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Name:Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan [Plynlimon East Top]
Hill number:2163
Height:727m / 2385ft
Parent (Ma):2161  Pumlumon Fawr [Plynlimon]
RHB Section:31A: Aberystwyth to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Pumlumon
County/UA:Cardiganshire [Ceredigion] (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Rheidol, Wye
Watershed:Severn Estuary, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Cardigan Bay
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall
Grid ref:SN 79902 87159
Summit feature:cairn
Col:691m  SN794870  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135
(1:25k) 213
Observations:ground 80m S at SN 79908 87076 is as high
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 375 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
from resevoir y garn, pumlumon fawr, pumlumon fach, pumlumon east top, pen cerrig tewion, pen pumlumon arwysli, carnfach bugeilyn, pumlumon cwmbiga, back to source of severn, bryn cras then descend via cairn 807897 down to hengwm south bank very wet even in dry spellunderhill21/09/2019
8.5 mile circular from Nant Y Moch road, followed road than track to reservoir below Plynlimon, followed trail ascending east from reservoir up to Pen Pumlumon Llygad-Bychan and along to Plynlimon (both previously bagged in 2013), followed ridge round to Y Garn, then descended west over pathless terrain and a barbed wire fence down to car. Later that day bagged Pen.Y.Garn and Esgair Penygarreg. Hot and sunny with a breeze, amazing views from Snowdonia to the Brecon Beacons and even Pembrokeshire National Park, saw 5 people all day.DanTrig01/06/2019
andrew brown19/05/2019
With CathyS. From camp near Y Garn. masmith05/05/2019
Eisteddfa Gurig pass - Pen Pumlumon Arwystli - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan - Pumlumon Fach - Pumlumon Fawr - Y Garn - Drybedd - Dyffryn CastellMark Jackson16/04/2019
Exploring Mid Wales walk from Nant Y Moch with Carolym from Co Durham.Rob Rees01/04/2019
With CPgarth8721/02/2019
Charli Wisbey02/02/2019
Bowline backpacking meethaydnw27/10/2018
During a long weekend in Wales with J, Shaky & Smithy. A sunny but breezy day. Paid the £5 at Eisteddfa Gurig into what amounted to an honesty bucket after debating whether to park in a layby further down the hill. Followed the E RoW to the summit of Pen Pumlumon Fawr for a good view, then onwards over the E top to Pen Pumlumon Arwystli. Then reversed the tops checking out the source of the Wye & descended the W RoW. I nipped out & back to Y Garn which is a nice top before cathcing the others up. Saturday night entertainment in Rhayader ensued...NotReallyABagger29/09/2018
From Pumlumon FawrNeil Midgley28/08/2018
A Peckish21/08/2018
From A44. Fourth of five Pumlumon summits.Winterfloodian17/05/2018
Robert Kemp22/04/2018
Overnight roundtrip source of river Severn and Wye from Hafren Forest.Taz3821/06/2017
With Dan. A ridiculously windy day!Flipperfeet11/06/2017
Nuttall walk with Flipperfeet, Mixed bag weather wise but managed to get some views. Nice part of the world.simocity11/06/2017
Parked at Eisteddfa Gurig (£5 for the day), lots of spaces, headed N via old mine and source of river Wye to Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, then on to Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan [Plynlimon East Top], Pumlumon Fawr, Pumlumon Fach and Y Garn. A super day out on almost deserted hillsides.Cas-gwent09/05/2017
From SN762861, steep and pathless to Y Barn then straightforward round of the other 4 Nuttalls, finally descending via Pen Cerrig Tewion and back on the track from Llyn Lygad Rheidol. Cloudless skies all the way - great day out.milimana08/04/2017
With Richie. Parked SN767869 - Y Garn, Pumlumon Fawr, P. Fach (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Llgad-bychan (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, Pen Cerrig Tewion before descending to Llyn Llgad Rheidol. Lovely autumnal sunshine and views stretching the entire length of Wales.Herbert Anchovy26/11/2016
With Herbert. Parked SN767869 - Y Garn, Pumlumon Fawr, P. Fach (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Llgad-bychan (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, Pen Cerrig Tewion before descending to Llyn Llgad Rheidol. Lovely autumnal sunshine and views stretching the entire length of Wales.Richard Lawrenc26/11/2016
with danieljamestryfan04/10/2016
Colin Crawford12/09/2016
Neil Haslewood26/08/2016
Scott Morley 8616/04/2016