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Name:Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt
Hill number:15601
Height:473.3m / 1553ft
Parent (Ma):5603  Fan Brycheiniog - Twr y Fan Foel
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
County/UA:Powys
Catchment:Tawe
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SN 79089 17677
Summit feature:large rock
Drop:57m
Col:416m  SN795187  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 160
(1:25k) OL12W
Observations:rock 240m SSW at SN 78990 17461 is 0.6m lower
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
Comments:South summit at SN789174 surveyed to be 65cm lower
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 34 users)ByDate of Ascent
1) Cribarth (428m summit) and trigpoint located away from summit. 2) Twynwalter (502m summit). 3) Carreg Goch (558m summit). 4) Disgwylfa (543m summit). 5) Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt (473m summit) and nearby trigpoint 6) Tyle Garw (467m summit). After days of heavy rain some very boggy valleys between summit, a long walk just as hard as tackling higher peaks! /D A slog over from Carreg Goch, a ridge in the way, had to wade Afon Giedd in spate as didn't have time to go around (avoided it lower down later as it was underground). Very very boggy, especially Gwys Fawr but couldn't be avoided. I was determined to fit in the summit / trigpoint and it is a lovely remote place when I got here.meltdiceburg27/10/2023
Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt & Tyle Garw from Giedd forestArbie17/10/2023
WBMCDARRENG15/04/2023
Dropped off at end of minor road north of Gurnos. Start at SN 78500 12934. Tyle Garw, Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt, Disgulfa and Carreg Goch. Remote wild country with great walking across dry limestone land. Down to Glyntawe to be picked up. With Jemma.Campbell Singer12/02/2023
With Dad. Second of four. Remote location.Jemma Singer12/02/2023
16 mile 2957ft walk, start at Dan Yr Ogof Show Caves Camp Site, follow track NW from campsite upto Carreg Goch and Wellington Bomber crash site, Disgwylfa and Pen Bwlch Y Ddeuwynt and Trig Point and return East accross moor to rejoin path back to Dan Yr Ogof.stephenbuda19/04/2022
Botched together a route from the end of the lane at 78471 12956 - ask permission to park - going first to Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt, then across to Tyle Garw, continuing across to Carn Fadog before heading back cross country and wading across the river which I had managed to jump across upstream on the way out. The trig near Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt is supposedly the most remote one in Wales.clivevilla22/03/2022
After Tyle Garw then back to Cwmlynnfell.Adrian20/03/2022
With: hb; Walked over this after wildcamp below Twynwalter en-route to Garreg Las. This is a wild area!Ian Baines25/08/2018
With: ib; Helen Baines25/08/2018
Part of a long and tiring circular walk with good friends.Father Ted05/05/2018
4th of 6 on a 14-mile round from Glyntawe. From Disgwylfa and on to Tyle Garw. Nice remote feel about this area of the Becons; didn't see a single person all day.jonglew31/03/2017
From SN791128 and after first locating the remotest spot in Wales (as per Mapping Mountains/MP definition/specification).summitsup19/09/2016
From Foel Friath via river and Tyle Garw, BWD trig, back across river without getting wet, very active badger sett on way back down about SN 787 181underhill26/11/2015
5/6 Fifth top on wonderful clear day (Cefn y Cykchau/Foel Fraith/Gareg Las (Twyn-swnd)/Tyle Garw/pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt/Garreg Lwyd (Moel Garnach)Fergalh02/08/2015
Parked opposite derelict pub at SN 84880 17162. Crossed Afon Tawe by bridge and then took Brecon Beacons Way up the south ridge of Fan Hir, diverting west by sheeptracks to the waterfall at the head of Cwm Haffes. Skirting the marsh beyond, picked up bridleway over the Afon Giedd, then south by sheeptracks from Banwen Gwyn, down over the Gwys Fawr and up to north top. South top west of trig point seemed higher. Walk continued to Tyle Garw. With MP on a hot sunny day with stiff SW wind.Man of Kernow110/07/2014
Garreg Lwyd, Foel Fraith, Carn Fadog, Tyle Garw, Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt, Garreg Las, Foel Fraith (again oops!) Cefn y Cylchau, Carn Pen-rhiw-ddu.ijpowell25/04/2014
SN799017679Anton12/05/2013
fine limest summit, OK views. circuit from N incl 585m Carreg yr Ogof RHW23/05/2004
Matt20/12/2023
Muddy Srambler17/10/2023
AndyS02/09/2023
andrew brown15/04/2023
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outlawcatcher10/10/2018
Ianto&Sue22/10/2017
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DC11main30/09/2016
MM06/05/2016
TREBORK24/04/2016
Dusty09/03/2008
BrianMatthews04/09/2006
andrew.allum01/01/2000
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