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Tryfan & Llyn Ogwen from the Ogwen Valley
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Photo from the walk - Tryfan & Llyn Ogwen from the Ogwen Valley

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Glyders Tryfan

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 2260 feet / 685 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk reaches Tryfan's summit via the Heather Terrace before descending to Ogwen Cottage. The return leg of the route follows the shores of Llyn Ogwen from where dramatic views of Tryfan are to be enjoyed. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1150
The High Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3001
Tryfan by the North Ridge from Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 3026
Tryfan & the Eastern Tops from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km

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Walk 2820
0.3 miles / 0.5 km away
Carneddau traverse from Llyn Ogwen to Bont Newydd
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1232
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Carnedd Llewelyn, Llyn Eigiau & Llyn Cowlyd
Grade - hard
Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km
Walk 2855
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Gallt yr Ogof & Braich y Ddeugwm
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3056
0.9 miles / 1.5 km away
Pen yr Helgi Du from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2650
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Tryfan, the Glyderau and Y Garn
Grade - very hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1088
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The Traverse of the Glyder Ridge from Ogwen
Grade - hard
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1186
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Y Garn from Ogwen Cottage (Route A)
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3019
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Y Garn & Carnedd y Filiast from Ogwen Cottage
Grade - hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3062
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Pen yr Ole Wen from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2417
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
A Glyderau trio: Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr and Tryfan
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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