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Name:Moel Farlwyd
Hill number:3366
Height:575.7m / 1889ft
Parent (Ma):2068  Manod Mawr
RHB Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Moelwyns
County/UA:Conwy (CoU)
Catchment:Conwy, Catchment Boundaries, Glaslyn
Watershed:Cardigan Bay
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Clem
(Hu,Tu,5,Dew,Cm)
Grid ref:SH 70741 48646
Summit feature:vegetated rocky rib next to cairn
Drop:101.4m
Col:474.3m  SH 7114 4871  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL18E
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Moel Farlwyd.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 93 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
GaryJones10/03/2020
From the Crimea Pass. Welsh Hump completion for the nth time. I may well have been on this before as I climbed Moel Penamnen from the same place but thought I’d make sure.Chris Peart06/03/2020
From Crimea Pass car parkJamesD197205/02/2020
from crimea Moel Farlwyd, Moel Penamnen, Foel Fras then return south of Moel Penamnen, res and Moel farlwyd hail and windunderhill11/11/2019
From Crimea layby - then on to Moel PenamnenJim T17/09/2019
beckybags20/08/2019
A Peckish20/08/2019
From the car-park at SH708443. Manod Bach, Monad Mawr, Foel Fras, Moel Penamnen, Moel FarlwydGeoff Briggs18/08/2019
tomcr8830/01/2019
Alan Whatley26/12/2018
Nige R19/12/2018
From car park on Crimea Pass at 70176 48937. Headed straight for the summit with faint or no paths. Underfoot fairly easy 30 minutes, 0.93 miles.clivevilla24/10/2018
chalky195303/09/2018
From the car park at Crimea Pass. Moel Farlwyd, Moel Penamnen, Foel-Fras and Y Ro Wen. Beautiful winter day, very cold but clear and sunny.Alunrees3324/11/2017
iaindbrown14/06/2017
From the stile at the south end of the car park on the Crimea Pass. Headed E.N.E to the ridge to make it easier. Headed for Foel Fras next. Solo.bolton09/06/2017
boxblade08/04/2017
Kendall08/02/2017
Steep and rocky descent from Moel Penamnen to bwlch north of Llynnau Barlwyd and nearly as steep ascent again up Moel Farlwyd. Maybe something to do with long hard day from the Manods. Very satisfying to see 4 of the days five peaks from this summit, the Manods seem a long way away. Now for a 3 mile hike back to the van in Blaenau Ffestiniog.SteveSmith11/10/2016
Parked in the free car park at the Crimea Pass, then over the hidden stile, located by the wall at the edge of the car park. Quick, easy ascent, great views in lovely autumn sunshine. With JT.Sprog09/10/2016
From car park to west. Surprisingly big drop to bwlch that wouldn't have been surprising if I'd looked at the map properly. On to Moel Penamnen.Wycombe Wanderer17/09/2016
From the car park at the Crimea Pass. Moel Farlwyd, Moel Penamnen, Foel Fras, Y Rowen and Clogwyn Dolwyddelan.AlunRees3106/07/2016
Crimea Car Park at SH70163 48927 – Over ‘hidden’ stile immediately south of car park & then straight up & down, hitting the ridge to the north of the summit. (S)gerrybowes18/06/2016
CXB04/06/2016
Icarus2824/04/2016
From car park at Crimea, up road, over BWF and follow fence steeply to top.arranc06/09/2015
parlick30/08/2015
Quick gain of height using mountain bike access road then across to summit after negotiating barbed wire. Returned straight down to road (more barbed) and back to car. Good views to south east and south west, cloud obscuring northern view.SS25/05/2015
willias18/04/2015
graham2810/02/2015
From Crimea Pass. With Moel Dyrnogydd.ngthack18/01/2015
Steve Q01/11/2014
neilsan14/08/2014
From Foel Fras - mainly pleasantdestaylor15/04/2014
TK12/04/2014
From Blaenau Ffestiniog, a round of Manod Bach, Manod Mawr, NT, Foel-fras, Moel Penamnen, Moel Farlwyd and Moel Dyrnogydd.rhalstead21/03/2014
dgresty26/10/2013
Clockwise circular round from Blaenau Ffestiniog. Garreg Ddu - Moel Farlwyd - Moel Penamnen - Foel Fras - Manod Mawr North Top - Manod Mawr - Manod Bach. The extremely large building in Maen-offeren Quarries is well worth a peek inside. It's like an industrial museum. The descent off Manod Mawr to the northern tip of Llyn y Manod is fairly ghastly!David Gradwell11/08/2013
Edwin Gradwell11/08/2013
As part of a circular walk of Moel Farlwyd, Moel Penamnen, Foel Fras. Manod Mawr North Top, Manod Mawr and Manod Bach.JohnStoneham04/06/2013
MikeM17/05/2013
I climbed up from the Crimea pass. Above about 550 metres the snow was quite deep, hard and coated in rime. At the summit it was a white out. I then continued to the Hewitt.isabelle11/02/2013
Alex C01/11/2012
Deedubr26/10/2012
Took Ffestiniog railway from Porthmadog to Blaenau F and then walked up through the Maen Offeren quarry. Circular walk taking in Moel Farlwyd, Moel Penamnen, Foel Fras, the Manods Mawr and Manod Bach. Only just made the last train back but had a good beer to end the day.Herbert Anchovy29/05/2012
Blaenau Ffestiniog skyline from Manod Bach to Craig Nyth-y-Gigfran.davidpettit8413/11/2011
Second day of CUHWC Caseg Fraith Trip. With DP. Entire Blaneau skyline from Manod Bach to Craig Nyth-y-Gigfran. Fantastic and interesting walk in excellent weather!AGWilliamson13/11/2011
Moorponder12/11/2011
Martin R10/07/2011
Bahan01/07/2011