- Aran Fawddwy
Caption=Aran Fawddwy (on left) and Creiglyn Dyfi
Elevation=convert|905|m|ft [ cite web|url=http://www.mountaindays.net/mountains/peak.php?defn=0&area=5&peak=2083 |title=Mountaineering & Rock Climbing in the UK: Aran Fawddwy |accessdate=2008-04-08 |last=Crocker |first=Chris |coauthors=Graham Jackson |work=Database of British Hills |publisher=Mountain Days.net ]
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Listing=Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
OS "Landranger" 124
Aran Fawddwy is a
mountainin southern Snowdonia, North Wales, Wales, United Kingdom.
It is the highest British mountain south of
Snowdon, but despite its height is comparatively unpopular, due to its remote location.
It is the principal summit of the predominant southwest-northeast ridge between
Dolgellauand Bala, southern Snowdonia, a ridge that continues westwards as Cadair Idris.
The nearest towns or villages to Aran Fawddwy are
Dinas Mawddwyto the south, Llanymawddwyto the southeast, Llanuwchllynon the shores of Bala Laketo the north, and Rhydymainto the west. On the eastern slopes of Aran Fawddwy is the small lake named Creiglyn Dyfi, the source of the River Dyfi. Its sister peak is Aran Benllynat convert|884|m|ft. [ cite web|url=http://www.mountaindays.net/mountains/peak.php?defn=0&area=5&peak=2084 |title=Mountaineering & Rock Climbing in the UK: Aran Benllyn |accessdate=2008-04-08 |last=Crocker |first=Chris |coauthors=Graham Jackson |work=Database of British Hills |publisher=Mountain Days.net ]
Aran Fawddwy is probably best ascended from the south, starting at Cywarch. [ [http://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walks/walks/walk_a/1190/ Walk 1190 - Aran Fawddwy from Cwm Cywarch - Snowdonia Gwynedd - a walk description from Walking Britain ] ]
* Computer-generated summit panoramas [http://www.viewfinderpanoramas.org/panoramas/WAL/Fawddwy.gifAran Fawddwy] [http://www.viewfinderpanoramas.org/panoramas.html Index]
* [http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=2797533 www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Aran Fawddwy and surrounding area]
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