Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

A short but strenuous walk to dramatic views


Route outline for walk gw147:

Llyn Ogwen  -  Ogwen Cottage  -  'Tin Pan Alley'  -  Llyn Glyd  -  Y Garn (Glyderau)  -  Llyn y Cwm  -  Twll Du (Devil's Kitchen)  -  Llyn Idwal  -  Ogwen Cottage  -  Pont Pen-y-benglog  -  Llyn Ogwen



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Try and find time to have a look underneath Pont Pen-y-benglog (near Ogwen Cottage at the western end of Llyn Ogwen) where the remains of the original stone arched bridge built by Thomas Telford can be seen. Access the river bank is via a stile on NW side of the bridge.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
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 Y Garn (Glyderau) at 947m (3108ft). Y Garn (Glyderau) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (10th highest in Wales, 13th highest in England & Wales) Y Garn (Glyderau) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (11th highest in Wales, 15th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (4th highest in Wales, 167th highest in the UK). Y Garn (Glyderau) means 'The Cairn' in Welsh and is pronounced 'ur gan (g-lid-der-rye)'. The summit of Y Garn (Glyderau) is marked by a large cairn.

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 gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

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Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (4)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Photo: Gerard Molloy (11)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - 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)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Llyn Ogwen (left) and Llyn Idwal with Tryfan beyond from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Llyn Ogwen (left) and Llyn Idwal with Tryfan beyond from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (30)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyderau) ascent

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyderau) ascent

Photo: Geoff Smithson (29)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Colin White (10)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyderau) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau)

Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Peter Scholes (1)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Biscuits and hot chocolate near Llyn Idwal with the Nant Ffrancon valley in the distance

Biscuits and hot chocolate near Llyn Idwal with the Nant Ffrancon valley in the distance

Photo: Robert McAllister (1)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (31)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Ogwen from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Ogwen from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (10)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Pen Yr Ole Wen and Nant Ffrancon from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Pen Yr Ole Wen and Nant Ffrancon from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (35)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Photo: Colin White (1)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Llyn Idwal with Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen beyond

Llyn Idwal with Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen beyond

Photo: Don Williams (6)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Peter Royle (12)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Chris near Twll Du (Devil's Kitchen)

Chris near Twll Du (Devil's Kitchen)

Photo: Chris Jones (1)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - The view from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (40)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Pen Yr Ole Wen from near Llyn Idwal

Pen Yr Ole Wen from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (23)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyderau) beyond

Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyderau) beyond

Photo: Geoff Smithson (27)


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