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Y Garn (Glyders)
947m (3108ft)

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


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


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

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

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4th highest in Wales,
167th in Great Britain

Walk Y Garn (Glyders) walking UK Mountains in The Glyders (or Glyderau) Area Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd    Wales

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes

Y Garn (Glyders) 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 Y Garn (Glyders) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Y Garn (Glyders)

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

Tony Deegan bagged on March 25th, 2019 [with] Terry, Richie, Si & Ian [weather] great weather

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

Hugh Strickland summited 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

Mark Price conquered on August 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] idwal cottage via Devils Kitchen [with] Kat and Robert [weather] Shower early on clearing to sun at the summit with only a light breeze

Bleddyn Rhys scaled 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 walked up on March 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] Marchlyn Mawr reservoir road [with] Solo [weather] Sunny, some snow

David Wand climbed on July 30th, 2015 [weather] Hot and sunny - Wales 3000 14 peaks over 3000ft peak 10

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

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

Approaching Y Garn (Glyders)

Approaching Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (33)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (3)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Gerard Molloy (2)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (4)

Mynydd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

Mynydd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (3)

Y Garn (Glyders), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Y Garn (Glyders), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Photo: Don Williams (19)

My two nephews, Paul and Nick, on Pen yr Ole Wen in the Carneddau mountains in winter. Prominent in the background is the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Y Garn (Glyders) - standing proud in Alpine conditions.

My two nephews, Paul and Nick, on Pen yr Ole Wen in the Carneddau mountains in winter. Prominent in the background is the Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Y Garn (Glyders) - standing proud in Alpine conditions.

Photo: Michael Ellis (1)

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyders) ascent

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyders) ascent

Photo: Geoff Smithson (29)

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (40)

Llanberis Pass with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond from near Crib y Ddysgl on the Llanberis Path near the top of Mount Snowdon

Llanberis Pass with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond from near Crib y Ddysgl on the Llanberis Path near the top of Mount Snowdon

Photo: Linda Royston (6)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (36)

The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) and Y Garn (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) and Y Garn (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (22)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (13)

The shoulder of Elidir Fawr, Carnedd y Filiast, Mernedd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

The shoulder of Elidir Fawr, Carnedd y Filiast, Mernedd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (12)

Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyders), Carnedd y Filliast, Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen (right) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyders), Carnedd y Filliast, Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen (right) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Chris Player (9)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (46)

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

Tryfan & Glyder Fach (in cloud) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Tryfan & Glyder Fach (in cloud) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Ade Campbell (2)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (30)

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (39)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (31)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (1)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (7)

Y Garn (Glyders), Foel-goch (Glyders), Mynydd Perfedd and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyders), Foel-goch (Glyders), Mynydd Perfedd and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (6)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (49)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (4)

Me and grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyders)

Me and grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Martin Jones (1)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (1)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Ogwen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Ogwen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (10)

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

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

Photo: Peter Scholes (7)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (2)

Alan and Nikki on Y Garn (Glyders) in the snow with Pen yr Ole Wen (left) and Tryfan above Llyn Idwal (right) in the background

Alan and Nikki on Y Garn (Glyders) in the snow with Pen yr Ole Wen (left) and Tryfan above Llyn Idwal (right) in the background

Photo: Alan Rebbeck (1)

Y Garn (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (21)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Colin White (10)

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (42)

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)

*Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Elidir Fawr, Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) from Tryfan

*Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Elidir Fawr, Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) from Tryfan

Photo: David Hands (4)

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (45)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (8)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyders) and Carnedd y Filliast from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyders) and Carnedd y Filliast from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Chris Player (7)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (37)

Llyn y Cwm from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn y Cwm from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (48)

Llyn y Cwm with Glyder Fawr beyond from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn y Cwm with Glyder Fawr beyond from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (47)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (11)

Pen Yr Ole Wen and Nant Ffrancon from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen Yr Ole Wen and Nant Ffrancon from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (35)

Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond

Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond

Photo: Geoff Smithson (27)

Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (6)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (41)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (32)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (9)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (38)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (44)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Bwlch y Cywion

Y Garn (Glyders) from Bwlch y Cywion

Photo: Peter Scholes (5)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (50)


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