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Name:Banc y Dolau
Hill number:7605
Height:493m / 1617ft
Parent (Ma):2182  Pegwn Mawr
RHB Section:31B: Welshpool to Hay-on-Wye
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:SO 05549 76576
Summit feature:no feature
Col:457m  SO044768  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 136 147
(1:25k) 214E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 22 users)ByDate of Ascent
Easy thrash through mature pines from track near road end/ junction parking possible at road end .dry, grey, windy.Denise 06/04/2024
Short walk from road end to S. Mature Sitka spruce forest. Mossy ride crosses summit. Weirdly green. High point unmarked amongst mossy root stumps and brashRichardM06/04/2024
As vegibagger. Easy tick despite the mud.Campbell Singer23/11/2023
Bike along road and walk in along extraction lanes. Summit on motorbike trackfasgadh01/06/2023
Up ride from South then unmapped ride west to highest ground.vegibagger04/06/2022
As GordonAdshead.summitsup12/09/2020
Much esier than expected, From wide area at end of tarred road. NNW up quad bike track to find ride running W from highest point up to top in the trees.GordonAdshead16/09/2019
Parked on minor no through road to south, continued along that road then sharp left along a muddy track and left again to high point which seems to be on this track.clivevilla14/05/2017
9 Mile walk around, Banc y Dolau, Moel Dod, Castle Hill, Foel and Brondre-fawr Hill. Start and Finish SO057764. Direct line from track junction to the SE.Rob Pen y Garn12/05/2016
7/11 Seventh of wet and windy day (Llysin Hill/Graig Hill/Fron Wen/Camlo Hill/Little Park/Waun Gaseg/Banc y Doleau/Brondre Fawr Hill/Castle Bank/Moel Dod/Castleinboth) Push along vague forest ride to top off muddy path parallel to main pathFergalh20/02/2016
Through the pine trees with Cabe - rubbish.simon and co24/08/2014
Not sure worth the pine thrash.Martin R07/02/2014
fairly dense young spruce, limited view. park to SE, walk W to road summit & walk with grain of spruce to summit RHW22/02/2004
Steve Q16/02/2013