Saturday, 1 July 2000

Craig Cwm Amarch

Craig Cwm Amarch over Llyn Cau
Height: 791m (2,595ft)
Prominence: 79m (259ft)
Region: Snowdonia - Cader Idris
Classifications: Nuttall, Hewitt
Summit feature: Outcrop
Times climbed: 2
Related trip reports: 
Cader Idris - 06/05/2018
Cader Idris - 17/05/2015

The perilous summit

Craig Cwm Amarch (Crag Cum Am-ark - Amarch Valley Rock) names the headwall of Cwm Amarch on Cadair Idris. It forms a stunning backdrop to the glacial corrie of Llyn Cau, supposed home to a Welsh water dragon - the Afanc.

It has a remarkable, near vertical view down to Llyn Cau thanks to the precipitous crags that form its eastern face.

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