Name:Esgair Wen
Hill number:7638
Height:494.7m / 1623ft
Parent (Ma):2203  Drygarn Fawr
SMC/RHB Section:31C: South-West Wales
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Elan Valley
County/UA:Cardiganshire [Ceredigion]
Topographical area:WM05 Drygarn-epynt
Catchment:Wye
Class:Sub490-499m hill
(s4)
Grid ref:SN 80770 66482
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:29.9m
Col:464.7m  SN 8012 6630  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135 136 147
(1:25k) 187N 200W
Observations:flat summit area; ground 50m S is c.0.1m lower
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 16 users)ByDate of Ascent
Llethr Hir & Esgair Wen from Claerwen dam.TK12/04/2024
Dusty17/11/2021
From the cattle grid at 784683 on a glorious day after a dry spell so boggy bits at a minimum. Did a round of Trawsallt, Carreg Naw Llyn, Esgair Hengae, then across to Esgair Wen and back via Disgwilfa and Graig Felen. Mostly pathless 10.66 miles 4 hours 45m.clivevilla15/06/2021
AloneRob Pen y Garn03/02/2018
5/10 Fifth of eight on nice circuit followed by two singles (Trawsallt/Llanddu Fawr (Waen Claerddu/Carreg Naw Lyn/Esgair Hengae/Esgair Wen/Dibyn Du/Disgwulfa/Graig Feklen/Mynydd Bach/Allt yr Hebog)Fergalh30/07/2016
Continuation of walk from Dibyn Du. Followed various ATV tracks on the higher ground east round to the summit to avoid the bogs. Proved easy-going. Walk continued to Crug Gynon. Solo.Man of Kernow130/05/2016
MM13/10/2015
KM13/10/2015
boxblade21/03/2015
As part of a circuit of Disgwilfa, Graig Felen, Esgair Wen, Dibyn Du, Crug Gynon, Crug Gynon South Top and Pen-y-bwlch starting at 76984 65568. The circuit was over tussocky grass and peaty ground, if the weather hadn't been dry for the past few weeks this would not have been achievable.JohnStoneham08/09/2014
Steve Q22/08/2014
As part of a circuit of hills from road SN791682. SN8076166435Anton02/06/2013
dullish tussocky summit, a few fence posts, from NW, circuit from road end. RHW11/07/2010
andrew.allum01/01/2000
mountaineagle06/02/1998
Chris Peart06/08/1994