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 - Y Garn (Glyderau)

Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Peter Scholes (1)

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 Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (41)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyderau) and Carnedd y Filliast from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyderau) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyderau) and Carnedd y Filliast from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Chris Player (7)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Idwal from the top of The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Idwal from the top of The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (73)

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

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (13)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Y Garn (Glyderau), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Photo: Don Williams (19)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Y Garn (Glyderau) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyderau), Carnedd y Filliast, Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen (right) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyderau) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyderau), Carnedd y Filliast, Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen (right) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Chris Player (9)

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

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (1)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Foel-goch from Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon

Foel-goch from Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon

Photo: Don Williams (13)

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

Y Garn (Glyderau) from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (21)

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

Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (26)

Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyderau) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen - Foel Goch (Snowdon), Moel Eilio and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Foel Goch (Snowdon), Moel Eilio and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (8)

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 - Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (4)

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

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (2)

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 - Foel-goch (Glyderau) and Mynydd Perfedd from Llyn Ogwen

Foel-goch (Glyderau) and Mynydd Perfedd from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (5)

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

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (49)

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

Footbridge near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (20)


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