Walk gw102 The Welsh 3000's (The Glyders) 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 (Glyders)  -  Bwlch y Cywion  -  Foel-goch  -  Bwlch y Brecan  -  Bwlch y Marchlyn  -  Elidir Fawr  -  Afon Dudodyn  -  Nant Peris.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
3
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). Glyder Fawr is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (3rd highest in Wales, 110th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top 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).

You will also reach the summit of Y Garn (Glyders) at 947m (3108ft). Y Garn (Glyders) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (10th highest in Wales, 13th highest in England & Wales). Y Garn (Glyders) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (11th highest in Wales, 15th highest in England & Wales). Y Garn (Glyders) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (4th highest in Wales, 166th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Elidir Fawr at 924m (3033ft). Elidir Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (13th Wales, 19th Eng & Wal), a Welsh Nuttall (14th highest in Wales, 22nd highest in England & Wales) ; Foel-goch at 831m (2727ft). Foel-goch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (27th Wales, 57th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (31st highest in Wales, 67th highest in England & Wales).

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 (The Glyders) from Llanberis

In no particular order . . .

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (45)

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

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

Photo: Rob Barklamb (53)

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)

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (8)

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Photo: George White (18)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) from Glyder Fawr

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (54)

*Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

*Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Colin White (4)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (70)

Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (67)

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

Photo: Paul Tate (1)


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