Craig Cwm Silyn

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Craig Cwm Silyn
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Craig Cwm Silyn, seen from Cwm Silyn corrie.
Highest point
Elevation734 m (2,408 ft)
Prominence398 m (1,306 ft)
Parent peakMoel Hebog
ListingMarilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
CoordinatesSH525502 
Naming
English translationCrag Of Cwm Silyn
Language of nameWelsh
Geography
LocationSnowdonia, Wales
OS gridSH525502
Topo mapOS Landranger 115
Listed summits of Craig Cwm Silyn
Name Grid ref Height Status
Garnedd Goch 700 m (2,297 ft) Sub-Hewitt, Nuttall
Mynydd Graig Goch 610 m (2,000 ft) Hewitt, Nuttall

Craig Cwm Silyn is a mountain in Snowdonia, North Wales which forms the highest point on the celebrated Nantlle Ridge.

The steep northern face is popular with climbers. To the west the Nantlle Ridge continues over Garnedd Goch and ends at Mynydd Graig Goch. To the east the Ridge dips down to 515m before rising up to Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd, Trum y Ddysgl, Mynydd Drws-y-coed and ending at Y Garn in Nantlle. The views are extensive offering a 360 degree panorama.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.

Coordinates: 53°01′19″N 4°13′17″W / 53.02202°N 4.22140°W / 53.02202; -4.22140