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Name:Banc y Celyn
Hill number:7661
Height:472m / 1549ft
Parent (Ma):2270  Mynydd Epynt [Mynydd Eppynt]
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Wye
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,4,Cm)
Grid ref:SO 04769 46438
Summit feature:no feature 3m NW of trig point
Drop:102m
Col:370m  SO 0161 4452  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 147
(1:25k) 188
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Ground by col surveyed by Trimble GeoXH 6000 as 370.0m. LIDAR confirms. Promoted to Hump in Dec 2015
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 48 users)ByDate of Ascent
From SW.PGCE05/02/2020
Parked at 03906 45884 and followed a fairly obvious route. Very interested and persistent sheep.clivevilla06/02/2019
Parked in the grassy area to the SW then direct to the trig.Jim.Fothergill28/08/2018
Quite surprising to meet another two walkers up here at the trig. Damp and miserable now after a very promising start on Garth.Alex C18/08/2018
From the top of the pass on good paths.Moorponder04/10/2017
My 1000th non-Marilyn Hump (ie number 2556)and the nth time to complete the Welsh Humps.Martin R24/03/2017
Parked to SW then gradual dry ascent to summit in sunshine with Iain Brown, views wonderful.Dugswell215/03/2017
Stopped by this one whilst driving up to North Wales for a weekend. Lovely weather and a fine hill. Parked on the lane to the SW and an easy dog leg walk up from there.Father Ted07/10/2016
From mountain rd to S. Bags of moss, awaiting collection, on the way up.Chris Peart29/04/2016
Took a walk round Pant y Llyn on the way up to this open moorland. Visited SW Top on the way back.jonglew11/01/2016
Very straightforward from high mountain road to south. Very Welsh TP.Campbell Singer02/01/2016
Ably assisted by my chauffeur Iain Brown and accompanied by him.hardly any rain and a bit windy but an easy before walk up from the south west. Hump number 999. More driving rain on descent back to car.vegibagger30/12/2015
3/8 Third of long day (Garth/Banc y Celyn/Banc y Celyn SW Top/Clawdd du Mawr/Priddellau (esgair Nantybeddau)/Llethr Hir/Pant#Llwyd/Blaen Rehstr)Fergalh21/11/2015
Lovely walk over common land to a white painted trig with red Welsh dragons.Colin Crawford24/06/2015
Self and Valmike.hoult15/10/2013
From mountain road to SW at 039 459 which makes slightly longer stroll, which is good as easy going this one is. Then drive east to A470 to see amazing views of Wye Valley.dicky06/07/2013
SO0474546424Anton04/01/2013
Park on common land with sheep. On compass bearing on green track between bracken. 10 ponies. Another bearing to column not visible till last moment. 11.20. Noise of firing from the ranges.arranc03/09/2012
Bagged upon trip to Pant-y-LlynRyParks10/05/2012
Easy ascent from road 600m SW. Gorgeous terrain - easy walking - ponies grazing.jimbloomer27/01/2012
Part of Wye Valley on way from Glasbury on Wye to Builth Wells. With Ian, Chris, Fred and Philmavero1029/08/2008
Armchair bag - Was up here along with Moelfre.fasgadh08/06/2003
fine hil; pleasant view; simple ascent from SW. RHW06/04/2003
ARC21/03/2020
Adrian23/01/2019
chalky195322/09/2018
GaryJones26/04/2018
Tony J01/01/2018
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Robert Kemp28/09/2016
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andrew brown21/05/2016
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