Name:Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd
Hill number:3404
Height:500.4m / 1642ft
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:Mawddach
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SH 79724 29615
Summit feature:no feature: ground 12m NE of stones
Drop:31m
Col:469m  SH798300  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL23E
Observations:stone is 5cm lower; ground 75m SW at SH 79665 29570 is 1.76m lower; all mounds to S are lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey_of_Ffridd_yr_Allt-lwyd.pdf
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From Afon Mawddach Bridge. Bridleway from Cwmhisgen along west flank of the hill to the river crossing, then over rough ground to the top. 1 bwf to cross. Returned the same.Moorponder16/10/2022
https://www.strava.com/activities/7799936491Sleepwa1ker10/09/2022
8/8 (Moel Farlwyd/Moel Pennamnen/Foel-fras/Y Ro Wen/Manod Mawr North Top/Manod Mawr/Manod Bach/Ffrid yr Allt-Llwyd)Fergalh20/03/2022
park GR: SH 78820 29252 Fridd Allt -Lwyd then back to Cwmhesgen good track to sheepfold SH7998 3052 then diy heather to Mynydd Bryn- llech return via track 8ks 3 hrsunderhill23/02/2022
From road end in Cwm yr Allt-lwyd - Allt Lwyd - SE ridge.Chris Peart13/11/2021
Ffridd yr Allt - llwyd > Mynydd Bryn - llech from GR: SH 78820 29252ronaldo33301/05/2021
Ffridd yr Allt - llwyd > Mynydd Bryn - llech from GR: SH 78820 29252Hippster01/05/2021
Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd & Dduallt - Arenig - from Cwm yr Allt-Lwyd. Left A470 at Bronaber and followed to road end hairpin just before Cwm-Hasgen. Continued straight on along farm track through 1 gate and parked on grass by Dol-cyn-Afon. Track over river and then E to walk at SH 80110 28855, followed wall NW to junction then across boggy ground to Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd - return to track along remains of wall as less boggy. Continued on track E to 2nd ford at Rhyd y Re (looks better than first ford and ground further E is horribly boggy so not worth looking for another crossing) through ankle deep water and then alongside fence on N ridge of Dduallt with snow above 600m, return the same, 3 hours round trip. A great remote mountain and will return to look at E face in a deep freeze.jacobrichmond06/12/2020
Parked at end of the road in Cwm yr Allt-Lwyd. A (rough and boggy) round of Rhobell-y-big, Rhobell Ganol, Dduallt and Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd.PGCE12/11/2020
2/4 Deweys from the end of the road in Cwm yr Allt-Lwyd at SH 788 292. Followed cart track easily past house and up to edge of moor, then across ridge which was tough going in the heather to Mynydd Bryn-llech, returned by edge of forest (slightly easier-ATV track) to cart track and then took a bee line to Ffridd yr Allt-Lwyd and back down to the car (all easy goingover this one). Then up south side of the valley, following indistinct track to where RoW crosses fence at SH 786 285 and on towards Rhobell Ganol, branching off before the marshy depression to go the splendid summit of Rhobell-y-big. Then sheep tracks across the depression and up to Rhobell Ganol. Finally back to the car using the indistinct RoW. (13km with 800m ascent in about 4h. (S)silveracorn_alan19/09/2020
3/6 - dry, mostly clear skies, increasing wind. Start point was parking at junction forest track/gated road (parking limited). Almost entirely path free rough and boggy groundwychwood11/01/2020
Parked at Llanuwchllyn cemetery for a 13.2 mile walk to reach the summits of Craig Dolfudr, Craig Dolfudr north top, Mynydd Bryn-llech and Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd in six and half hours. pathless and heather making this walk a tough day out.WAYNE ROWLETT28/06/2019
Pleasant Dewey / TuMP circuit from bridge in Dolhendre. Foel y Graig, Craig y Llestri, camped before ascent to Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd, then Mynydd Bryn-llech, Craig Dolfudr North Top [Pennant-Lliw], Craig DolfudrRobertP31/03/2019
From 788293. Climbed west ridge of Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd then across to Craig y Dinas.clivevilla27/02/2019
Interesting starting walk marginally higher than my target. From high point on Bala hill road down forest track then cut up through felled area (row is a mess). Once out of forest it is a pleasant walk to the summit. Mistake on returning was to try to cut through forest - twenty minutes to do 200m through windfall.SS25/07/2018
From the parked car at 788293. An easy climb from Cwm hasgan. Solo. Headed to Bryn - llech.bolton08/06/2018
Honestly, the most pointless hill of my life. I stood on top wondering why I was there.dadofmorph21/04/2018
Parked on hardstanding by road/track junction at 788292 (Space for 2-3 cars) – Along road towards Cwm-hasgen & immediately after crossing bridge up LHS of fence to stile – Over stile & then straightforward ascent up W. ridge to unmarked summit. Continued to Mynydd Bryn-llech. (S)gerrybowes31/03/2017
From the lane west of Rhiw Felen at SH 77823 29066. Took it east to its end, crossed the Afon Mawddach by the bridge, then the track up past Cwm-hasgen to its highest point. A rough ascent south followed (one barbed wire fence to tackle) up to summit. Walk continued to Mynydd Bryn-llech. With AT and JT.Man of Kernow112/11/2016
From Cwm-Hasgen a round of Rhobell-y-big, Rhobell Ganol, Rhobell Fawr, Moel Cae'r-defaid West Top, Craig y Benglog, Dduallt and Ffridd yr Allt-llwyd.rhalstead22/11/2015
Walked from the W.S.W. straight up the nose, no probs you do not need to follow the footpath.DARRENG12/09/2015
Moel y Feidiog,Bryn-pig (very rough grass and sqelch but not bog, took 1 hr) Craig y Dinas,Ffrith yr Allt-llwyd,Craig y Llestri,Craig Dolfudr,Craig Dolfudr North Top,Mynydd Bryn-llech 9hr 10 min walk over pathless heather and squelch. Not recommended.ijpowell01/05/2015
Parked easily s of west. Followed broad grass to below trees. Then an excellent track takes you gently up. Then diy but quite easy.destaylor27/03/2014
From Craig y LlestriJohnStoneham30/06/2013
Climbed after Rhobell Ganol as part of circular route taking in three Deweys.chriswatson07/05/2013
Extended version of Nuttalls' route, with Ruth. Cwm yr Allt-lwyd - Ffridd yr Allt-lwyd - Dduallt - Rhobell Fawr - Rhobell Ganol - Rhobell-y-big - Cwm yr Allt-lwyddavidpettit8406/05/2013
Start ~ 788291. Followed the track to Dol Cyn Afon, crossed the bridge and climbed east under the cliffs of Allt-Llwyd, left track at its summit turning north west to the summit of Ffidd yr Allt-Llwyd.steve hudson26/04/2013
Followed fence line from path at SH798301 - easier going than Bryn-llech.Smudge16/10/2010
Meirionydd Dewey bagging, walk 1/3; Bryn-pig, Moel y Feidiog, Mynydd Bryn-llech, Craig Dolfudr N Top, Craig Dolfudr, Ffridd yr Allt-lwyd (dull top, dramatic descent), Rhobell Ganol, Rhobell-y-big. RHW26/12/1997
A wonderful rough solo 4hour run circuit of Rhobell Fawr and Ddualt and Deweys 500m tops- form south having dropped L off at Chester for a lacrosse match and collected her later then up to KendaChris Pearson05/10/1996
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