Distance: 11 miles with a
total of 4020’ of ascent.
at the Abbey at 08.00. Walk start:
10.00’ish. Parking on roadside near Glan Dena - SH 669 605, postcode LL57 3LZ.
to start: 73miles. Journey time: 115 minutes. No toilet
at the starting point but there is one a short drive away and there is
opportunity to visit one, en-route.
walk will take us north, through Tal Y Lyn Ogwen, to follow the Afon
before heading west, to visit Pen yr Ole Wen (3209’), where we will
time to roam around the edges, to take in the views, Carnedd Dafydd
Elen (3156’), Carnedd Llewelyn (3491’), before dropping down to Pen yr
(2733’) and a fairly gentle, knee saving descent back to the A5, which
for an easy path back to the cars.
some outstanding views, weather permitting. It’s a steady climb up,
scrambling section. It then stays sort of level’ish until we start the
which will include one down and one up scramble. While not to be
none of the scrambles are particularly difficult or ‘hairy’. As a
scrambler myself, I certainly wasn’t unduly troubled by them, in
Leader: David Jakeman 07824 542340