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Name:Allt Lwyd
Hill number:2252
Height:653.1m / 2143ft
Parent (Ma):2233  Waun Rydd
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Brecon Beacons
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Class:Nuttall, Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
Grid ref:SO 07862 18915
Summit feature:small cairn
Col:625.4m  SO 0753 1911  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 160
(1:25k) OL12E
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 307 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Climb up from reservoir over Twyn Du and return via Allt LwydArbie05/02/2018
remembering sunday walkDarren-44312/11/2017
Nuttalls 13.2philhythe06/10/2017
Nuttalls 13.2crax7315/04/2017
Ascended via route in Nuttalls 13.2njones10202/01/2017
Allt Lwyd on its own from Talybont Reservoir car park on a misty morning.Dugswell222/10/2016
Nuttall walk 13.2 on a wet and windy July afternoon.Ramblingpaul24/07/2016
Allt Lwyd to Fan Y Big from Talybont Reservoir.gsolomonuk23/07/2016
Out and back from Waun RyddSwindon Bagger13/07/2016
from the car park at the reservoir solocolinfielding04/07/2016
Nuttall walk 13.2: Allt Lwyd - Craig Pwllfa - Bwlch y Ddwyallt - Waun Rydd - Craig Pwllfaronaldo33303/05/2016
V wet ascent from Talybont reservoir following Nuttals 13.2 with GFE. Soaked to the bone!!Fionalevey02/05/2016
Ascent with my two sons of Allt Lwyd from the Talybont Reservoir, crossing Waun Rhyd, before bagging Bwlch y Ddwyallt and doubling back to Waun Rhyd summit, and descending to the Talybont Reservoir via Carn Pica and Twyn Du. Mixed sunshine and cloud, cold when exposed to the wind.VirtualMountain05/04/2016
from talybont res car park SO 099196 round of Allt Lwyd Waun Rydd, Bryn, Bwlch Y Ddwyallt, Craig fan Ddu , Allt Forgan back thru Talybont Forrest to CPunderhill20/01/2016
Walked up from car park by Talybont Reservoir, continued over Waun Rydd & Bwlch y Ddwyallt. Strong wind, horizontal snow, but a pleasant change from recent rain. Hillsides very slippery.Cas-gwent07/01/2016
Walked along the Taff trail from Talybont-on-Usk to the reservoir, along the road and then up from the car park to Allt Lwyd following the (mostly) obvious path. From there walked along the ridge and across marshy ground to Waun Rydd. Headed back to the reservoir via Carn Pica and Twyn Du.clyoung12/09/2015
From CP at 100,197. Up and down in one hour 40. Good clear path but very steep in places. Thick cloud on top today.Crib Goch13/08/2015
5/8 Long but enjoyable day in the Brecons Bwlch y Ddwyallt (Gwaun Cerrig Llwydian)/Gwaun Cerrig LLwydian (Craig Cwareli)/Bryn/Waun Rydd/Alt Lwyd/Allt Forgon/Pan Y Creigiau/Bryniau GleisionFergalh27/06/2015
Along the tops from Pen Y Fan.tomd419/04/2015
The first one doing it as linear walk. From talybont resivoir Easy to spotAristotle Chip21/03/2015
Solo walk from Talybont, very contrasting visit to my previous time. Thick hill fog and drifted snow on the slopes made spikes essential. Carried on to the Bronze Age cairn at Carn Pica.thesweetcheat07/02/2015
Parked in car park by Talybont Reservoir at SO 09989 19718. Took RoW up east ridge by forest to gate/stile at forest edge. Then steeply up by path to small cairn on summit. Walk continued to Waun rydd.marktrengove22/07/2014
Nuttall's walk 13.2 - beautiful day, no issues with navigation or access. A pleasure to walk on firm ground with minimum mud!Fernhill13/03/2014
from the car park at Talybont resorvoir, with Tony , Neil and Steve, onwards to Bwlch y Ddwyalt, bright till mid-day then thick cloud and rain..Lou11/10/2013
Dolygaer - Cefn yr Ystrad - Bryniau Gleision - Pant y Creigiau - Allt Forgan - Allt Lwyd - Waun Rydd - Fan y Big - Dolygaerdavidpettit8406/07/2013
Small pile of stones. Route:Blaen Y Glyn-Craig Y Fan Ddu-Graig Fan Las-WaunRydd-Carn Pica-Craig Y Fan-Allt Lwyd-Nant Tarthwynni-Talybont Reservoir Car Park. Clear, Sunny, Very cold.Chris Williams02/03/2013
From CP 1m SW of Dam. Straightforward signed path. Nice direction to do from.dicky07/10/2012
Car park by Talybont Reservoir Up track & paths Allt Lwyd Faint path to cairn by small pool (shown on map) Path to Bwlch y Ddwyallt Back to col Faint path up to summit of Waun Rydd SE along path above Craig Pwllfa Carn Pica Path down E. ridge and back to car park. (JL,PM)gerrybowes21/09/2012
1st of the day.bolton21/09/2012
Nuttalls route 13.2 taking in Allt Lwyd, Waun Rydd and Bwlch y Ddwyallt. Did the first two again on 7/10/2014 with Tiger Bay Ramblers.islamidget18/06/2012
first sunny day for weeks!skeletonjo17/06/2012
With G. From car park on Talybont reservoir > Allt Lwyd > Bwlch y Ddwyallt > Waun Rydd > Twyn Du > car park.RT197008/04/2012
Nuttall route 13.2sebastiencale25/03/2012
walked up from reservoir car park no access problems 2 stiles and made a bee lin for summitrussf6911/03/2012
From Talybont Reservoir (SO 09950 19677) - Allt Lwyd - Waun Rydd - Bwlch y Ddwyallt - Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion.david23020102/10/2011
Day 3 of 3 day wander Start/finish: Neaudd Reservoir Distance covered: 11 miles Weather: Clear, sunny with cold wind Camp: N/A Extras: Met up with Madmax and Exit5man(Howie)Willowisp30/06/2011
With Rosemary, Bran and Pendabeorwulf22/05/2011
Layby about half a mile from the Talybont reservoir dam. path opposite leads straight up hill.marketherton14/05/2011
Allt Lwyd, Bwlch y Ddwyallt, Waun Ryddijpowell15/04/2011
Doing Nuttall Walk 13.2, with Kev RSteveClay08/04/2011
From Talybont Reservoir on the way up to Waun Rudd, WS.Fred Windsor24/02/2011
Solo walk from Talybont village, hot day, excellent visibility. Route via reservoir then past the two Iron Age enclosures at Nant Tarthwynni. Uninteresting summit, the main draw coming from the ridge ahead. Onwards to Bwlch y Ddwyallt then back to Waun Rythesweetcheat28/08/2010
A nice little climb for our first peak of the dayvconnelly25/04/2010
Followed Nuttall route from Talybont Reservoir. Bad day weather wise. Wind, rain and poor visibiity. Recorded a wind speed of 52mph in col to NW of summit.David Gradwell24/10/2009
Good circuit from Talybont reservoir dam, bagging Pant Y Cregiau, Waun Rydd and Allt Lwyd and back down to our starting point.DanTrig09/08/2009
Boggy Top - better paths on the ground than on the map!beamerboy3602/08/2009
Climbed from Tal y bont reservoirdianepick26/04/2009
From Talybont Reservoir. Went on to Waun Rydd and Bwlchy Ddwyallt.Herbert Anchovy19/03/2009