Pen Yr Ole Wen – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

  • Elevation: 948 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Convenient center: Bethesda; Capel Curig

Blunt and unappealing mountain marking the southernmost extent of the Carneddau range in Snowdonia. Can be found on the northern side of the A5 as it turns NW along Nant Francon.

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Pen Yr Ole Wen:

1. Ysgafell Wen (672 m) 2.7 km
2. Ysgafell Wen Far North Top (650 m) 2.7 km
3. Ysgafell Wen North Top (669 m) 2.7 km
4. Cnicht North Top (685 m) 3.0 km
5. Cnicht (690 m) 3.3 km
6. Moel Druman (676 m) 3.4 km
7. Gallt y Wenallt (619 m) 3.6 km
8. Yr Arddu (390 m) 3.8 km
9. Lliwedd Bach (818 m) 4.0 km
10. Y Lliwedd East Peak (893 m) 4.2 km


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