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Elidir Fawr
924m (3033ft)

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


Record Elidir Fawr as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Welsh Mountain
13th highest in Wales,
19th in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
14th highest in Wales,
22nd in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
5th highest in Wales,
201st highest in Great Britain

Elidir Fawr 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 Elidir Fawr Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Elidir Fawr

Melfyn Parry walked up 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

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

Sion Britton bagged on August 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] O Deiniolen. [with] Gyda Sion Rich a Meical. [weather] Noswaith braf.

Adrian Haywood hiked on April 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Nant Peris [with] Friends [weather] Nice day!

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

Angela Moroney conquered during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

Alan Pritchard scaled on October 5th, 2014 [with] A group [weather] Good - Walked the 15 peaks in 24 hours challenge - enjoyed... πŸ˜ŽπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ

Christina Lander walked up 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 climbed on April 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] Bee-line syth fynnu ac i lawr o Nant Peris [with] Ar ben fy hyn... [weather] Cymylog, niwlog a gwlyb. Gweld dim byd ar y top ac wedyn daeth y glaw - yr holl ffordd lawr! - Rhaid mynd yn ol eto - welais i ddim o'r olygfa o gwbwl!

Kevin Williams bagged on March 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] Marchlyn Mawr reservoir road [with] Solo [weather] Sunny, some snow

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Elidir Fawr

*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)

On the summit of Elidir Fawr

On the summit of Elidir Fawr

Photo: Peter Scholes (18)

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (8)

Foel-goch, Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast from Drosgl

Foel-goch, Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast from Drosgl

Photo: Alun Lawrence (11)

Y Garn (Glyderau), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Y Garn (Glyderau), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Photo: Don Williams (19)

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)

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)

Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Trum y Ddysgl - with Foel Goch (left), Moel Cynghorion (right) and Elidir Fawr between

Y Garn (Moel Hebog) from Trum y Ddysgl - with Foel Goch (left), Moel Cynghorion (right) and Elidir Fawr between

Photo: David Zuckerman (18)

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

Photo: David Hands (3)

*Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf), Foel Grach, Carnedd Llewelyn, Carnedd Dafydd, Yr Elen, Foel-goch, Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast from Drosgl

*Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf), Foel Grach, Carnedd Llewelyn, Carnedd Dafydd, Yr Elen, Foel-goch, Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast from Drosgl

Photo: Alun Lawrence (13)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (13)

Elidir Fawr, Bera Bach and Bera Mawr, with Yr Eifl in the distance from Llwytmor

Elidir Fawr, Bera Bach and Bera Mawr, with Yr Eifl in the distance from Llwytmor

Photo: Mike Griffiths (9)

Foel-goch, Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast from Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf)

Foel-goch, Elidir Fawr, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast from Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf)

Photo: Alun Lawrence (16)

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Photo: Mike Knipe (117)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (12)

LLanberis from Elidir Fawr

LLanberis from Elidir Fawr

Photo: Will Caesar (2)


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