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Name:Rhobell Ganol
Hill number:3390
Height:521m / 1709ft
Parent (Ma):2059  Rhobell Fawr
Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Area:The Arenigs
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Class:Dewey
(Tu,5)
Grid ref:SH 78581 27412
Summit feature:rocky outcrop on S top
Drop:34m
Col:487m  SH785269  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL23E
Observations:outcrop is 0.45m higher than top 120m N at SH 78610 27527; prominent outcrop 170m NW at SH 78492 27560 and cairned top 230m N at SH 78586 27646 are both >2m lower
Survey:Leica NA730
Survey of Rhobell Ganol.pdf
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 57 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Exactly as David Gradwell --thanks for tip re forest.Crib Goch10/04/2017
From Llanfachreth taking row, track and path to Rhobell Fawr after diversion to Cerniau, then descended and climbed Rhobell Ganol. From there it was over rough wet ground to Rhobell-y-big before dropping down to Afon Ceirw which was crossed at the wall which neatly took that out of play. The forest tracks to outward route.SS26/12/2016
Included in Nuttall route.David Gradwell24/08/2016
Bog fest on way down from Rhobell FawrMark Sims25/03/2016
From Cwm-Hasgen a round of Rhobell-y-big, Rhobell Ganol, Rhobell Fawr, Moel Cae'r-defaid West Top, Craig y Benglog, Dduallt and Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd.rhalstead22/11/2015
With Steve and Frank on a bright but chilly day. nuttall route 6.3 with a few minor tops added. All the Arenig Nuttalls now summitted.Lou27/09/2015
Superb circular from Cwm yr Allt Lwyd across rough terrain with the heather in full bloom.Neolith30/08/2015
Nuttall walk 6.3: Dduallt - Rhobell Fawr - Cynefin Bryn Blew - Rhobell Ganol - Rhobell y bigronaldo33326/04/2015
Continuation of walk from Rhobell y big. Walked south down between crags to a wide boggy bwlch, then up by sheep-tracks, visiting both the north and south tops. Walk continued to Rhobell Fawr.marktrengove24/08/2014
3400 and 3390 together. Parked as others to NE. Good path then gets worse after about half way to 3400 - a fine hill - approach seems less rocky from the SW. Some bog to 3390 but not too bad. Tried to find the path to NE so that I could follow it S to 2 other Deweys but the path is a fiction. Spent a good half hour trying to find it in heather and bog. Have 1:50 map on GPS and was standing on the 'path' up to ankles in bog. Clear weather no path anywhere. Nightmare. Gave up and returned to car.destaylor27/03/2014
surveyed with Grahan Jackson and John Barnard Galltywenallt22/02/2014
Climbed from Rhobell y Big.chriswatson07/05/2013
Extended version of Nuttalls' route, with Ruth. Cwm yr Allt-lwyd - Ffridd yr Allt-lwyd - Dduallt - Rhobell Fawr - Rhobell Ganol - Rhobell-y-big - Cwm yr Allt-lwyddavidpettit8406/05/2013
There are several contenders for the highest point including one with a cairn on it at the northern end. I went up them all anyway so was glad I had when I got home and read that the S.Top is the highest.clivevilla25/10/2012
S rocky knoll marginally higher according to Abney Levelwebmaster09/09/2009
Start ~ 788293. Climbed en route between Rhobell-y-big and Rhobell Fawr. With Wombourne.steve hudson24/02/2009
Came up from Rhobell Fawr to the south over some pretty boggy sections. The northern crag is the summit.Father Ted13/09/2008
a wild camp on the banks of the infant afon mawddach then a loop over dduallt and rhobell fawr, some squelchy bits underfoot but a fabulous walk all the samestig_nest10/04/2007
Meirionydd Dewey bagging, walk 1/3; Bryn-pig, Moel y Feidiog, Mynydd Bryn-llech, Craig Dolfudr N Top, Craig Dolfudr, Ffridd yr Allt-lwyd, Rhobell Ganol, Rhobell-y-big. RHW26/12/1997
Solo ascent.thenomad26/06/1997
A wonderful rough 4 hour solo run circuit of Rhobell Fawr and Ddualt and Deweys 500m tops- from south having dropped L off at Chester for a lacrosse match and collected her later then up to Kendal.Chris Pearson05/10/1996
Ascended on the way to Rhobell Fawr.JohnW29/10/1985
boxblade22/04/2017
Deedubr29/03/2017
SteveSmith18/10/2016
Edwin Gradwell24/08/2016
TK25/03/2016
DARRENG31/07/2015
dgresty18/03/2015
mae07/05/2014
Alex C02/04/2014
Andy West06/06/2012
AlanD08/04/2012
JohnStoneham14/11/2011
Smog05/11/2011
Phil M23/10/2011
Smudge30/09/2011
Mick Moore19/05/2011
ras5225/04/2011
iaindbrown29/08/2009
stevent080924/05/2009
wombourne24/02/2009
DC11main26/07/2008
bogdodger19/07/2008
carole engel19/07/2008
Anton19/07/2008
BaggerGutt18/07/2008
AndyS21/03/2008
David Purchase02/03/2008
Martin R30/12/2005