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Name:Garn Boduan
Hill number:1956
Height:279m / 915ft
RHB Section:30A: Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Erch, Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Cardigan Bay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
Grid ref:SH 31211 39351
Summit feature:rock 2m from plinth with brass spot height marker
Col:103.5m  SH 3364 4187  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 123
(1:25k) 253
Observations:marginally higher than nearby wind shelter
Survey:simple level (summit), Trimble GeoXH 6000 (col)
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 208 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From the carpark in Nefyn at SH 30871 40433. Good path through the cleared trees leading to the steep bit to the top.Alan Moore03/05/2019
Bus to Nefyn, FPs to top. Great views. Down south side. Walked lanes to Carn Fadryn and then on South to catch bus back to Pwllhelitrimarc208/10/2018
Misty, so no views today! Ample parking to south at start of forestry track.huwthomas04/04/2018
A nice walk from the forestry track to the south, and a good path all the way. Fine views, and a nice open summit area. Quite pleased that the morning snow had thawed off this hill, giving a nice easy stroll, a bit of a relief after an earlier, very snowy ascent of Gryn Ddu.Gill08/03/2018
Up and down from Nefyndavidpettit8401/01/2018
On Public Footpath from end of track to SW.rhalstead24/12/2017
Family walk. From the Nefyn car park. Tracks and paths through felled woodland to the Iron Age hill fort on the summit where we had lunch. Returned by same route and then on to the Ty Coch Inn at Porthdinllaen.Herbert Anchovy25/10/2017
My last Welsh Marilyn. climbed with a group of friends I used to be in college with some 40 years ago. The biggest challenge was squeezing all the cars into the parking spot at the bottom to the south. Good path all the way up. Celebrated with some Bucks Fizz and so carried away forgot to take the flag out for the pictures. When we went down we went into Nefyn for a look around the Nautical Museum and saw a film that included a bit about the hill fort on Boduan.Father Ted08/10/2017
With K. Hill fort very interesting. No access problems from S, where parking is easy. Other walkers on hill reported blocked paths to N.Ashley27/07/2017
Forestry path from B4354Rob5028/04/2017
With Trefor. Started SSE where forestry track/public footpath leaves B4354. Good path to summit. Done at the end of the day after Mynydd Anelog, Bardsea Island and Mynydd Rhiw.mike.hoult06/04/2017
With Cabe and Bev following walk 23 in Kittiwake walks on the Llŷn Peninsular.simon and co05/02/2017
From track end on B4354 taking row to summit. Couldn't find row down to east so returned same way in the end. Fine views.SS08/01/2017
#617 From the South near Gorphwysfa, an awkward drop off in the middle of the road-works!tim74717/11/2016
From car park at side of dilapidated Baptist Chapel in Nefyn. Forestry works closed track to summit, but they had all knocked off work by time we got there Friday evening; in fact looked like they had knocked off several months previous! Fine rocky summit with a platform bolt trig.jonglew19/08/2016
Forestry track from parking area near gate at SH 3157 3875 on the B4354. Pleasant walk up graded forestry track then cleared footpath through bracken to summit.G4OBK (Phil)19/08/2016
6/11 Lleyn Bagging day Sixth of eleven (Mynydd Anelog/Mynydd Rihw/Mynydd Cilian/Carneddol/Carn Fadryn/Garn Boduan/Carre Glefain/Yr Eifl North Top/Yr Eifl/Tre'r Ceiri/Mynydd Carnguwch)Fergalh21/05/2016
Solo evening walk up from Nefyn, as a prelude to two days of Wales Coast Path walking. This is a wonderful hillfort, the round houses are beautifully preserved and the stones ramparts (outer and inner) are very imposing. Great views of neighbouring Carn Fadrun and Yr Eifl. I was here about two hours, during which the gloom cleared and the sun came out.thesweetcheat07/05/2016
Walked up the forestry track. Amazing view from the summit, if a little windy. With stig_nestLaura.W09/03/2016
3rd Marilyn of a very windy day with Laura W. From b4354 by Gorphwysga house a steady forestry track leads up to an older path which becomes narrower near the top. We were waiting for a steep bit but one never came. Super views..wasnt even that clear and yet still a superb panorama. Yr Eifl in particular.stig_nest09/03/2016
Parked at the start of the forest track on B4354. Again easy access to this peak. Quickly ascended and enjoyed the old fort and the hut circles. Started to rain on descent to add to the wind. Company: Soloiandesbottes01/01/2016
With Minnie, from gated forestry entrance, easy track up to fort then obvious paths to citadel, warm & dry, great views over Lleyn Peninsular & other tops, easy up & down.apricorum13/09/2015
What a fabulous hill.Adrian15/08/2015
Just squeezed into a space at the forest road end, then followed the meandering path to a pleasant summit. 5th of 5 in the dayThearlaichdubh21/06/2015
With Sue, Ken and Anne, from Nefyn - an easy morning circuit.Phreerunner21/11/2014
Parking area off B4354 at SH31575 38765 – Took forest ‘road’ for about ½km and then followed waymarked track & path which winds its way up to the summit. (Solo)gerrybowes22/08/2014
Solo from 315387 on a very pleasant climb to the summit.bolton09/08/2014
The square concrete base is a platform bolt, a rare type of trig.Alex C28/06/2013
Short easy tick with fine views and another fort at the top. The iron age people must have been worried about security or just liked a house with a good view.mindlessflogger07/04/2013
up from car park in Nefyn - out of trees, path winds its way to the summitBramley20/03/2013
With MoraBLACKHILL15/02/2013
Parked to south by forest path entrance. Followed path. Nice rocky top and views.clivevilla14/02/2013
Jenx. Car park of B road at GR315387. Easy obvious track up hill, becomes path. Weaves through rough bracken/brambly ground, no easy short cuts. Another good hill fort w walls, views to coast excellent.nordicstar09/03/2012
With AT.marktrengove16/07/2011
Circular walk from Nefyn.Grand views.With Bridget,Peter and Oscar.catman28/05/2010
With Catman,Peter and Oscar.rosiebridge28/05/2010
With Peter,Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie28/05/2010
Nice walk up zig-zag path from the south. Impressive sheltersignyred07/06/2009
Good path all the way from the south. Small cairn.destaylor27/05/2009
From car at 315387 (12:05), walked up forest track to just S of summit and then steeply up to top. Returned by same route, cutting across 1 hairpin, to car (12:05). Sunshine. dbb26/04/2009
From CP at Tan-y-Graig. Wound our way up easy-to follow tracks and paths through forestry, then cleared area to top with a little rampart- a pleasant enough hour. Very hazy and very warm for March. With brother, Pete,pwheeler18/03/2009
on my 56th Birthday with Jamievegibagger28/07/2008
from road up through forestgigglejon30/03/2008
Forestry track from SE to start, left this when it went off to the R. More overgrown section of bracken and heather led to a very stony area on top. Square concrete base with tiny cairn there.Aye Jimmy03/07/2007
Very pleasant little hill, approached from the road.DavidGMould28/05/2007