Pen y Brynfforchog

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Pen y Brynfforchog
Pen y Brynfforchog with Glasgwm (right) from Cribin Fawr
Highest point
Elevation685 m (2,247 ft)
Prominence71 m (233 ft)
Parent peakGlasgwm
ListingHewitt, Nuttall
Coordinates52°44′46″N 3°45′10″W / 52.7462°N 3.7529°W / 52.7462; -3.7529Coordinates: 52°44′46″N 3°45′10″W / 52.7462°N 3.7529°W / 52.7462; -3.7529
LocationGwynedd, Wales
Parent rangeSnowdonia
OS gridSH862223
Topo mapOS Landranger 124

Pen y Brynfforchog is subsidiary summit of Glasgwm in North Wales forming part of the Aran range in southern Snowdonia.[1]

It is separated from Galsgwm by the pass, Bwlch y Fign. The summit is bare and marked by a few stones. The views to the Dyfi hills: include direct view of the Craig Portas ridge, with Maesglase and Cribin Fawr.[2]


  1. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.
  2. ^ Crocker, Chris; Graham Jackson. "Mountaineering & Rock Climbing in the UK: Glasgwm". Database of British Hills. Mountain Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2008-04-08.