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Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau)
822m (2698ft)

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

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) means 'Cairn of the Greyhound' in Welsh and is pronounced 'kan-neth ee viliast'.


Record Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Welsh Mountain
30th highest in Wales,
64th in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
36th highest in Wales,
75th in England & Wales

Walk Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) walking UK Mountains in The Glyders (or Glyderau) Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd, Wales

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) Summit

Photo: Peter Scholes

You can find Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


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Walk gw194 Y Garn (Glyderau), Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd, Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) and Elidir Fawr from Nant Peris

High level walk with superb mountain views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.75ml (17km)
Ascent:4,699ft (1,432m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau)

Daniel Moran walked up Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on March 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Lake below [with] Wardy [weather] Decent weather - Small horse shoe

Donovan Suddell climbed Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on September 4th, 2023 [from/via/route] Nant Peris [with] Solo [weather] Beautiful sunny blue-sky day giving fantastic views

Stephanie Doyle bagged Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on March 19th, 2022 [with] Friend [weather] Windy

Melfyn Parry hiked Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on November 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Marchlyn Mawr loop. Start point 596631, tarmac path up to Marchlyn Mawr dam, scrambling up east side of Elidir Fawr ridge, ascending to summit. Return to notch then descent to Bwlch y Marchlyn then climb to summit of Mynydd Perfedd & then over to Carnedd y Filiast stopping on route to see "Atlantic Slabs". Descent from summit to west side of Marchlyn dam before returning to start point. [with] DS & ChW [weather] Mainly sunny day

Sion Britton summited Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on August 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] O Deiniolen. [with] Gyda Sion Rich a Meical. [weather] Noswaith braf.

Adrian Haywood conquered Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on April 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Nant Peris over Elidir Fawr [with] Friends [weather] Nice day!

Andy Buxton scaled Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) during August, 1965 [with] Dad

Angela Moroney walked up Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) during 2017 - 2017 3PEAKS

Christina Lander climbed Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on September 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Deiniolen - Carnedd y Filiast - Mynydd Perfedd - Elidyr Fawr - Elidyr Fach - Deiniolen [with] Dick & Meg [weather] A perfect sunny day - Beautiful views across Anglesey, & towards Tryfan & Snowdon

Bleddyn Rhys bagged Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) on October 24th, 2010 [from/via/route] Dyffryn Ogwen - cerdded lawr y lon o Ogwen Cottage, fynnu ar y ridge ac yn ol i'r Dwyrain ar hyd y copaon. [with] Gyda Kev [weather] Braf a chymylog. Golygfeudd gwych! - Diwrnod hir a da. Ymweld a goreuon Cymru.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau)

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) (North Top) (the grassy hump mid picture) from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) summit

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) (North Top) (the grassy hump mid picture) from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (15)

*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)

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) (North Top), Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) and Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Bwlch Y Marchlyn, Elidir Fawr

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) (North Top), Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) and Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Bwlch Y Marchlyn, Elidir Fawr

Photo: Peter Scholes (17)

The shoulder of Elidir Fawr, Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau), Mernedd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyderau)

The shoulder of Elidir Fawr, Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau), Mernedd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (12)

Elidir Fawr across Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) summit

Elidir Fawr across Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (16)


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