Name:Moel Eithinen
Hill number:14405
Height:434m / 1424ft
Parent (Ma):2045  Foel Fenlli
RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Denbighshire [Sir Ddinbych]
Catchment:Clwyd, Catchment Boundaries, Dee (Flint)
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SJ 16731 59251
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:55m
Col:379m  SJ165595  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) 265
Observations:ground 30m S at SJ 16724 59220 is 0.03m lower
Survey:Leica NA730
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4th hill of 9 on a 20km circuit from Llanarmon yn-lal to Gwernymynydd. After Moel Gyw I descended to the Offas dyke path and followed it to the road and then continued on the path until it starts to pass through some trees. i climbed up through the edge and inside the woodland taking advantage of a fallen tree compressing th bw fence. Exiting the woodland taking in the lower summut first and then over the fence (electrified but possibly not working) to the true summit. Descent back through the wood and then over fence where there should have been a stile continuing on road heading for Pen Llanerch...Dazingdale27/01/2024
From Foel Fenlli through two gates at bottom and two at top all not locked. On to Moel GywFlatfield02/05/2023
From Foel Fenlli down to Bwlch Crug-glas, gate into field and up to top. Good views. Back on Offas Dyke to car at Bwlch Penbarra.PeterD11/08/2022
Moel y Plas, Moel Llanfair, Moel Gyw, Moel Eithinen, Foel Fenlli, Moel Famaukeithouk02/05/2022
Moel Eithinen and Foel Fenlli.Gwastadros23/04/2022
From Clwyd gate, Moel Gwy car park p ODP to Foel Fenlli then ridge to Moel Eithinen back to cp then ODP and straight up heather on crow to Moel Gwy return same stunning sunday morning no others met on pathsunderhill20/03/2022
Parked on wide verge on main road adjacent to fp from south east up to Moel Eithinen Farm. Up through wood with much storm damage. In memory of a delightful lady and friend, Mary Ann Joyce.Campbell Singer29/04/2021
Parked at the pub on A494 currently closed. Walked up the Offa's Dyke path and just headed through gates to gain the summit, left of the tree line, returned similar way. Easy half hour picking up a top we missed on Offa's Dyke!nickywood129/09/2019
Parked at deserted Inn. Up good track to point 327. Plenty of gates leading W to main ridge and through top fence at corner of wood.GordonAdshead24/08/2019
Skirted summit along Offa's Dyke PathPeapod2131/05/2019
From Bwlch PenbarrasJamesD197226/03/2019
Parked in the large Clwyd Gate car park at 164282 (Unoccupied since Feb 2017) - Along Offa's Dyke Path to SW corner of wood at 169596 - Up alongside fence for 50m, through gate & up to unmarked summit. Straddled fence to subsidiary top. (S)gerrybowes22/12/2018
6.1 mile walk from Coed Moel Famau car park, followed good path through woods onto Moel Famau (2nd time, bagged in 2006), then followed big ridge path down to Moel Penbarra (25m prominence), down to Bwlch Penbarra, climbed up steeply onto Foel Fenlli and then south to Moel Eithinen, followed Offas Dyke path back north contouring Foel Fenlli back to bwlch and followed road to car park. Then drove round to our second walk of the day (Moel Gyw and co). Changeable weather; from cloud to showers to sun, few people about, amazing views to Snowdonia and over to Liverpool.DanTrig25/08/2018
From Bwlch Penbarras via Foel FenlliTony J26/05/2018
Walk from Moel Fammau over Moel Fenli then onto Moel EithinenSihuws15/03/2018
Used car park of Clwyd Gate Hotel, deserted on arrival. ENE along road for 200m to very frosty b/way signed to Foel Fenlli. NE along this to far end of wood then straight up.Aye Jimmy07/01/2018
A bit of Offa's Dyke, Clwyd ForestMountain Goat25/06/2017
A494 hotel car park, Foel Fenlli, Moel Eithenen, Moel y Waun,Moel y Plas, Moel Llanfair, Moel Gyw. With Mart and Daisy. Strong winds and snow flurries.John Eley12/02/2017
From Bwlch Pen Barass via Moel Fenlli and return by ODP.JohnIvor18/01/2017
A jog along in the mist and drizzle from the expensive carpark on the collShutterlag28/10/2016
Moel Y Waun, Moel Y Plas, Moel Lllanfair and Moel Eithinen there and back from south. Over the tops there with Offa's Dyke back. 10 miles.clivevilla14/09/2016
Whilst finding OS BlockDusty19/06/2016
From cp at Bwlch Penbarras (free at this time of year) straight uphill from rear of car park. Steep and slippery in places but some very fine steps aswell. Down the far side and along ODP to foot of Moel Eithinen. Summit reached across sheep pastures. Searched summit and nearby alterative but no sign of RHW`s cairn. No views as awful weather and low cloud.mart079720/02/2016
From Clwyd Gate. Having visited Foel Fenlli it seemed obvious to pop up here and the terminus of the ridge the gyrn. So i did. Easy enough. No sign of the OS block which should be up here though.stig_nest04/11/2015
En route Clwyd Gate to Ruthin.summitsup07/08/2015
8/12 Climbed as part of double with Foel Fenili but stiff climb back up Foel Fenili before steep descent to car parkFergalh18/04/2015
KeithByTheC28/12/2014
Short detour off Offa's dyke trail at start of walk from Clwyd Gate to Bryn Alyn, Eryrys, Llanarmon-yn-lal. Alone.Saggers10/08/2013
Climbed at end of a linear walk along the Clwydian Range.Wheelsy13/07/2013
Estimatedmikependergast01/08/2011
Final Welsh 400er. with MarkT, IainB, PeteR, Myrddyn, ChrisW, Mike and Liz Halpin, Jeff and Enid Parr. Pasture. Built a tiny cn. From N via Fenlli; gate to NNWRHW19/06/2011
From Clwyd Gatemad max10/06/2011
SJ 1673259253Anton20/02/2011
from Llanbedr over Foel Fenlli first then onto Moel Gywjoseph mitchell08/01/2011
Large pay & display car park by minor road at Bwlch Penbarras at SJ 16110 60560. North first to bag Moel Famau then back to car park and south for Foel Fenlli & Moel Eithinen.David Gradwell14/11/2004
Adrian19/02/2023
Matt06/12/2022
Martin R05/04/2022
Alan Caine03/01/2022
NyeBowman15/07/2021
andrew brown25/04/2021
johnbarnard2524/08/2020
johanne23/07/2020
Cumbriancyclist04/12/2019
Rambling Ray15/08/2019
clique22/07/2019
Nick Canute22/02/2019
beckybags01/02/2019
A Peckish01/02/2019
Stormer08/04/2018