- Mountain (Hewitt), Nuttall  & Marilyn Not Logged On

Y Garn (Glyderau)
947m (3108ft)

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

Y Garn (Glyderau) means 'The Cairn' in Welsh and is pronounced 'ur gan (g-lid-der-rye)'.

The summit of Y Garn (Glyderau) is marked by a large cairn.


Record Y Garn (Glyderau) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


Welsh Mountain Icon

Welsh Mountain
10th highest in Wales,
13th in England & Wales

Welsh Nuttall Icon

Welsh Nuttall
11th highest in Wales,
15th in England & Wales

Welsh Marilyn Icon

Welsh Marilyn
4th highest in Wales,
167th highest in Great Britain

You can find Y Garn (Glyderau) & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


See Y Garn (Glyderau) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Y Garn (Glyderau) and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Map:


Not familiar with Y Garn (Glyderau)?

See the location of Y Garn (Glyderau) and all 4 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map


You can walk to the top of Y Garn (Glyderau) by using any of these 4 easy-to-follow route maps:

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Y Garn (Glyderau) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Y Garn (Glyderau)

Sion Britton walked up Y Garn (Glyderau) on July 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] O Deiniolen via Carnedd y Filiast, Mynydd Perfedd a Foel Goch. [with] Solo [weather] Braf

Stephanie Doyle climbed Y Garn (Glyderau) on March 12th, 2022 [from/via/route] Devil's kitchen Y Garn circular [with] Friend [weather] Perfect! Slightly windy after our decent but no complaints. - Best views to date 🥰

Andrew Cotter bagged Y Garn (Glyderau) on April 6th, 2015 [weather] Sunny

Melfyn Parry hiked Y Garn (Glyderau) on April 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Start & finish at Ogwen car park SH649603. Steep ascent to summit of Y Garn, then descent to lunch break on ridge above Cwm Cywion before continuing along the path towards Foel Goch. Turned right along path on ridge of Y Llymllwyd before descending alongside the Mushroom Gardens to rejoin the path at SH641600 & returned to start. [with] U3A [weather] Mainly sunny & warm

Neall Garrad summited Y Garn (Glyderau) on June 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] 15 peaks route from Nant Peris to Llanfairfechan [with] Andy, Chris, John and Warren [weather] Mixed

Mark Smith conquered Y Garn (Glyderau) on September 10th, 2013 [weather] thick cloud

Adrian Haywood scaled Y Garn (Glyderau) on April 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Via devil's kitchen [with] Friends [weather] Nice day, a couple of snow showers at the top

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

Angela Moroney climbed Y Garn (Glyderau) during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

Tony Deegan bagged Y Garn (Glyderau) on March 25th, 2019 [with] Terry, Richie, Si & Ian [weather] great weather

To add (or remove) your name and experiences on this page - Log On and edit your Personal Mountain Bagging Record

. . . [see more walk reports]



Not familiar with Y Garn (Glyderau)?

See the location of Y Garn (Glyderau) and all 4 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map


More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Y Garn (Glyderau)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

The view from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (39)

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Colin White (10)

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 and Y Garn (Glyderau) from Foel-goch summit

Glyder Fach and Y Garn (Glyderau) from Foel-goch summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (7)

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Gerard Molloy (2)

Foel Goch (Snowdon), Moel Eilio and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Foel Goch (Snowdon), Moel Eilio and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (8)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (7)

View from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

Y Garn (Glyderau) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyderau) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)

Me on Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Me on Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (45)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (46)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Peter Scholes (2)

Moel Eilio, Llyn Pardarn and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Moel Eilio, Llyn Pardarn and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (9)

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Photo: Gerard Molloy (11)

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (42)

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Bwlch y Cywion

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Bwlch y Cywion

Photo: Peter Scholes (5)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (31)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (32)

Llyn Clyd with Llyn Idwal beyond from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Llyn Clyd with Llyn Idwal beyond from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (36)


. . . see all 56 walk photographs & pictures of views from, on or of Y Garn (Glyderau)


Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Y Garn (Glyderau)

If you would like to add your walk photographs and pictures featuring views from, on or of Y Garn (Glyderau) to this page, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to:



and we shall do our best to publish them.

(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Y Garn (Glyderau) via Facebook

You can also submit photos via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.



Not familiar with Y Garn (Glyderau)?

See the location of Y Garn (Glyderau) and all 4 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map





Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook


Home





Find new Friends to go walking with

Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule

Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints

See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data

Walking Kit Gear Tested by Walkers

Full Site Search
Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in the UK