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Name:Foel Grafiau
Hill number:3455
Height:528.2m / 1733ft
Parent (Ma):2166  Banc Llechwedd-mawr
RHB Section:31A: Aberystwyth to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Pumlumon
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Rheidol
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SN 76546 92035
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:30m
Col:498.2m  SN 7675 9252  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135
(1:25k) OL23W 215W
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
Comments:De-twinned from hills 3454 and 3456, September 2014
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 47 users)ByDate of Ascent
Car at 778951. Forestry trails and BW.Moorponder19/10/2018
Third of seven Dewey's on a walk of around 20 miles from the memorial west of Drosgol taking seven and a half hours. Route first took in Drosgol and Banc Llechwedd mawr then after this top went onto Foel Fras, Pen y Darren, Pen Creigiau'r Llan and Banc yr Wyn.WAYNE ROWLETT26/05/2018
The 2nd top of an anticlockwise circuit of 8 Deweys, starting with Banc yr Wyn & finishing on Moel y Llyn. From Banc yr Wyn, back to junction at 739911, along road & track to footbridge over Afon Llechwedd-mawr at 751915 & then straightforward ascent to unmarked summit. Continued to Foel Fras. (PM?gerrybowes04/07/2017
From the west top to meet GB.bolton04/07/2017
5/13 (Banc Bwlchygarreg/Banc Yrwyn/Esgair Fraith/Foel Grafiau West Top/Foel Grafiau/Bryn Moel/Mynydd Bychan/Foel Uchaf/Foel Fras/Creigiau Bwlch Hyddgen/Pen Y Darren (Moel Hydden)/Pen Creigiau'r Llan North Top/Pen Creigiau'r Llan)Fergalh13/05/2017
Nice walk round from the forest south to Drosgol via an almost impassible ROW which is an old leat. Then up the slope on better ground. Dropped down to the ruin of Drosgol Farm, then over the bridge and up Banc Llechwedd Fawr, then north past Hyddgen, Bryn Moel, Foel Graffiau and Foel Fras before dropping down onto a heavily eroded bridleway back to the car.Neolith11/05/2017
Parking to west at SN 72323 90960. Track (drivable for a lot of the way) to bridge over the Afon Llechwedd-mawr then grass to the top. Alan Moore08/04/2017
Parked in passing place/layby near to where Glyndwr's Way leaves the no through road at 775960. Round of Pen y Darren, Creigiau Bwlch Hyddgen, Foel Fras, Foel Uchaf, Foel Grafiau, FG W.Top, Bryn Moel and Mynydd Bychan.clivevilla24/03/2017
Parked at old mines then off in a counter clockwise loop through Ban yr Wyn (out and back), Foel Grafiau, Foel Fras, Moel Hyddgen, Pen Creigiau'r Llan, Banc Bwlchygarreg, West Top (Or East Top of next), Moel y Llyn then returned past old level after missing higher row. Note new footbridge just north of ford before Lluest-y-rhos (noticed after fording it). Open ground to south of Pen Creigiau'r Llan (shown as forest) but need to negotiate barbed wire. Overcast all day.SS17/05/2015
A little more shape than Foel Fras next door.arranc05/08/2014
Continuation of walk from Foel Fras. Followed track south to bwlch, then west over fence (not barbed) to summit. Best hill of the three 529m ones for shapeliness and views. Descended west to 493m top, then descended down to Llyn Penrhaeadr. Then narrow cliff path besides falls and down into fine remote cwm. Then north by boggy RoW back to Cwmyrhaiadr.Man of Kernow118/05/2014
from track that runs N to S at area around 768 922. Easy ones apart from odd fence.dicky13/07/2013
On round with 3454.destaylor09/08/2012
From B&B at SN 777 958.summitsup23/07/2011
Start ~ 775962. From Foel Fras.steve hudson20/10/2010
petey27/09/2008
Plynlimon Dewey bagging, walk 3/4; Glaslyn track 826936 - Clipyn Du - Foel Grafiau - Foel Fras - Moel Hyddgen - Pen Creigiau'r Llan - Moel y Llyn - Banc Bwlchygarreg - Banc yr Wyn - Banc Llechwedd-mawr - Carn Hyddgen - Foel Uchaf - Banc Bugeilyn - car. RHW14/02/1998
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Alex C01/08/2015
Alan Whatley27/12/2014
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Andy West26/07/2012
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