Walk gw194 Y Garn (Glyders) and Elidir Fawr from Nant Peris

High level walk with superb mountain views


Route outline for walk gw194:

Nant Peris  -  Gwastadnant  -  Afon Las  -  Llyn y Cwm  -  Y Garn (Glyders)  -  Bwlch y Cywion  -  Foel-goch  -  Bwlch y Brecan  -  Mynydd Perfedd  -  Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders)  -  Mynydd Perfedd  -  Bwlch y Marchlyn  -  Elidir Fawr  -  Afon Dudodyn  -  Nant Peris.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
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 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).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Elidir Fawr at 924m (3033ft). Elidir Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (13th highest in Wales, 19th highest in England & Wales). Elidir Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (14th highest in Wales, 22nd highest in England & Wales). Elidir Fawr is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (5th highest in Wales, 200th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Foel-goch at 831m (2727ft). Foel-goch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (27th highest in Wales, 57th highest in England & Wales). Foel-goch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (31st highest in Wales, 67th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) at 822m (2698ft). Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (30th Wales, 64th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (36th highest in Wales, 76th highest in England & Wales) ; Mynydd Perfedd at 812m (2665ft). Mynydd Perfedd is known as a Welsh Nuttall (38th highest in Wales, 81st highest in England & Wales).

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 gw194 Y Garn (Glyders) and Elidir Fawr from Nant Peris

In no particular order . . .

Elidir Fawr across Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Elidir Fawr across Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (16)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (1)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (14)

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (42)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (49)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (41)

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)

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)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Gerard Molloy (2)


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