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Name:Moel Bylchau
Hill number:5258
Height:396m / 1299ft
Parent (Ma):2270  Mynydd Epynt [Mynydd Eppynt]
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Towy, Catchment Boundaries, Wye
Watershed:Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Severn Estuary, Carmarthen Bay
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,3,Cm)
Grid ref:SN847436 (est)
Drop:113m
Col:283m  SN860404  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 147 160
(1:25k) 187S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 34 users)ByDate of Ascent
Garn Wen up forestry tracks as others, across to Banc y Ddinas, down to road, under railway and up the ridge of Moel Bylchau. More or less straight down to car.clivevilla24/10/2017
With K and RM. Last thing in the evening. Easy.Ashley29/05/2016
Excellent views to The Black Mountain this afternoon.Alex C09/10/2015
13/15 Thirteenth of long day Cefn Merthyr Cynog/Cefn Trum Yr Hwch/Pen Ty'n-y-Wern/Drum Ddu/Mynydd Eppynt/The Warren/pen Ca'er Mynach/Pen Neuadd/Moelfree/Pen Tri Chrugiau/Twyn Rhyd-Car/Twyn Rhyd-car South Top/Moel Blychau/Mwmffri/Noethgrug. nice steep climb for great viewsFergalh15/08/2015
Obvious route from the stationColin Crawford26/06/2015
thin snow made it more scenic. from station, up via sweeping track, down via straight line.dicky01/02/2015
Parking at access track for Sugar Loaf Halt. Over an expansive livestock rly bridge (flush bracket bagged). Turned left and took wide farm track for 600m then right onto a sheep track up onto the hill, thus avoiding the fern. Extensive grassy summit with 2 separate comms compounds; 2 horses also - these seem a permanent feature! Direct route down - shorter and more fun.jonglew07/09/2014
Park on grass above Sugar Loaf railway station, then over bridge, turned right to angle up this steepish slope with Phil Cooper. Lovely flattish summit with masts. Then headed east along top then back down steeping slope to track back to bridge. Then off to picnic site to park and climb to top of Sugar Loaf viewpoint a possible P30.Dugswell218/11/2012
Parked at Sugar Loaf Halt and took direct route to summit with Alan H and George M. Horse was still there! A handy cafe in layby on A483 opposite. We didn't have the Trippel Breakfast.chriswatson17/11/2012
Parked in an access area for forest walks. Along busy A483 to a path to a small bridge crossing the Shrewsbury to Llanelli railway. Pleasant walk uphill on a dry vehicle access track to the crest and then on green sheep pastures by a wire fence to the top with masts at 12.20.arranc08/08/2012
As MR. Fine easy walk. Good track all the waydestaylor15/03/2012
Nice walk (with the wife) up the track from by the station, accompanied by the sound of automatic gunfire !heavyhorses27/09/2011
Sergeant Bilko. Spiky with masts - I thought the companies agreed to share them. Parked near Sugarloaf station and used the track over the railway bridge all the way.Martin R05/08/2011
pleasant steep hill; mast; simple ascent from NW. RHW06/04/2003
Adrian21/11/2018
carole engel09/10/2018
softsquare12/06/2018
GaryJones02/04/2018
Dusty03/06/2017
MM02/04/2017
Bug29/05/2016
Chris Peart26/06/2015
Campbell Singer03/03/2015
AndyS31/12/2014
Alan Whatley04/09/2014
mae23/07/2014
chalky195329/09/2013
GordonAdshead25/08/2013
Anton10/05/2013
andrew brown24/06/2012
iaindbrown15/03/2010
stevent080920/02/2010
DARRENG31/01/2010
andrew.allum01/01/2000