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 . . .

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Mike Knipe (121)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (44)

Llyn Idawl from Glyder Fach

Llyn Idawl from Glyder Fach

Photo: Colin White (8)

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Photo: Darren Proctor (4)

Y Gribin (Glyderau) and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Y Gribin (Glyderau) and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (69)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) from above Llyn Idwal

The Devil's Kitchen (Twll Du) from above Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (25)

My wife with Meg and Joe on at The Cannon Stone on the North Ridge of Tryfan

My wife with Meg and Joe on at The Cannon Stone on the North Ridge of Tryfan

Photo: Fiona Haward (1)

Biscuits and hot chocolate near Llyn Idwal with the Nant Ffrancon valley in the distance

Biscuits and hot chocolate near Llyn Idwal with the Nant Ffrancon valley in the distance

Photo: Robert McAllister (1)

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)


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