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Name:Tal y Gareg
Hill number:5193
Height:189m / 620ft
Parent (Ma):2137  Cadair Idris - Penygadair
RHB Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Cadair Idris
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Dysynni, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Clem
Grid ref:SH579041 (est)
Col:66m  SH577056  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135
(1:25k) OL23W

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 34 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Castell. Out to trig then back to top. Nice views. With B and R.jenx09/03/2020
With K. Initially on bridleway from Castell Mawr where they were keen to celebrate their new stone track and other recent improvements. Reaching the top difficult from here.Ashley29/07/2017
5/5 (Pen Trum-Gwr/Tarren Cwm Ffernol/Bryn Dinas/Corlan Fraith/Tal y Gareg)Fergalh02/07/2017
Parked at 579035 and made a direct ascent. There are several contenders for the summit, 57979 04130 and, the rockier 57712 03956 being the two most likely.clivevilla12/04/2017
Whist visiting pillar. Back to car just before rain set in for the day. Only walk of the day before journey home.Dusty26/07/2015
Parked at 584048. Started off on bridleway but soon took to the fields. Visited all 3 tops above the 180m contour.Chris Peart23/10/2014
First top visited on a four day bike 'n hike.Alex C08/03/2013
it could be a double top?DARRENG30/04/2011
Parked near quarry access. On road to bridal path and up behind houses above a boundary wall. Steeply up on grass through light bracken to a gate vin a stone wall on the crest of the hill. Followed wall to west, through a gate in a stone wall and a scramble over rough dump of stones to rustic column 8458 at 10.00. Tywyn, sea and Broad Water lake below. Through a gap in a wall and uphill in a long field to a corner of stone walls. Over without displacing a stone, and bracken to highest point. (189m).arranc12/09/2010
Found usefully parking space to north east at SH58480 04875 so thro fields to summit then on to trig and back over other parts above 180m contour...sun at last on and otherwise cloudy day.Dugswell220/06/2009
Climbed during a stay in Aberdovey.Man of Kernow113/06/2009
On a walk from Golgoch to Tonfanau. Accessed via SH581048. Exited at SH573030. Paths though quarry to be avoided.summitsup19/09/2008
lovely summit & view, NB central top @ 577039 looks higher on site & from summits to the east (TP seen not visited). park 592049, bw to 579047, gate, pasture & easy wall to top RHW12/05/2002
Robert Kemp07/07/2019
carole engel11/06/2017
Campbell Singer26/04/2015
Alan Whatley26/01/2015
Colin Crawford23/10/2014
andrew brown16/12/2012
Martin R26/06/2011
Phil M12/08/2010