through heather to summit. (S)gerrybowes26/08/2017
From car park at Pont Y Nantau, Gwaunceste Hill and Llanfihangel Hill.rhalstead05/11/2016
From New Cwmceste farm. Good path N to Cwm Kesty then E to Gwaunceste hill first. Returning over Llanfihangel Hill. This is all Duff Gordon's (Gordon's Gin people) land with grouse shooting being re-introduced to the moorland. May be some future access issues.jonglew15/06/2016
From Colva, parking in layby close to church.RobertP28/02/2016
4/9 Fourth of Nine (Llanbedr Hill NE Top/Llanbedr Hill/Red Hill/Llanfihangel Hill/Castle Hill/Nyth-Frug/Crinfynydd/Mynd/Gaer)Fergalh30/01/2016
From Gladestry up by Wain Wen and tracks to summit, returning by Upper Cwminon. Good circular walk although views were fairly poor in heavy cloud.SS06/12/2015
Surprisingly nice circular walk, parked at top of pass east of Glascwm, walked down through the village and up onto Little Hill (West one), then followed moors onto Gwaunceste Hill and across to Colva Hill, followed lanes to near Colva Church then went out and back to Yr Allt, then carried onto Black Hill, Glascwm Hill and up and back onto Little Hill (East one) back to car, nice and sunny day, didn't see anyone all day.DanTrig28/10/2015
Parked at the church. Got a bit lost following the bridleway to begin with but once on the open hill navigation was easy.Chris Peart18/08/2014
Easy parking at Colva. No problem with gorse/heather.destaylor03/05/2012
Got very wet. Enjoyed the yomp, though.Martin R25/08/2011
walked from colva to the south. good tracks up apart from the last 300m where there is no path through the gorse and heather.DARRENG25/05/2011
Parked at cross roads near Bwlch, then via good tracks to flattish summit area north of trig. Cloudy but dry so far this am.Dugswell217/05/2011
Start ~ 201531. Easy ascent via the many paths, with Wombourne.steve hudson22/02/2011
From Colva in about a foot of snow which made it slower going. The footpaths could be confusing in bad visibility.clivevilla13/02/2009
Circular from SO 212 534.summitsup04/01/2009
Climbed with Rob Woodall and friends, this being his penultimate Welsh Trig point.Father Ted10/08/2008
Second top of the day after GwaunCeste then back over a variety of very wet tracts to the car. Slightly damaged trig on the summitRhayader_wander01/01/2007
Parked at Colva and went steeply up. Then in high winds and rain walked along tracks until forced to hack through wet heather to the trig. Not a great hill in these conditions.garyhoney19/02/2002
On track to small farm on grass and heather. Into mist. NW wind. Heather all round. No view.arranc14/02/1999
Dewey bagging (two walks): Beacon Hill, Pool Hill and Warren Hill; Gwaunceste Hill, Colva Hill, Glascwm Hill and Red Hill RHW29/11/1997
Robert Kemp25/06/2017
boxblade21/01/2017
jnixon20/10/2015
Deedubr20/07/2015
Dusty12/07/2014
chalky195326/09/2013
Campbell Singer28/08/2013
andrew brown29/09/2012
maknipe12/08/2012
MikeM23/09/2011
bogdodger27/08/2011
Andy West14/08/2011
Mick Moore15/05/2011
KM15/05/2011
wombourne22/02/2011
jimbloomer12/02/2011
Alan Whatley31/10/2010
mae28/03/2009
carole engel09/03/2009
Anton07/03/2009
BaggerGutt18/07/2008
Colin Crawford06/06/2008
GordonAdshead00/06/2008
Rowan02/03/2008
Laurel02/03/2008
AndyS21/01/2007
stevent080919/01/2007
Jon F31/05/2005
iaindbrown10/05/2005
Moorponder27/07/2004