Walk gw187 Y Garn (Glyders) and The Glyders from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

A strenuous walk to dramatic views


Route outline for walk gw187:

Llyn Ogwen  -  Ogwen Cottage  -  Llyn Idwal  -  Y Garn (Glyders)  -  Llyn y Cwm  -  Glyder Fawr  -  Bwlch y Ddwy-Glyder  -  Castell y Gwynt (Glyder Fach)  -  Glyder Fach  -  The Cantilever Stone  -  Bwlch Tryfan  -  Llyn Bochlwyd  -  Ogwen Cottage  -  Llyn Ogwen.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Welsh
Marilyns
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, 110th 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).

You will also reach the summit of 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). Y Garn (Glyders) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (11th highest in Wales, 15th highest in England & Wales). Y Garn (Glyders) is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (4th highest in Wales, 166th highest in the UK).

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 gw187 Y Garn (Glyders) and The Glyders from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Me and my best mate Steve on Glyder Fach

Me and my best mate Steve on Glyder Fach

Photo: James Reavil (1)

Glyder Fawr summit

Glyder Fawr summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (58)

Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyders) and Foel-goch beyond

Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyders) and Foel-goch beyond

Photo: Steve Dunne (1)

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (56)

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)

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

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

Photo: Chris Player (7)

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)

*Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

*Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Colin White (4)

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (51)

Sam with Adam and Eve at the summit of Tryfan

Sam with Adam and Eve at the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Stephen Cooper (2)


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