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

A short but strenuous walk to dramatic views


Route outline for walk gw147:

- Llyn Ogwen  -   Ogwen Cottage  -   Llyn Idwal  -   Y Garn (Glyders)  -   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 Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Y Garn (Glyders) at 947m (3108ft). Y Garn (Glyders) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (10th highest in Wales, 13th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Y Garn (Glyders) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (11th in Wales, 15th in England & Wales). Y Garn (Glyders) is classified as a Marilyn (4th highest in Wales, 166th highest in the UK).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 Glyders) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Brocken Spectre with Tryfan beyond

Brocken Spectre with Tryfan beyond

Photo: Don Williams (8)

Tryfan & Glyder Fach (in cloud) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Tryfan & Glyder Fach (in cloud) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Ade Campbell (2)

Mynydd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

Mynydd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (3)

Stickle Tarn and Pavey Ark, The Langdale Pikes

Stickle Tarn and Pavey Ark, The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Ade Campbell (3)

Looking back up to The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) from Llyn Idwal

Looking back up to The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (74)

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

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

Photo: Chris Player (9)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (41)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (4)

Stonechat at Llyn Idwal Nature Reserve

Stonechat at Llyn Idwal Nature Reserve

Photo: Chris Clarke (7)

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (51)


. . . load all 101 walk photos from Walk gw147 Y Garn (The Glyders) from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen


Send us your photographs and pictures from your walks and hikes

To see your walk photographs and pictures as part of this collection, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to:

and we shall do our best to publish them.

(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660 pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your walking and hiking photographs and pictures via Facebook

You can also submit photos via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.







Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook





Find new Friends to go walking with
Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule
Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints
See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!
Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!
Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data
Walking Kit Gear Tested by Walkers

Walking Gear Tested by Walkers
Full Site Search
Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in Britain