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Name:Y Garth
Hill number:5228
Height:433m / 1421ft
Parent (Ma):2203  Drygarn Fawr
RHB Section:31C: South-West Wales
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Elan Valley
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Wye
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,4,Cm)
Grid ref:SN 93447 55854
Summit feature:small rocky outcrop
Drop:105.1m
Col:327.8m  SN 9369 5640  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 147
(1:25k) 200W
Survey:Abney level/Trimble GeoXH 6000
Comments:Summit height is 433.0m
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 38 users)ByDate of Ascent
From the East. Easy. Fine views.PGCE05/02/2020
Climbed up rough path from the north. An outstanding relative hill with 360 degrees views (though not today as it was driving rain!)Returned to track which led to the unclassified road on the west.Rob Rees02/01/2020
A little bit of scotch or rather Welsh mist.vegibagger01/01/2019
From the parking area at SN 94213 55940 through the gate opposite, WSW to the corner of the field and straight to the summit. 1.06 miles.Jim.Fothergill24/09/2018
From the E over squelchy wet fields to the steeper bracken covered slopes. High point the northerly of 2 small rock outcrops. Mod SW wind, light rain sunshine and rainbows. Hillsides starting to turn green with Spring. Red KiteRichardM16/03/2018
From a wide area at the beginning of a track off the lane south of Fronwen at SN 94214 55949. Took the lane south and west past Brongarth, then up the very steep west flank of the hill to the summit - not a good route!. South flank guarded by high gorse. Onwards to Allt y Ddinas. Solo.Man of Kernow107/05/2017
steep ascent across muddy field and up over dead bracken from layby to East. Two rocky outcrops - north slightly higher. Extensive views.Caught in a squall.Denise 16/03/2017
With K and RM from NW. Easy. In full view of farm; wish we had asked permission.Ashley29/05/2016
1/7 First of epic walk with great scenery (Y Garth/Wennallt/Alt Y Dinas/Gorllwyn/Drygan Fawr/Darren/Bryn)Fergalh13/03/2016
Large parking area next to hay bales a few metres south of Fromwen. Initialy steep pasture from east side of hill and then onto Open Access Land. Easy walk up.Campbell Singer02/01/2016
From E, parking on grass verge 150m S of Fronwen. Pasture initally, then up steep ferny rise to summit.jonglew26/06/2015
Easy up and down from gate to eastColin Crawford24/06/2015
Went up from the E as others have done but had to dodge the hunt which was active in the areaChris Peart03/01/2015
From east. Easy parking on car park. One barbed wire fence to get over.clivevilla20/08/2014
Parked near Ty Bach for round with Gornoeth (sHump). With Alan H and George M. Not a recommended approach.chriswatson17/11/2012
Through a gate steeply up on a grass field to follow fence to the edge of the moor. Over a step-over iron gate and rough tussock and grass to the top. 13.10. No cairn.arranc28/09/2011
Similar to Des. Made it a round trip by dropping to north and using ROW back to start.Martin R05/08/2011
SN9344755856Anton05/08/2011
Easy parking by gate to E. Grass then easy heather near top.destaylor31/03/2011
fine summit; brutally steep ascent from layby to SW. RHW05/04/2003
GaryJones10/04/2018
stevent080922/10/2016
Bug29/05/2016
softsquare06/02/2016
MM28/01/2016
AndyS31/12/2014
Alan Whatley08/10/2014
mae23/07/2014
Alan Moore16/11/2013
chalky195329/09/2013
andrew brown05/11/2011
carole engel05/08/2011
DARRENG19/04/2010
Adrian08/03/2009
iaindbrown08/06/2008
GordonAdshead00/06/2008
andrew.allum01/01/2000
mountaineagle06/02/1998