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, 111th 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, 167th 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 . . .

Llyn Bochlyd through the cloud from Glyder Fach

Llyn Bochlyd through the cloud from Glyder Fach

Photo: Chris Clarke (6)

Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (1)

Fell Runner climbing Glyder Fawr

Fell Runner climbing Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (55)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (30)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (44)

Y Garn (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (21)

On the  Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

On the  Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

Photo: Damien Baker (1)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (2)

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (51)

Castell y Gwynt (Castle of the Wind) from Glyder Fach

Castell y Gwynt (Castle of the Wind) from Glyder Fach

Photo: Geoff Smithson (70)


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