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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
(Tu,Sim,Dew)
Grid ref:SH 66128 50358
Summit feature:rock tor
Drop:58m
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, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
davefh17/07/2020
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
PeteN29/12/2019
A Peckish19/11/2019
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
Xan28/10/2019
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
softsquare15/06/2018
wainwrighteer26/03/2018
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
IWC25/11/2017
PaulineC25/11/2017
alda12/06/2017
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
tgboosh03/02/2017
interloper29/10/2016
Fletch29/10/2016
boxblade24/09/2016
Cerrig Cochion - Moel Meirchronaldo33303/09/2016
Swindon Bagger30/04/2016
Sam Dog30/01/2016
andrew brown30/01/2016
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
dgresty09/07/2015
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
TK27/03/2015
OR199019/03/2015
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
siabod20/01/2015
Agree with the adulation bestowed on this peak. Splendid.ngthack16/01/2015
benarr8908/01/2015
wychwood13/06/2014
barryms18/05/2014
Deedubr07/05/2014
Wonderful rocky top. Climbed after Ysgafell Wen tops, returning to Bwlch Crimea.jim pererin16/04/2014
pwithnall22/03/2014
petey23/11/2013
Bruckner723/11/2013
MountainBlade23/10/2013