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Name:Castell
Hill number:14396
Height:445m / 1460ft
Parent (Ma):1992  Moel Hebog
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Moel Hebog
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Glaslyn
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SH 55949 49340
Summit feature:ground 1m from cairn
Drop:33m
Col:412m  SH558492  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W 254
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 25 users)ByDate of Ascent
With Jenx and Bryher up from free parking by railway nr Haffodd Ruffyd Isaf. Used tracks to Lynn Llewellyn then out the back up burn line to ridge. After. Tumping on Y Gyrn then continued to Moel Lefn then Moel yr Ogof. Final Tump of Castell on way back to the Llyn and van.nordicstar09/04/2019
Picked up on return to CP. from SW side it is a rocky heathery dome.jenx09/04/2019
Me and Alf. Surrounded by rough grass, bracken and heather. No obvious paths.jrj04/07/2017
From Y Gyrn. On my own but part of BHMC hut weekend. Sunny but cool breeze.alwaysinshorts23/04/2017
From Moel Lefn. Back to Beddgelert. Fine walk. 4 hours.Wycombe Wanderer02/04/2017
Rob on New Years hike. Wet and FoggyLouieb7802/01/2016
from Y Gurn out of forest no paths, straight up through trash between gap of two tops then small scramble to west top agree with Lou and Jake well worth it then back to Cae Ddu through easy forest tracksunderhill27/09/2015
all who bag the Hebog ridge should add this at the end. A real wild little climb with a good scramble. with steve on a wet, cloudy, clammy day, after Hebog etc..Lou22/08/2015
SH55949 49338Anton16/07/2013
Very fine rocky peak with lots of scrambling fun and fine views but also the roughest top I've met outside the Rhinogs. No paths, knee deep heather, rocks and bog. Worth it though.Jake99402/12/2012
From Forest Holidays campsite via Moel Hebog.Wheelsy27/10/2008
nice little peak, rock & heather summit, fine situation & view. from car pk to NE, notwork of tks, pass S of L Llewelyn, steep heather & scramble RHW09/12/2006
Route inlcluding Moel Lefn and Moel yr Ogof. From Hafod Ruffydd IsafJamesD197227/04/2000
With: solo; From Beddgelert campsite on path from up to Bwlch Llefrith & top. Returned via NW ridge and Moel-yr Ogof and Moel Lefn then down to campsite on path from bwlch.Ian Baines23/03/1997
OLIVERS07/04/2019
andrew brown06/04/2019
Roxytammy12/05/2017
MM16/08/2015
Alex C05/09/2014
carole engel14/09/2013
Neil Haslewood17/03/2012
andrew.allum01/01/2000
thenomad07/07/1987
IainT30/08/1977
peterstanding10/04/1966