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Tryfan
915m (3003ft)

The Glyders (or Glyderau), Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales

Tryfan means 'Three Tops' in Welsh and is pronounced 'tre-van'.


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Welsh Mountain
15th highest in Wales,
21st in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
16th highest in Wales,
24th in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
6th highest in Wales,
212th highest in Great Britain

Tryfan is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Tryfan Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Tryfan

Melfyn Parry walked up on September 1st, 2019 [from/via/route] Oggy 4, Y Garn, Glyder Fawr, Glyder Fach & Tryfan. Start point SH655602, car park after brew shack at Ogwen Lake. Ascent of Y Garn, steep path with upper slopes of scree. Descent to Llyn y Cwn for a short coffee break before making ascent of Glyder Fawr. This path was mainly scree, quite steep with poor visibility. Summit in low cloud, difficult to make out path, use of Satmap confirmed needed to be further to the right, spotted cairn which confirmed correct path, were able to follow line of cairns to toward Glyder Fach. Weather cleared briefly to show views down over Llyn Cwm Ffynnon to Pen y Gwryd Hotel. Circumnavigated Castell y Gwynt to Glyder Fach before descending Brisly scree path to Bwlch Tryfan. Stopped for lunch before ascending Tryfan south ridge. Weather was much better here & Tryfan was clear & quite busy. Descent via western gulley was tough on the knees & thighs & we were subjected to heavy showers for last half mile to car park. [with] PRC [weather] Poor most of the time occasional sunny spells but cold.

Neall Garrad climbed on June 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] 15 peaks route from Nant Peris to Llanfairfechan [with] Andy, Chris, John and Warren [weather] Mixed

Iain Ballard bagged on September 13th, 2020 [weather] windy to begin with then sunny

Alex Jones hiked on December 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] East face - pinnacle rib [weather] COLD!

Mark Smith summited on March 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] north face [with] Alstom group [weather] thick cloud

Andy Buxton conquered on June 22nd, 1968 [from/via/route] 14 Peaks (but done before & since) [with] BVGS

Angela Moroney scaled during 2012 - 2017 3PEAKS

Darran Tunnah walked up on August 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] North Ridge - Cannon Rock

Alan Pritchard climbed on October 5th, 2014 [with] A group [weather] Good - Walked the 15 peaks in 24 hours challenge - enjoyed. Tryfan Adam & Eve stones a long drop, ha! .. πŸ˜ŽπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ

Michael Lee bagged on August 2nd, 2005 [from/via/route] Car park alongside Llyn Ogwen, [with] Neil & Donna. [weather] Wet Foggy.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Tryfan

My wife with Meg and Joe on at The Cannon Stone on the North Ridge of Tryfan

My wife with Meg and Joe on at The Cannon Stone on the North Ridge of Tryfan

Photo: Fiona Haward (1)

Low cloud over Nant Beglong, Gallt yr Ogof and Tryfan from Craig Wen

Low cloud over Nant Beglong, Gallt yr Ogof and Tryfan from Craig Wen

Photo: Will Caesar (14)

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Photo: Ade Campbell (1)

My other half Rob at the 'Adam and Eve' rocks on top of Tryfan

My other half Rob at the 'Adam and Eve' rocks on top of Tryfan

Photo: Di Coke (1)

*Y Garn (Glyderau) (far left), Elidir Fawr, Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) from Tryfan

*Y Garn (Glyderau) (far left), Elidir Fawr, Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) from Tryfan

Photo: David Hands (4)

Leaping across Adam and Eve - the two large stones on the summit of Tryfan

Leaping across Adam and Eve - the two large stones on the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Dave Papworth (2)

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (42)

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Glyder Fach (centre left), Glyder Fawr (centre) and Tryfan (centre right) from Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Paul Hancock (3)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (3)

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Photo: Geoff Smithson (65)

Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd (left) and The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan (centre) and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) with Moel Penamnen and Llyn Newydd & Llyn Bowydd (mid distance right) from the summit of Manod Mawr (North Top)

Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd (left) and The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan (centre) and Carnedd Moel Siabod (right) with Moel Penamnen and Llyn Newydd & Llyn Bowydd (mid distance right) from the summit of Manod Mawr (North Top)

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (55)

Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd (left) and The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan (right) from Moel Penamnen

Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd (left) and The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan (right) from Moel Penamnen

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (45)

Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Photo: Paul Hancock (7)

The south ridge of Tryfan from the top of Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach

The south ridge of Tryfan from the top of Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach

Photo: Paul Johnson (22)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Foel-goch

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (10)

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (57)

Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Photo: Martin Talbot (1)

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (1)

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Photo: Will Davidson (7)

Nearing the summit of Tryfan with Llyn Bochlwyd and the north shore of Llyn Idwal far below

Nearing the summit of Tryfan with Llyn Bochlwyd and the north shore of Llyn Idwal far below

Photo: Dave Papworth (1)


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