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Tryfan, the Glyderau and Y Garn
Introduction to Walk 2650

Photo from the walk - Tryfan, the Glyderau and Y Garn

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Glyders Tryfan

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 4650 feet / 1409 metres

Time - 8 hours 40 minutes

Grade - very hard

This Snowdonia walk in the Glyders provides an entertaining day in the mountains. It's a tough day with some scrambling and is not for those who prefer an easy walk! The route includes Tryfan, the Glyders, Y Garn and Foel Goch. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walk 1088
0.3 miles / 0.4 km away
The Traverse of the Glyder Ridge from Ogwen
Grade - hard
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1186
0.3 miles / 0.4 km away
Y Garn from Ogwen Cottage (Route A)
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3019
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Y Garn & Carnedd y Filiast from Ogwen Cottage
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3062
0.3 miles / 0.4 km away
Pen yr Ole Wen from the Ogwen Valley
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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A Glyderau trio: Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr and Tryfan
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1137
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Y Garn from Ogwen Cottage (Route B)
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2680
0.3 miles / 0.4 km away
A circuit of Llyn Idwal from Ogwen Cottage
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Length - 2.8 miles / 4.6 km
Walk 2820
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Carneddau traverse from Llyn Ogwen to Bont Newydd
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Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1150
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The High Carneddau from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1215
1.2 miles / 1.9 km away
Tryfan & Llyn Ogwen from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 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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