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, 167th 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, 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 (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 . . .

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)

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)

My husband and baby girl on top of Foel-goch

My husband and baby girl on top of Foel-goch

Photo: Elizabeth Barker (1)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

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)

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (39)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (44)

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)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Pen yr Helgi Du from Bwlch y Cywion

Pen yr Ole Wen and Pen yr Helgi Du from Bwlch y Cywion

Photo: Peter Scholes (4)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (46)


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