Cribin Fawr

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Cribin Fawr
Cribin Fawr from Maesglase, with Craig Portas to the left
Highest point
Elevation659 m (2,162 ft)
Prominence93 m (305 ft)
ListingHewitt, Nuttall, sub-HuMP
Coordinates52°43′20″N 3°47′08″W / 52.7221°N 3.7855°W / 52.7221; -3.7855Coordinates: 52°43′20″N 3°47′08″W / 52.7221°N 3.7855°W / 52.7221; -3.7855
Language of nameWelsh
LocationSnowdonia, Wales
Parent rangeCadair Idris
OS gridSH817150
Topo mapOS Explorer OL23

Cribin Fawr is a mountain in Snowdonia, North Wales, situated approximately four miles to the south-west of Aran Fawddwy. It is one of the peaks in the Dyfi hills, a subgroup of the Cadair Idris group. It is a top of Maesglase, connected to its parent peak by the Craig Portas ridge. The top of Cribin Fawr is a large open plateau of peat bog. To the west is Waun-oer, to the north Cadair Idris, to the south Maesglase and Glasgwm to the east.[1]


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

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