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Name:Moel Meirch
Hill number:2034
Height:608.9m / 1998ft
Parent (Ma):2006  Allt-Fawr [Allt Fawr]
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Moelwyns
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Conwy, Catchment Boundaries, Glaslyn
Watershed:Cardigan Bay
Class:Simm, Dewey
Grid ref:SH 66128 50358
Summit feature:rock tor
Col:551m  SH664499  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W
Observations:OS bolt is on flat rock a few m from summit rock
Survey:Leica 530
Survey of Moel Meirch Final.doc
Comments:Confirmed as sub-2000ft
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 151 users)ByDate of Ascent
Iwerddon, Allt Fawr, Moel Druman, Ygafell Wen, Ysgafell Wen North Top, Ysgafell Wen far North top, Moel Meirch and Moel Dyrnogydd. Parked at Crimea pass. Very hard walk, especially as it was completely pathless and ver boggy rough ground from Moel Merch to Moel Dyrnogydd. Cold July day.Lazylizzie14/07/2020
Dropped off with Xan at SH 637494 for 12km walk to the PYG Hotel. Paths most of the way and only patchily boggy. Visited Moel Meirch, Cerrig Cochion, Carnedd y Cribau and Clogwyn Bwlch-y-maen. Sunny but chilly wind.Herbert Anchovy28/10/2019
Crimea Pass, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman, Ysgafell Wen, Ysgafell Wen North Top, Ysgafell Wen Far North Top, Llyn Edno to Moel Meirch. Then back along ridge. Path all the way. Excellent views from ridge, so retracing steps is no hardship.Winterfloodian28/03/2019
Part of a fine days circuit from Gelli Lago. Solo. Many previous ascentsShutterlag14/02/2019
A cracking November day with blue skies throughout. A470 car park to Iwerrdon, Allt-Fawr, Moel Druman, Ysgafell Wen, Yr Arddu, Moel Meirch, Cerrig Cochion, Carnedd y Cribau, Clogwyn Bwlch-y-maen, Moel Siabod, then through the forest to Dolwyddelan. Takes about 7.5 hrs in total, with terrific views to Snowden, then Tryfan and the Carnedds.summitter17/11/2018
Out and back from car space at SH636495. trod all the way but marshy at tin places. All three rock tors.Eddie10/01/2018
Moel Dyrnogydd, Iwerddon, Allt Fawr, Craig Nyth-Y-Gigfran, Moel Druman, Ygafell Wen, Ysgafell Wen North Top, Ysgafell Wen far North top, Moel Meirch, Cerrig Cochion and yr Arddu. Parked at Crimea pass. Nice day to start although very cold, Turned wet later on!Alunrees3326/11/2017
11.2 mile walk from end of Blaenau Dolwyddelan road on sunny day with high cloud, walked up lane through Coed Mawr farm climbing on good track then followed pathless route up onto Yr Arddu followed small trail to summit, pathless route towards Llyn Edno and trail to Moel Meirch summit, headed south back to Llyn Edno and onto Ysgafell Wen North Top and Ysgafell Wen (lovely and grassy), onto Moel Druman and followed easy grassy trails to Allt-Fawr, by this time the cloud started pouring onto the ridge behind us, left Allt-Fawr in a hurry down to Iwerddon on trail and then pathless across to Moel Dyrnogydd, followed lane over Blaenau Tunnel (footpath on map doesn't exist)back to car. Only saw two fisherman at Llyn Dynogydd all day. Very underrated area of Snowdonia. After walk headed home via Mynydd Nodol.DanTrig07/06/2017
From Dolwyddelan, up Moel Siabod, Clogwyn Bwlch y Maen, Carnedd y Cribau, Cerrig Cochion,Moel Meirch, Yr Arddu, Clogwyn Dolwyddelan. A superb round but boggy in places with great views. Mart sank to his thighs at one point!!John Eley17/04/2017
Me and Alf. From Cerrig Cochion.jrj31/03/2017
Cerrig Cochion - Moel Meirchronaldo33303/09/2016
from Crimea Pass. Moel Dyrnogydd, Iwerddon, Allt Fawr, Moel Druman, Ysgafell wen, Moel Meirch, Cerrig Cochion and Yr Arddu. Glorious weather and glorious views!!AlunRees3102/11/2015
From Crimea Pass via Iwerddon, Allt-Fawr, Moel Druman and Ysgafell Wen tops. Descent to Nantgwynant car park.webmaster16/10/2015
Easy parking on main road 657527. Good path up to Bwlch. Path then starts fairly well but then comes and goes.destaylor16/09/2015
Allt fawr, Moel Druman, Ysgafell Wen,Moel Meirch, Lliwedd, Yr Wyddfa, Rhyd-dduwillias15/08/2015
An interesting rocky summit. Parked on the bend near Bryn Bedd and although the path is a little indistinct at times it climbs steadily to the col at 663501 for an easy ascent to the rocks. With GB.bolton14/04/2015
Parked by sharp bend on minor road at SH63702 49442 (Room for 2 or 3 cars) – Track to Hafodydd Brithion – Headed E up faint paths to the bwlch – N to the summit which requires a short scramble. (PM)gerrybowes14/04/2015
From the main road above Hafod Rhisgl up right of way to col then up to Moel Meirch (path from south to summit). From there to stile a little to south and on round to Yr Arddu on easy ground. Followed ridge for about half a mile then descended directly to footbridge over tussock grass. Followed right of way for a while before cutting up to ridge of Carnedd y Cribau and on to summit. Returned by fence line and right of way to car. Very hot for April - great views.SS06/04/2015
Start~ Hafodydd Brithion. 637495. Followed the sketchy RoW with the eye of faith, high up above the stream on the right bank, eventually coming up to the bwlch by Llyn Edno. Then climbed north to the summit, strong winds and lying snow hampered progress. We then headed east to Yr Arddu. Great, lonely area. With Wombourne.steve hudson02/03/2015
Parked at GR 637495, room for a few cars. Followed a track past a farm house then out onto open hillside on a faint path to the bwlch by Llyn Edno. A short climb took us to the rocky summit. We then walked across to Yr Arddu, returned to the bwlch then back to car. A bitterly cold and strong wind with a lot of lying snow made for hard going. With SH.wombourne02/03/2015
Agree with the adulation bestowed on this peak. Splendid.ngthack16/01/2015
Wonderful rocky top. Climbed after Ysgafell Wen tops, returning to Bwlch Crimea.jim pererin16/04/2014
Part of a circular route from the top of the Crimea Pass.JohnStoneham29/06/2013
Circular walk from the top of the Crimea Pass.mad max22/05/2013
Solo wild camp, from Dolwyddelanrichardsun20/04/2013
Paddy Buckley recceGeoff Briggs07/04/2013
Parked SH69889 51243. Did Carnedd y Cribau, Moel Meirch, Yr Arddu. Good walk but ground very wet which made it quite an effortMikeM10/11/2012
Horseshoe from Dolwyddelan: Moel Siabod - Carnedd y Cribau - Moel Meirch - Yr Arddudavidpettit8410/11/2012
The second day of our trip that took in Cnicht on the first day we did some micro navigation around Moel Meirch. Before walking off at Bwlch RhediadMatty12/05/2011
2 day hike, wild camp on Moel Meirch. Very hot weather, great sunset, cook wild camp spot.fellowsa19/06/2010
From Blaen Nanmor via Ysgafell Wen.Wheelsy12/04/2010
Date is first visit. Notes from later.... (Mike Wardle PBR) RHW27/06/2009
Included with Nuttall round from car park at summit of Crimea Pass on A470 (SH 70160 48937) A fantastic summit and well worth the detour!David Gradwell19/04/2009
Worth the diversion. Fine viewpoint of Snowdon.alwaysinshorts09/02/2008
an interesting loop over some of the lesser hills of the moelwyns.. looking at the map a natural horseshoe was evident, most of the going underfoot was pretty easy, though it was pathless in places and a bit of routefinding nescessary, all in all though astig_nest02/06/2007
One of the finest summits in Wales.GeoffC15/09/2003
Roman Bridge- Carnedd y Cribau- Moel Meirch- Llyn Edno- Yr Arddu- Gorddinan- Roman Bridge. Lovely winter day, snow, sunshine breaking through the cloud- wonderful light. The cloud blanketed mountains above 2500 ft so we decided to stay below 2000 ft (just). This was a great route, full of character, with distinctive summits and moorland tarns. Too frozen to judge how wet it might be. With Petepwheeler15/01/2000
P O in Nant Gwynant. Uphill on narrow road for a mile onto bridal path to farm and sign to Llyn Edno for another mile. Path ran out at gully and crossed stream on rocks. Across a wall and swampy area up on heather around rocky hillside to get a view of ridge. WDP at right angles to top. Highest rocks were a large slab which I could sit on but not walk around. Did not see the O S bolt. Horseshoe in splendid view.arranc12/09/1999
Solo bagging run up from Dolwydden - rough, tough and swamps-heavy going to ridge. Sun in eyes. Beautiful clear and mild (bare top at one point in December)-Chris Pearson14/12/1997
From Bryn Bedd, following Afon Llynedno. With David Bazen.JamesD197215/06/1997
Start~ Hafodydd Brithion. 637495. Climbed Moel Meirch on route to a wild camp at Llynau Diwaunydd, via Yr Arddu.steve hudson01/05/1997
with KWJohnIvor16/04/1989
arbitrary date for the first of many ascentsthenomad01/07/1988
With Ramblers from Llyn GwynantAlan Moore04/12/1977
Pre 1995 - ticking off Terry Marsh Welsh 600m list.summitsup27/01/1952
A Peckish19/11/2019
Swindon Bagger30/04/2016
Sam Dog30/01/2016
andrew brown30/01/2016
Alex C01/11/2012
Andy West09/07/2012
Martin R09/07/2011
thenomad 2nd23/09/2009
Denise 21/06/2009
carole engel06/06/2009
Edwin Gradwell19/04/2009
Steve Q09/04/2009
Steve Clark17/02/2009
David Purchase13/08/2008
dicky bird10/08/2007
Rob Pen y Garn15/03/2003
Lynfa Penygarn15/03/2003
Man of Kernow113/10/2002
David Purchase26/09/1996
Robert Kemp31/12/1990
Colin Crawford09/09/1988
Colin Crawford23/07/1984
Alan Whatley10/09/1979
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