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Name:Ysgyryd Fawr
Hill number:2269
Height:486m / 1594ft
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Black Mountains
County/UA:Monmouthshire [Sir Fynwy] (CoU)
Catchment:Usk, Catchment Boundaries, Wye
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Cm)
Grid ref:SO 33118 18283
Summit feature:rock 3m E of trig point
Drop:344m
Col:142m  SO319194  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 161
(1:25k) OL13S
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 403 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Alan Faulconbridge16/11/2019
from car parkprwild28/10/2019
gettingonabit16/10/2019
With K, M and two-year-old D from expensive car park to S. Top hillAshley12/09/2019
beckybags04/09/2019
A Peckish04/09/2019
With Jane. Perfect sunshiny day. Walked around the west side of the Skirrid through mainly wooded ground, then up to the summit via the path at the northern end of the hill, thereby avoiding most of the crowds!Speleoprez13/08/2019
From the NT car park. Very busy, Sunday lunchtime.NormanW21/07/2019
Richie Towey23/06/2019
Bracken16/06/2019
geoffh1206/05/2019
o.gilman06/05/2019
From the large car park. Lovely walk up through the woods and out onto stunning little ridge and fantastic views. 6/8N.Morters01/05/2019
With Isla.crax7319/04/2019
Chilly wind, brilliant viewToobuddy14/04/2019
South Wales Three Peaks Trial - Gold Routegeoffh1230/03/2019
Crossed summit as part of Abergavenny 3 Peaks Trial, N to S traverse, stunning vantage point, always seems to be good weather at end of Marchrichardrosser30/03/2019
start at Skirrid car park, Beacons Way to Skirrid Fawr to Pandy, Offa's Dyke Path to Llanwytherin across west to Ysgyryd Fach down into Abergavenny and Beacons Way back to Skirrid car park, 20.5 miles 3,125ft.stephenbuda23/03/2019
From National Trust car park. From summit went steeply down NW to pick up another track back. Quite muddy. Lots of people about.rogreeves16/02/2019
CodyleCoyote16/02/2019
LovelyLass16/02/2019
salen14/02/2019
salen01/02/2019
With the HOWARTH clan for his sixtieth birthday.MGT6712/01/2019
From Pen Y Parc, in the dark.DanMaisieBex30/12/2018
Hillbo_Baggings27/11/2018
jaizinho03/11/2018
needanewdog28/10/2018
whiskybottle21/10/2018
Stopped off to split a long commute up! Parked in NT car park, shuffle run along ridge to top and returned via Pant-Skirrid wood.philwhit17/09/2018
From NT car park. A very busy hill! Solo.Dangerous Dave15/09/2018
ngthack16/08/2018
Up in 40 minutes from NT CP to the south. Steep woodland path followed by narrow ridge. There are shorter RoW's from the north but the road is very narrow and devoid of parking.Topographer5713/08/2018
salen09/08/2018
With Jasmine. Peregrine, red kite and many ravens sited.jonesthesteam04/08/2018
ostroot02/07/2018
JulieB17/06/2018
KeithByTheC17/06/2018
phil10117/06/2018
Marilyn 7 of 7 today. Parked at national trust car park to south and went up the right of way. Bagged at sunset and thoroughly enjoyed being up on its ridge by myself watching sun set beyond Sugar Loaf. Great wee hill.assynt_bob30/04/2018
South Wales Three Peaks Trial - Gold Routegeoffh1224/03/2018
Mini 3 peaks challengeMountain mcgiverns24/03/2018
hhjj24/03/2018
mcallmar23/03/2018
An easy walk from the NT car park. Path through the woods to the summit ridge is a bit of a motorway but in good shape. The summit ridge is horribly damaged by the passage of thousands of feet, but the views are fabulous.Gill25/02/2018
geoffh1217/02/2018
mapple14/02/2018
a stroll up from the car park on a wet blustery day. The Singing Kettle cafe just 80 yards from the car park does a great egg and bacon sandwich.Lou10/02/2018
Straightforward up from the visitors car park, but walked round the hill on the way back which was ok but very soggy and muddy underfoot. Easier and nicer to just go back same way probably!nickywood128/11/2017
5/5M From the south nt cp good path up through the woods to the ridge.robertphillips11/11/2017