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Name:Craig y Castell
Hill number:18692
Height:298m / 978ft
Parent (Ma):2158  Craig y Castell
RHB Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Mawddach
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SH 69407 17305
Summit feature:rib of rock c 10m W of wall
Drop:34m
Col:264m  SH691172  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL18W OL23W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 17 users)ByDate of Ascent
Continuation from the other Craig y Castell, followed the line of the stone wall & did all of the other lumps & bumpsDanMaisieBex17/02/2018
Circular walk from YHA Kings: first to Craig y Castell (Marilyn), then over 2 unnamed 290m tops to Craig y Castell (Tump), and finally over another unnamed top to Dol Gledr.Tony J04/03/2017
With Bev and Cabe.simon and co02/09/2016
With dad and bevCubags02/09/2016
After Craig y Castell, w Jenxnordicstar29/06/2015
Continuation of walk from Marilyn Craig y Castell. Descended via eastern flank of the Marilyn to cross walled track, then up though broken wall to a high wall (no breaches in it) topped with barbed wire - this proved tricky to climb, but easiest place is close to junction with a north-south wall. Then up beside this latter wall over a minor top to summit - a rock outcrop some 10m west of the wall. Whole area had been recently subject to a wildfire, still smouldering in places - most unpleasant. Walk continued to Dolgledr. With AT and JT.marktrengove11/04/2015
After Dol Gledr. Descent NE steep but ok, gate by small outbuilding.RHW22/11/2014
Pay & display car park at SH 69780 15275. Craig y Castell West Top - Dol Gledr - Craig y Castell [Tyn-y-llwyn] - Tyn-y-llwyn South Top - Tyn-y-llwyn Far South Top - Craig y Castell. Returned along the shore of Llyn Gwernan. Once out on the tops, apart from the return, this is a rough walk for hardened hill-baggers only.David Gradwell21/08/2012
Good round walk around this oddly lumpy hill group. Great views of the Cadair. This top had remains of some walls.ChinnockC08/04/2003
beckybags29/04/2019
A Peckish29/04/2019
TK27/01/2019
MM27/10/2017
Alex C05/09/2015
Sprog11/04/2015
Edwin Gradwell21/08/2012
Jon F19/03/2005