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Name:Craig Cwm Amarch
Hill number:2140
Height:791.9m / 2598ft
Parent (Ma):2137  Cadair Idris - Penygadair
RHB Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Cadair Idris
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Dysynni
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 71065 12130
Summit feature:rock
Drop:79.2m
Col:712.7m  SH 7092 1245  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL23W
Survey:Leica RX1250
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With CUHWC friends: Minffordd - Craig Cwm Amarch - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel - Minffordd. Snow on the ground and blue skies.Mark Jackson10/11/2019
From Cwmrhwyddfor Farm campsite straight up and down on Minffordd path'dgresty21/09/2019
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
Did Snowdon via Crib Goch in the morning then Cadair Idris in the afternoon. Picked this up along the way. Doesn't look much from the ascent but the view back on the way up to Cadair Idris shows the impressive profile of this hill. Wind quite strong here even on a nice day. Good clear views.MysteriousSue21/07/2019
Craig Cwm Armarch, Cyfrwy, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moel, and Gau Craig. Nuttall walk. DSFred Windsor08/07/2019
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Gary Dean, Dave Topliss, Jan Urey, Susan Woodhouse, Peter Smylie, Lee Ashworth, Layna Mcmoran, Paul Parker, Cath Parker. (Parking/start point) Minfford Car Park - Llyn Cau - Craig Lwyd - Craig Cwm Amarch - Penygadair - Mynydd Moel - Minfford Car Park.redbob28/06/2019
17.5 mile, 4571ft Cadair Idris walk.stephenbuda19/06/2019
solo great views opposite way round to Nuttalls walkcolinfielding01/06/2019
Start and finish at Minffordd Hotel. Terrible weather - heavy rain and hail, 40mph gusts, zero visibility on summits.lindslow26/04/2019
From Minffordd car park, via the Minffordd path and Craig Lwyd summitderrymark23/04/2019
Started from Minffordd car park. Walked the horseshoe around Llyn Cau.Claireb 22/04/2019
Cadair Idris sunrise walkjmistry8622/04/2019
Nuttalls routeDarren-44306/04/2019
Taken in as part of our horseshoe of Cadair from the minffordd pathdjaphoto23/02/2019
791mThe Grouse03/01/2019
Approach along the well engineered Minffordd Path.ger27/09/2018
Via the Minffordd Path with eldest son (15) on a hot, sunny evening. Craig Cwm Amarch, Penygadair and Mynydd Moel all done at a fair pace as we set off at gone 5 and the last bus was at 10pm.clyoung26/07/2018
via Minffordd path, very low visibilitydavie26/05/2018
From Minffordd.Winterfloodian18/05/2018
Just a matter of following the good path to summit. Company Soloiandesbottes23/12/2017
Via the Minffordd path, doing the HorseshoeDanMaisieBex02/09/2017
Circular route from National Trust car park near Minffordd Hotel. Mynydd Moel (863m), Cadair Idris - Penygadair (893m) and eventually Craig Cwm Amarch (791m) after an accidental diversion down the Pony Path. Lovely weather and stunning views.tobywharne20/07/2017
Stage 2 of the Welsh 3 peaks with Rossiespare.tyres14/06/2017
Climbed on the way to Pen Y Gadairjon283628/05/2017
Minfordd - Llyn Cau - Craig Cwm Amarch - Cyfrwy - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel - Gay 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
Craig Cwm Amarch, Cadair Idris - Penygadair, Mynydd Moel from Minffordd car park. With Manchester Hiking.Lazylizzie01/04/2017
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
Craig Lwyd, Craig Cwm Amarch, Mynydd Pencoed, Cadair Idris, Mynydd Moelkeithouk28/12/2016
Snowy second ascent.PeteF06/11/2016
From Penygadir, Cyfrwy, mynydd moel, mynydd Gwerngraig, Gau Craig and cad westunderhill29/10/2016
Via the Minffordd path, doing the horseshoe. Nice route but low cloud so limited views.benalder28420/10/2016
From Minffordd car park, SH 732 116 via the Minffordd path, Then onto cadair Idris, Cyfrwy & Mynydd MoelWestdenewalker11/10/2016
With Jasmine.jonesthesteam03/10/2016
From Mari Jones Church, via Foel Ddû then track up south side of Cwm Amarch. Later to Cader summit and Cyfrwy, with Mark. Couple of brief showersniallp25/09/2016
Continuation of walk from Pt. 766m, Mynydd Pencoed. A short walk north-east to the summit. Walk continued to Penygadair. With NP.Man of Kernow125/09/2016
TOG-FM Crew. A Beautiful day.Shutterlag17/09/2016
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
Walk of Cadair Idris horseshoe with Jenaya from cafe.Turnip7523/07/2016
With Caleb and Joshsimon and co27/06/2016
With Stig Nest. A wet and icky start to the day and almost zero vis by the summit of Craig Cau. But cleared amazingly before we left summit of penygadair. Walk out to myn Moel was therefor breathtaking. Descent back to the Myn path was in places pretty steep and rough. Would hate to go up this way.Laura.W22/06/2016
Round of Llyn Cau from Minfforddtweed11/06/2016
With Richard a short circuit of Cwm Cau. Early atart on top by 8amRob Pen y Garn17/05/2016
Nice walk with Ruth , Paula and stu great viewskevandroo09/05/2016
From Craig Lwyd to Mynydd Pencoed.bolton26/04/2016
Mountain CoachTracey17321/02/2016
From Minffordd car park (SH 73165 11576) - Llyn Cau - Craig Lwyd - Mynydd Pencoed - Craig Cwm Amarch - Craig-las [Tyrrau Mawr] - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel.david23020104/10/2015
Minffordd pathjimclinch08/08/2015
Whilst waiting for cloud to lift. it did not!Dusty25/07/2015
Nuttall Walk 10.1 part: Craig Lwyd - Craig Cwm Amarch - Cadair Idris - Mynydd Moel - Mynydd Gwerngraig - Gau Graigronaldo33308/07/2015