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 (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (21)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (4)

*Sunrise over Gallt Yr Ogof from Tryfan

*Sunrise over Gallt Yr Ogof from Tryfan

Photo: David Hands (5)

Moel Eilio, Llyn Pardarn and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyders)

Moel Eilio, Llyn Pardarn and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (9)

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (174)

Glyder Fawr summit

Glyder Fawr summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (58)

 Llyn Idwal

Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (26)

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Photo: Darren Proctor (4)

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Photo: Maurice Openshaw (5)

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyders) ascent

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyders) ascent

Photo: Geoff Smithson (29)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (44)

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Photo: Andy Malcolm (211)

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (11)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Cwm Idwal featuring Glyder Fawr (left), Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen (centre) and Y Garn (right)

Cwm Idwal featuring Glyder Fawr (left), Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen (centre) and Y Garn (right)

Photo: Don Williams (5)

My best friend on top of the cantilever on Glyder Fach

My best friend on top of the cantilever on Glyder Fach

Photo: Andrew Spicer (1)

Foel-goch (Glyders) and Mynydd Perfedd from Llyn Ogwen

Foel-goch (Glyders) and Mynydd Perfedd from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (5)

Glyder Fawr and Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen) from Llyn Idwal

Glyder Fawr and Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Kurt Elliott (5)

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Photo: Des Ellwood (2)

Andy, Ste, Coxy and Guy on Glyder Fach

Andy, Ste, Coxy and Guy on Glyder Fach

Photo: Andrew Dixon (1)

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (45)

Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Colin White (3)

Murton Fell summit cairn

Murton Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (103)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Colin White (10)

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)

Craster Tower

Craster Tower

Photo: David Wright (20)

Llyn Clyd with Llyn Idwal beyond from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn Clyd with Llyn Idwal beyond from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (36)

Climbing on Glyder Fawr

Climbing on Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (53)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (46)

Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (6)

Nearing the summit of Tryfan with Llyn Bochlwyd and the north shore of Llyn Idwal far below

Nearing the summit of Tryfan with Llyn Bochlwyd and the north shore of Llyn Idwal far below

Photo: Dave Papworth (1)

Llyn Idawl from Glyder Fach

Llyn Idawl from Glyder Fach

Photo: Colin White (8)

My son Patrick climbing Y Garn (Glyders) with Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) in the background

My son Patrick climbing Y Garn (Glyders) with Tryfan (left) and Glyder Fach (right) in the background

Photo: Rob Barklamb (53)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Crib Goch from Glyder Fawr

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Crib Goch from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (60)

Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Photo: Colin White (1)

Glyder Fawr from Castell Y Gwynt (Glyder Fach)

Glyder Fawr from Castell Y Gwynt (Glyder Fach)

Photo: Florence Belgravia (3)

The Cantilever Stone on Glyder Fach

The Cantilever Stone on Glyder Fach

Photo: Colin White (7)

Fell Runner climbing Glyder Fawr

Fell Runner climbing Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (55)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Photo: Heather Ward (1)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Ogwen and Nant y Benglog from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (31)

The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

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)

Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Tryfan from the top of Bristley Ridge, Glyder Fach

Photo: Paul Hancock (7)

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (2)

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Photo: Robert Salisbury (6)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (37)

My Cairn Terrier 'Jessie' on atop Glyder Fawr in the snow

My Cairn Terrier 'Jessie' on atop Glyder Fawr in the snow

Photo: Ray Crowe (1)

Fell Runners on Glyder Fawr

Fell Runners on Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (52)

Looking down Nant Ffrancon to Bethesda with Anglesey in the far distance from near Llyn Bochlwyd in the Ogwen valley

Looking down Nant Ffrancon to Bethesda with Anglesey in the far distance from near Llyn Bochlwyd in the Ogwen valley

Photo: Jim Piggott (2)

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

Photo: Matt Guest (2)

Approaching Y Garn (Glyders)

Approaching Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (33)

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

Photo: Mike Smart (9)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

Foel-goch from Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon

Foel-goch from Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon

Photo: Don Williams (13)

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Mike Knipe (121)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

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)

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)

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (3)

Mount Snowdon from Glyder Fach

Mount Snowdon from Glyder Fach

Photo: Alan Butterworth (1)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (70)

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (587)

The Cantilever Stone near summit of Glyder Fach

The Cantilever Stone near summit of Glyder Fach

Photo: Chris Clarke (2)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (25)

Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Idwal

Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Chris Player (8)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (453)

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Photo: George White (18)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

Llyn Bochlyd through the cloud from Glyder Fach

Llyn Bochlyd through the cloud from Glyder Fach

Photo: Chris Clarke (6)

Stream above Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)<br>from the North Wales Path, Dyserth

Stream above Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)
from the North Wales Path, Dyserth

Photo: Peter Ingham (9)

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Deep Snow on The Glyders

Photo: George White (19)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (7)

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Photo: Bob Illingworth (3)

On the summit of Brown Willy

On the summit of Brown Willy

Photo: Patrick Fludder (1)

Glan Dena and the Ogwen Valley from the summit of Tryfan

Glan Dena and the Ogwen Valley from the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Peter Royle (13)

Y Garn (Glyders), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Y Garn (Glyders), Elidir Fawr (centre) and Foel-goch from near Y Foel Goch

Photo: Don Williams (19)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (50)

Me on Glyder Fawr

Me on Glyder Fawr

Photo: Marilyn Butler (1)

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn from from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Mike Knipe (120)

Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (62)

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (30)

Me and my lad on the

Me and my lad on the 'cantilever stone' on Glyder Fach

Photo: Carl Etheridge (1)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (13)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Glyder Fach - featuring in the mid-distance: Y Lliwedd (centre left), Crib Goch (centre right), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (far right)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Glyder Fach - featuring in the mid-distance: Y Lliwedd (centre left), Crib Goch (centre right), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (far right)

Photo: Florence Belgravia (2)

The Glyderau from Llyn Bochlwyd

The Glyderau from Llyn Bochlwyd

Photo: Colin White (2)

On the  Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

On the  Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

Photo: Damien Baker (1)

Y Gribin (Glyderau) and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Y Gribin (Glyderau) and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (69)

Nant Ffrancon from Glyder Fach

Nant Ffrancon from Glyder Fach

Photo: Alan Butterworth (2)

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (39)

The Devils' Kitchen (Twll Du) (left) and Y Garn (Glyders) (right) from near Idwal Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

The Devils' Kitchen (Twll Du) (left) and Y Garn (Glyders) (right) from near Idwal Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Rob Barklamb (51)

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Photo: David Hayter (152)

Alan and Nikki on Y Garn (Glyders) in the snow with Pen yr Ole Wen (left) and Tryfan above Llyn Idwal (right) in the background

Alan and Nikki on Y Garn (Glyders) in the snow with Pen yr Ole Wen (left) and Tryfan above Llyn Idwal (right) in the background

Photo: Alan Rebbeck (1)

Footbridge near Llyn Idwal

Footbridge near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (20)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

Photo: William Wallace (4)

Me on Glyder Fawr

Me on Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (63)

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Photo: Colin White (5)

CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

CJ with Tryfan in beyond from near Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Peter Royle (12)

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)

*Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Elidir Fawr, Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) from Tryfan

*Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Elidir Fawr, Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd and Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) from Tryfan

Photo: David Hands (4)

Pen y Pass and Llyn Cwmffynnon from Glyder Fawr

Pen y Pass and Llyn Cwmffynnon from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (61)

Bwlch y Ddwy-Glyder, Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr in mist

Bwlch y Ddwy-Glyder, Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr in mist

Photo: Geoff Smithson (71)

My son Joe jumping for joy between Adam and Eve on the top of Tyfan

My son Joe jumping for joy between Adam and Eve on the top of Tyfan

Photo: Fiona Haward (2)

Sunset over Llyn Lockwood (centre bottom), Llyn Gywant, Y Lliwedd and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miner's Track near Glyder Fach

Sunset over Llyn Lockwood (centre bottom), Llyn Gywant, Y Lliwedd and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the Miner's Track near Glyder Fach

Photo: Gemma Bason (3)

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (42)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Glyder Fawr

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (66)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (32)

The south ridge of Tryfan from the top of Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach

The south ridge of Tryfan from the top of Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach

Photo: Paul Johnson (22)

Stonechat at Llyn Idwal Nature Reserve

Stonechat at Llyn Idwal Nature Reserve

Photo: Chris Clarke (7)

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (1)

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (40)

Me and grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyders)

Me and grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Martin Jones (1)

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (56)

Cwm Cneifion (The Nameless Cwm) from Glyder Fawr

Cwm Cneifion (The Nameless Cwm) from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (68)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Ogwen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Ogwen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (10)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (4)

The famous cantilever stone on Glyder Fach

The famous cantilever stone on Glyder Fach

Photo: Don Williams (4)

Leaping across Adam and Eve - the two large stones on the summit of Tryfan

Leaping across Adam and Eve - the two large stones on the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Dave Papworth (2)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (2)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (41)

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

Photo: Paul Tate (2)

Wettonmill

Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (12)

Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (67)

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)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Y Garn (Glyders) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Photo: Gerard Molloy (11)

Llyn Idwal and Pen yr Ole Wen from below Glyder Fawr

Llyn Idwal and Pen yr Ole Wen from below Glyder Fawr

Photo: Chris Clarke (8)

Darling Fell summit cairn

Darling Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (484)

Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

Pen Yr Ole Wen from near Llyn Idwal

Pen Yr Ole Wen from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (23)

Sam with Adam and Eve at the summit of Tryfan

Sam with Adam and Eve at the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Stephen Cooper (2)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Gerard Molloy (2)

Glyder Fach in mist from Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fach in mist from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (72)

On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (14)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (24)

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Photo: Rhodri Gwilliam (1)

Llyn Bochlywd from Glyder Fach

Llyn Bochlywd from Glyder Fach

Photo: Colin White (6)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

Pen Yr Ole Wen and Nant Ffrancon from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen Yr Ole Wen and Nant Ffrancon from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (35)

Me and my friends on Glyder Fach

Me and my friends on Glyder Fach

Photo: Marion Stimpson (1)

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)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (38)

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)

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

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

Photo: Peter Scholes (3)

Glyder Fawr summit

Glyder Fawr summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (59)

*Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

*Looking SE towards Capel Curig from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Colin White (4)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (1)

Glyder Fawr from Glyder Fach

Glyder Fawr from Glyder Fach

Photo: Alan Butterworth (3)

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)

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Photo: Geoff Jones (1)

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Tryfan from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (57)

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Llyn Y Cwm and Y Garn from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (51)

Hubby and kids, YingLi and WingHoi, on the cantilever rock on Glyder Fach in the mist

Hubby and kids, YingLi and WingHoi, on the cantilever rock on Glyder Fach in the mist

Photo: Manfai LiisaTang (1)

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Photo: Paul Johnson (9)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) from Glyder Fawr

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (54)

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Tryfan from Glyder Fach

Photo: Geoff Smithson (65)

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

On the cantilever stone on Glyder Fach last sunday

Photo: Paul Tate (1)

The Titterstone Incline

The Titterstone Incline

Photo: Martin Teasdale (2)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (3)

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (666)

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Photo: Jack Quick (10)

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Photo: Martin Mackey (3)

Llyn Idwal with Tryfan beyond

Llyn Idwal with Tryfan beyond

Photo: Geoff Smithson (28)

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (1)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (7)

Me and my best mate Steve on Glyder Fach

Me and my best mate Steve on Glyder Fach

Photo: James Reavil (1)

Y Garn (Glyders), Foel-goch (Glyders), Mynydd Perfedd and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Ogwen

Y Garn (Glyders), Foel-goch (Glyders), Mynydd Perfedd and the shoulder of Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (6)

Llyn y Cwm with Glyder Fawr beyond from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn y Cwm with Glyder Fawr beyond from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (47)

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (126)

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

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

Photo: Ade Campbell (2)

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Photo: Georg Dite (6)

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Photo: Rosemary Janes (1)

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Photo: Malcolm McLean (3)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (49)

Foel Goch (Snowdon), Moel Eilio and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyders)

Foel Goch (Snowdon), Moel Eilio and Llanberis from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (8)

Castell y Gwynt from Glyder Fach

Castell y Gwynt from Glyder Fach

Photo: Geoff Smithson (64)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn y Cwm on Cwm Idwal

Pen yr Ole Wen from Llyn y Cwm on Cwm Idwal

Photo: Mike Knipe (118)

Me and my dog Dante on The Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

Me and my dog Dante on The Cantilever Stone, Glyder Fach

Photo: Skeet Williams (1)

The shoulder of Elidir Fawr, Carnedd y Filiast, Mernedd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

The shoulder of Elidir Fawr, Carnedd y Filiast, Mernedd Perfedd and Foel-goch from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (12)

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

Photo: Sandy Taylor (1)

Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond

Llyn Idwal with Y Garn (Glyders) beyond

Photo: Geoff Smithson (27)

Muker Methodist Church

Muker Methodist Church

Photo: Cheryl Sullivan (2)

Llyn y Cwm from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn y Cwm from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (48)


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