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Name:Moel y Parc
Hill number:7519
Height:397.7m / 1305ft
Parent (Ma):2047  Penycloddiau
Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Flintshire [Sir Fflint] (CoU)
Hill area:Clwydian Hills
Class:Tump (300-399m), Subhump
(Tu,3,sHu)
Grid ref:SJ 11937 70005
Summit feature:ground 2m S of trig point
Drop:90.9m
Col:306.8m  SJ 1210 6899  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) 265
Observations:cairn 160m NW at SJ 11793 70080 is 1.45m lower
Survey:Leica NA730 (summit), Trimble GeoXH 6000 (summit and col)
Survey of Moel y Parc.pdf
Comments:Height also measured to Order 2 Flush Bracket (398.02m) on trig point agrees with surveyed height
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 61 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at end of track to mast, went up that track and climbed a couple of gates to get to the summit.clivevilla02/01/2017
Great walk, just me and sheep. Climbed from Bodfari. Headed for trig point and then climbed fence to cairn. Great views - no one around . Good day then back down to BodfariBryan194516/11/2016
Me and my partner climbed this hill with the dog, after arriving in Wales with the rest of my family for our summer holiday (coinciding with the Geocaching MEGA event in LLangollen). We felt unwelcome at points on the walk but most of it was very enjoyable with lovely views! Better signposting from the main road from Bodfari would be useful as we were sure we were going the wrong way. Luckily a friendly farmer helped us out :) This was part of my training for climbing the three national peaks at some point in the future!satan hardens01/08/2016
Circular walk from Bodfari. Beautifully warm early summer day, but too hazy for any great views. Hopped over the barbed wire to visit the trig. Pint in the Downing Arms at Bodfari afterwards.Lazylizzie07/05/2016
From the car park at the foot of Moel Arthur. Moel Arthur, Penycloddiau and Moel Y Parc. Cold, wet and generally pretty miserable!!AlunRees3129/03/2016
In bright sunshine with Mart and Daisy then on to Moel FamauJohn Eley27/03/2016
Up mast track from easy parking at end of road up from Afon Wen. No track found above mast so went to left of compound and had to rescue sheep with its head stuck in wire fence- good job I was passing.Mark Sims19/02/2016
As for PeteF.arranc07/08/2015
Great windy run from Moel Famau to Moel Y Parc. Summit and trig are a good bit from one another. Trig located in field to right. Fantastic views.Chris92011/01/2015
Continuation of walk from Penycloddiau. Walked back by Clwydian Way. With MP and JK on a hill survey walk.marktrengove16/12/2014
Continuation of walk from Penycloddiau. Took Offa's Dyke path NNW to bwlch, then up by permissive path and then access land to the top. The trig point is situated in pasture over barbed wire fence, not on access land. Stunning views on clear evening to Lakeland Fells, Isle of Man and Snowdonia from the cairn. Returned to bwlch and took Clwydian Way south and forest track back to car park on bwlch between Penycloddiau and Moel Arthur.marktrengove21/05/2014
Climbed to cairn via signposted path off Offas dyke en-route to accommodation in Afon-wen. I Couldnt see how to get to trig point as it lay beyond the wire fence so i climbed over. This hill has two faces. The cairn side is beautiful and atmospheric whereas the highest point lies in a grassy Area dominated by the transmitter.Dazingdale27/10/2013
From end of roadtim74715/10/2013
From Afonwenmad max17/09/2013
First hill on linear walk along Clwydian Range.Wheelsy13/07/2013
Not sure if the trig at SJ 11947 69991 is the top. There is a cairn at SJ 11790 70081 which might be higher but it is a tumulus.DARRENG24/11/2012
From moel Arthur car park, via penycloddiau. Final peak of a nice out and back walkHillboBaggings12/11/2012
From Waen Aberwheeler. 6 miles, sunny, solo.Saggers29/09/2012
Walked up from end of public road to trig and top.heavyhorses09/09/2012
A few lumps and bumps around the trig but I made top just South East of trig at GR SJ1194569995. The trig I made at GR SJ1193870004. Hill now surveyed and top made at SJ1193770006, South West of trigAnton19/06/2012
From Bodfari. sunny day. AloneSaggers12/05/2012
On a round with Neil and the gang. Beautiful day.simon and co23/03/2012
From Bodfari. Wet and cold and windier the higher up we went. Constantly steep!Phoenix14/02/2012
From end of public road to mast. Followed ROW NW to open access area then up good path to tumulus. Top is trig in nearby field.PeteF02/01/2012
Circular across fields then back along Clwydian Ridge bagging Moel Arthur (once again), Penycloddiau and Moel Y Parc. Completed Moel Famau and others 2 years previous.DanTrig05/08/2008
RHW17/03/2007
First recorded ascentJohnIvor28/03/2005
Carpark beside minor road from Nannerch SJ 13915 66860. Moel Arthur, Moel Llys-y-coed, Moel y Parc & Penycoddiau. 9.5miles 768m.David Gradwell07/11/2004
Not logged. Done on Offa's Dyke Path.ngthack25/08/1975
Estimatedjrj11/06/1963
Richard Gunn04/05/2015
GordonAdshead21/08/2014
welsh walker26/07/2014
Rob5025/05/2014
Pete R09/01/2014
Alex C09/04/2013
andrew brown24/11/2012
Mad Tom12/11/2012
nicolajane21/09/2012
Matt Hicks15/09/2012
Alan Caine28/08/2012
David Bell10/08/2012
Bahan03/04/2012
Dusty16/11/2011
Salopianb06/04/2011
Galvgoon13/01/2011
stevent080913/11/2010
TK10/01/2009
BobHancock25/04/2007
Edwin Gradwell07/11/2004