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Name:Moel y Fronllwyd
Hill number:5180
Height:395.7m / 1298ft
Parent (Ma):2131  Rhialgwm
RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Berwyns
County/UA:Powys
Catchment:Severn
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Submarilyn, Clem
(Hu,Tu,3,sMa,Cm)
Grid ref:SJ 12029 17669
Summit feature:ground by concrete base of wind turbine
Drop:141.1m
Col:254.6m  SJ 0743 1661  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 125
(1:25k) 239
Observations:ground SE by fence is 1.4m lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 58 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Done via Seager Hill to Porthmadog! Parked by the hut and up via two gates. Fantastic views.BaggerGutt01/12/2023
From west via gate to S of Aerial enclosure and then along a line of wind turbines to the highest one at the HP. Descended steeply SE to road to continue walk.Denise 14/10/2022
From the W over fields of pasture via field gates. Summit topped by wind turbine. Steep descent ESE over sheep pasture to road.RichardM14/10/2022
As others, from Comms tower.PGCE21/08/2020
Easy parking by mast at 1169 1775 - Through gate on S. side of building & then one more gate before making way up over easy terrain to the summit by wind turbine. (S)gerrybowes29/10/2019
We had taken a bit longer over Cyrniau than we expected so were looking for shorter 'bagging' walks for the afternoon. This was simple, though steeply up the ESE side of the hill, from the end of the drive to Allt Goch. Access to pasture through a gate. From the top, the W side looked easier and feasible.pwheeler05/05/2019
From the comms tower as othersJim.Fothergill25/11/2018
Parked by aerial to west and straight up in dense mist. With R and B.jenx23/11/2018
Dull misty hill, couldn’t find third turbine! Easy from road parking by services building, pasturesnordicstar23/11/2018
From comms tower bagging tower base and along the fence - just in case.Eddie23/08/2018
4/10 (Allt y Main/Galt y Goedhwch/Allt y Gader/Moel y Fronllwyd/Pen y Berth/Domen-Gastell Hill/Das Eithen/Clawd Mawr/Rhialgwm/Cilhaul)Fergalh12/08/2017
Parked at 126175, along lane to gate then straight up Moel y Fronllwyd before returning to 126175 and going over gate and up Allt Goch.clivevilla03/08/2017
Swift pull up to the highest wind turbine.jimbloomer20/04/2017
Good sharp climb up from the gate to the southeast.Alex C22/04/2016
Easily from the W. The summit field now has 3 wind turbines with one on the very top.Chris Peart21/10/2014
park by small mast and walk up through one gate and over another. Simples!arranc28/08/2013
from mast, easy parking.. a simple stroll over 2 fields. watched the buzzards fro a bit and enjoyed the super views out to Berwyn and Aran.stig_nest26/08/2013
From ESE, revisit to look for the OS trig (surface block), easy to find in centre of its marker stones but needs a little digging to expose. RHW16/06/2013
Dont get much easier than this one :-)heavyhorses23/06/2012
P at mast to W. Through two gates to top.chrisbien14/03/2012
Good parking to south then short steep ascent on lovely morning. Summit just north of buried stone circle feature.Dugswell226/02/2012
Short sharp ascent from lane on south side of hill. Room to park 1 car at SJ126175. Good views from summit. With BL, GJ, JB and MP.Man of Kernow115/01/2012
Parked NNW. Stroll.destaylor27/04/2011
Easy walk from SJ116177. No fences. Flattened cairn on top.chriswatson03/02/2011
From SJ 116 177summitsup29/01/2011
fine hill, v attractive view, summit has what may be founds of former trig (not on 1980(1971) 1:50k; stile at summit & Private sign 123174 may suggest old FP?. park 122173, cross pasture & stile to summit RHW20/01/2002
Tom Mundell27/02/2024
Trekking toes27/02/2024
tomandivy02/09/2023
A Peckish20/08/2023
beckybags20/08/2023
Dusty21/02/2022
Alan Caine04/01/2020
Steve Q03/03/2019
ianwatson09/02/2019
jonglew25/11/2018
GaryJones24/09/2018
Rob5007/07/2018
carole engel04/11/2017
TK22/10/2017
MM06/08/2016
Colin Crawford21/10/2014
Campbell Singer14/03/2014
RobertP29/12/2013
Alan Whatley29/12/2013
chalky195322/09/2013
mae19/08/2013
Sherlock20/07/2013
iaindbrown18/06/2013
andrew brown30/09/2012