Craig Cwm Silyn

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Craig Cwm Silyn
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Craig Cwm Silyn, seen from Cwm Silyn corrie.
Highest point
Elevation 734 m (2,408 ft)
Prominence 398 m (1,306 ft)
Parent peak Moel Hebog
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
Coordinates SH525502
Naming
Translation Crag Of Cwm Silyn (Welsh)
Geography
Location Snowdonia, Wales
OS grid SH525502
Topo map OS 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