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Tryfan & the Eastern Tops from the Ogwen Valley
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Photo from the walk - Tryfan & the Eastern Tops from the Ogwen Valley

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Glyders Tryfan

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km

Ascent - 2640 feet / 800 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - hard

Tryfan is an iconic mountain in Snowdonia. This great Snowdonia walk starts from the Ogwen Valley and uses the Heather Terrace to reach Tryfan's summit. The route continues over Foel Goch and Gallt yr Ogof to return to the valley. The walk includes some off-path walking. 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 1215
Tryfan & Llyn Ogwen from the Ogwen Valley
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3001
Tryfan by the North Ridge from Ogwen Valley
Grade - hard
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Other walks nearby

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
0.8 miles / 1.3 km away
Carnedd Llewelyn, Llyn Eigiau & Llyn Cowlyd
Grade - hard
Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km
Walk 2855
0.8 miles / 1.3 km away
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
1.2 miles / 1.9 km away
Tryfan, the Glyderau and Y Garn
Grade - very hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1088
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
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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