Name:Esclusham Mountain
Hill number:14375
Height:460m / 1509ft
Parent (Ma):2040  Cyrn-y-Brain
SMC/RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
Topographical area:WN07 Gamelin-famau
Catchment:Dee (Flint)
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:SJ 25334 49767
Summit feature:cairn
Col:422m  SJ252496  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 117
(1:25k) 256
Observations:trig point at N end of ridge (SJ 25703 50860) is lower
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7th and final hill of 7 on a 31km circuit from LLamdegla continuing from Cefn y Cist. Sometimes on an old track, othertimes immature heather and often switching to a better line but clambered up quite steeply to the top where the cairn is still intact. This hill completes Wrexham u/a. A short walk to the road and then up to the Offas Dyke path through Llandegla forest and down to Pen y Stryt and back to the start.Dazingdale28/04/2024
Deep dusk from high point of road to westvegibagger25/03/2024
Did the trig, then returned to the road to wait for the grouse shoot to go home so I could do the summit.PeteN05/09/2023
Approach from slightly lower trig to N. Small cairn in heather moorland with grey views. From trig to N mainly on track then boggy heather. Continue south on ridge to Cefn Y Ciste on hard- going, pathless heather-bog.Denise 19/03/2023
Good track most of the way from the trig pillar. Heather moorland summit with small cairn at high point. Heather/Bilberry/Moss.RichardM19/03/2023
Walked up from parking for Minera Mine. With R+R.Dan Baddeley18/03/2023
From road bend as othersMark Sims06/10/2022
Parked on the corner of the road at SJ 2526 4912 and followed path SE to summit ridge. Then south to summit. With Graham Jacksonjohnbarnard2504/02/2022
From road bend to NW along good track and then across heather to small cairn. Also went to Trig point to north.PeterD16/07/2021
Along the track from the NNW then a short schlepp across heather and bilberry.clivevilla13/07/2021
From the P at Minera Lead Mines (+ trig pillar).summitsup20/09/2020
Parked to the NNW at right-angled bend SJ252501. Along track South East for about 150 yards then South across heather.David Evans22/12/2019
Parked near the bend to the west. Terrible fly tipping. The Welsh seem to be very good at it. Met the gamekeeper and had a pleasant conversation about fly tipping and tics. Up quad track and the 200 mts across to heather to good viewpoint.Campbell Singer27/10/2019
Parked to the north of World's End, where the road leaves the forest and by the cattle grid. Took a track to Pt.470, from where an atv track went all the way to the summit of Eglwyseg Mountain. We then ascended Cefn y Cyst and Esclusham Mountain on atv tracks and rough heather and bilberry moor when the atv tracks ran out. A road walk took us back to the car. With JT.Sprog25/05/2019
As Aye Jimmy. Enough space to park considerately in large passing place on bend at 252501 - Along track for about 350m & then SSW over heather to summit cairn. (S)gerrybowes07/02/2019
1/3 Eglwyseg range. Straightforward heather bash from road, first properly frosty day I've seen this winter.tumpawumpa02/01/2019
Pleasant exploration of the mountain(?)including trig and top starting from Minera lead mining centre.Surprised to see a lone Canada goose wandering round in the midst of the sheep!With Oscar.catman06/06/2018
With Catman.oscarrosie06/06/2018
From bend in road to NNW. Very muddy churned-up track to shoulder of hill, then a section of heather SSW with water-filled potholes to cairn.Aye Jimmy26/01/2018
Fairly straightforward direct from Worlds End road. If not for this road this place would be miles from anywhere. Feels everybit as remote too. Snall cairn. Lovely day.. 1 to go in Wxmstig_nest11/05/2017
As GA.ngthack21/02/2017
Moel Garegog, Esclusham Mountain, Cefn y Cistkeithouk05/02/2017
Glyndyfrdwy to Coedpoeth. Final hill of the day. A very wet walk to OD from Cyrn-y-Brain then along the road. Visited the top and the trig point, the grass around it being a comfier place to halt. Interesting views of the English-Welsh border, England being predominantly flat and Wales being markedly hilly!Jake99408/04/2016
Could just park at 252501. Sunken track to ridge: Heather on ridge not too deep.GordonAdshead09/10/2015
After visiting near by pillar.Dusty08/08/2015
5/9 Quick walk up from highest point in road. Interesting stone circle (looks new!) nearbyFergalh09/05/2015
Quick bag with Cabe from the road where there is easy parking.simon and co01/09/2014
Quick walk up from highest point of Worlds End roadPeteF18/08/2013
Continuation of walk/run after Cefn y Cist. Followed trackless high ground NE then NW to join moorland road near Gwyter Siani. Then steeply up onto plateau. After Pt.460m continued on to trig point on north top of hill. Returned by grassy track to road, and so south back to car at SJ 23254 48712.Man of Kernow115/05/2013
Bagged after visiting Park Lead Mines trig point.Dugswell217/09/2012
From Worlds End.mad max12/06/2011
SJ 2552050107Anton20/02/2011
rather level heathery summit, nice views. from road to W RHW04/07/2004
Alan Moore28/07/2023
Richard Gunn27/04/2022
Martin R06/03/2022
A Peckish22/03/2019
andrew brown26/06/2018
Cheshire Claret11/07/2017
Dawn Oldham05/02/2017
Alan Caine02/07/2016
Alex C08/05/2015