HILL, DALES AND MOUNTAIN HIKING

17 February 2010: Mynydd Sygyn circular from Beddgelert

Start/Finish: Beddgelert

Highest point: Summit of Mynydd Sygyn

Distance: circa 7 kms

Weather: Cold and sunny

Vertical altitude gain: circa 320m

Time: 3 hours

Photo of Beddgelert taken from climb to Mynydd Sygyn
A new trip to Snowdonia and Beddgelert and my normal circular warm up walk. Up the steep and icy climb to Mynydd Sygyn. Then along the top and back down via the Sygun Copper Mine.

Photo of icicles on climb from Beddgelert to Mynydd Sygyn
Lovely icicles by the small water outlet though the wall part way up the climb.

Photo of icicles on climb from Beddgelert to Mynydd Sygyn

Photo of Cnicht from near summit of Mynydd Sygyn
An icy bit of scrambling on the way up.

Photo of Moelwyns from near summit of Mynydd Sygyn
For once, a great view East to the Southern end of the Moelwyns from near the mini summit of Mynydd Sygyn.

Photo of Cnicht from near summit of Mynydd Sygyn
Cnicht.

Photo of Moelwyn Mawr South West Ridge from near summit of Mynydd Sygyn
Moelwyn Mawr seen from just a tad North of it's South West Ridge.

Photo of Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach from near summit of Mynydd Sygyn
Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach.