HILL, DALES AND MOUNTAIN HIKING

16th August 2009: Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley    Web page by Bryan Benn

Start: Ogwen Valley

Highest Point: Summit of Carnedd Llewellyn 1064m

Distance: circa 12km

Weather: Mild, overcast, with some low cloud higher up

Vertical altitude gain: circa 850m

Time: 7 hrs

Carneddau A lovely walk from the Ogwen Valley on a day when the weather never really allowed decent views. Route was alongside the main road, up the tarmac reservoir road, then up the scramble to Penywaun-wen and onto Carnedd Llewellyn.
Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

The summit of Carnedd Llewellyn, only just visible in the low cloud.

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Carneddau

Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley Tryfan

Tryfan stands out in the gloom as we got close to the valley and the slow slog back along the main road to our car.