|Height:||428m / 1404ft|
|Parent (Ma):||2068 Manod Mawr|
|RHB Section:||30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala|
|Nuttall/Wainwright area:||The Moelwyns|
|Class:||Hump, Tump (400-499m)|
|Grid ref:||SH 77899 49609|
|Summit feature:||no feature|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 115|
|GPS data:||show GPS entries for this hill|
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 35 users)||By||Date of Ascent|
|Me and Alf. Either park at Blaen Glasgwm or the busier Oernant. Follow higher forest track until you reach an obvious gap which leads to disused quarry. Wander up to top and back.||jrj||13/02/2017|
|forest thrash from Penmachno. lovely sunny views on top. With Bernard and sarah.||Denise||15/10/2016|
|Tracks and no tracks through forest from Penmachno introducing a couple of friends to the delights of Humps. After a wet start sunshine and blue sky on the summit.||RichardM||15/10/2016|
|My first Hill in my Hill Bagging career, walking with Sarah, Richard and Denise.||Bernard||15/10/2016|
|My first day of Hill Bagging with friends Richard and Denise. Through forest, bog and rough going. A great day of walking and friendship.||SarahS||15/10/2016|
|By a devious route - I tried to follow Gordon's line but kept getting lost - I got there in the end but could have covered a lot less ground.||Chris Peart||09/09/2016|
|Used Gordon Adshead's route. It worked. Just to clarify, don't take the cycle track but head directly uphill to the stone square before a rising traverse through the woods. This fizzles out but the track above is easily reached. Turn right on track and after 50 ms there is a rough wet track up to the gate and onto open hill.||Campbell Singer||30/06/2016|
|Found the useful firebreak but only on descent. Should've paid more attention to Gordon's directions. It really isn't obvious until you're in it. Got totally drenched.||Colin Crawford||12/03/2015|
|From Penmachno via forest tracks. Couldn't find a way up NE ridge so followed forest track around to SE of summit and went up from there.||Wheelsy||28/10/2014|
|Second attempt: The NE ride really exists ! From high point on lower forest road at 783500 straight up from the post at start of cycle track past a square of stones: old track goes up from upper forest roasd at 782499 to gate at 781499 into the summit open area.||GordonAdshead||29/03/2014|
|Done in conjunction with Y Ro Wen, walking from Penmachno to Dolwyddelan.||Alex C||22/11/2013|
|Park on road in Penmachno village. Walk up on forest roads. Ignore all mountain bike tracks. At 782500 a disused track leads up sharply to the right, then a washed out path gives access to the moor free of trees with a small gate.||arranc||23/07/2013|
|Penmachno to Dolwyddelan. Stayed zig zaging up the forest longer than neccessary to wait out a heavy rain shower. Found Chris's old track I think - SH782499. Exited summit area at SH771490 from where the forest road is visible.||Smudge||23/11/2012|
|Parked in Cwm Penmachno by church. As for Rekrab for ascent. Left forest road at highest point by quarry for hard steep pull through new planting, then easier ground beyond non-barbed fence. Descent SW to wall, which I followed down to broken stile by forest road at SH 77961 49281. Then round by forest road N & W to point where I left it by quarry. I recommend my descent route for easiest route to summit. Hill used by mountain bikers, so GOML unlikely.||marktrengove||08/07/2012|
|Walked with Adrian jones.
parked outside telephone exchange.
took road up to Pen-y-Bryn farm.
followed road to clearing took fork to double back.
Headed S at old quarry through newly planted Forrest. descended same way.||Rekrab||01/03/2012|
|As CW - lots of parking near gates - even opposite the track. Easy walking following until the deforestation. Then ankle breaking stuff followed by heather and some bog. Didn't find CW descent.||destaylor||04/11/2011|
|Parked by cemetery gates in Penmachno - nobody was going out! Followed track to 776498 and then climbed up through felled area to summit. Descended east by old track just below fence which gave safer access to forest road and then returned by ascent route||chriswatson||11/05/2011|
|OK view, unexciting summit, dense spruce passage not recommended. from Penmachno cemy via track, crawl thru 200m of spruce at 775497||RHW||07/12/2002|