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Name:Craig y Grut [Llawlech]
Hill number:3363
Height:589m / 1932ft
Parent (Ma):2056  Y Llethr
SMC/RHB Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Rhinogs
County/UA:Gwynedd
Topographical area:WN09 Llethr-rhinog
Catchment:Mawddach, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SH 63123 21072
Summit feature:rock rib 5m SSW of small cairn
Drop:47m
Col:542m  SH635218  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL18W
Observations:stone pillar marked on map is the cairn
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 129 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From road end to ESE, after having done Umch Mynydd, Diffwys West top and Diffwys.PeterD25/04/2024
Mynydd Egryn South Top, Mynydd Egryn and Craig y Grut from Barmouth on the Cambrian Way.rhalstead28/12/2022
With Ted and Zoe. After Moelfre from Llyn BodlynJim T26/12/2022
Sixth of 8 tops on a breathtaking but exhausting 16.5 mile trek from Dyffryn Ardudwy to Barmouth via Moelfre, Y Llethr, Diffwys and the southern Rhinogydd ridge. After leaving Diffwys West Top, stopping off for a bit at the Bronze Age cairn which marks the top of the pass over from Braich. Excellent views back to Dyffryn and the Lleyn, as well of Moelfre and back to Diffwys. On to Mynydd Egryn on increasingly tired legs.thesweetcheat13/09/2022
Mynnyd Egryn South Top, Mynydd Egryn, Craig y Grut, Diffwys West Top, Diffwys, Crib-y-rhiw, Y Llethr, Rhinog Fach, Rhinog Fawrkeithouk25/08/2022
Mynydd Egryn and Craig y Grut from Hendra Mynach campsite.dgresty12/07/2022
Craig y Grut (Llawlech) > Mynydd Egryn > Mynydd Egryn South Top [Cwmmaria S8451] from GR: SH 63155 18521Hippster17/04/2022
Craig y Grut (Llawlech) > Mynydd Egryn > Mynydd Egryn South Top [Cwmmaria S8451] from GR: SH 63155 18521ronaldo33317/04/2022
From Barmouth to Tal Y BontDanmawr02/07/2021
From parking area at end of Llechfraith road. Old track to Harlech towards ridge, then more direct. Diffwys West top, Diffwys, then back down ridge to Barmouth taking in tops on the way. With B and R.jenx28/05/2021
2 day traverse from Talsarnau to Barmouth from Diffwys easy going on ridgeunderhill15/05/2021
Parked at the end of the Ffordd Gors lane at 60236 23078 a pound is needed for the honesty box. Heading up the track for Moelfre and then a steep pull up to the summit before descending and heading south east over a small bridge and up to the ridge for Craig y Grut and onto Mynydd Egryn returning via the path down the Bwlch y Rhiwgyr past the stone circle and finally a burial chamber. Ten and half miles.WAYNE ROWLETT25/04/2021
Parked at Panorama Walk car park. Lane, then ROW to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr. Craig y Grut, then along Cambrian Way over Mynydd Egryn to Garn. Great walk with good views.PGCE06/02/2021
Tricky parking on the minor road near the phone box. 2/5 Deweys for the day. Walked up to the end of the tarmac road, continued along track to intersection with RoW and as others up to the Bwlch, then north to Craig y Grut. Then splendid ridge walk south to Mynydd Egryn and it's south top with trig and cairn HP. Due east from the col to RoW above Sylfaen and followed it round until outward route met. 11.3km with 650m ascent in 3h 20m. (S)silveracorn_alan23/09/2020
Route from Panorama walk car park, starting up steep narrow road and then rough ascent to climb Garn, return to road and followed path to mast and then up to ridge path and summit of Mynydd Egryn South Top (also visiting trig and other high points in the area). Followed path along ridge to Mynydd Egryn, descent to bwlch then climb to summit of Craig y Grut. Return to Bwlch y Rhiwgwyr and descent SSE on path to reach minor road and return to start. Then quick ascent of Ffridd GorllwynRobertP20/09/2020
Walked the ridge to Diffwys with Alma Aurea. Clear and great views.meltdiceburg29/07/2019
21.4 miles, 3887ft Cambrian Way Walk.stephenbuda21/06/2019
Talybont station - Moelfre - Y Llethr - Rhinog Fach - Y Llethr - Crib-y-rhiw - Diffwys - Diffwys W Top - Craig y Grut - Mynydd Egryn - Mynydd Egryn S Top - Garn - bunkhouse between Garn & Ffridd GorllwynMark Jackson17/04/2019
After Uwch-Mynydd, a coffee break then, from the same parking area at SH 656201, a fine horseshoe using old coach roads. Up via Braich, down from Bwlch y Rhiwgyr. All on easy, mostly grassy terrain with a path, the coastal views were sensational on the long ridge leading from the high Rhinogydd to the sea below Garn. With Pete.pwheeler12/09/2018
Medium cairn at NE end of rocky rib near stone wall on path down SW ridge of Diffwys. Now below cloud with great view of shimmering blue snake crawling along pale yellow sand in Barmouth Estuary.Denise 17/02/2018
On descent from Diffwys, low rocky rib in grass with medium cairn at NE end. Highest point may, or may not be, hidden by cairn.RichardM17/02/2018
Parked just north of phone box around 641187 then headed north on lane and then track, then west on path to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr then north along the wall on the ridge to Craig y Grut. Then followed the ridge back to Mynydd Egryn and Mynydd Egryn S Top before heading east off piste to the ROW which leaves the lane just south of Sylfaen Farm.clivevilla06/12/2017
7/7 (Craig y Lyn Hywel/Rhinog Fach/Y Leither/Crib-y-Rhiw/Diffyws/Diffwys West Top/Craig y Grut (Lawlech)Fergalh16/09/2017
Small parking enclosure at end of minor road at 602231 (£1 honesty box) – Up RoW (First km tarmacked) to Bwlch y Rhiwgr – Through metal gate & good path up E. side of wall to Mynydd Egryn – Back to bwlch, through gate & up W. side of wall to Craig y Grut summit. (S)gerrybowes03/05/2017
Parked up at the end of the tarmac lane from Bontddu. We walked back down a bit then up Cwm Llechen and joined the miners path up to the top, then all along the ridge as far as Mynydd Egryn then back to the car. 17.5km in stunning sunshine and didn't see anyone!Neolith07/04/2017
Started at the small car park above Dyffryn Ardudwy at SH 60235 23082. Turned right after gate and followed track and path to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr. Went through gate and turned immediately right and followed wall up to top of Mynydd Egryn. Back to Bwlch, through gate and right to top of Craig y Grut. Followed path along ridge to where the path crosses the path coming up from Pont Scethin. Down to Pont Scethin. Continued on path/track to where it meets with the track to Llyn Bodlyn. Turned right and back to car park.MikeM31/07/2016
Walk from Bontddu campsite on the Afon Mawddachfellowsa15/05/2016
Easy walk up the braich from bontddu. Good track and good views.DARRENG10/10/2015
13.5 mile circular ridge walk from the car park east of Cors y Gedol Hall, walked up to the grassy dome of Moelfre then along the low ridge to Y Llethr, bagged Crib-y-Rhiw and onto Diffwys, then carried on along to Diffwys West Top, Craig y Grut and out and back to Mynydd Egyrn, followed bridleway back to the car park, a very pleasant walk with great views, good paths and not too much rough terrain.DanTrig26/09/2015
Start at car park as S Hudson. Excellent path and track all the way to the bwlch. Then good path to summits. 3363 keep to west of wall. 3395 go through gate and keep to east of wall.destaylor22/05/2015
From car park above Tal-y-bont to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr then on to Mynydd Egryn before returning to coll and up to Craig y Grut. Returned via Pont-Scethin. Bit icy on some of the northern paths but glorious cold day.SS07/02/2015
Tal-y-bont to Barmouth Epic..Caddy200011/08/2014
Continuation of walk from Mynydd Egryn. Walked on good path down to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr then up to summit. Walk continued to Diffwys West Top.Man of Kernow126/05/2014
Parked off road below Sylfaen. Path to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr, then wall/ridge to Craig y Grut, Diffwys W Top and Diffwys. Back via path below 572m spot - vague in places. Clear but cold windy day, snow underfoot on ridge. With Harrietrichard6927/03/2013
Bontddu - Mynydd Egryn - Craig-y-Grut - Diffwys West Top - Diffwys - Y Garn - Bontddu.davidpettit8406/05/2012
first one of a horse shoe walk from Dyffryn.heavyhorses31/08/2011
petey20/10/2010
Start ~ 602230, Small car park. From Mynydd Egryn. Followed ridge north east to Craig y Grut. Returned via Pont Scethin. With Wombourne.steve hudson02/08/2010
Made circuit from Cors y Gedol to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr, Mynydd Egryn, Craig Grut, Pont Seethin back to Cors.wombourne02/08/2010
Together with Dyfnant and Lethyrpowyswalker23/09/2007
From Barmouth on a long walk to Diffwys and back. I recall the weather had deteriorated to heavy rain.Jake99401/07/2005
Bagged on north to south walk of Central and Southern Rhinogydd with IB.Man of Kernow103/07/1998
K Cambrian Waycrazy23/06/1996
welshe21/05/1995
Pillar on route off main summits to train at BarmouthRhayader_wander28/06/1992
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
CHA group from Bontddu over Diffwys to BarmouthAlan Moore19/07/1977
2 day trip Llandecywn Station to Barmouth along the Rhinog spine. 1995?summitsupblank
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ramblyandy24/06/2024