Name:Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan [Plynlimon East Top] (B&L GR)
Hill number:2926
Height:724m / 2375ft
Parent (Ma):2161  Pumlumon Fawr [Plynlimon]
RHB Section:31A: Aberystwyth to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Pumlumon
County/UA:Cardiganshire [Ceredigion]
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Rheidol, Wye
Watershed:Severn Estuary, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Cardigan Bay
Class:Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Other lists
Grid ref:SN 80250 87488
Summit feature:cairn
Col:719m  SN800872  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 135 136
(1:25k) 213 214W
Observations:this cairn is on the N top
Comments:B&L top: separate summit from Nuttall SN799871
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12.8 miles 2545ft walk, start at Nant-Y-Moch Dam, to Pumlumon Fawr, Pumlumon Arwystli, Pen Pumlumon LLygad-Bychan, Y-Garn and Yr Helfa Las.stephenbuda31/03/2024
9 peaks over 2k 21 miles loop with Peggydavecnash19/07/2023
A pleasant set of hills, starting with Y Garn and moving on to Pumlumon Fawr, Pumlumon Fach, Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan, Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan East Top and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli. I extended the route to view the source of The Severn, which I found to be well worth the detour. I returned to the hills and descended into the valley to pick up the track at the delightful Llyn Llygad Rheidol reservoir.oldbagger2719/06/2023
Parked the van at Bryn y Beddau and took a good track up towards Pumlumon Fach, which gives easy access to Pumlumon Fawr. Then along the summit ridge path to its two East Tops and on to Pen Cerrig Tewion and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli. Still plenty of time in the day so went north to bag the summits of Carnfachbugeilyn and Pumlumon Cwmbiga. Returned via Bryn Cras and down to a wet path besides the Afon Hengwm.summitter29/11/2022
Final top on a brilliant solo walk from Eisteddfa Gurig (not counting a third ascent of Pumlumon Fawr on the way back); Y Garn - Pumlumon Fawr - Pumlumon Fach - (Pumlumon Fawr) - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-Bychan - Pen Pumlumon Arwystli - here - (Pumlumon Fawr).thesweetcheat27/05/2022
Parked at road end near Maesnant. Track to reservoir, then path to ridge. After Pen Cerrig Tewion. Onwards to Pumlumon Cwmbiga.PGCE27/03/2022
Parked on road towards Maesnant Centre, walked up track and then steep climb to Pumlumon Fach, Pumlumon Fawr, Pen Pumlumon Llygad-Bychan and unnamed cairn at SN 80263 87493.ushills28/08/2021
Walk from Nant-Y-Moch Reservoir along farm tracks and to Llyn Llygad Reservoir after bagging three peaks.mollyushills28/08/2021
In the mistsvegibagger16/10/2020
From parking area at Eisteddfa Gurig(£5 per day). Y Garn, Pumlumon Fawr, East Top, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli. Good paths all the way. Down via ridge from East Top. With B and R.jenx19/09/2020
TD & CThis Dog11/08/2020
from resevoir y garn, pumlumon fawr, pumlumon fach, pumlumon east top, pen cerrig tewion, pen pumlumon arwysli, carnfach bugeilyn, pumlumon cwmbiga, back to source of severn, bryn cras then descend via cairn 807897 down to hengwm south bank very wet even in dry spellunderhill21/09/2019
With CathyS. Not bagged with purpose. From camp near Y Garn.masmith05/05/2019
With CPgarth8721/02/2019
From east topNeil Midgley28/08/2018
With Dan. A ridiculously windy day!Flipperfeet11/06/2017
Nuttall walk with Flipperfeet, Mixed bag weather wise but managed to get some views. Nice part of the world.simocity11/06/2017
From SN762861, steep and pathless to Y Barn then straightforward round of the other 4 Nuttalls, finally descending via Pen Cerrig Tewion and back on the track from Llyn Lygad Rheidol. Cloudless skies all the way - great day out.milimana08/04/2017
With Richie. Parked SN767869 - Y Garn, Pumlumon Fawr, P. Fach (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Llgad-bychan (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, Pen Cerrig Tewion before descending to Llyn Llgad Rheidol. Lovely autumnal sunshine and views stretching the entire length of Wales.Herbert Anchovy26/11/2016
With Herbert. Parked SN767869 - Y Garn, Pumlumon Fawr, P. Fach (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Llgad-bychan (both tops), Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, Pen Cerrig Tewion before descending to Llyn Llgad Rheidol. Lovely autumnal sunshine and views stretching the entire length of Wales.Richard Lawrenc26/11/2016
with danieljamestryfan04/10/2016
After the main summit, on way down to bridgenordicstar22/02/2016
After the main top.jenx22/02/2016
With Lindsay, detour from Pumlumon round.Crib Goch09/08/2015
All the Pumlumon Nuttalls and a couple of extras, with Martin on a dull cloudy day, from Eisteddfa Gurig.Lou09/08/2015
Parked by bridge at end of road near Maesnant (774879) – SE up path to track – Along track to Llyn Llygad Rheidol dam – Up decent path to fence line – Up alongside fence & then crossed over to summit cairn. (S)gerrybowes21/06/2015
5/13 Big 7 Hour circuit (Y Garn (Drum Peithnant/Plynimon/Pumlumon Fach/Pen Plumlon Lygard-bychan/Pen Pumlumon Llygard-Bychan/Pencerreg Tenion/Pen Pumlumon Arwysti/Esgair y Maesnant NW Top/Tor Du/Y Foel/Y Drum/Esgair Y Maen/Crippau Eistedda Fach)Fergalh06/06/2015
Nuttall walk 11.1: Y Garn - Y Garn E top - Pumlumom Fawr - Pumlumom Fach - Pumlumom Fach E top - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan - Pen Pumlumon Arwystli - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan E top - Pencerrigtewionronaldo33321/03/2015
Parked by Nant-y-moch dam. Y Garn - Pumlumon Fawr - Pumlumon Fach - Pumlumon Llygad-bychan - Pumlumon Arwystli - Nant y Llyn - Banc Llechwedd-mawr - Drosgol - lane round west of reservoirdavidpettit8407/09/2014
Walking Group walk. Number four (inc other east top) of nine summits on this walk. Sunny intervals. Circular challenge walk designed to take in all summits in Pumlumon area: Y Garn (684m), Pumlumon Fawr (752m), Pumlumon Fach (664m), Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan (727m), Pen Cerrig Tewion (680m), Pen Pumlumon Arwystli (741m), Carnfachbugeilyn (622m), Pumlumon Cwmbiga (620m) and Cripiau Eisteddfa-fach (542m). Visited source of the Wye and the Severn as well. Distance = 30.01km. Average moving speed = 4.2km/h. Time moving = 7:11. Ascent = 1041m.paulnewby8127/07/2014
Rainy, misty day from the A44. Could hardly see the top from the fence.clivevilla21/08/2013
Small pile of stones and wood stake.Anton09/06/2012
From Nant-y-moch Reservoir (SN 75614 86229) - Y Garn - Pumlumon Fawr - Pumlumon Fach - Plynlimon East Top - Pencerrigtewion - Plynlimon East Top (B&L GR) - Pen Pumlumon Arwystli. Very boggy in Cwm Gwerin. If you like solitude this is the walk for you!david23020111/03/2012
Bagged while walking Nuttall routeijpowell06/10/2011
a filthy weather day, we elected to tackle plynlimon from an unorthodox angle, climbing the spur above 'pantau'r brywyn', long grass high winds pouring down rain, zero vis, not so enjoyable!!stig_nest13/03/2011
Walked as part of a longer route, good clear day, slight ground frost.wee mac07/02/2010
from Plynlimon Fawr
Passed from the two Plynlimons We were on the lookout from the Wye ... but it just all looked boggy ground to us. The source of the Severn was a bit too far for today's walk.ChinnockC27/10/2008
Estimated date - done while taking Supergroup to Source of the River Seven and River WyeAimless Rambler02/09/2008
Part of Wye Valley on way from Llangurig to Plynlimon. With Ian and Philmavero1001/09/2008
with Richard, from Nant Yr Moch reservoirrichardsun29/08/2008
Went over this on way to Nuttall top!Steve Clark30/07/2007
Done as part of walk along Pumlurmon peaksFather Ted30/04/2005
Parked at SN 857 868 > Hafren Forest > Source of R Severn > Pumlumon Fawr [Plynlimon] > Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan [Plynlimon East Top] > Source of R Wye > Pen Pumlumon Arwystli > CP Parked at SN 857Tony Hartry18/01/2004
Completed and out and back from Pencerrigtewion by visiting this top.garyhoney02/01/2004
Cairn on alternative N topwebmaster07/12/2003
Day walk from 'canolfan felin lifio'PGT197503/09/2000
Found on a circular of the peaks and river sourcesNeolith08/06/1997