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, 111th 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, 167th 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) (28th Wales, 58th 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 . . .

Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Photo: Paul Hancock (7)

Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (67)

My wife with Meg and Joe on at The Cannon Stone on the North Ridge of Tryfan

My wife with Meg and Joe on at The Cannon Stone on the North Ridge of Tryfan

Photo: Fiona Haward (1)

Glyder Fach in mist from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach in mist from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (72)

The famous cantilever stone on Glyder Fach

The famous cantilever stone on Glyder Fach

Photo: Don Williams (4)

Me and my best mate Steve on Glyder Fach

Me and my best mate Steve on Glyder Fach

Photo: James Reavil (1)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (66)

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (57)

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (56)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (13)


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