The Glyders (or Glyderau), Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales
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Tryfan means 'Three Tops' in Welsh and is pronounced 'tre-van'.
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Tryfan
Stephanie Doyle walked up Tryfan on April 29th, 2022 [with] Friend [weather] Ok
Adrian Haywood climbed Tryfan on February 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] North ridge [with] Solo [weather] Sunny
Melfyn Parry bagged Tryfan 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 Tryfan 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 Tryfan on September 13th, 2020 [weather] windy to begin with then sunny
Alex Jones conquered Tryfan on December 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] East face - pinnacle rib [weather] COLD!
Mark Smith scaled Tryfan on March 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] north face [with] Alstom group [weather] thick cloud
Andy Buxton walked up Tryfan on June 22nd, 1968 [from/via/route] 14 Peaks (but done before & since) [with] BVGS
Angela Moroney climbed Tryfan during 2012 - 2017 3PEAKS
Darran Tunnah bagged Tryfan on August 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] North Ridge - Cannon Rock
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