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Name:Moel y Plas
Hill number:14404
Height:440m / 1444ft
Parent (Ma):2046  Moel Gyw
RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Denbighshire [Sir Ddinbych] (CoU)
Hill area:Clwydian Hills
Catchment:Clwyd, Catchment Boundaries, Dee (Flint)
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SJ 17036 55437
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:86m
Col:354m  SJ168558  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) 256 265
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 52 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From road end to north on Offa's Dyke path. Nice sleet shower on way downMark Sims02/04/2019
Easy parking on wide grass verge, just beyond end of road at 168558 - S. along Offa's Dyke Path to stile at 1687 5527 - Over stile & NE up good path to summit cairn. (S)gerrybowes29/12/2018
6.3 mile walk from road south of Moel Y Gelli, followed Offas Dyke onto hill, then trails onto Moel Y Plas summit, continued along Offas Dyke path around Moel Llanfair then onto Moel Gyw, then headed back south over Moel Llanfair (had to climb barbed wire fence on descent), back over Moel Y Plas along road, onto footpath then across field to Moel Y Waun summit, descended back to car same way. This was the second walk today, earlier re-bagged Moel Famau and bagged Foel Fenlli and Moel Eithinen, changeable weather; cloud to showers to sun, not many people around, great views to Snowdonia, Liverpool and even the Pennines.DanTrig25/08/2018
From top of pass to NW as RHW, good path. Stile appears eventually to cross bwf, then across pasture to cairn.Aye Jimmy07/01/2018
A494 hotel car park, Foel Fenlli, Moel Eithenen, Moel y Waun,Moel y Plas, Moel Llanfair, Moel Gyw. With Mart and Daisy. Strong winds and snow flurries.John Eley12/02/2017
From little layby (A494) near Clwyd Gate - followed Offas Dyke Path with diverts to bag Moel Gyw (and trig) then Moel-y-Plas past Pen y Ffrith (memories of the Moas) then Moel-y-Waun (and trig) - returned back along Offas dyke Path but took track along east side if Moel-y-Llanfair.briandavies29/12/2016
Moel Y Waun, Moel Y Plas, Moel Lllanfair and Moel Eithinen there and back from south. Over the tops there with Offa's Dyke back. 10 miles.clivevilla14/09/2016
From road end to N. Cross fence at first bend.GordonAdshead14/07/2016
Bagged whilst walking Offa's Dyke pathRamblingpaul27/06/2016
Circular walk from Llanarmon yn Ial-Moel Gyw- Moel Llanfair-Moel y Plas on overcast and somewhat hazy day.Would be grand views from all three on a clear day.Am beginning to like this area more and more.With Bridget and Oscar.catman11/10/2015
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge11/10/2015
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie11/10/2015
Off Offas Dyke with Wombourne.steve hudson11/08/2015
Beautiful day. Circular walk from village of Llanarmon yn Ial taking in Moel Gyw, Moel Llanfair,and Moel y Plas. Lovely views and no one else on the hills. The community run Raven pub in the village afterwards is lovely for a pint.Lazylizzie23/05/2015
From Llanarmon just before the rain came.mad max08/05/2015
11/12 Quick hop up from track below along Offa's dyke path than over a fence to the topFergalh18/04/2015
From SJ171541 to SJ142573 via Moel y Plas, Moel Llanfair and Moel Gwy.summitsup15/05/2014
Parked to S and walked N up Offas Dyke pathPeteF18/08/2013
Short detour from Offa's Dyke trail heading back to Clwyd Gate after a great day going clockwise including Moel Eithinen, Bryn Alyn and Moel y Plas via Eryrys and Llanarmon-yn-lal. Sunny. Alone.Saggers10/08/2013
SJ 1703755435Anton20/02/2011
pasture, nice view. from pass 168558, path then cross pasture RHW04/07/2004
With KWJohnIvor08/06/1997
Alan Caine11/09/2019
phil10124/08/2019
clique22/07/2019
johnbarnard2507/02/2019
beckybags28/01/2019
A Peckish28/01/2019
Stormer13/01/2019
mae07/10/2018
Richard Gunn02/10/2017
tomcr8804/04/2016
MM10/06/2015
keano23/03/2015
Rob5031/01/2015
Alex C13/10/2014
welsh walker03/08/2014
Salopianb02/06/2013
Moorponder10/03/2013
Galvgoon05/12/2012
stevent080913/11/2010
carole engel03/04/2010
nordicstar17/05/2009
TK15/02/2009
Pete R21/10/2006
ScaSey11/08/2002
paulsross01/01/2000
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Man of Kernow126/07/1999
David Purchase29/09/1996