Garreg Lwyd (Black Mountain)

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Garreg Lwyd\Moel Gornach
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Foel Fraith, Garreg Las and Fan Brycheiniog from Garreg Lwyd summit
Highest point
Elevation616 m (2,021 ft)
Prominence104 m (341 ft)
Parent peakFan Brycheiniog
ListingHewitt, Nuttall, HuMP
Naming
English translationgrey rock
Language of nameWelsh
PronunciationWelsh: [ˈɡæɾɛɡ ˈloid]
Geography
LocationCarmarthenshire, Wales
Parent rangeBrecon Beacons
OS gridSN740179
Topo mapOS Landranger 160

Garreg Lwyd, also known as Moel Gornach, is a peak in the Black Mountain of the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. It is a subsidiary summit of Fan Brycheiniog.[1]

It is the westernmost area over 2,000 feet above sea level in South Wales. Although no marked path crosses the mountain, it may be climbed from the car parks on the A4069 between Brynamman and Llangadog. A cairn with a trig point marks the summit.

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Coordinates: 51°50′44″N 3°49′50″W / 51.84544°N 3.83051°W / 51.84544; -3.83051

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.