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Name:Esgair y Llwyn
Hill number:3493
Height:538m / 1765ft
Parent (Ma):2205  Pen y Garn
RHB Section:31C: South-West Wales
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Clem
Grid ref:SN 89354 73557
Summit feature:no feature
Col:466m  SN878759  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135 136 147
(1:25k) 214W
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 52 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
3/3 - low cloud but dry. Circuit from Pont ar Elan. Mostly rough ground - odd track here and therewychwood31/12/2019
From Pont ar Elan car park. Circuit of 5 DeweysSlash323/08/2019
Elan Valley Deweys. Esgair y Llwyn, Pen Lan-fawr, Cerrig Llwydion, Sychnentydd, Moelfryn. Camped by top of MoelfrynRobertP27/07/2019
Third of four Deweys from the parking area near the crossroads of the minor road grid 904 715. First reaching Esgair Ganol, Pen Lan Fawr, Esgair y Llwyn and Cerrig Llwydion in five hours.WAYNE ROWLETT13/04/2019
From Pont Marteg, a round of Moelfryn, Cerrig Llwydion, Esgair y Llwyn and Pen Lan-fawr.rhalstead02/12/2018
Parked at North end of reservoir. Directly up to Sychnentydd. Cerrig Llwydion. Along ridge to Pen Lanfawr. Esgair y Llwyn. Descended south east to right of way. Descent paths much of the way.ijpowell25/05/2018
Parked at start of track at 899720 - Up track to 899725 - N. & then NW up ridge to unmarked summit. Continued to Pen Lan-fawr. (PM)gerrybowes30/01/2018
Parked at 898720. Good underfoot up the SE ridge. Headed to Pen Lan-Fawr with GB.bolton30/01/2018
Parked up on the mountain road and walked up and around Esgair y Llwyn, Pen Lan-Fawr, Cerrig Llwydion and Moelfryn. Stunning sunny day, fair tracks most of the way.Neolith05/07/2017
1/5 One of five (Esgair Yllwyn/Pen Lan-fawr/Cerrig llwydion/Sychnentydd/Moelfrynn)Fergalh18/09/2016
Cerrig Llwydion, Sychnentydd, Esgair y Llwyn and Pen Lan-Fawr. About 2 1/2 hours/ Parked at FB and walked south to Pen yr Ochr.clivevilla18/06/2015
Part of a circle from Pont ar Elan. Started with Esgair y Llwy, then Pen Lan-fawr, Cerrig Llwydion, Moelfryn, Penrhiw-wen. Mostly done on path (some indistinct) and sheep trods. A fair bit of hummock grass but never ankle breaking stuff. Basically a good, solid walk. Good views all along the walk but pity about the wind farms.MikeM09/04/2015
As part of a circular walk of Esgair y Llwyn, Pen Lan-fawr, Cerrig Llwydion, Sychnentydd, Moelfryn, Penrhiw-wen, Esgair Dderw, Esgair Penygarreg and Esgair Perfedd. No difficulties in parking, access or navigation.JohnStoneham07/09/2014
3403 3504 7883. Parked easily at 89840 71990. Took spur up 3403 then to 3504 then a bit of a slog to 7883. Very little by way of paths. Looked like could be a fair bit of bog but was very dry.destaylor10/07/2014
After Cerrig Llwydion, following the line of posts part way and then via cairns and tussocky stuff.dicky15/06/2014
From Neuadd-ddu across the suspension bridge and up via Brithdir taking in five Deweys in a north to south loop. Glorious walking weather with blue sky and breeze on tops. Not a soul seen all day except in the valley.SS17/05/2014
Traversed, along with 4 other Deweys, on a walk from Glangwy Farm Campsite to Pont ar Elan.Chris Peart26/02/2014
Between stormsMartin R09/02/2014
Continuation of walk from Cerrig Llwydion. Contoured round Cefn Bach and crossed stream (nasty tussock grass beforehand) at about SN 900 737, then up on somewhat better ground to featureless summit plateau. Continued on to Pen Lan-fawr.Man of Kernow102/02/2014
Last Dewey of six for the day. Approached from Pen Lan-fawr to north. Flat heathery summit. Then dropped down SW ridge to meet the mountain road at junction with track.chriswatson18/11/2012
Start ~ 898720.Walked north up track for 1km, then climbed left to the summit. With Wombourne & Ron.steve hudson01/06/2011
Parked at GR 899 720 where a good track leaves the road. Walked up track for about half a mile then headed up hillside to summit. Mostly grass and low heather/billberry. Continued to Pen Lan-Fawr. Weather dry, overcast and cold wind. With SH and RO.wombourne01/06/2001
pleasant if inauspicious set of hills: 2 hrs. road bridge @ SN879733 RHW06/09/1998
Colin Crawford16/09/2016
Rob Pen y Garn29/04/2015
andrew brown22/06/2014
Steve Q01/06/2013
Andy West03/08/2010
carole engel16/08/2008
David Purchase17/12/2003