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Name:Crug Mawr
Hill number:7656
Height:550m / 1804ft
Parent (Ma):2229  Waun Fach
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Black Mountains
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Grid ref:SO 26227 22678
Summit feature:trig point
Col:522m  SO260229  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 161
(1:25k) OL13S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 94 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
23 miles, 3412ft, Crickhowell to Waun Fach walk.stephenbuda25/08/2019
Walked up from LlandebrBracken04/08/2019
Continuation from Pen Twyn Mawr, still in the low cloud.DanMaisieBex30/12/2018
No summit but skirted summit on the Black Mountains OMM visiting a high sheepfold checkpoint, at a run with Darren heading into the teeth of blasting heavy snow showers in a numbing strong north wind. Cold winds and sun was the forecast, no showers ! Very atmospheric whilst it lasted for half an hour.Chris Pearson27/10/2018
From Patrishow following Beacons Way in drizzle. Weather cleared on summit - a great hill.Ramblingpaul12/08/2018
Solo. Entire circuit finish. Returned to CrickhowellAimless Rambler15/04/2017
First of day on way to trigpointers 2017 get together at Clun.Dusty24/03/2017
Parked in gateway close to where the Beacons Way leaves the minor road. There and back. 2.64 miles.clivevilla28/09/2016
Last peak of the day, before descending westwards. Huge cloud inversion in all directions.huwthomas01/11/2015
First hill on a circuit from Llanbedr going via Waun Fach.Cas-gwent14/10/2015
MCN Black Mountains Routebenwloudon12/09/2015
With Ben, Ian, Keith & Mick from Bassetlaw Hill & Mountain Club taking part in Wateraid 200 Mountain Challenge, doing the Llanbedr Horseshoe. Sunny and breezy - Eigth and last peakalwaysinshorts06/06/2015
Walk from llanbedr as part of the wateraid challengeiannotts06/06/2015
With CP, AS, DR and BRgarth8706/06/2015
From small parking area at SO 23425 20266 near Llanbedr - Crug Hywel - Pen Cerrig-calch - Pen Allt-mawr - Pen Twyn Glas - Mynydd Llysiau - Pen Trumau - Waun Fach - Pen y Gadair Fawr - Pen Twyn Mawr - Crug Mawr. Clear paths throughout except on Waun Fach summit plateau. Would be rather boggy between Waun Fach & Pen y Gadair Fawr during a wet spell.david23020110/09/2014
Castle Inn, Waun Fach, Pen y Gadair Fawr, Pen Twyn Mawr, Crug Mawr, Llanbedr. Kind of by accident as I couldn't find earlier descents after Pen Twyn Mawr. Pub at Llanbedr doesn't open til 7 weekdays.squeegs22/07/2014
Black Mountain Roundabout 2014geoffh1226/04/2014
Solo walk from Glangrwyney via Llangenny and Coed Ynys Faen standing stones, clearing visibility as I went. Good views from the top, onward to Disgwylfa cairn and the Gadair ridge.thesweetcheat08/03/2014
Circular walk from Partrishow Church (parking 100m SW church). Returned via Blaen-yr-henbant and Hen-bant-fawr for a 7.5mile round trip. Must be one of the best places to view most of the Black Mountains peaks.jonglew01/03/2014
1/12 Blaen-Yr Henbant/Crug Mawr/Pen Gwlltmeirch/Pen Twyn Mawr/Pen Y Gadair Fawair/Waun Fach/Pen Truman/Mynydd Llysiau/Pen Twyn Glas/Pen Allt Mawr/Pen Cerrig Calch/Crug HywellFergalh28/02/2014
Started at the car park just below Patrishow Church which is worth a visit if you have time. Followed the Beacon's Way up to Crug Mawr and then on to Pen Twyn Mawr and then back the same way. Not a super exciting walk.islamidget09/09/2012
Climbed as part of 3 peaks trial platinum route from east following descent of GaerPeapod2131/03/2012
From villagearranc01/03/2012
Parking on the east side is difficult. Very narrow lanes with few passing points. But the ascent is a lovely route.Tracey11/02/2012
walked up from partrishow church nice walk up to trig point at summit nice views all aroundrussf6915/08/2011
From Llanbedr.Wheelsy04/04/2009
Had a hillbagging day after the big mountains were in cloud, tied up lose ends in our well walked Beacons: Twyn Y Gaer (Gaer), Crug Mawr, Tor-Y-Foel and Ysgyryd Fawr (Skirrid). Not all in one walk though!DanTrig21/02/2009
trig point gives you good views right up to pen-y-gadair fawr. Recently completed again via the beacons way.hodder25/01/2007
Ascent whilst leader in charge of D of E gold group on a practice exhibition.VirtualMountain29/05/1999
black mountains fellrace RHW26/09/1998
Ascended as part of DofE gold exhibition hike.VirtualMountain26/10/1990
Rob Rees01/07/2016