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Glyder Fawr
999m (3279ft)

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


Record Glyder Fawr as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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5th highest in Wales,
5th in England & Wales

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5th highest in Wales,
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111th in Great Britain

Walk Glyder Fawr walking UK Mountains in The Glyders (or Glyderau) Area Snowdonia National Park Conwy Gwynedd   Wales

Glyder Fawr Summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson

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

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

Angela Moroney climbed during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

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

Hugh Strickland hiked on September 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] 20 miles (just under 10 hours, 8500 feet) Capel Curig to Y Garn, down to Ogwen upPen Yr Ole Wen and back along Carneddau including Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Bleddyn Rhys summited 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.

Kevin Williams conquered on April 21st, 2010 [from/via/route] Start from Llyn Ogwen car park via Devil's kitchen [with] Solo [weather] Sunny, with some snow

Anthony Jackson scaled during 1990 [with] usually alone but occasionally with others too.

Mark Price walked up on September 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] deVal's kitchen [with] Shaun Dunnall, Marek kulak [weather] Low cloud with some showers

Robert Shaw climbed on March 9th, 2013 [from/via/route] Straight up from Llyn Ogwen and via Tryfan. [with] Steve Capron. [weather] Misty and cold. - Was a tough climb straight up, enjoyed the walk across the top.

Iain Jones bagged on November 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ogwen Cottage [with] Chris Curtis - 24 May 2015 - run from Gwern Gof Isaf campsite with Graeme High; 17 April 2017 - via Y Gribin and the Devil's Kitchen

David Wand hiked on July 30th, 2015 [weather] Sunny - Wales 3000 14 peaks over 3000ft in 24hrs peak 8

Chris Newham summited on November 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] gw115 [with] Craig [weather] Heavy rain all day

Catherine Fleming-fisher has conquered [with] Leslie Gleaves and Duke of Edinburgh group [weather] Fine - Another challenging brilliant walk, couldn't find our way off :-)

Paul Redman scaled on July 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Tryfan to Devils Kitchen [with] Solo [weather] Mixed sunshine and plenty of winds up top - day one of 3 days visiting this range

Rachael Tyler walked up on August 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Ogwen [with] Ashley [weather] Sunny / cloudy - Walked from Ogwen past Tryfan up to Glyder Fach and along to Glyder Fawr. Descended vis Devil's Kitchen. Fab day x

Christina Lander climbed on June 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Llyn Ogwen - Llyn Idwal - Y Garn - Llyn y Cwn - Glyder Fawr - Glyder Fach - Bwlch Tryfan - Tryfan - Bwlch Tryfan - Llyn Bochlwyd - Llyn Ogwen [with] Dick [weather] Perfect sunny day

Geoff Titterton bagged on October 9th, 2010 [with] Justine [weather] Fine

Sam Rayn hiked on April 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Cribin Ridge [with] Rob, Sham, Daniel, Mike [weather] Sunny, Clear Skies

Ian Woodford has summited [from/via/route] Pen y pass [with] Matt, Ivan, Rich, [weather] Sunny - Crossed the road from pen y pass and went straight up.

Jj Segarty has conquered [from/via/route] Up Devils Kitchen, peaked at Glyder Fawr, down to camp site [with] Accelerated Instructor Training Programme group [weather] Strong Rain, SW-ly wind gusting 70Mph after scramble - Devils Kitchen scramble fun, next time with a lighter bag

Leon Harvey scaled on August 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Y Gribin and the Glyder trio [with] Solo [weather] Lovely views

Simon Neilson-clark walked up on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Tryfan [with] Mrs H [weather] White Out - Had lunch here after just recovering from Tryfan Difficult in its own right but over shadowed

Robert Taylor-marriott climbed on July 28th, 2010 [from/via/route] Route 13: Glyder Fawr & Y Garn (GFYG) Completed 28.07.10 [with] Vince Wetton & Robert Taylor-Marriott. [weather] Cloudy, windy + rain.

Marilyn Wadkin bagged on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Ogwen Valley, Y Gribin [with] Rob [weather] Cloudy but then cleared as we hit the summit. The rest of the walk was clear skies and sunshine. - We went on the bag Glyder Fach and Y Garn.

Wyn Griffiths hiked on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Vaynol Arms [with] Chris & Andy [weather] Perfect - Delly Belly at 1st Footbridge

Stephen Eddy summited on May 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ogwen cottage [with] Tony Harris, Mike Woodhouse [weather] Sunny - Completed with Tryfan and Glyder Fach

Gerald Murphy conquered on May 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] See Glyder Fach details

Stephen Lewis scaled on November 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] gw115, car park near Ogwen Cottage [with] Alone [weather] Cold, cloud, sun, ice and snow on high ground

Graham Williams walked up on January 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ogwen Cottage via Glyder Fach [with] The Travelling Raspberries (Chris Barnes, Nick White, Russ Jones, Dave Jones, Luke White.) [weather] Wet, Snow and Ice on Summit

Tracey Parnell climbed on June 15th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ogwen [with] Paul Cane, Sophie Parnell, Nikki Taylor [weather] Dry, warm

Carl Etheridge bagged on April 4th, 2013 [from/via/route] ogwen go for a walk map [with] wife ,son [weather] misty at first then cler

David Lane hiked on November 2nd, 1996 [from/via/route] The Ogwen Valley via Tryfan. We then went on to tick off Glyder Fawr & Glyder Fach before descending via the Devil's Kitchen [with] Kelly

Vince Wetton summited on July 28th, 2010 [with] RTM

Jeremy Maguire conquered on February 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] Llyn ogwen [with] On my own. [weather] Sunny with cloud. - Beautiful walk. Cloud seemed to chase me back down.

Paul Miller scaled on June 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] tryfan bristly ridge [with] nile and hannah [weather] good

Bay Wan walked up on April 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Started from Yr Garn with the intention of going to Glyder Fach, but ended up back tracking due to snow and descending via Devils Kitchen [with] Cocoa Dog [weather] Sunny and cold - First walk in the mountains after it had been snowing

Stuart Mellor climbed on October 21st, 2009 [from/via/route] Ogwen Cottage GW187 via Bristly Edge with assistance 3 lads. [with] Dominic my son, 11 [weather] Bright very windy day

Wendy Sockett, Darran Tunnah, Mark Davidson, Louis Smith, John Cuthbert, Linda Mckeogh, Alison Farrell, Chris Reed, Craig Lewis, Robert Maclean, Paul Booth, Trevor Williams, Paul Donoghue, Immacolata Pescatore, Steve Lockett, Stephen Hobdell, Wendy Sockett, Kath Edwards, Rob Barklamb, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Paul Warren, Pete Howes and Steve Davenport have all walked, climbed & bagged Glyder Fawr.

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

Y Gribin (Glyderau) and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Y Gribin (Glyderau) and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (69)

Climbing on Glyder Fawr

Climbing on Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (53)

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (51)

360 degree view from Moel Penamnen summit featuring (from left to right): The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen, Moel Farlwyd (foreground above/left of blue lake), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd, The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan, Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Ro Wen, Foel-fras (Moelwyns), Manod Mawr (above two light blue lakes) and The Arenigs - Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach.

360 degree view from Moel Penamnen summit featuring (from left to right): The Moelwyns - Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn & Moelwyn Mawr, Allt-fawr, Moel Druman & Ysgafell Wen, Moel Farlwyd (foreground above/left of blue lake), Yr Aran (pointed peak above Moel Farlwyd), Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd, The Glyderau - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr & Tryfan, Carnedd Moel Siabod, Y Ro Wen, Foel-fras (Moelwyns), Manod Mawr (above two light blue lakes) and The Arenigs - Arenig Fawr & Arenig Fach.

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (43)

Bwlch y Ddwy-Glyder, Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr in mist

Bwlch y Ddwy-Glyder, Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr in mist

Photo: Geoff Smithson (71)

Cwm Idwal featuring Glyder Fawr (left), Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen (centre) and Y Garn (right)

Cwm Idwal featuring Glyder Fawr (left), Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen (centre) and Y Garn (right)

Photo: Don Williams (5)

Roman standing in the summit of Craig Fach with Glyder Fawr forming the horizon

Roman standing in the summit of Craig Fach with Glyder Fawr forming the horizon

Photo: Leslie Williams (7)

Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background

Climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) - with Glyder Fawr in the background

Photo: Chris Mathieson (2)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (3)

Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (62)


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