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Name:Ffridd Pen-y-Graig
Hill number:5206
Height:297m / 974ft
Parent (Ma):2161  Pumlumon Fawr [Plynlimon]
RHB Section:31A: Aberystwyth to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Pumlumon
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
Grid ref:SH 84245 01826
Summit feature:cairn on small rib of rock in field
Col:190m  SH853015  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135 136
(1:25k) 215W
Observations:rock for c 3m either side of cairn is of similar height
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 40 users)ByDate of Ascent
A four-topper from the CP next to Darowen church. First the ROW and field climb to Fron Goch. Down To Nantygaseg Farm and the road below, turned left and then picked up a zig-zag path through the bracken from opposite Cegir to the Glyndwr's Way just SW of Cern Goch. Quick detour to the summit and along ridge fence track E to pick up GW again. ROWs back to Darowen then continued to Ffridd Pen-y-Graig and over sheep fields and fences to Bryn-Einon. Track and minor road return.summitter29/08/2023
Parked opposite the church in Darowen and followed Gerrybowes route to the top. Good views.PeterAH04/03/2022
As Man of Kernow. From parking area opposite church at SH 8302 0178, E. up lane for about 200m to fingerpost - Over stile & up RoW across 4 fields. After crossing stile into 5th field, made way up to a short section of low wire fencing without barbed wire at SH 83954 01985 - Straddled fence, east through gateway in wall & then SE to a final gate - Over gate & then about 100m to summit rib of rock. (S)gerrybowes29/09/2021
Parked at junction to SW for a nice circuit of Fron Goch, Ffridd Pen-y-Graig and Cefn Coch.PGCE11/02/2021
Easy ascent across grassy sheep pasture from FP to E. HP- slate outcrop- no cairn.Denise 21/10/2020
Over sheep pasture from Bryn-EinonRichardM21/10/2020
Used the path from the south. With B and R.jenx12/03/2020
After dining upon mince pies and bananas with peanut butter in the car at Darowen. Light rain stopped. Easy stroll; mist rolling in as we reached the summit. Last hill of 2019.Wycombe Wanderer31/12/2019
Extension of Abercegir- Cefn Coch- Darowen- Fron Goch- Nantygaseg- Abercegir day walk, to bag Ffridd Pen-y-Graig, with Pete. We used marktrengoveís route- key is to keep to the ROW a bit further than one might expect, to SH 8423 0222 where gate gives barbed wire-free access. Returned to Darowen same way. Good parking space at Darowen, though itís main purpose must be for church services.pwheeler17/09/2018
Alongside Bryn-Einion just as dusk was falling.Alex C14/04/2017
4/7 Fourth of seven on wet cold misty day (Cwm y Derw/Foel Fadian/Bryn-y-Brain/Fron Goch/Ffrid pen-y-Graig/Cefn Coch/)Pfridd Esgair-yr-Owen)Brynn Crugog)Fergalh15/01/2017
Parked in Darowen, opposite the church, at SH 83027 01783. Took the lane east for several hundred metres, then stile over hedge at footpath sign. Followed the RoW north-east through sheep pastures, diverting south-east to reach the summit. No barbed wire by this route. Returned by my outward route. Walk continued to Fron Goch. Solo.Man of Kernow119/11/2016
Parked to s. Somebody was shearing sheep in the building at the start of the path. The cair is no longer on the rocky rib.clivevilla23/07/2015
As destaylor.Chris Peart12/07/2014
Penegoes to Commins Coch: From N via ROW from Darowen then Briwnant descent which was awkward at pace (tripping on brambles).Smudge15/02/2013
Easy parking to S. Then track and pasture. Had a chat with farmer at parking. Very helpful - please close gates. No sign of a cairn - very clear day.destaylor29/09/2011
Great - friendly farmerMartin R07/05/2011
bit of a trespass and watch out for the cows if you come from the southDARRENG25/10/2010
Parked by farm to the south. Easy walk up to the cairned summit.andrew brown24/10/2010
Easy parking in Darowen. Followed footpath on 25,000 map over 2 BWFs to top at 9.20.arranc13/09/2010
pleasant summit, lovely view. tk from 841014, thru gate then out of sight behind S ridge to summit RHW07/04/2002
Bag For Life31/12/2019
carole engel11/06/2017
Steve Q01/08/2015
Campbell Singer27/04/2015
Alan Whatley14/12/2014
Colin Crawford12/07/2014