Aran Fawddwy

Elevation (feet): 2,975
Elevation (meters): 907
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Range/Region: Snowdonia
Latitude: 52.786776
Longitude: -3.68866
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Manchester, Liverpool
Convenient Center: Dolgellau or Bala

Thanks to Michael Hobby for adding this peak.

The highest summit of a magnificent mountain ridge running approximately NE to SW between Bala Lake and Dolgellau in Gwynedd, North Wales. The other main peak of the ridge is Aran Benllyn. The north facing slope of the ridge is less precipitous than that facing south. There are two main routes; from Dinas Mawddwy at the SW end and Llanuwchllyn at the NE end. A full traverse between these two villages is an excellent outing.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 6 trip reports for Aran Fawddwy.

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  • Log #14732 - by David Hails on June 11, 2001
    Just returned from a fantastic weekend in Snowdonia. Climbed Aran, and only met 4 other people in the process. This is a lovely walk, well worth the trip. Also a big thank you to whoever has laid...
  • Log #14731 - by Sue & Philip Powell on June 10, 2001
    Route from Blaencywarch. 2 1/2 hours to summit trig point. Saw debris of Mosquito which crashed on the mountain in 1944.
  • Log #14733 - by Richard Hall on Oct 26, 2000
    I decided to see some of the lesser known parts of the Snowdonia National Park having always cocentrated on the Welsh Three Thousands. I'm glad I did as the walk to Aran Fawddwy was superb with...
  • Log #14734 - by Derek Scothern on Oct 19, 2000
    This was the first official outing of the then newly formed South Yorkshire Mountaineering Club.
  • Log #14736 - by Andy Riches on Aug 23, 2000
    a beautiful hill well worth the visit.Should present no problems whatsoever to any fit and competent navigator,
  • Log #14737 - by Michael Hobby on July 07, 2000
    At the age of five I was introduced, kicking and screaming on an ascent of this beatiful summit, to the splendid world of mountaineering and have never looked back.