Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Moel-y-gest

Moel-y-gest - Gwynedd
© Trevor Littlewood and licensed for reuse under this Licence

Moel-y-gest is the 12621st highest peak in the British Isles and the 1746th tallest in Wales

Elevation

263.0 m (863 ft)

Prominence

236.0 m (774 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Boulder 18m South of trig point

Category

Nearest town

Porthmadog, Gwynedd

OS map sheets

OS25: 018W (Harlech, Porthmadog & Bala/Y Bala)
OS50: 124 (Dolgellau & Porthmadog)
OS25: 254 (Lleyn Peninsula East / Pen Llyn Ardal Ddwreiniol)

Notes & comments

About 1.5m higher; outcrop 35m East of summit is about 30cm lower