Saturday, 1 July 2000

Erw y Ddafad-ddu

Erw y Ddafad-ddu in all its glory
Height: 872m (2,861ft)
Prominence: 37m (121ft)
Region: Snowdonia - The Arans
Classifications: Nuttall, Hewitt
Summit feature: Cairn
Times climbed: 1
Related trip report:
Glasgwm, Aran Fawddwy & Aran Benllyn - 21/05/2018
The summit is topped by a sizeable cairn
Erw y Ddafad-ddu (Er-oo uh Thaa-vad-the - Hill of the Black Sheep) is a subsidiary summit of Aran Fawddwy and is the third highest peak in the Aran mountain range. It is lies at the centre of the main Aran ridge, situated between Aran Fawddwy to the south and Aran Benllyn to the north.

Its east ridge leads off to the summit of Foel Hafod-fynydd. The summit is rocky and is marked by a small cairn.