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Name:Pen y Garn
Hill number:14373
Height:460m / 1509ft
Parent (Ma):2137  Cadair Idris - Penygadair
RHB Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SH 62655 10812
Summit feature:trig point within stone wall
Drop:69m
Col:391m  SH633114  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL23W
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 25 users)ByDate of Ascent
Trawsfynydd, Esgair Berfa and Pen y Garn in a circuit from 657134. 7.8 miles 2h45m. A fair bit of off path but nothing difficult.clivevilla18/08/2018
no clegs to annoy all day from braich ddu to pen y garn, descended north onto coast path then back to rhosfainjohnowen04/08/2018
5/6 (Craig-Ias (Tyrrau Mawr)/Craig-y-Llyn/Braich Ddu(Craig Cwm-Llwyd)/Trawsfynydd/Pen Y Garn/Esgair Berfa)Fergalh15/10/2017
Hafotty Fach-Penygarn-Trawsfynydd-Braich Ddu-Craig y Llyn-Hafotty Fachwillias25/05/2016
From Fairbourne up by quarry and on using forest roads to Braich Ddu then following fence lines (stiles on most) over Trawsfynydd to Esgair Berfa. Back down to land rover track then over Pen y Garn and back down to quarry (one awkward wall). SS25/10/2015
From gated road to the west.Dusty25/07/2015
Lynnau Cregenneu - Fford Ddu - Lletty Ifan - Cyfannedd - Bryn Sellard - Pen Y Garn (& Trig) Lunch in colourful pants basking in the sun - Afon Dyffryn - Cycle Route 8 - Foel Tyr Gawen - Penarth Canol - Pont Y Garth - Afon Dysynn - Llanllwyd - Pen Y Meini - Bodlilan Fach - Mynydd Pen Rhiw - Trawsfynydd (slopes) - Cycle Route 8 back to Lynnau Cregenneubriandavies21/03/2015
From Fairbourne up by quarry and on using forest roads to Braich Ddu then following fence lines (stiles on most) over Trawsfynydd to Esgair Berfa. Back down to land rover track (and inevitable land rovers) then over Pen y Garn and back down to quarry (one awkward wall).SS25/10/2014
Summit is 2m north of the trig point.JohnStoneham17/06/2014
A circular walk from Hafotty-fach taking in Braich Ddu,Trawsfynydd,Esgair Berfa and Pen y Garn on a lovely warm sunny day.mad max27/09/2013
A pleasant walk from Llwyngwril Stn. to Fairbourne via pen y Garn and Trawsfynydd.summitsup05/07/2013
SH6265410817Anton11/08/2009
rough grass, tumulus, fine view. from (rough) road to E RHW19/09/2004
Ianto&Sue16/07/2019
Robert Kemp07/07/2019
thenomad11/04/2018
TK28/12/2015
Hetty12/08/2015
MM02/08/2015
KM02/08/2015
Moorponder21/07/2013
Sleepwa1ker13/06/2013
Alex C21/05/2013
davidpettit8418/03/2006
andrew.allum01/01/2000