Y Garn - Glyderau

Y Garn Summit
Y Garn Summit

Walks By Keyword / Analysis: Gwynedd, Snowdonia, Y Garn - Glyderau

A Few Facts About Y Garn - Glyderau

Location -
Y Garn is a mountain in Snowdonia part of the Glyderau. It is one of the Welsh 3000s — the 15 summits in Wales over 3,000 feet in height. It is the tenth highest peak in Wales. Moderate snow accumulations can take place on the western side of the mountain from October to May. The south-westerly side of the mountain slopes gently down to the Nant Peris valley. The other, north-easterly side is of a different character, consisting of two steeply sided cwms, Cwm Clyd and Cwm Cywion, and finally Llyn Idwal and Ogwen Cottage. Along the ridge to the north lies Elidir Fawr, while to the south-east is the top of the Devil's Kitchen and Glyder Fawr. Y Garn simply means the cairn.

Summit -
The summit of Y Garn - Glyderau has a cairn with a pile of stones on a rocky top. Y Garn - Glyderau stands at 947 metres (3,107 feet).
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Hill / Mountain Class(s)
Furth, Glyderau, Hewitt, HuMP, Marilyn, Nuttall, Sim, Welsh 3000, Welsh Mountains, Welsh Nuttall

Hill / Mountain Details