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Name:Moel Eilio
Hill number:2000
Height:726m / 2382ft
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Snowdon
County/UA:Gwynedd
Catchment:Gwyrfai, Catchment Boundaries, Seiont
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg,Cm)
Grid ref:SH 55581 57718
Summit feature:windshelter
Drop:259m
Col:467m  SH572558  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W 254
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 741 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Left Llanberis up Snowden St (opposite the chippie), continued up zigzagging to Fron Goch then the lane past the Care Home following this out of town, becoming a track, up to ca SH561598 where an indistinct grassy track leads off left, curving S to join a larger track up Moel Eilio, then along ridge over Foel Gron, then a short diversion off the ridge path out to Foel Goch, dropping dwon to cross the track at Bwlch Maesgwm, and reascending along to Moel Cynghorion, descending N (pathless) down steep grassy slopes to the Helfa-fawr, then along tracks and roads back into Llanberis (5h20m)kdbennett10/06/2024
Up through the old quarries above Llanberis. Chilly, sunny, perfect walking conditions IMO.desperate dan06/06/2024
Ascent via Moel Cynghorion from Snowdon Ranger car park. Gorgeous day, with amazing views of Yr Wyddfa massif, Mynydd Mawr and the Glyders.Cumbriancyclist09/05/2024
13.4 miles 4479ft walk, start at Snowdon Ranger Path carpark, to Foel Goch, Foel Gron, Moel Eilio, Tryfan, Llechog and Moel Cynghorion.stephenbuda17/04/2024
Approached from the Quarry as a quick up & down. Misty, windy, couldn't see a thing. Son enjoyed it.Limbs03/04/2024
From Llanberis. FoelGogc, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio. 13.4km with 720m ascent in 2hrs56m.alunrees198310/10/2023
From Rhyd Ddu. welshe26/08/2023
Up from Snowdon Ranger car park in great weather. Fabulous 360 views.dave g14/06/2023
One ridge just wasn't enough, so came up here after finishing off the Glyders. Way too hot, and pretty exhausted but managed three more ticks before nightfall looping out from Llanberis.andrewroberts03/06/2023
From Chamois Hut to Moel Eilio, Foel Grom, Foel Goch and Moel Cynghorion, returning on bridleway over Bwlch-y-groes.welshyboyo06/05/2023
https://www.strava.com/activities/8254662719/overviewrhif716/12/2022
Ranger path and along ridgeandrew.morel03/12/2022
Moel Eilio loop from Llanberis. Foel Goch, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio.alunrees4022/11/2022
Howling wind, so smooth grassy slopes good, fine summit. Now all the way back down to Llanberis to find I got a parking ticket, careless!richardrosser17/10/2022
Last mountain of the day and great to finally finish what was a tough day on the legs. I added Snowdon onto this walk not realising the amount of uphill walking there was still to do. Blessed with great views again, its a straight forward path to follow down towards Llanberis.Buckleymon11/10/2022
With Yeltzbagger. Met Ketzster half way up and again near the top. Carried on to Moel Cynghorion. Lovely sunny day. Came up by Snowdonia Ranger path.Stevie n Tay20/09/2022
Climbed with Adam, camping in Llanberisdavecnash26/08/2022
From Snowdon Ranger car park, up the main track, but taking the left fork to revisit Foel Goch to bag it as a Dewey, then along the ridge over Foel Gron to Moel Eliio. Then back tracked and over Moel Cynghorion, before re-joining the Snowdon Ranger path. A tough climb up this section in the heat of a very hot day to reach Crib y Ddysgl, then joining the long line of hikers heading for Yr Wyddfa, the Snowdon summit, but only a 10 minute queue to reach the trig. A long, nearly 9 hour, day in the heat to cover the 22km with 1700m of ascent.silverwolf_alan10/08/2022
A lovely sunny day looking down on Llanberis.sconnolly0106/08/2022
10.6 mile walk from end of little road leaving Llanberis (not many spaces to leave cars). Following good path into Maesgwm valley then a fairly steep pull onto Moel Cynghorion. We descended back to the col and climbed very steeply onto Foel Goch, then followed the lovely grassy ridge over Foel Gron and onto Moel Eilio (2nd time bagged) then a long descent to Bwlch Y Groes. Easy up onto Cefn-Du then back to col and descended along good tracks back to car. 968m ascent in high cloud/sunny/breezy conditions. Great views of the surrounding hills, a few people about.DanTrig13/06/2022
From Llanberis as part of the Moel Eilio loop. Foel Goch, Foel Gron and Moel Eilioalunrees3927/02/2022
There's footpaths for all the hills here. It's very cloudy so poor visibility and there's cliff edges. Amazing views if it was clear. Moel Eilio, Foel Gron, Foel Gorch, Moel Cynghorion.Skarletk23/01/2022
From Snowdon Ranger YHA Very windy, cloud down to 800m. Retuned the same way but took in Moel Cynghorion.DanMaisieBex04/12/2021
Circular from LlanberisPGT197523/10/2021
Third hill on circular from LlanberisHavenchris13/08/2021
Started from Llanberis, ascended Moel Eilio, Foel Gron and Foel Goch in a circular route.Iam_JoshEdwards05/06/2021
Moel Eilio, Foel Gron, Foel Goch a Moel Cynghorion. O Llwybr Llechi Waunfawr. Gyda Rhiannon.sionbrit03/04/2021
Added on to the Moel Eilio Loop From Llanberis. Moel Cynghorion, Foel Goch, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio. Lovely weather to start, before high winds and low cloud came in.WelshMountainGoat3827/03/2021
Decharu yn Llanberis a gwneud y cylchdaith Cwm Dwythwch sydd yn cynwys Moel Eilio, Foel Gron, Foel Goch a Moel Cynghorion Started from the high street in Llanberis and did the Cwm Dwythwch circuit including Moel Eilio, Moel Gron, Moel Goch and Moel Cynghorion.rhiwgoch27/11/2020
Day 1 of ML Course. Started Llanberis and did circuit taking in Moel Eilio, Foel Gron and Foel Goch.lindslow12/10/2020
From Llanberis, 09:20 start after a breakfast at Pete's Eats, north ridge via Bryn Mawr, continued over Foel Gron and Foel Goch, then Moel Cynghorion. Sunny day, very good visibility. warm except for areas of higher wind in the cols.Marksalop27/09/2020
Up the Snowdon Ranger path via two Simms then on to Moel Cynghorion. Wet and windy.NormanW07/09/2020
Getting some long distance training in with a 31hr walk here and back from Llandudno Junction.Twice Shy04/09/2020
Walked up this one with a fellow camper Ken and his dog Jerry. Long ascent but great views to Anglesey and the Llyn PeninsularDawnY2401/09/2020
Rainy windy Eilio circuit clockwise from Llanberis, PMC Xmas meet. Embedded stone 60m E of windshelter at SH 55639 57719 looks as highRHW21/12/2019
Llanberis falls through Cwm Dwythwch west side of Llyn Dwythwch, ridge between Cwm yr Hafod and Cesig. Moel Eilio, Foel Gron, Foel Goch, Moel Cynghorion. Snowdon Ranger Path to Snowdon, Crib-y-Ddysgl, along the north ridge above Cwn Glass to Llanberis Path. Along the ridge to Llechog. Down Llanberis Path ridge.ByronHaywood18/11/2019
from snowdon ranger Moel eilio, Foel gron, foel goch, moel Cynghirion good walk views all aroundunderhill10/11/2019
With Charli on a Wintery Sunday Morning after the curry meet.Elwyn_Summers10/11/2019
Climbed during 51km Snowdon Ultramarathonssstevesreeves28/09/2019
From Llanberis via Foel Goch and Foel Gronderrymark25/09/2019
YHA Llanberis - Moel Eilio - Moel Cynghorion - return. Lovely ridge walk.twg2716/09/2019
With Dave Wragg in round from Rhyd Ddu inc Snowdon, in improving weather, no rain. Rounsfell31/08/2019
Round of Kinghorion and Eilio from Snowdon ranger station. Car park full had to park a mile to north west. More black marks for the rangers for mistaking Yr Aran for Y Lliwedd on an information board and, more seriously, the disgusting state of the CP toilets. Persistent cloud layer at 600m but through occasional breaks, especially from Eilio summit, Snowdon summit could be seen to be above the clouds. Descended direct from first col SE of Eilio directly to where I left car, animal trails through bracken. Not sure if that was lawful but there was no evident objection.Topographer5725/08/2019
Moel Eilio, Foel Gron, Foel Goch, Moel Cynghorion, Bwlch Maesgwm, Llanberis Excellent walk, good paths all of the way. Excellent views from all tops.JulieB13/08/2019
final top following nuttalls route lovely day hot and great viewscolinfielding04/07/2019
Moel Eilio loop clockwise from Foel Goch ascent from Llanberischar4chocs16/06/2019
from Llanberis Youth Hostel via NE ridge, afterwards to Moel Cynghorion via Foel Gron.IanHHill25/05/2019
Fell race route from Llanberis.stever15/05/2019
Foel Goch, Foel Gron, Moel Eilio, and Moel Cynghorion from Cwellyn CP. 14km with 1060m ascent in 4 hours. (S)silveracorn_alan06/05/2019
went to watch the sunset. Beautiful views and sunset. very clear evening.deb.thompson05/05/2019