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Name:Mynydd Fron-fraith
Hill number:3437
Height:514m / 1686ft
Parent (Ma):2145  Maesglase
SMC/RHB Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Cadair Idris
County/UA:Gwynedd
Topographical area:WN10 Aran-idris
Catchment:Dovey, Catchment Boundaries, Dysynni
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SH 74778 11737
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:66m
Col:448m  SH748113  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL23W
Observations:ground 25m SW at SH 74763 11719 is 20cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 74 users)ByDate of Ascent
On our walk to go over Ceiswyn- from Parking at SH 752135 to the layby at SH 734101, both on the A487. This was the nicer top, a pleasant open grassy ridge after a tiresome walk alongside a forest fence, improving just before this top. See Ceiswyn log for rest of our walk- with Pete.pwheeler04/05/2024
1/4 - from the col in the road NE of summit - vague path through heather adjacent to woodland - weather fine but windy.....wychwood03/07/2023
salen10/12/2022
TREBORK10/12/2022
No cairn, HP on heather/ moss/ grass dome c 20 m west of fence. Good views of Cadair. From Ceswyn along forest boundary, and continued N along same boundary with vague path back to tarmac track at N end of forest (parking possible), then path west to A487 at col with carpark.Denise 17/10/2022
From Ceiswyn following edge of forest. Summit levelish short heather/grass/moss on open hillside W of forest. High point un-marked.RichardM17/10/2022
Sprog24/09/2022
Parked in the car park at Aberllfenni, and walked up forest roads with a short but awful ascent up a steep slope in newly planted area onto the ridge between Ceiswyn and Mynydd Fron-fraith - heather, bramble and rotting wood! Once on the ridge all pretty straightforward, first to Mynydd Fron-fraith, then back track to the high point of the day at Ceiswyn, then by ATV track and forest road to Mynydd Cwmeiddew, and further forest roads with a short bit through the forest into open country to Godre Fynydd. Finally, a descent down a delightful forest path NE brought me back onto the forest road above Aberllfenni, then with a big loop round back to the car. Good views of Cader. A round trip of 16km with 700m ascent, taking 5h 20m.silveracorn_alan09/08/2022
Parked at the mountain centre on the A487 grid ref 73887 09200 and used the footpath opposite to reach the forest roads to Godre Fynydd and Mynydd Cwmeiddew finishing on the open hillside for Ceiswyn and Mynydd Fron-fraith, returned by the same route. Eight and half mile in Five hours twenty (I did start off the wrong way down the forest road at the start probably lost forty minutes).WAYNE ROWLETT29/05/2021
Derek_Snaith26/05/2021
Liz_N26/05/2021
Godre Fynydd, Mynydd Cwneiddew, Ceiswyn and Mynydd Fron Fraith. Parked in layby on A487, walked half a mile south down the road then east across a field to avoid the grumpy sign on the entrance to the forest track. Fence line from Ceiswyn.PGCE07/02/2021
beckybags01/10/2020
A Peckish01/10/2020
Mynydd Fron-fraith > Ceiswyn > Mynydd Cwmeiddew from GR: SH 77022 09913ronaldo33330/08/2020
Mynydd Fron-fraith > Ceiswyn > Mynydd Cwmeiddew from GR: SH 77022 09913Hippster30/08/2020
From Cwmrhyddfor Farm campsite along track to car park on A487 then onto path on other side of road following it to lane. Followed edge of forest to Mynydd Fron-fraith then carried onto Ceiswyn. Followed forest track to Mynydd Cwmeiddw then on to end of track through trees and up to Godre Fynydd.dgresty19/09/2019
alda22/04/2019
underhill15/04/2019
chalky195308/09/2018
thenomad12/04/2018
4/6 (Moel Heulen/Mynydd Cwmeidden/Godre Fynydd/Mynydd Fron-Fraith/Ceiswyn/Foel Offrwm)Fergalh04/11/2017
Parked in layby at 735101 - After bagging Mynydd Cwmeiddew & Godre Fynydd, headed NE back down the side of fence to the forest road - NW & then NE along road to sharp bend at 752112 - From bend, took track up to col & then a short climb to summit. Continued to Ceiswyn. (S)gerrybowes20/05/2017
Godre Fynydd, Mynydd Cwneiddew, Ceiswyn and Mynydd Fron Fraith. Parked in layby on A487, walked half a mile south down the road then east across a field to avoid the grumpy sign on the entrance to the forest track. At the top of the field I worked my way up tracks to near the first top and then made it up as I went along really.clivevilla20/09/2016
Mynydd Fron-fraith, Ceiswyn, Mynydd Cwmeiddew, Godre Fynydd from layby on A487 0.5mile N of Rugog. Bright sunny day with excellent views across to Cadair Idris.RobertP20/03/2016
johnbarnard2527/02/2016
TK12/02/2016
petey25/04/2015
From 3441. Tried fairly direct route - not good idea. Probably best to go towards the summit of 2154 Ceiswyn.destaylor16/04/2015
Part of Tarrennau round from Pennaljim pererin05/01/2015
Alex C25/10/2014
Rob5022/10/2014
iaindbrown05/08/2014
stevent080917/07/2014
From Cad East.mad max02/07/2014
Galvgoon02/07/2014
From layby on A487 up the ROW and along the ridge, then through the forest taking four Deweys. Great views of Cadhair. Return by forest track on east side. Surprised to see tarmac on the byeway over the pass.SS31/05/2014
johnowen04/04/2013
Wet end to a wet year.Martin R31/12/2012
TK27/12/2012
DARRENG26/08/2012
andrew brown26/08/2012
Andy West12/07/2012
Rob Pen y Garn21/05/2012
MikeM11/05/2012
Colin Crawford07/09/2011
MM01/05/2011
Start ~ 762107. Walked up lane to the bwlch, the followed ridge south-west to Mynydd Fron-fraith.steve hudson21/10/2009
Walked with SH. Parked on narrow road north of Corris. Weather was dry, clear and sunny. Walked along tarmac road to Waen Llefenni (can park here) then SW to Mynydd cont. to Ceiswyn, Mynydd Cwmeiddewwombourne21/10/2009
bogdodger11/07/2009
carole engel11/07/2009
Anton11/07/2009
Steve Q04/04/2009
mae29/03/2009
Smudge14/03/2009
PeteF12/02/2009
BaggerGutt18/07/2008
Halfdecent11/06/2006
AndyS11/02/2006
Moorponder02/01/2005
SteveC02/01/2005
ianwatson19/09/2004
Man of Kernow128/03/2004
Alan Moore25/01/2004
DewiH27/04/2000
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Deedubr27/05/1999
David Purchase13/09/1998
fine hill, great views. bwlch llyn bach layby on A487 RHW10/05/1998
Ianto&Sue17/11/1996
IainT27/09/1994
AlanD15/04/1990
Circular from SH 770 098. 200?summitsupblank
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