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TP1825 - Bwlch Mawr
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Bwlch MawrSH57/T6SH57T006242659.20347850.85509.6253PILLAR01/06/1953201/06/1953N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 715th with 12 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 7.06/10 (from 33 logged visits)
Was First logged: 3rd Aug 1996
Was Last found intact: 20th Mar 2019
Was Last logged: 10th Jul 2019

Of the 33 logged visits,
10 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 77m
The average error was 24m
1 was exact

slateloose slateloose arranc arranc Whats the Point Whats the Point Glaslyn Glaslyn Peterwth Peterwth Mickandkim Mickandkim RichardM RichardM barryhunter barryhunter jonglew jonglew g4wsb g4wsb Bwlch Mawr Bwlch Mawr [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Not Logged 10th Jul 2019  11:26  by Robert Kemp

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Good condition 20th Mar 2019  16:01  by slateloose

Gridref: SH 42600 47800   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked at roadside near church in Clynnog Fawr. Walked up lane to find bridleway track which passes Pen-yr-allt-uchaf. This track is also a stream for most of its length. Once out into open access the route we took was in a south easterly direction toward the wall which meant we ended up in a large boulder field, not a good place to be in poor visibility and the rock was very slippery. There is a stile over the wall a short distance north of the junction of the two walls.

Good condition 8th Apr 2018  16:37  by RichardM

Gridref: SH 42660 47851   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

From Aberafon camp site via St Beuno's curative well and Clynnog Fawr. A fine mountain with complex summit and stunning views.

Not Logged 8th Apr 2018  16:37  by DeniseMc

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Good condition 8th Sep 2017  16:02  by jonglew

Gridref: SH 42660 47857   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked at entrance to Ynys Ddu Farm (SH 3971 4524) for a 14k round of 6 hills, this being the 4th. Pillar sits atop a fine rocky crag with extensive panoramic views. Original top cap is missing, no plug; LHS and rear sight holes open.

Pillar TP1825©jonglew
Spider TP1825©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP1825©jonglew

Good condition 23rd Jul 2017  13:12  by Peterwth

Gridref: SH 42659 47847   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Shame was a light mist. Views in parts are stunning.

Good condition 20th Jul 2017  10:21  by stignest

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

parked at Cwm Cilio farm with permission sought. wild tramp across rough moor via Pen y Gaer. A bit of a breezy day for sure but what an absolute stunner of a view. 10/10 in anyones books surely. Off to theGyrns now..which look along way off..

Good condition 8th Oct 2016  14:27  by Father Ted

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Parked in Llanaelhaearen and climbed Gyrn Du first before coming over to this one. Came down off Gyrn Du the way I had gone up so had a long contour round till I picked up the track. All OK till you hit the mother of all stone walls near the peak. Hope they won some competitions for this one.

Good condition 4th Aug 2016  16:00  by monkeydestructor

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Parked in a layby between the mast and the path to the east of the trig. Followed the right of way, then decided to take the short route up through the boulders. Pretty tough going this way (scared we would start a landslide!) Almost reached the top of boulders and worked our way round to the left to avoid more. Saw trig over a high drystane dyke. Too difficult to cross, so followed wall down hill until we reached a corner with a stone stile through the wall. Back up to trig. Took the longer way back down avoiding the boulders. (Should have just came up this way in the first place ;) )

Bwlch Mawr ©monkeydestructor

Good condition 31st Mar 2016  12:20  by Dusty

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

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Not Logged 2nd Oct 2015  15:40  by VinceTP

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Good condition 28th Sep 2015  13:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: SH 42659 47851   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Came from old farm to SE did not bother with path on way up But found it on the way down Steeper than expected tough in places but Kim loved every bit !!!

Good condition 21st Mar 2015  12:05  by Whats the Point

Gridref: SH 42679 47813   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Great news 73 year old man climbs minor peak in Wales and finds trigpoint. Unfortunately no one was about to witness the momentus event. Fantastic views today. Parked at defunct Post Office and came up bridleway. No paths on access land.

Bwlch Mawr
Bwlch Mawr

Good condition 27th Feb 2014  11:48  by egryn5

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Good condition 12th Feb 2013  13:53  by trigging on an island

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Pleasant late winter day to be out walking. Very little wind about and a fair bit of warmth from the sun on the south facing slopes. This was my final pillar of three for the day and certainly the most dramatic of the trio. I descended down to the village of Clynnog Fawr to finish off. So much more quieter now than it was a few years ago, before the bypass was completed.

Good condition 8th Sep 2012  16:00  by Sprog

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Good condition 7th May 2012  23:41  by vegibagger

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

breezy bright day as part of a six wall horseshoe walk culminating in the 'marilyn' summit Gyrn Ddu, Rather mega challenging walls often. delightful wander up through woodland and chat to 'Rod' at the house and learn he was the owner of the 105 acres of woodland either side of the valley which he was gradually managing. Had an allarming mega gorse challenge to end the walk as we gradually descended diagonally down west round to northish the SW and west flanks. deep heather gave way to ocassional interspersions of low gorse that then became more gorse that became two foot hight then three foot high, having to try and carefully press ones boot down onto the bushes. It just got worse, four and five and six foot high continuous unavoidable gorse the lower down we got with no escape but gentle and careful pushing through it. Then all of a sudden the ordeal was over. We hit a track leading north and back eventually through a short bit of wooodland and over a small bridge and out to the roadside near my car.

Good condition 17th Oct 2010  11:18  by Garth Fenton

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

good day out collecting the Lleyn Marilyns

Good condition 3rd Sep 2010  13:18  by g4wsb

Gridref: SH 42663 47855   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Walked from Gyrn Ddu to trigpoint over large wall before rockey mound


Good condition 18th Aug 2010  14:00  by Andy West

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Not Logged 23rd May 2010  15:03  by peebs

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 19th Jul 2009  16:04  by Glaslyn

Gridref: SH 42650 47850   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Lovely walk from the SE. Footpath then access land. Deceptively steep section if following wall. Great views to Anglesey. Pillar v good condition.


Good condition 12th Jul 2009  12:15  by bluebeard

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Good condition 12th Apr 2009  14:28  by Terry L

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

No plug. Public. Access Land. Clynnog Hills AONB. Great hill overlooking Caernarfon Bay. Reached from Clynnog Fawr post office by lane & bridleway. To access rocky summit & trig, need to cross dry stone wall [no stile, take care]. Combine with Gyrn Goch & Gyrn Ddu for best hill walk on the peninsula.

Bwlch Mawr pillar

Good condition 31st Jan 2009  00:00  by bogdodger

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 31st Jan 2009  00:00  by caroleengel

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 27th May 2007  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

vgc, no cap or plug, on rock outcrop, excellent rocky summit, great view, showery day, stunning sky.

Good condition 18th Sep 2004  15:21  by barryhunter

Gridref: SH 42679 47836   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Excellent views as you would expect in this part of the country (when the weathers playing ball!). Stands on a rock flatform, on a very craggy summit. Surpisingly the plug is still missing ;-)

the trig on rock platform ©barryhunter
FB ©barryhunter
spider sans plug ©barryhunter
towards snowdon (just hidding in the clouds) ©barryhunter

Good condition 20th Jul 2003  13:33  by Crwydryn

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Square concrete pillar. spder centre missing

Not Logged 27th Oct 2001  14:04  by Chalky

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 7/10

Good condition 4th Nov 2000  11:45  by dugswell2

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

From east then on to bag Marilyn.

Good condition 18th Jul 1999  12:36  by arranc

Gridref: SH 42600 47800   FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 3rd Aug 1996  00:00  by mickandshane

FB Number: S7437  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Lots of names scrawled on it. Plug missing.

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