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

In no particular order . . .

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyderau) ascent

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyderau) ascent

Photo: Geoff Smithson (29)

Foel-goch from Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon

Foel-goch from Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon

Photo: Don Williams (13)

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyderau) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Colin White (10)

 Llyn Idwal

Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (26)

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (2)

View from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Mike Knipe (121)

Stonechat at Llyn Idwal Nature Reserve

Stonechat at Llyn Idwal Nature Reserve

Photo: Chris Clarke (7)

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Y Garn (Glyderau) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (38)

Footbridge near Llyn Idwal

Footbridge near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (20)


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