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

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) and a Wainwright (No. ). Y Garn (Glyders) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (11th in Wales, 15th in England & Wales). Y Garn (Glyders) is classified as a Marilyn (4th highest in Wales, 166th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Elidir Fawr, 924m (3033ft). Elidir Fawr is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (13th highest in Wales, 19th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Elidir Fawr is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (14th in Wales, 22nd in England & Wales). Elidir Fawr is classified as a Marilyn (5th highest in Wales, 200th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Foel-goch, 831m (2727ft). Foel-goch is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (27th highest in Wales, 57th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Foel-goch is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (31st in Wales, 67th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders), 822m (2698ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (30th Wal, 64th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (36th Wal, 76th Eng & Wal) and Mynydd Perfedd 812m (2665ft) - a Welsh Nuttall (38th Wal, 81st Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

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)

Crib Goch, The PYG Track (centre), The Miners' Track (lower right) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas

Crib Goch, The PYG Track (centre), The Miners' Track (lower right) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas

Photo: Will Caesar (3)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (44)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (38)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (9)

Glyder Fach and Y Garn (Glyders) from Foel-goch summit

Glyder Fach and Y Garn (Glyders) from Foel-goch summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (7)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (13)


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