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Name:Mynydd Gethin
Hill number:2291
Height:491m / 1611ft
Parent (Ma):2237  Fan Fawr
Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Rhondda Cynon Taff (CoU)
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,4,sMa)
Grid ref:SO 04424 02518
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:145m
Col:346m  SO003103  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 170
(1:25k) 166E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 37 users)ByDate of Ascent
Up from Fynnon-y-gog. Being a Sunday there were plenty of MTB's in evidence.Chris Peart14/02/2016
Solo walk from Aberdare via the far northern end of the ridge,my very out of date gave no clue of the existing of the bike park so I'm not sure who was more bemused, me or the cyclists! Great views of the snow-covered Beacons. Carried on SE along the rest of the ridge, then dropped down to Penrhiwceiber train station.thesweetcheat21/11/2015
Parked at the top of the minor road at Ffynnon-y-gg then used the ENE path to gain access to the hill passing some spoil heaps on my way to the forest. Trig at summit within view of the top of Bike Park Wales.Dugswell203/07/2015
From minor road near Ffynnon-y-gog. Trig a short way from bike course in felled area but new plantings mean that it will soon vanish once moreColin Crawford03/07/2015
Parked at cycle place... funny looks as no bike. last day of holidays so busy with 2 wheelers.dicky12/04/2015
3/8 parked at end of lane an followed track through forest to mountain bike facility just beside noticeboards is the trig pillar wonderful viewsFergalh08/01/2015
Parked at Mountain Bike Centre, luckly did this one at dusk so was able to walk up some of the bike trails. Could be interesting finding a route when the bikes are in full flow.rhalstead10/01/2014
Parking in a residential area at roadside. Interesting walk up past waste heaps from a bygone past mining era, then through a pine forest before breaking out onto the top of the hill where a large area of pine trees have been felled. The whole area seems to be a quad & motorbike playground. Some serious mud here!jonglew06/01/2013
SO04498 02519Anton03/09/2012
Looks like a great path for mountain bikers. Shame about the desolation of cut down trees around the trig pointMartin R30/07/2011
Parked where Des advised which is a good starting point. Set off in drizzle, returned in torential rain. Saw little on top apart from the trig and tree stumps. Had just been on Radio Wales being interviewed about walking and things.Father Ted22/09/2010
Parked at 035 020. Good tracks all the way apart from last 100m. Trig easy to find as surrounded by remains of the trees that have all been cut down.destaylor10/06/2010
Walked from SW.Dusty10/06/2010
walked from heolgerrig past garn las and up to the boundary stones which marked the county boundary.finally into the forest and found the trig pillarhodder30/07/2007
petey20/05/2005
Started from the Gethin Woodland Park car park. Ascended by forest tracks frequented by scrambling bikes. Approached top from the NW along fire break. Used the boundary stones to locate where to hack into the trees. Trig in small clearing.garyhoney23/11/2002
nice approach, hill dull, conifers, line of boundary stone, TP in small clearing c40m SW of summit track. from rd-end Cefnpennar 036013, (1) tk N to 033024, follow tk/FPs to summit; (2) tk E (confusing proliferation of paths) RHW13/05/2000
Followed narrow tarmac road uphill to enter forest and found wide forest paths with buggy tracks by boundary walls to ridge above Mountain Ash.arranc14/03/1999
BaggerGutt30/03/2016
Mick Moore25/03/2016
Robert Kemp16/03/2016
Campbell Singer01/02/2015
AndyS07/06/2014
chalky195306/10/2013
andrew brown23/06/2012
iaindbrown03/04/2012
Alan Whatley13/09/2010
russf6908/03/2010
DARRENG11/02/2010
mae28/02/2009
Tony J06/12/2008
marktrengove30/06/2006
stevent080917/10/2005
ianwatson28/01/2005
Jon F28/08/2004
andrew.allum01/01/2000
David Purchase28/12/1998