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 (32nd highest in Wales, 68th 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 . . .

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)

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Photo: Des Ellwood (2)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Gerard Molloy (2)

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)

LLanberis from Elidir Fawr

LLanberis from Elidir Fawr

Photo: Will Caesar (2)

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)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (13)

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

View from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (43)

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)

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

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

Photo: Peter Scholes (7)

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

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

Photo: Peter Scholes (3)

Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

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)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Elidir Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (2)

Wettonmill

Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (12)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Tryfan and Glyder Fach from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (42)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Bwlch y Cywion

Y Garn (Glyders) from Bwlch y Cywion

Photo: Peter Scholes (6)

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)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (49)

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)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (32)

On the summit of Elidir Fawr

On the summit of Elidir Fawr

Photo: Peter Scholes (18)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (41)

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)

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (1)

Tryfan, Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Foel-goch summit cairn

Tryfan, Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Foel-goch summit cairn

Photo: Peter Scholes (11)

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 grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyders)

Me and grandson Kieran on Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Martin Jones (1)

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) summit

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (46)

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)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (50)

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)

Mynydd Perfedd summit shelter

Mynydd Perfedd summit shelter

Photo: Peter Scholes (13)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (36)

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

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

Photo: Paul Johnson (9)

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

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

Photo: Ade Campbell (2)

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)

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Elidir Fawr from Mynydd Perfedd

Photo: Mike Knipe (117)

Foel-goch from Bwlch y Brecan

Foel-goch from Bwlch y Brecan

Photo: Peter Scholes (12)

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)

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (8)

Llyn y Cwm from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn y Cwm from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (48)

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Photo: Bob Illingworth (3)

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

Photo: William Wallace (4)

Murton Fell summit cairn

Murton Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (103)

On the summit of Brown Willy

On the summit of Brown Willy

Photo: Patrick Fludder (1)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (38)

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) (North Top) (the grassy hump mid picture) from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) (North Top) (the grassy hump mid picture) from Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (15)

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (40)

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)

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

Photo: David Hands (3)

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

The view from Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (39)

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) (North Top), Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) and Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Bwlch Y Marchlyn, Elidir Fawr

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) (North Top), Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) and Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir from Bwlch Y Marchlyn, Elidir Fawr

Photo: Peter Scholes (17)

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (666)

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)

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

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

Photo: Gerard Molloy (7)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (37)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (5)

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

Photo: Sandy Taylor (1)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (587)

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Photo: Robert Salisbury (6)

The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

Y Garn (Glyders) from Bwlch y Cywion

Y Garn (Glyders) from Bwlch y Cywion

Photo: Peter Scholes (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)

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

Photo: Matt Guest (2)

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

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

Photo: Geoff Smithson (44)

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)

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Foel-goch

Llyn Ogwen and Tryfan from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (10)

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Photo: Rhodri Gwilliam (1)

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (126)

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 and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (6)

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)

Craster Tower

Craster Tower

Photo: David Wright (20)

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)

Approaching Y Garn (Glyders)

Approaching Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (33)

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Y Garn (Glyders) and Cwm Clyd

Photo: Geoff Smithson (34)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Peter Scholes (1)

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)

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)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (4)

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)

Muker Methodist Church

Muker Methodist Church

Photo: Cheryl Sullivan (2)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyders) ascent

Anglesey from Y Garn (Glyders) ascent

Photo: Geoff Smithson (29)

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Photo: Jack Quick (10)

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Me on Y Garn (Glyders) summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (45)

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Photo: Darren Proctor (4)

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)

Pen yr Ole Wen across Nant Ffrancon from Foel-goch

Pen yr Ole Wen across Nant Ffrancon from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (9)

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)

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Photo: Georg Dite (6)

My husband and baby girl on top of Foel-goch

My husband and baby girl on top of Foel-goch

Photo: Elizabeth Barker (1)

The Titterstone Incline

The Titterstone Incline

Photo: Martin Teasdale (2)

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (11)

Darling Fell summit cairn

Darling Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (484)

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Carnedd y Filiast (Glyders) summit

Photo: Peter Scholes (14)


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