Name:Foel Boeth
Hill number:2077
Height:615.4m / 2019ft
Parent (Ma):2057  Moel Llyfnant
SMC/RHB Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Arenigs
County/UA:Gwynedd
Topographical area:WN05 Siabod-arenig
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Dee (Flint), Mawddach
Watershed:Cardigan Bay, Liverpool Bay
Class:Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis
(N,BL)
Grid ref:SH 77976 34207
Summit feature:small rock 8m SW of pile of stones
Drop:16.8m
Col:598.6m  SH 7790 3425  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL18E OL23E
Observations:7m NE of fence; knoll 50m SW is 0.46m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveying Foel Boeth final.doc
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12.1 miles 2105ft walk, start at Llyn Tryweryn layby, to Moel Llynant, Gallt-Y-Darren,Foel Boeth, Moel-Y-Slates and Moel Yr Wden.stephenbuda19/04/2024
From 531. Yet more snorkelling. On to Gallt y Daren.Wycombe Wanderer08/10/2023
Solo. Easily from pass, path left of fence and cut corner off since ground is so dry. Another grand day with super views.Nick Canute04/06/2023
very boggy climbcolinfielding08/10/2022
From the summit of the road pass (Grid Ref 783 333) with its 531m elevation. A revisit to the ridge of Foel Boeth, Gallt y Daren, Moel Yr Wden (Bwlch y Bi), and Moel y Slates. Main reason was to bag Moel yr Wden as a Dewey, as just visited it in passing when on the Nuttall walk 13.2 in 2016. 7.6km there and back, with only 270m ascent, taking 2h 20m.silverwolf_alan08/08/2022
A real slog through awful terrain, no real direction to follow with very boggy marshland.Buckleymon25/02/2022
https://www.strava.com/activities/5720622419Sleepwa1ker31/07/2021
From layby on the B4391: Moel Llechwedd, Arenig Fawr, Arenig Fawr Sounth Top, Carreg Y Diocyn, Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top, Craig Y Bychau, Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth, Gailt Y Daren, Bwlch Y Bi, and Moel Y Slates. Warm day, views would have been better with less haze. Very tough walk, lots of boggy pathless parts.Lazylizzie12/06/2021
Nuttall Walk 6.1 with R. Started in the fog but turned into a really nice day.Dan Baddeley29/05/2021
An up and down, a plain old 'bag'andrew.morel02/04/2021
Snuck these two in whilst in the area.simocity03/09/2020
Up on quad track from cattle grid. Gallt y Daren and Foel Boeth.PGCE14/08/2020
Up from good parking area near cattle grid. With B and R.jenx15/03/2020
Bronaber - Moel Ddu - Craiglaseithin - Moel Oernant - Gallt y Daren - Foel Boeth - Moel Llyfnant - Arenig Fawr S Top - Arenig Fawr -Arenig Fawr S Ridge Top - Foel Boeth (Dewey) - Ffridd Trawsgoed - Moel Hafod yr Wyn - Llanuwchllyn.Mark Jackson29/08/2019
TD & C. 1 of 2This Dog24/08/2019
1/4 (Foel Boeth/Gallt y Daren/Moel Ywden (Bwlch y Bi)/Moel y Slates)Fergalh16/06/2019
A horseshoe walk taking in Arenig Fawr, Moel Llyfnant and Foel Boeth. Parked in layby on B4391.Claireb 18/05/2019
full day on southern arenigs, arenig fawr, south top pt 712 carreg y doocyn, all moss tps, moel llyfnant, foel boeth, gallt y darren and back over bwlch y bi and moel y slatesunderhill06/05/2019
Clogwyn Du, Arenig Fawr, Arenig Fawr South Top, Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top, Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth, Gallt y Daren, Bwlch y Bi, Moel y Slates, Clowyn Du. Sunny, but windy.Winterfloodian15/02/2019
Walked route 6.1 from the Nuttall's book but in reverse order as it was wet wet wet in the morning and I was hoping the clouds might clear by the time I got to Arenig Fawr (didn't really work). Pretty wet underground. Gallt y Daren, Foel Boeth, Moel Llyfnant and the 3 Arenig Fawr tops. Walked past South Ridge Top and had to go back (rookie mistake).tsharp09/09/2018
An easy ascent from the roadAristotle Chip01/04/2018
From minor road at SH 786 331. Then onto Gallt y Daren & cross country to Moel Llynant. Returned South to pick up minor road back to start point.Westdenewalker27/06/2017
SoloAimless Rambler26/05/2017
Nuttall Walk WN 13.2 Arenig Fawr from West of Arenig Village. Visiting Arenig Fawr, Arenig Fawr South Top, Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top (712), Moel Llyfnant, Foel Boeth and Gallt y Daren. 19km with 1070m ascent in 7 hours. (S)silveracorn_alan06/10/2016
Gallt y Daren and Foel Boeth from top of minor road to the south 783,333. Followed fenceline - easy but boggy. Fantastic all round views from tops.Crib Goch09/04/2016
Nuttall walk 6.1: Moel Llechwedd - Arenig Fawr - Arenig Fawr South Top - Carreg y Diocyn - Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top - Arenig Fawr South Ridge Far South Top  - Moel Llyfnant - Foel Boeth - Gallt y Daren - Moel yr Wden - Moel y Slatesronaldo33302/04/2016
From ROW just short of Pony y Gain past the 'unexploded munitions' closure of CROW access land and on up old tarmc road before the pull over rough ground to Bryn Pig. Followed uninspiring ridge to Moel y Feidog thwn on to road. Quick sortie up and down Gallt y Daren over best ground of the day before returning down road to car.SS17/10/2015
39stod196215/09/2015
Solo. Followed fence line from gate at the top of the pass.simon and co05/09/2015
Parked at end of forest road near Pen y Feidiog. Easy walk. With Bill and Andy on overnight camp.mick15/05/2015
With Mick and Andy on a backpackBillyP15/05/2015
with Frank on a lovely spring day. Nuttalls 6.1 with a few additions.Lou22/03/2015
With Lindsay Shaw and completing Walk 6.1 (Arenigs) in Nuttall Volume 1 Wales 2009 Edition. Nice warms day with blue sky.knarf22/03/2015
Sunny and boggy underfoot. Did it via the Nuttall walk 6.1johnjennison12/06/2014
N from Pen Bwlch y FeidiogDewi Prysor21/04/2014
With G. Nuttalls' route 6.1 from SH 823 392 > Moel LLechwedd > Arenig Fawr > Moel Llyfnant > Foel Boeth > Gallt y Daren > Moel yr Wden [Bwlch y Bi] > Moel y Slates > dismantled railway back to start.RT197020/04/2014
Parked at GR783 333. Walked steeply up grass slope on occasional tracks to summit. Followed fence to Gallt y Daren then Moel yr Wden. Returned by same route. With SH and Ron.wombourne02/04/2014
Start ~ 779333. Walked up Foel Boeth and Gallt y Darren and then on to Moel yr Wden. With Wombourne & Ron.steve hudson02/04/2014
Loosely followed the Nuttalls Arenig Fawr route with a few additions.rhalstead17/03/2014
With Colin from road to the southalistairpooler15/03/2014
KeithByTheC21/09/2013
A VERY WET DAY SO WENT TO WREXHAM FOR SUPPLIES BUT CLEARED INTO A BEAUTIFUL CLOUDLESS EVENING SO DROVE TO THE TOP OF THE PASS ON THE LONG GATED LANE FROM LLANUWCHLLYN AND HAD VERY QUICK AND EASY CLIMB UP FOEL BOETH AND GALLT-Y-DAREN WITH VIEWS OF SNOWDON.BURGESS05/08/2013
On the Nuttall WalkRuth07/07/2013
From the road, parked at SH784334.JohnStoneham27/06/2013
Long walk from Llyfnant.bolton19/04/2013
CJM19/04/2013
Parked above Pont y Gain, where snow had blocked the road. Continued up road, then track to Hafod-y-gareg and to end of track. Struggled up deep snow handrailing wall and stream to wall junction, Gallt y Daren, Bwlch y Bi, Moel y Slates and back to Foel Boeth. Followed wall SE/S to road and back. Overcast day with cloud on the ridge. Snow underfoot. DofE gold future route recce. Solorichard6928/03/2013
One mile W. of Arenig village on minor road off A4212 – Path by disused railway & quarry – Up path by wall – Moel Llechwedd – Arenig Fawr – Arenig Fawr S. Top – Arenig Fawr S. Ridge Top – Moel Llyfnant – Foel Boeth – Gallt y Daren – Moel yr Wden (Bwlch y Bi) – Moel y Slates – Down path by fence & then across moor – Along disused railway line – Car. (JL)gerrybowes05/09/2012
From Grid ref. SH784334.Marshsand13/06/2012
Followed fence line from south. Misty, rainy day.clivevilla10/01/2012