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Glyder Fach from Capel Curig
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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Glyders Tryfan

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km

Ascent - 3200 feet / 970 metres

Time - 9 hours 0 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk explores the southern ridge of the Glyders. Starting from Capel Curig the walk climbs steadily to reach the summit of Gallt yr Ogof. The climb continues over Y Foel Goch and onto Glyder Fach. A short extension is made to visit the spectacular Castell y Gwynt rock formation. The return to Capel Curig passes beneath the eastern flank of Tryfan. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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