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Name:Mynydd Eilian
Hill number:5147
Height:177m / 581ft
Parent (Ma):1961  Mynydd Bodafon [Yr Arwydd]
RHB Section:30A: Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula
County/UA:Anglesey [Sir Fon] (CoU)
Island:Anglesey
Maritime area:North Wales - Anglesey
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m)
(Hu,Tu,1)
Grid ref:SH 47287 91724
Summit feature:ground within 3m of trig point
Drop:123m
Col:54m  SH427864  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 114
(1:25k) 263N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 89 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at crossroads in Pengorffwysfa and ascended easily via lane and footpath.davidpettit8407/12/2018
Followed lane and then footpath from PengorffwysfaJamesD197220/06/2018
Parked off to SW at road junction, 2000th Hump w Jenx but no Bryher this time :-(nordicstar23/03/2018
Short climb from roadside parking at road junction to west.rhalstead25/12/2017
My first visit and summit on Angleseybardolph27/05/2017
After we did Brwdd Arthur we noted rain blotting out Holyhead Mountain but when we arrived at Pengorffwysfa it was sunny. We parked in the village and walked up to the pleasant summit then joined to coast path from Freshwater Bay to Porthyrychen before heading back directly, just catching the first 10 mins of a wet afternoon. Nice 4.5 miles walk. With brother, Petepwheeler18/09/2016
Trig amongst gorse and heather, approached via RoW from NDenise 08/08/2016
Footpath from road ending at summit trig embelished with aggresive 'End of path' sign. Good views, trig stands in slight hollow.RichardM08/08/2016
With K. Farmer laughed at us for parking on grassy triangle in middle of minor road junction but it was a very practicable spot. Route to summit signposted with small posts.Ashley15/07/2016
petey30/04/2016
6/12 Sixth of peak bagging day (Great Orme/Little Orme (Creigiau Rhiwledyn)/Bryn Euryn/Bryn Pyden/Mynydd Marian/Mynydd Ellian/Bwrdd Arthur/Moel Rhiwen/Clip Y Orsedd/Foel Lwyd/Tal Y Fan/Moel y Gaer)Fergalh28/02/2016
With Bevsimon and co21/08/2015
as others have described parked on verge at junction, ponies followed me down to the stile.Rob5007/07/2015
Parked by grit container on road due north. Good path all the way.ijpowell12/06/2015
Horrible gorse from W. Very limited parkingThearlaichdubh23/03/2015
Parked on grass verge at road junction, short walk up path to trig point.Craig6712/02/2015
Probably the second easiest hill ive done.. Parked up in Pengorffwysfa and straight up (had to climb over fence though) nice views of snowy carneddau etc. and as far as Clwydians. north wales looks small from here. on route down met some nice miniature ponies.mattcymru13/01/2015
Roadside parking on grass verge at road junc to WNW. Short walk to summit on what seemed to be a permissive path, but marked as PRoW on OS 1:25k map. Fine panoramic views.jonglew26/10/2014
On a tour of Sir Ynys Mon bumps. From SH469918.summitsup16/06/2014
great views.Adrian23/03/2014
Parked on road at SH469918 and went up the signed path. Saw no pheasants but met the two ponies.Chris Peart20/01/2014
Parked on large grass verge at 469990 1858. Took ROW to top. ‘Mugged’ by the two ponies!tim74716/11/2013
. CreakingHiker16/11/2013
Parked on large grass verge at SH469918. Lovely little hill with excellent views.Jacqdaw12/09/2013
After the very colourful quarried 'moonscape' of Parys mountain....16.05 Trig S1639 and gorgeous coastline.vegibagger19/08/2013
Quick up and down from the roadside with Conker the Lab. Lovely views.RichieRambler23/06/2013
Park at 920474. Back on road to find signed paths up to the column. Return the same way!arranc30/05/2013
A tour of Anglesey & Holy Island taking in the tops. Great views from all, easy parking to be found for a quick up-n-down. Holyhead Mtn quite striking done at the end of the day from South Stack as the sun set. Warm & dry but breezy.apricorum22/05/2013
Parked at road junction to NW then up RoW to summit, with MT and JT.Sprog13/10/2012
From lay-by at road junction NW of summit. With Andy & James T.marktrengove13/10/2012
Visited on the same afternoon as Parys Mountain.Alex C24/11/2011
Parked in large passing place to north. Clear FP thru bracken. No sign of the dreaded pheasantcitygent06/09/2011
I believe I too met the same pheasant. I avoided attack but he followed me looking aggressive - most unlike other pheasant encounters. There are two paths up. One from a side road to the west and the other from the road to the north but do not go past dueclivevilla30/03/2011
Like Des I was also attacked by same pheasant, chased me in both directions and even waited for me to drive offMartin R06/03/2011
Nice 10 minute walk to the top from the path to the north. Easy parking in large passing place. Good views all around.The Team20/02/2011
As DL. Attacked by male pheasant on way up and down - presumably protecting nest. Vicious peck! Very persistent for 100m each way.destaylor18/02/2011
Amlwch to Penysarn via coast path. As Doug says, a very fine viewpoint.Smudge12/02/2011
Parked in a very large passing place to north then used footpath + permissive path to summit. GR8 views of northern coastline on a mild grey Friday.Dugswell215/10/2010
Third highest point of Anglesey very quiet especially after doing Snowdon the day before!DanTrig13/08/2008
Climbed hill to bag the trig point.Father Ted22/01/2006
Up and down from the road. A fantastic viewpoint.Jake99428/10/2004
Date is first visit. Notes from later...gorsy summit with good FPs, pleasant view. FP from 472920 to summit, return via 470918 RHW10/02/2002
Alan Moore30/09/2018
Alan Caine23/07/2018
softsquare21/06/2018
hughbagger15/04/2018
ianwatson03/04/2018
jenx23/03/2018
wrose03/12/2017
ngthack05/04/2017