Saturday, 1 July 2000

Mynydd Moel

The immense Mynydd Moel
Height: 863m (2,831ft)
Prominence: 67m (220ft)
Region: Snowdonia - Cader Idris
Classifications: Nuttall, Hewitt
Summit feature: Cairn and shelter
Times climbed: 1
Related trip report: 
Cadair Idris - 17/05/5015
A scattering of rocks on the summit
Mynydd Moel (Min-ith Moel - Bare Mountain) is a subsidiary summit of Cadair Idris. It lies to the east of Cadair Idris and is often climbed as a horseshoe along with Craig Cwm Amarch and Cadair Idris.

The summit is bare an rocky and marked with a cairn. The north face like Cadair Idris has large cliffs. To the east is a lower broad plateau topped by the summit of Gau Graig.

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