Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis

5 of the 15 Welsh 3000's


Route outline for walk gw102:

Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel  -  Llyn Caseg-fraith  -  Bwlch Tryfan  -  Tryfan  -  (Adam and Eve)  -  Bwlch Tryfan  -  Glyder Fach  -  The Cantilever Stone  -  Castell y Gwynt (Glyder Fach)  -  Bwlch y Ddwy-Glyder  -  Glyder Fawr  -  Y Garn (Glyderau)  -  Bwlch y Cywion  -  Foel-goch  -  Bwlch y Brecan  -  Bwlch y Marchlyn  -  Elidir Fawr  -  Afon Dudodyn  -  Nant Peris




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
6
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
7
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
4
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Glyder Fawr at 999m (3279ft). Glyder Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (5th highest in Wales, 5th highest in England & Wales) Glyder Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (5th highest in Wales, 5th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (3rd highest in Wales, 111th highest in the UK). Glyder Fawr means 'Large Heap or Large Pile of Stones' in Welsh and is pronounced 'g-lid-der var'.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Glyder Fach at 990m (3249ft). Glyder Fach is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (6th highest in Wales, 6th highest in England & Wales) Glyder Fach is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (6th highest in Wales, 6th highest in England & Wales). Glyder Fach means 'Small Heap or Small Pile of Stones' in Welsh and is pronounced 'g-lid-der vach'.

You will also reach the summit of Castell y Gwynt (Glyder Fach) at 972m (3190ft). Castell y Gwynt (Glyder Fach) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (9th highest in Wales, 10th highest in England & Wales). Castell y Gwynt (Glyder Fach) means 'Castle of the Wind' in Welsh.

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk 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)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Glyder Fawr from Castell Y Gwynt (Glyder Fach)

Glyder Fawr from Castell Y Gwynt (Glyder Fach)

Photo: Florence Belgravia (3)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Photo: Paul Hancock (7)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Castell y Gwynt (Castle of the Wind) from Glyder Fach

Castell y Gwynt (Castle of the Wind) from Glyder Fach

Photo: Geoff Smithson (70)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Sunset over Llyn Lockwood (centre bottom), Llyn Gywant, Y Lliwedd and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miner's Track near Glyder Fach

Sunset over Llyn Lockwood (centre bottom), Llyn Gywant, Y Lliwedd and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miner's Track near Glyder Fach

Photo: Gemma Bason (3)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Glyder Fawr summit

Glyder Fawr summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (59)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Deep Snow on The Glyderau

Deep Snow on The Glyderau

Photo: George White (18)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - On the  Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

On the  Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

Photo: Damien Baker (1)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - 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)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (38)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Castell y Gwynt from Glyder Fach

Castell y Gwynt from Glyder Fach

Photo: Geoff Smithson (64)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Me on Glyder Fawr

Me on Glyder Fawr

Photo: Marilyn Butler (1)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Tryfan

Tryfan

Photo: Will Caesar (12)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Hubby and kids, YingLi and WingHoi, on the cantilever rock on Glyder Fach in the mist

Hubby and kids, YingLi and WingHoi, on the cantilever rock on Glyder Fach in the mist

Photo: Manfai LiisaTang (1)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (32)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - My son Patrick climbing Y Garn (Glyderau) with Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) in the background

My son Patrick climbing Y Garn (Glyderau) with Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) in the background

Photo: Rob Barklamb (53)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (56)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Pen yr Ole Wen across Nant Ffrancon from Foel-goch

Pen yr Ole Wen across Nant Ffrancon from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (9)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (67)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Me on Glyder Fawr

Me on Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (63)

Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis - Tryfan & Glyder Fach (in cloud) from Y Garn (Glyderau)

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

Photo: Ade Campbell (2)


. . . load all 130 walk photos from Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis


Send us your photographs and pictures from your walks and hikes

We would love to see your walk photographs and pictures walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis. 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 = 660 pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your walking and hiking photographs and pictures from walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis via Facebook

You can also submit photos from walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (Glyderau) from Llanberis via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.





Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in the UK


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






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