Walk gw219 Llyn y Cwn from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

A short but steep ascent to a fine view


Route outline for walk gw219:

Llyn Ogwen  -  Ogwen Cottage  -  Nant Idawl  -  Llyn Idwal  -  Twll Du (Devil's Kitchen)  -  Lyn y Cwn  -  Ogwen Cottage  -  Llyn Ogwen.



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 gw219 Llyn y Cwn from Ogwen Cottage, Llyn Ogwen

In no particular order . . .

Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Foel Goch from Ogwen Cottage

Photo: Colin White (1)

Glyder Fawr and Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen) from Llyn Idwal

Glyder Fawr and Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Kurt Elliott (5)

Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyders) and Foel-goch beyond

Early morning mist over Llyn Ogwen with Y Garn (Glyders) and Foel-goch beyond

Photo: Steve Dunne (1)

Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyders) and Carnedd y Filliast from Llyn Idwal

Y Garn (Glyders) (far left), Foel-goch (Glyders) and Carnedd y Filliast from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Chris Player (7)

Rock slabs above Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen)

Rock slabs above Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen)

Photo: Mike Knipe (119)

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Idwal from the top of Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen in the snow

Pen yr Ole Wen and Llyn Idwal from the top of Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen in the snow

Photo: Don Williams (7)

Llyn Idwal with Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen beyond

Llyn Idwal with Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen beyond

Photo: Don Williams (6)

Pen Yr Ole Wen from near Llyn Idwal

Pen Yr Ole Wen from near Llyn Idwal

Photo: Geoff Smithson (23)

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Tryfan, Bwlch Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Glyder Fach from Llyn Ogwen

Photo: Chris Player (3)

Biscuits and hot chocolate near Llyn Idwal with the Nant Ffrancon valley in the distance

Biscuits and hot chocolate near Llyn Idwal with the Nant Ffrancon valley in the distance

Photo: Robert McAllister (1)


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