Walk gw194 Y Garn (Glyderau), Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd, Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) 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 (Glyderau)  -  Bwlch y Cywion  -  Foel-goch  -  Bwlch y Brecan  -  Mynydd Perfedd  -  Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau)  -  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 (Glyderau) at 947m (3108ft). Y Garn (Glyderau) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (10th highest in Wales, 13th highest in England & Wales) Y Garn (Glyderau) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (11th highest in Wales, 15th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (4th highest in Wales, 167th highest in the UK). Y Garn (Glyderau) means 'The Cairn' in Welsh and is pronounced 'ur gan (g-lid-der-rye)'. The summit of Y Garn (Glyderau) is marked by a large cairn.

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) and a Welsh Marilyn (5th highest in Wales, 201st 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) (28th highest in Wales, 58th highest in England & Wales) Foel-goch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (32nd highest in Wales, 68th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 (Glyderau), Foel-goch, Mynydd Perfedd, Carnedd y Filiast (Glyderau) and Elidir Fawr from Nant Peris

In no particular order . . .

On the summit of Elidir Fawr

On the summit of Elidir Fawr

Photo: Peter Scholes (18)

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Photo: Mike Knipe (117)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

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

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

Photo: Rob Barklamb (53)

Foel-goch from Bwlch y Brecan

Foel-goch from Bwlch y Brecan

Photo: Peter Scholes (12)

Me and grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyderau)

Me and grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyderau)

Photo: Martin Jones (1)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (7)

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)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Foel-goch

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (10)


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