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Ascent of Moel Y Cerrig duon on 2019-03-29

Climber: David Howells

Date:Friday, March 29, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Moel Y Cerrig duon
    Location:UK-Wales
    Elevation:2051 ft / 625 m

Ascent Trip Report

29.3.2019 - Moel Y Cerrig Duon 625m
This one starts at Bwlch Y Groes, a remote mountain pass north of Dinas Mawddwy which at around 500m is supposedly the highest mountain pass in Wales. The car park is big and spacious with superb views of the nearby Aran range.
From the car park simply head roughly East up and along the fence line until you hit another fence line after 600m where you then turn left or NE. Simply follow this undulating fence line for another kilometre to the top of Moel Duon. Simply retrace your steps. Easy enough with superb views.
Route Summary: Easy path to follow with superb views all round but in particularly the Aran massive to the West.
Time for lunch at the lake Vyrnwy Hotel with a friend!
Route Statistics: 2.8km with 135m of height gain done in 45mins.

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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:443 ft / 135 m
    Grade/Class:Easy hike
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Stunning spring day.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:443 ft / 135 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3 km
    Start Trailhead:1608 ft / 490 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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