Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Y Ro Wen

Y Ro Wen - Gwynedd

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Y Ro Wen is the 3824th highest peak in the British Isles and the 238th tallest in Wales

Elevation

599.0 m (1965 ft)

Prominence

122.0 m (400 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Small cairn

Category

  • Hump
  • Dewey

Hill / mountain range

Moelwyns

Nearest town

Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

Notes & comments

Ground to 10m SW is as high; windshelter 150m S at SH 74590 49870 is about 0.5m lower

note 599m spot height on 10K map only; 594m spot height on 50K map (SH 74470 49740) is not the summit