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Name:Mynydd Aberdar
Hill number:15609
Height:457m / 1499ft
Parent (Ma):2237  Fan Fawr
RHB Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Merthyr Tydfil (UA), Rhondda Cynon Taff (CoU)
Catchment:Taff
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SO 02062 05585
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:79m
Col:378m  SO027043  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 160
(1:25k) OL12E 166E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 22 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at start of track marked unsuitable for turning but there were places to turnPip5601/03/2019
Drove to the top of Heolgerrig which gave good height. Easy parking. Don't go up the narrow lane as turning is difficult as the sign states. Yet more unsightly fly tipping. Merthyr is experiencing an epidemic.Campbell Singer03/04/2018
From top of Heolgerrig. More fly tipping in Merthyr.Barbara Singer03/04/2018
Parked at 027058. I hate to think how much fly-tipping there would be if there were no signs. Qucick up and back to the trig by the second mast. Nice view of Merthyr if that is not an oxymoron.clivevilla13/03/2018
From minor road to SE. Parked where the fly-tippers usually do.jonglew09/12/2016
Parked near bus stop. Tarmac road to the col, but not a lot of space due to fly tipping. Through pasture to trig. Good views to BB's. HP seemed to be in next field.PeterD31/07/2016
4/6 A easy walk up from track on wet day.....Fergalh17/12/2014
parked in a space in the snow left by a car, without spider crampons on the road past houses onto icy compacted snow and farm track. Through a gate on farm tracks to the top. Masts.arranc25/03/2013
SO02064 05589Anton01/09/2012
trig pillar in fieldhodder04/01/2007
easy unremarkable summit; mast; OK view. tarmac rd to023052 (turning spawce despite notice at btm of hill) RHW09/11/2003
Alex C22/06/2018
ngthack24/07/2017
Hetty23/07/2017
Adrian29/04/2017
MM20/03/2016
Robert Kemp16/03/2016
Ramblingpaul20/03/2015
Dusty03/05/2009
Tony J06/12/2008
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Jonathan Russell01/01/1970