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, 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).

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 . . .

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Photo: George White (18)

Glyder Fach in mist from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach in mist from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (72)

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (57)

Nant Ffrancon from Glyder Fach

Nant Ffrancon from Glyder Fach

Photo: Alan Butterworth (2)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Colin White (10)

Looking down Nant Ffrancon to Bethesda with Anglesey in the far distance from near Llyn Bochlwyd in the Ogwen valley

Looking down Nant Ffrancon to Bethesda with Anglesey in the far distance from near Llyn Bochlwyd in the Ogwen valley

Photo: Jim Piggott (2)

Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond

Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond

Photo: Geoff Smithson (27)

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

Photo: Paul Tate (1)

The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) from near Llyn Idwal

The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (24)

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)


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