Name:Croes y Forwyn
Hill number:5559
Height:499.2m / 1638ft
Parent (Ma):19413  Foel Cedig
SMC/RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Berwyns
Topographical area:WN10 Aran-idris
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:SJ 02975 21039
Summit feature:knoll in wood
Col:418m  SJ028222  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 125
(1:25k) 239
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Croes y Forwyn (Final).doc
Comments:Insufficient height for Dewey confirmed by survey
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 21 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at SJ 05903 23490 and followed marktrengrove's route up Carnedd Das Eithin before continuing across to Ffordd Gefn (tricky bit getting through the narrow strip of woodland in the valley bottom), Ffridd Fach and Croes y Forwyn. Back through the forest paths and road. 8 miles - 3 1/2 hours. Woods are felled for Croes y Forwyn.clivevilla03/10/2018
From Ffridd Fach. Followed the high ground south-east to the forest edge (now mostly felled), and then south to the summit. Then descended south to pick up the bridleway down to the hotel, and so back to the road and car. With AC.Man of Kernow123/02/2018
4/5 (Ffordd Gefn (Bryn Gwyn)/Cyrniau y Llyn/Ffrid Fach/Croes y Frowen/Carnedd Das Eithin)Fergalh13/01/2018
Circuit from Lake Vyrnwy over Croes y Forwen then Ffridd Fach returning by the valley of Afon y Dolau Gwynion (difficult to follow the path in summer veg). Forest now felled - top is now in the open.summitsup13/07/2014
Started in Hirnant, an easy approach by road and track.JohnStoneham13/11/2013
from Ty brith, Hirnant as a loop up cyrniau then along ffordd gefn, fridd fach & croes y clear felled. better view of Vyrnwy further along grassy ridge. view to Aran nice also c.idris & plynlimon.stig_nest08/08/2013
Part of a circuit. Unmissable mound just inside plantation. SJ0297221042Anton14/10/2012
Parked at the Vyrnwy dam. Up a good track to Croes y Forwyn and on to Ffridd Fach. Couldn't find marked footbridge and had a cold river crossing, getting back to the car in the dark. Cold day with some snow patches and low cloud. With Gillianrichard6926/12/2010
rough grass summit just outside pltn, fine view of L Vyrnwy. park on forest track 029206, rough pasture/moor to summit RHW01/04/2006
Steve Q29/08/2020
A Peckish12/12/2018
Alex C23/02/2018