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Name:Foel Ddu
Hill number:7551
Height:558m / 1831ft
Parent (Ma):2083  Aran Fawddwy
RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Arans
Grid ref:SH 84028 22900
Summit feature:no feature
Col:537m  SH841226  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124 125
(1:25k) OL23E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 14 users)ByDate of Ascent
After yesterdays long walk and 6 tops. Slept in car, very cold. Only this one today before driving home. Home by 11am.Dusty01/12/2023
From Esgair Fawr parked at 81576 22355 just before the river. Up the track and then used the bulldozed track rather than reentering the forest. This becomes a faint path but no problem. Then left up open hillside which was not too bad albeit more or less pathless. My last Welsh s5.clivevilla04/04/2023
3/3 (Cefn Coch/Foel Tyn-Y-Fron(Moel y Pawl)/Foel Ddu)Fergalh11/02/2018
From Esgair Gawr. Mosquito engine still there. Decent track up to padlocked gate. At this point things got very squelchy. Its a reasonable path but after the recent rain was more like a river. Upon reaching open ground it becomes obvious that a better route would avoid the upper forestry section along a new bulldozed track and following the perimeter up to the gate. Open hill was of course very wet. Theres no benefit heading for the col, there seems only sheeptrods to easy your way. Summit is a grassy rocky clump near to a very old wooden fence. Only the posts remain. A tough little blighter for now view, low cloud. On a clear day it wouldnt disapoint.stig_nest06/09/2016
Parked in large area by cattle grid SH815223,out and back on good paths and track to forest edge then good ground to top.Anton26/02/2013
Alan Moore23/04/2024
A Peckish17/05/2021