Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Bwlch Mawr

Bwlch Mawr - Gwynedd
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Bwlch Mawr is the 5735th highest peak in the British Isles and the 508th tallest in Wales

Elevation

510.3 m (1674 ft)

Prominence

145.0 m (476 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica GS15/Trimble GeoXH 6000

Features

Large boulder 12m ESE of trig point

Category

  • Hump
  • Dewey
  • Submarilyn

Nearest town

Bethesda, Gwynedd

OS map sheets

OS50: 115 (Snowdon & Caernarfon)
OS50: 123 (Lleyn Peninsula)
OS25: 254 (Lleyn Peninsula East / Pen Llyn Ardal Ddwreiniol)

Notes & comments

Rock outcrop 135m SSW at SH 42643 47721 is 0.35m lower