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Tryfan
915m (3003ft)

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


Record Tryfan as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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15th highest in Wales,
21st in England & Wales

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16th highest in Wales,
24th in England & Wales

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6th highest in Wales,
212th 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

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

Angela Moroney climbed during 2012 - 2017 3PEAKS

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

Alan Pritchard hiked on October 5th, 2014 [with] A group [weather] Good - Walked the 15 peaks in 24 hours challenge - enjoyed. Tryfan Adam and Eve stones a long drop, ha! .. πŸ˜ŽπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ

Michael Lee summited on August 2nd, 2005 [from/via/route] Car park alongside Llyn Ogwen, [with] Neil & Donna. [weather] Wet Foggy.

Robert Shaw conquered on March 9th, 2013 [from/via/route] Straight up from Llyn Ogwen. [with] Steve Capron. [weather] Misty and cold. - Was a tough climb straight up, didn't do the jump ..............

David Wand scaled on June 1st, 1992 [weather] Sunny - Did as part of training for SF

Mark Purcell walked up on November 29th, 2016 [with] TA AW

Mark Davidson climbed on May 27th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Bright, sunny and warm - I think the north ridge of Tryfan was the scariest walk I have ever done - and I thought Crib Goch, Sharp Edge and Striding Edge were fun!

Chris Newham bagged on September 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] cw119 [with] Michal [weather] Sunny with wind picking up towards the end - 2nd attempt cold, snow , extreme wind and poor visibility prevented us reaching the summit on 7 March 2015

Lewis Mundy-gill hiked during 2015 [from/via/route] North ridge to summit only [with] Dan & Paul [weather] Sunny, then low cloud - North ridge to summit only before weather rolled in.

Richard Gunner summited on September 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Owen Cottage,via the south ridge [with] John Willmott [weather] Cloudy but fine - Our first scramble,so it was quite challenging.

Paul Redman conquered on July 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cwm [with] Solo [weather] fair - great scrambles to be had , plan on many revisits

Iain Jones scaled on November 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] North Face [with] BMF Hiking Day - 23 May 2015 - via Overlapping Ridge Route, East Face (Rock Climb) with Graeme High

Kenneth Hope-thompson walked up on July 5th, 2011 [with] Conwy Walking Week [weather] Cloudy, poor views. - Too much of a scramble.

Rachael Tyler climbed on June 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] North Ridge [with] Ashley Tyler [weather] Fine. Mostly sunny. Blustery near the summit. - Scrambled all the way up. Way out of my comfort zone but did it all the same!

Christina Lander bagged 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

Sam Rayn hiked on April 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] North Ridge [with] Sham and Rob [weather] Sunny, slightly breezy

Ian Woodford has summited [from/via/route] North face [with] Alone [weather] Stunner but rainy patches - Pretty tricky in places. A little exposure, but good fun

Marilyn Wadkin conquered on May 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Up the North ridge and down past Llyn Bochlwyn [with] Rob [weather] Rained all day, windy and cold.

Leon Harvey scaled on August 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Y Gribin and Glyder Fawr/Fach [with] Solo (although the top was busy) [weather] Cool going up Wet coming down - Jumped from Adam to Eve :)

Simon Neilson-clark walked up on June 14th, 2014 [from/via/route] Car park at the foot in a circlur walk on to Foel goch [with] Mrs H [weather] Low cloud with occasioanl sunshine later - This is very hard scambling More arms than legs

Robert Taylor-marriott climbed on May 23rd, 2010 [from/via/route] North Face [with] Vince Wetton * Robert Taylor-Marriott. [weather] Clear and sunny - Peak most bagged, first climbed in 1969 at the age of 14 by Robert Taylor-Marriott.

Wyn Griffiths bagged on July 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Cwm Idwal & Llyn Ogwen [with] Me [weather] Dry & overcast en-route Thunder, Hail & continious rain for descent - Need to do again

Stephen Eddy hiked on May 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ogwen cottage [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Neil whitehead [weather] Sunny

Tracey Parnell summited on April 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Devils kitchen, glyders, tryfan [with] Carly Morson & Paul Cane [weather] Dry, windy, cold

Gerald Murphy conquered on April 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Milestone Buttress car park via North ridge returning via South Ridge, Bwlch Tryfan, Llyn Bochlwyd and idwal Cottage [with] alone [weather] Some hill mist until lunchtime

Stephen Lewis scaled on August 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] cw119, parked on A5 shoulder near Gwern Gof Uchaf campsite [with] Alone [weather] Sun, cloud and wind - Climbed on Adam, but too windy to jump to Eve

Pamela Seniore walked up on October 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Via the north ridge. [with] With MB & Rupert. [weather] Dry but cold, very windy & cloudy at times. - Good climbing weather, took advise from Mr Merrick on the route, it was my hardest climb to date but really enjoyed it. Won't take the dog next time. Made the most of a photo opportunity on the cannon & at Adam & Eve. MB to bag with Tom at a later date. Took 5+ hours & we lost the path on the way down but got a good view of The Glyders (next on the list).

Samantha Kimber climbed during October, 1993 [from/via/route] Can't remember! [with] The rest of the 1994 Powys Schools and Youth Exploration gang [weather] Atrocious! Snow, hail and strong winds! Visibility was very poor indeed. - Ropes were required for scrambling to the summit, mainly due to the strong winds. No view was seen!

John Drysdale bagged on August 21st, 2006 [from/via/route] Up the ridge [with] Tim Good [weather] Very wet, poor visibility - Tim did the jump on the summit, I declined.

Andy Pearce hiked on October 31st, 2009 [from/via/route] Llyn Ogwen CP via North Ridge [with] Anita Pearce, Rachel Lee, Jimmy & DJ McCullagh, Stu Keiller [weather] Overcast, Sunny on way down to Ogwen Cottage

Vince Wetton summited on May 23rd, 2010 [with] RTM [weather] Good

Ray O'Hara conquered on October 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] CW119 [with] Doug Downie [weather] Low cloud & rain - Twisted my left ankle on the scramble back down from the summit and ended up hobbling back down the Heather Terrace route.

Jayne Rhodes scaled during April, 1974 [from/via/route] Can't remember [with] School party [weather] Cold but clear - My first real mountain walk.

Molly Jones walked up during 1995 [with] Dan Morgan [weather] Beautiful hot sunny day - My first ever mountain. Most frequent comment during climb "There's nothing to get hold of" On completion Dan said " Hey look at you, got all the way up here with nothing to get hold of" Adam and Eve.. beautiful memories

Stephen Hobdell climbed on September 30th, 2011 [from/via/route] Llyn Ogwen, Northeast Ridge(?), down via Llyn Bochlwyd [weather] Bright warm sunshine, rather windy!

Stuart Mellor bagged on November 10th, 2007 [from/via/route] Glan Dena CW119 [with] Nick Barker [weather] wet, very windy, fog horizontal rain.

Louis Smith, Hugh Strickland, John Cuthbert, Anthony Jackson, Linda Mckeogh, Craig Lewis, Robert Maclean, Simon Duerden, Paul Booth, Trevor Williams, Paul Donoghue, Steve Lockett, Martin Angold, Wendy Sockett, Kath Edwards, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Alex Oldridge, Paul Warren, Anthony Charlson, Adam Shewry and Steve Davenport have all walked, climbed & bagged Tryfan.

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

My other half Rob at the 'Adam and Eve' rocks on top of Tryfan

My other half Rob at the 'Adam and Eve' rocks on top of Tryfan

Photo: Di Coke (1)

Tryfan from Glan Dena

Tryfan from Glan Dena

Photo: Robert Jones (1)

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)

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Mike Griffiths (4)

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 (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyders) (right) and Llyn Ogwen  from near Glan Dena

Tryfan (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyders) (right) and Llyn Ogwen from near Glan Dena

Photo: Rob Barklamb (60)

Leaping across Adam and Eve - the two large stones on the summit of Tryfan

Leaping across Adam and Eve - the two large stones on the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Dave Papworth (2)

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)

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Tryfan and The Glyderau (Glyders) from Cwm Tal-y-Braich below Pen Llithrig y Wrach

Photo: Mike Knipe (113)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (115)


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