Hill number:14877
Height:480.9m / 1578ft
Parent (Ma):2205  Pen y Garn
SMC/RHB Section:31C: South-West Wales
County/UA:Cardiganshire [Ceredigion]
Topographical area:WM02 Pumlumon-amlwg
Catchment:Rheidol, Catchment Boundaries, Ystwyth
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:SN 77714 76853
Summit feature:no feature: heather
Col:447m  SN778769  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135 147
(1:25k) 213
Observations:small cairn 20m S at SN 77709 76831 is 0.3m lower
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 26 users)ByDate of Ascent
Vile weather very wet and windy. From The Arch. Went up Truman. Got to the heather and moss area. Then through dense trees to the GPS co-ordinates which were in thick forest. God knows if that is the highest point. On to Pen-y-Garn. Revisit to get to high point by gate. Conditions still horrid. To Arch and up Lan Lwyd. Then on to the bramble fest of Pen Bwlch yr Oerfa. Time taken 3 hours 30 minutes for 7.5 miles. Siskin, Blackbirds, Swallows.isabelle28/05/2024
13.2 miles 2690ft walk, start at Cwmystwyth Mine, to The Arch, Truman and Pen Y Garn return.stephenbuda16/03/2024
From Pen y Garn to track junction to east and directly through maturing pines to top. I like a challenge but that was ridiculous; better follow route of others though that too may become problematical in due course.lordtonult20/09/2021
Followed the fence line marked on 1:25 map from forest track to traverse hill SE to NW. No fence seen, but apparently a slightly overgrown firebreak, much easier than dense pine. Small clearing at summit with moss and heather.Denise 08/10/2020
Approached from the forest road to SE then up wide fire break to ridge and MTB trail. There may be something slightly higher in the dense young pines to the NE where OS spot height is mapped but we content ourselves with the heathery mound in the fire break.(SN 77708 76832)RichardM08/10/2020
from arch antons route in trees thick prickly now on to pwn y garn with Manonunderhill11/07/2020
Approached from the E on the bridleway/ track. 10m before the 'layby' a fire break on the RHS concealed behind two gnarly dwarf oaks. Straight to the top where we met a good path which we found left the main track at 77616 76610.Moorponder17/07/2019
Marktrengrove route spot on. Then on to Banc Dolwen, across to Llechwedd Tyn y Maes and finally Pen Bodcoll. 12.93m 4h35.clivevilla07/02/2017
From The Arch on the way to Pen y GarnTony J05/11/2016
1/6 First of six on foggy day (Truman/Pen-y-Bwlch/Bryn-y-Crofftau/Garn Fawr/Y Brynn/Yr Helfa Las)Fergalh30/10/2016
added to Nuttall walk for Pen-y-Garn.With Sharon. warm and wet day.Lou01/08/2015
Parked in The Arch car park (SN 76557 75613. Took the forest road north-east, and followed Anton's route. This was a bit prickly, and not needed. A made path leaves the forest road further west at SN 77616 76619 and passes close to the summit before heading down north to join another mountain road. We used this for the descent. With MP on survey. Continued on to Pen y Garn.Man of Kernow131/08/2014
From Track junction SN778768, North on track for about 20mtrs then left through trees to gain top, young trees near top making it easy. SN7770876808Anton03/06/2013
clear felled & recently replanted, OK view mostly forest. from forest tk, driveable RHW12/12/2005
Alex C07/11/2013
Steve Q01/08/2009
Rob Pen y Garn05/12/2008
David Purchase22/08/2008