Name:Esgair Garthen
Hill number:7631
Height:507m / 1663ft
Parent (Ma):2203  Drygarn Fawr
SMC/RHB Section:31C: South-West Wales
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Elan Valley
Topographical area:WM05 Drygarn-epynt
Grid ref:SN 82536 64285
Summit feature:no feature: grass
Col:485m  SN823639  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 147
(1:25k) 187N 200W
Observations:ground for c 15m WSW is about as high
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 18 users)ByDate of Ascent
First of the day. Walk in from Reservoir.Dusty11/01/2022
Mountain biked from Claerwen dam on a decent track. Dry under wheel conditions and superb views.Rob Rees01/05/2021
Filled in some gaps starting at 769655 and visiting Esgair Garthen first then back to Crug Gynon, Crug Gynon Crug Gynon S Top, Pen y Tywi, Pen y Tywi S.Top and finally Pen-y-bwlch on the way back. About 13.5 miles and about 5 and a half hours. The weather had been fairly dry but there wwere still quite a lot of boggy and pathless parts.clivevilla12/05/2019
AloneRob Pen y Garn03/02/2018
10/14 Tenth of fourteen on Long Hill bagging day (Esgair Cloddiad/Coed Nant-yr-hwch/Gamallt/Esgair Gelli/Cefn Isaf/Pen Carn Saith-Wraig/Pen y Gurnos/Y Glog/Crug Gynon/Esgair Garthen/Crug Gynon South Top/Pen y Tywi/Pen Y Tywi South Top/Esgair Saeson)Fergalh06/08/2016
From Claerwen Reservoir (SN 87068 63638). Clear paths throughout, ground saturated in places.david23020125/01/2015
Steve Q22/08/2014
Claerwen Dam- Esgair Garthen- Crug yr wyn (pt 518) E ridge- Afon Arban- Claerwen Dam; a fine, remote walk: good on the ridges, no path in the valley and tussocky. 2km from the dam a trod did emerge- there, the best scenery of the walk. With Petepwheeler01/05/2005
Chris Peart07/08/1994