Walk gw115 Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

A very steep ascent and descent


Route outline for walk gw115:

- Llyn Ogwen  -   Ogwen Cottage  -   Llyn Bochlwyd  -   Bwlch Tryfan  -   Glyder Fach  -   The Cantilever Stone  -   Castell y Gwynt (Glyder Fach)  -   Bwlch y Ddwy-Glyder  -   Glyder Fawr  -   Llyn y Cwm  -   Twll Du (Devil's Kitchen)  -   Llyn Idwal  -   Ogwen Cottage  -   Llyn Ogwen.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
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).

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 gw115 Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (56)

Footbridge near Llyn Idwal

Footbridge near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (20)

Llyn Bochlywd from Glyder Fach

Llyn Bochlywd from Glyder Fach

Photo: Colin White (6)

The Cantilever Stone near summit of Glyder Fach

The Cantilever Stone near summit of Glyder Fach

Photo: Chris Clarke (2)

The south ridge of Tryfan from the top of Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach

The south ridge of Tryfan from the top of Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach

Photo: Paul Johnson (22)

Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Idwal

Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Chris Player (8)

Mount Snowdon from Glyder Fach

Mount Snowdon from Glyder Fach

Photo: Alan Butterworth (1)

Andy, Ste, Coxy and Guy on Glyder Fach

Andy, Ste, Coxy and Guy on Glyder Fach

Photo: Andrew Dixon (1)

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)

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (3)


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