Events Listing

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You can find general information about our walks programme at the foot of this page (or click here).

Elan Valley Trust walks and other events
In addition to the events listed below, the Elan Valley Trust organises a varied programme of activities. Click here for EVT events.

Craig y Pistyll

Leader: Red Liford
Distance / Climb / Grade: 12 miles, 1700′, fairly strenuous
Start time: 9.30 am.
Start location:Llyn Pendam parking area, grid ref SN 710839

Naturalist Red Liford, regular walks leader for CMS, will lead a walk which will include some of the finest features of the west side of the Cambrian Mountains. Starting at Llyn Pendam this is a 12 mile circuit including: Llyn Syfydrin, Bwlchystyllen, Cerrig Llwynog, Ochr Lwyd, Bwlch yr Adwy, Bwlch y Maen and Craig y Pistyll. You can plot the route quite easily on the OS Explorer Map 213.
There is a ¼ mile very steep descent on loose stones; also there is a ¼ mile steep ascent on a very narrow path with a steep drop to one side.



  • PARTICIPATION: Participants in these walks must be CMS members for insurance reasons. If you aren’t a member and would like to participate in a CMS walk, please visit the membership page, where you can join on-line, or print a membership form to bring along on the day, with your subscription payment, and give to a Society official.
  • WEATHER: will influence the nature of the walks and may necessitate changes. Please check with leaders beforehand if you have any queries. Suitable walking gear is essential. Bring a packed lunch and drink.
  • DOGS:  Because of livestock, dogs are not permitted on some walks – please contact leader in advance.  When dogs are permitted they should be kept on a lead unless the walk leader agrees otherwise.
  • Walks Programme co-ordinator is Malcolm Tunley 01970 828565 – 30 Maes Ceiro, Bow Street, Ceredigion, SY24 5BG; or use the Contact Form to email Malcolm to offer to lead a walk or field trip, or if you have any general queries about the walks information on this page.