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Name:Gamallt
Hill number:2191
Height:474.6m / 1557ft
Parent (Ma):2182  Pegwn Mawr
Section:31B: Welshpool to Hay-on-Wye
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Wye
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,4,sMa)
Grid ref:SN 95544 70943
Summit feature:small rib of rock
Drop:147.4m
Col:327.2m  SN 97882 70815  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 136 147
(1:25k) 200W
Observations:ground 25m W at SN 95520 70943 is 20cm lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica 530
Survey of Gamallt (Final).doc
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 44 users)ByDate of Ascent
First of nine on sunny day (Gamallt/Pen Y Garn/Banc Hir/Geifas West Top/Geifas/Domen Milwyn/Bryn Dafydd/Hafod Ithel/Cefn Blewog)Fergalh17/04/2016
From Gilfach Farm. Same thoughts as 'dicky' on nice people there and walk up with its 3 obstacles, 2 gates but then one barbed wire fence. Good hill-walk despite that. Went over another obstacle to continue a 13 mile walk, described under Garreg Lwydpwheeler05/05/2013
from Gilfach centre (nice parking as are people who work there) up easy to follow Wye Valley walk to ridge, then 3 obstacles - easy gate at first but then one barb fence (new) followed by easy gate/stile. Fab views.dicky17/04/2013
From visitor centre - a smashing walk on a sunny afternoon.Chris Peart06/10/2012
petey30/07/2012
Parked to SE. Wye Valley Path to ridge then turned left along the ridge.clivevilla11/03/2012
From Visitor Centre. Kept to the track/path all the way to the ridge. Fairly steady. Good walk.destaylor16/08/2011
Same as Gary - why do fences have to have barbed wire? Great view.Martin R06/08/2011
Proper hill after 4 Motorway Marylins earlier in the day. Visitor's car park over railway bridge then up steep hillside over fence then turn right to aim for summit on warm hazy afternoon before a few beers in Rhayader with its 13 pubs.Dugswell224/04/2010
SN9554470942Anton07/03/2010
Part of Wye Valley on way from Rhayader to Llangurig. With Ian, Chris, Fred and Philmavero1031/08/2008
Set off at 4.45pm so the light had just about gone when I reached the summit, which is obvious even though uncairned. Legs prickled mercilessly by masses of gorse on the way down with headtorch!signyred13/11/2007
Started from the visitors centre at Gilfach and used the path their to climb steadily. Then over a couple of fences to reach the top. Good views up and down the Wye valley could be had from here.garyhoney18/02/2002
fine hill, setting & view, W ridge is rough scramble. park on verge @ 947710, scree & rock scramble RHW14/05/2000
400' stroll up on grass to heathery top with rock outcrops. On way down farmer asked what I was doing!arranc19/03/1999
Many timesNormski01/08/1990
BaggerGutt30/03/2016
softsquare11/02/2016
Mick Moore29/09/2015
KM29/09/2015
RobertP04/01/2015
Campbell Singer07/12/2014
Hetty01/03/2014
AndyS02/11/2013
GordonAdshead10/07/2013
andrew brown16/02/2013
DARRENG28/06/2011
Tony J14/02/2011
jimbloomer19/10/2010
carole engel07/03/2010
iaindbrown07/11/2009
Alan Whatley26/09/2009
mae31/01/2009
Colin Crawford06/06/2008
stevent080908/04/2006
Jon F16/04/2005
ianwatson19/07/2003
marktrengove10/11/2002
Halfdecent17/07/2002
chalky195304/04/2002
Adrian12/03/2000
andrew.allum01/01/2000
David Purchase02/07/1999
mountaineagle06/02/1998