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Name:Cyfrwy
Hill number:2139
Height:811m / 2661ft
Parent (Ma):2137  Cadair Idris - Penygadair
RHB Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Cadair Idris
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Dysynni, Catchment Boundaries, Mawddach
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 70395 13337
Summit feature:ground just S of shelter
Drop:36m
Col:775m  SH705130  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL23W
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As Per Nuttall Walk 11m total - Craig Cwm Armarch, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, and Gau Craig. Lovely Sunny Day and Good views throughoutJephcote8313/08/2019
Craig Cwm Armarch, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, and Gau Craig. Nuttall walk. DSFred Windsor08/07/2019
Loop from Ty Want via Llyn y Gadair, Penygadair, Cyfrwy and Craig Las.Jim T06/07/2019
17.5 mile, 4571ft Cadair Idris walk.stephenbuda19/06/2019
easy walk from Cadair Idris solo great viewscolinfielding01/06/2019
From the ridge climb fantastic routeemily18/05/2019
nuttalls routeDarren-44306/04/2019
Dragon's Back Reccedc9622/03/2019
Enjoyable circuit from Castell y Bere. Up over Mynydd Pencoed - a steep pull, over Craig Cwm Amarch, bypassed the summit, then Cyfrwy and Craig Las, then down the surpringly nice grassy track past Hafotty Gwastadfryn. Beautifully sunny winter day.Clive G02/01/2019
From Minffordd via Craig Cwm Amarch.Winterfloodian18/05/2018
Arrived just before sunset after setting up camp below Cadair idrisLiam Taylor13/05/2018
With: hb sb; Parked at Ty Nat CP. Walked up to Rhiw Gwredydd and then Pony Path over Cyfrwy (shower) to Penygadair top. Met two guys ex NATS. Out and back to Mynydd Moel. Descended Foxes Path to Llyn y Gadair which was frozen with distinctive patterns in ice.Ian Baines11/03/2018
With: ib sb; Helen Baines11/03/2018
ghaley27/10/2017
Minfordd - Llyn Cau - Craig Cwm Amarch - Cyfrwy - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel - Gau Graig - NE ridge to path at bottom - road pass (Bwlch Llyn Bach) - return to Minfordd via Cwm Rhwyddfor. Time 6 hours. Leading Robin, Sam, Katherina (preparing for MLT). Fine day. Good visibility throughout though increasing cloud mid afternoon and spot of rain. An excellent route on a fine (but busy) mountain ... second time I have done this peak by the exact same route!jamessteel10019/04/2017
1/4 As part of Cadair Idris Hike Picked of the 4 i missed previously (Cyfrwy/Mynydd Moel/Mynydd Gwerngraig/Gau Graig)Fergalh21/01/2017
Mynydd Moel, Penygadair, Cyfrwy, Craig Cwm Amarch & Craig Lwyd from Minffordd car park. Lovely route and hill: ended up walking out in the dark!Cas-gwent04/01/2017
From pengadair, mynydd moel, mynydd Gwerngraig, Gau Craig and cad westunderhill29/10/2016
From Minffordd car park, SH 732 116 via the Minffordd path & Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris, & then onto Mynydd Moel.Westdenewalker11/10/2016
From Mari Jones Church, via Foel Ddû then Craig Cwm Amarch and Penygadair, with Mark. Descended R side of Cwm Pennant from Pony track at the bunch. Couple of brief showers. Middling good views all roundniallp25/09/2016
Continuation of walk from Penygadair. Descended first on Pony Track, diverting NNW to the summit. Descended to Cwm Pennant via Rhiw Gwredydd. With NP.Man of Kernow125/09/2016
With ClaireAimless Rambler15/09/2016
With G. Cwmrhwyddfor fm > Craig Lwyd via Minffordd Path > Craig Cwm Amarch > Cyfwry > Cadair Idris - Penygadair > Mynydd Moel > Mynydd Gwerngraig > Gau Graig > Cwmrhwyddfor via old road to NE of Gau Graig & alongside A487 via permitted & new access paths.RT197012/08/2016
Parking in the usual car park on the lane to the North then along Pony Path diversion over the Saddle then along to summit, back down via the Fox's Path scree slope (not recommended if wearing flip flops! ) then back to start point. Great circuit not a sole for 4 hours :) Pillar little the worse for wear FB gone, great views on the assent and decent, cloud drifting in above 800m.griefmiester17/06/2016
Ascended by the Pony Track with LP and AC. Warm and sunny but very windy. Continued to Cader Idris and returned by same route.wombourne06/05/2016
Nuttall walk 10.2: Cyfrwy - Craig-las [Tyrrau Mawr] - Craig-y-llynronaldo33322/04/2016
with grant. climbed vdiff routerkid8401/08/2015
Walked up via the pony pathNeolith18/07/2015
With Frank and Steve an a cloudy cool day, circuit from MinfforddLou27/06/2015
With Lindsay & Steve from Minffordd. Route taken was Craig Cwm Amarch, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, Mynydd Gwerngraig and Gau Graig. cloudy start, but brighter in afternoon.knarf27/06/2015
TIME IN WALES RUNNING OUT SO HAD TO DO NUTTALLS WALK 10.1 ALTHOUGH MISTY AND DAMP ON THE TOPS AND NO VIEW OF THE CLIFFS BUT SUNNY ON THE WAY UP PAST LLYN CAU. EASY ASCENT UP THE TOURIST PATH OVER CRAIG CWM AMARCH AND CUT ACROSS ON EASY GRASS TO PONY PATH FOR CYFRWY THEN BACK TO CADAIR IDRIS. NEARLY WENT DOWN THE FOXES PATH BY MISTAKE IN THE MIST BUT EVENTUALLY GOT OVER MYNYDD MOEL AND CAU GRAIG. BOOK DIRECTIONS TAKE YOU OVER A CLIFF OFF THIS ONE SO WENT FURTHER WEST AND CAME DOWN N.E. RIDGE AS DIRECTED.BURGESS24/06/2015
Cadair Idris from Minfford via Craig Cwm Awarch plus a visit to Cyfrwy. Blue sky to start but clouding over later.knarf16/06/2015
From Minfordd. Craig Llwyd, Craig Cwm Amarch, Mynydd Pencoed, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, Mynydd Gwerngraig, Gau Graig. Stunning weather and an all round great day :-)AlunRees3105/04/2015
From Minfordd. Craig Llwyd, Craig Cwm Amarch, Mynydd Pencoed, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, Mynydd Gwerngraig, Gau Graig. Stunning weather and an all round great day :-)Alunrees3305/04/2015
From top of Talyllyn Pass over Cadair and down to Minffordd, via Craig Cwm Amarchjim pererin11/02/2015
811mThe Grouse08/09/2014
With LynfaRob Pen y Garn24/08/2014
With RobLynfa Penygarn24/08/2014
Cloudy day on Cadair Idris. Started at the top of the pass with Gau Graig, Mynydd Gwerngraig, Mynydd Moel, Penygadair, Mynydd Pencoed, Craig Cwm Amarch and Cyfrwy. Overnight at Kings YHA.nosdrahcir30/07/2014
Circular walk taking in Gau Graig,Mynydd Moel,Pen y Gadair and Cyfrwy.ju ju27/07/2014
great views along to the ridgeAristotle Chip27/07/2014
http://adventuresivebeenon2.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/cadair-idris-walking-for-pleasure-meet.htmlcpjmathieson27/07/2014
A linear route of Cadair Idris. We climbed up the Minffordd path over Craig Lwyd to the summit of Craig Cwm Amarch. We then followed the ridgeline around to Penygadair and Mynydd Moel. We went down the Pony Track with a diversion to take in Cyfrwy.Ginger Dave16/05/2014
From Minffordd car park, walk 10.1 of the Nuttalls' Volume 1, Wales. Total walk 0930 to 1600. With Penda. Cold, very windy and violent hailstorms on the tops, even snowed on Cadair Idris. Cloudy above 2,000ft. Saw couple in wellies and shorts! Very cold on summit.beorwulf21/03/2014
From Minffordd car park, up the steps & along the ridge to Craig Cwm Amarch in cloud, the breeze blew & the Sun came out, great views & weather up to Penygadair then the Saddle & down the Pony path & along the road to Dolgellau. A good day.apricorum09/03/2014
on route to Cadair Idris, very windy, very low visability, didnt go near the edge...andy2frith25/01/2014
From MinffordRuth11/01/2014
5th of 7 for the day.bolton28/08/2013
Visited the crags of cyfrwy when climbing cader idris.Kirijay25/08/2013
Climbed Pony Path and walked along to summit of Tyrrau Moor. Returned and walked to Cyfrwy summit and had lunch at cairn. Walked along Craig Cau and Amarch before dropping right down to Llyn Cau for the caches. Reclimbed hill and walked to Cadair Idris summit, and ridge along to Mynydd Moel before dropping off hill to Llyn Arran and returning around the hill base to Llyn Gafr and Llyn y Gadair before returning to start. 15.8 miles.meltdiceburg10/08/2013