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Name:Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan [Plynlimon East Top] (B&L GR)
Hill number:2926
Height:724m / 2375ft
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:Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Other lists
Grid ref:SN 80250 87488
Summit feature:cairn
Col:719m  SN800872  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135 136
(1:25k) 213 214W
Observations:this cairn is on the N top
Comments:B&L top: separate summit from Nuttall SN799871
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 162 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
With CathyS. Not bagged with purpose. From camp near Y Garn.masmith05/05/2019
With CPgarth8721/02/2019
From east topNeil Midgley28/08/2018
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
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
After the main summit, on way down to bridgenordicstar22/02/2016
After the main top.jenx22/02/2016
With Lindsay, detour from Pumlumon round.Crib Goch09/08/2015
All the Pumlumon Nuttalls and a couple of extras, with Martin on a dull cloudy day, from Eisteddfa Gurig.Lou09/08/2015
Parked by bridge at end of road near Maesnant (774879) – SE up path to track – Along track to Llyn Llygad Rheidol dam – Up decent path to fence line – Up alongside fence & then crossed over to summit cairn. (S)gerrybowes21/06/2015
5/13 Big 7 Hour circuit (Y Garn (Drum Peithnant/Plynimon/Pumlumon Fach/Pen Plumlon Lygard-bychan/Pen Pumlumon Llygard-Bychan/Pencerreg Tenion/Pen Pumlumon Arwysti/Esgair y Maesnant NW Top/Tor Du/Y Foel/Y Drum/Esgair Y Maen/Crippau Eistedda Fach)Fergalh06/06/2015
Nuttall walk 11.1: Y Garn - Y Garn E top - Pumlumom Fawr - Pumlumom Fach - Pumlumom Fach E top - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan - Pen Pumlumon Arwystli - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan E top - Pencerrigtewionronaldo33321/03/2015
Parked by Nant-y-moch dam. Y Garn - Pumlumon Fawr - Pumlumon Fach - Pumlumon Llygad-bychan - Pumlumon Arwystli - Nant y Llyn - Banc Llechwedd-mawr - Drosgol - lane round west of reservoirdavidpettit8407/09/2014
Walking Group walk. Number four (inc other east top) of nine summits on this walk. Sunny intervals. Circular challenge walk designed to take in all summits in Pumlumon area: Y Garn (684m), Pumlumon Fawr (752m), Pumlumon Fach (664m), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan (727m), Pen Cerrig Tewion (680m), Pen Pumlumon Arwystli (741m), Carnfachbugeilyn (622m), Pumlumon Cwmbiga (620m) and Cripiau Eisteddfa-fach (542m). Visited source of the Wye and the Severn as well. Distance = 30.01km. Average moving speed = 4.2km/h. Time moving = 7:11. Ascent = 1041m.paulnewby8127/07/2014
Rainy, misty day from the A44. Could hardly see the top from the fence.clivevilla21/08/2013
Small pile of stones and wood stake.Anton09/06/2012
From Nant-y-moch Reservoir (SN 75614 86229) - Y Garn - Pumlumon Fawr - Pumlumon Fach - Plynlimon East Top - Pencerrigtewion - Plynlimon East Top (B&L GR) - Pen Pumlumon Arwystli. Very boggy in Cwm Gwerin. If you like solitude this is the walk for you!david23020111/03/2012
Bagged while walking Nuttall routeijpowell06/10/2011
a filthy weather day, we elected to tackle plynlimon from an unorthodox angle, climbing the spur above 'pantau'r brywyn', long grass high winds pouring down rain, zero vis, not so enjoyable!!stig_nest13/03/2011
Walked as part of a longer route, good clear day, slight ground frost.wee mac07/02/2010
from Plynlimon Fawr
Passed from the two Plynlimons We were on the lookout from the Wye ... but it just all looked boggy ground to us. The source of the Severn was a bit too far for today's walk.ChinnockC27/10/2008
Estimated date - done while taking Supergroup to Source of the River Seven and River WyeAimless Rambler02/09/2008
Part of Wye Valley on way from Llangurig to Plynlimon. With Ian and Philmavero1001/09/2008
with Richard, from Nant Yr Moch reservoirrichardsun29/08/2008
Went over this on way to Nuttall top!Steve Clark30/07/2007
Done as part of walk along Pumlurmon peaksFather Ted30/04/2005
Parked at SN 857 868 > Hafren Forest > Source of R Severn > Pumlumon Fawr [Plynlimon] > Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan [Plynlimon East Top] > Source of R Wye > Pen Pumlumon Arwystli > CP Parked at SN 857Tony Hartry18/01/2004
Completed and out and back from Pencerrigtewion by visiting this top.garyhoney02/01/2004
Cairn on alternative N topwebmaster07/12/2003
Found on a circular of the peaks and river sourcesNeolith08/06/1997
With PumlumonBob Aldred10/08/1996
w/e form Sheffield running/bagging 2000ers and marilyns with Rob Small. Long day encircling Nant y Moch reservoir. A very wet November day...and then camped.Must have been keen.Chris Pearson12/11/1994
Pumlumon traverse - soloJohnIvor30/08/1994
see Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan log for details of this day's walk: several visits.pwheeler01/05/1994
First ascentthenomad05/12/1991
From the north (SN 777 947), then past Llyn Llygad Rheidol and steeply up Plynlimon. Ground very wet. Then east, down into Cwm Gwerin and back to car.Alan Moore22/12/1990
Hardly andy height changeRhayader_wander01/04/1990
on way to Arwystliarranc10/05/1985
Day 8 on Cambrian way from Devils Bridge joined by Martin.PeterD29/05/1982
With: sj pr dg lw aac; Climbed from Maesnant road end to NW via Llyn Llygad Rheidol to Pen Cerrig tewion and round the ridge to summit. Descent over Pumlumon Fach back to road end. Very cloudy and damp.Ian Baines02/05/1981