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A Glyderau trio: Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr and Tryfan
Introduction to Walk 2417

Photo from the walk - A Glyderau trio: Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr and Tryfan

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Glyders Tryfan

County/Area - Gwynedd & Conwy

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 3150 feet / 955 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Snowdonia walk takes in the three key summits in the Glyders - Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr and Tryfan. It also includes the Y Gribin ridge with its excellent opportunities for scrambling. Do choose a fine day as the views are spectacular throughout. 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 1088
The Traverse of the Glyder Ridge from Ogwen
Grade - hard
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1186
Y Garn from Ogwen Cottage (Route A)
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3019
Y Garn & Carnedd y Filiast from Ogwen Cottage
Grade - hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3062
Pen yr Ole Wen from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1137
Y Garn from Ogwen Cottage (Route B)
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2680
A circuit of Llyn Idwal from Ogwen Cottage
Grade - easy
Length - 2.8 miles / 4.6 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2650
0.3 miles / 0.4 km away
Tryfan, the Glyderau and Y Garn
Grade - very hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2820
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Carneddau traverse from Llyn Ogwen to Bont Newydd
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1150
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
The High Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1215
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Tryfan & Llyn Ogwen from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3001
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Tryfan by the North Ridge from Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 3026
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Tryfan & the Eastern Tops from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 1232
2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Carnedd Llewelyn, Llyn Eigiau & Llyn Cowlyd
Grade - hard
Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km
Walk 2855
2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Gallt yr Ogof & Braich y Ddeugwm
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3056
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Pen yr Helgi Du from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1074
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
The Glyder Traverse
Grade - very hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 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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