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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'.


Record Tryfan as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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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

Stephanie Doyle walked up on April 29th, 2022 [with] Friend [weather] Ok

Adrian Haywood climbed on February 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] North ridge [with] Solo [weather] Sunny

Melfyn Parry bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on September 13th, 2020 [weather] windy to begin with then sunny

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

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

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

Angela Moroney climbed during 2012 - 2017 3PEAKS

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

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

CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Peter Royle (12)

Llyn Ogwen (left) and Llyn Idwal with Tryfan beyond from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Llyn Ogwen (left) and Llyn Idwal with Tryfan beyond from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (30)

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)

The Glyderau (Glyderau) (left), Tryfan and Carrnedd Dafydd (The Carneddau) poking through low cloud from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

The Glyderau (Glyderau) (left), Tryfan and Carrnedd Dafydd (The Carneddau) poking through low cloud from the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Mike Knipe (115)

Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (1)

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (3)

Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Tryfan from Clogwyn Mawr

Photo: Martin Talbot (1)

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (1)

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 Y Foel Goch

Tryfan from Y Foel Goch

Photo: Don Williams (9)

Glan Dena and the Ogwen Valley from the summit of Tryfan

Glan Dena and the Ogwen Valley from the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Peter Royle (13)

On Tryfan (Adam and Eve)

On Tryfan (Adam and Eve)

Photo: Kurt Elliott (2)

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (42)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Photo: Geoff Smithson (65)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (49)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (41)

Tryfan

Tryfan

Photo: Will Caesar (12)

My son Joe jumping for joy between Adam and Eve on the top of Tyfan

My son Joe jumping for joy between Adam and Eve on the top of Tyfan

Photo: Fiona Haward (2)

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Tryfan from nr Glan Dena, Nant y Benglog

Photo: Ade Campbell (1)


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