Name:Bryn Brith
Hill number:2156
Height:382.9m / 1256ft
Parent (Ma):2137  Cadair Idris - Penygadair
RHB Section:30F: Dolgellau to Machynlleth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Cadair Idris
County/UA:Gwynedd
Catchment:Mawddach
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:SH 66452 15357
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:41m
Col:342m  SH665152  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL23W
Observations:small cairn 45m SW is 20cm lower; Pared y Cefn-hir (hill 5622) is 9cm higher
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Surveys of Bryn Brith and Pared y Cefn-hir (Final).doc
Comments:Twinning with hill 5622 (Pared y Cefn-hir, SH663149) is removed
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 86 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Heather slog over from Pared y Cefn-hir and slow descent back to car park.PeterD25/04/2024
From King's Hostel on a round of 5 hills, this the first, on to its neighbour, Pared y Cefn-hir.jonglew15/10/2022
Cairn to the east also visitedAlan Caine15/10/2022
Along ridge of neighbouring hill then up heather and gorse to cairn which had a buried block and bolt within.cjo15/10/2022
Pared y Cefn hir > Pared y Cefn hir NE Top > Bryn Brith from GR: SH 65768 14311ronaldo33320/03/2022
Parked at lakeside car park. Very enjoyable circuit of 5 summits: Pared y Cefn-hir, Bryn Brith, Cefn yr Owen, Bryn y Greggeren and Pen Llynnau Creggeren.PGCE06/02/2021
ascended Pared y cefyn first then dropped off ridge at gully crossing boggy area picking up faint path to ascend summit through deep heather,probably better to return same way i attempted vally between both peaks not so easyjohnowen22/07/2020
Should definitely still be paired hump! Much more vegetated than its neighbour. Totally soaked through by return to car. With B and R.jenx09/03/2020
Pared y Cefn Hir and Bryn Brith from the obvious car park for the lake. It was misty and became rainy so I did not know what I was taking on. I still do not really but both were steep and involved hands - at least they did the way I went but I could not really see to choose a route.clivevilla18/08/2018
Hill no.2 on RHW's Welsh tump completion walk.Gill18/02/2018
Hill #2 on RHW's completion walk - we even managed to uncover an OS bolt on the summit.DanMaisieBex18/02/2018
Direct ascent from SE over heather to small cairn. Bonus buried block with bolt under cairn on south top, similar height. Sunny and clear. Part of RHW final Welsh Tump completion walk, summit 2Denise 18/02/2018
Pared and Brith revisited prior to my last 2 Welsh Mainland tumps. Bonus OS bolt found under cairn on slightly lower W summitRHW18/02/2018
With the RHW Wtc party. Having just joined the TUK site, seeing the bolt was very exciting. Would never have found it on my own.ngthack18/02/2018
Through heather from Pared y Cefn Hir NW Top. Nice summit and also an OS burried block/bolt on its neighbouring SW TopRichardM18/02/2018
With RHW partyDave Geere18/02/2018
Out and back from Pared y Cefn-hir along the granny path through the heather.Eddie12/01/2018
3/4 (Foel Cae'rberllan/Pared y Cefn Hir/Bryn Brith/Craig y Castell)Fergalh17/09/2017
With Bev, tough slog through heather.simon and co10/06/2016
Kings to Morfa Mawddach. 2nd visit.Smudge22/03/2015
A NICE LITTLE ONE IF YOU LIKE HEATHER :-(heavyhorses24/08/2013
From south waste of time due to walls and fences. Go via Pared and head west.dicky24/02/2013
petey02/10/2011
From car park. Easy to get the wrong ridge. Summit no paths and lots of heather.destaylor17/03/2011
A rough and rocky area with Bryn Brith and Pared y Cefn hir vying for supremacy. The latter is a stunning hill from Llynnau Cregennan car park.chriswatson06/11/2010
From car park by Llynnau Cregennen.Wheelsy04/08/2009
from P y C. Along ridge on WDP to peak at east end.arranc13/07/2001
A beautiful 'Matterhorn shape' and lake. Ran uphill (KIMM training) working hard, nice circuit along ridge linking Pared y Cefn (unaware of its future bagging status at time) and onto the then sub-Marilyn of Bryn Birth. Back to car park below cliffs.Chris Pearson25/09/1999
Date unknown. 1st ascent 1970s, date not recorded. Nice summit, lovely view, outclassed by the Pared. from car pk to SW RHW01/01/1990
From Kings YH to Barmouth. 2007? Also included the bumps of Pared y Cefn hir - thank goodness!summitsup01/01/1950
Skarletk21/11/2023
alda20/07/2023
SteveG15/10/2022
Minto15/10/2022
TREBORK31/08/2021
greenandblue26/07/2021
Tony J18/02/2018
andrew brown18/02/2018
Dusty18/02/2018
TK23/07/2017
MM11/10/2016
KM11/10/2016
Joel02/10/2016
Colin Crawford13/09/2016
AlanD12/09/2016
Tricky29/08/2016
BaggerGutt30/05/2016
willias20/05/2016
Tony S29/04/2016
RobertP28/06/2015