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NEW ROUTE CARD: Tryfan and the Glyderau by Cwm Bochlwyd horseshoe

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 UKH Logbook 06 Oct 2011
Tryfan from the Gribin Ridge, 4 kbSnowdon's horseshoe may have the majesty, but Ogwen's own circular classic boasts more and better scrambling. With its architectural rock scenery and endlessly varied ground this lap of Cwm Bochlwyd has to be the best low-grade hands-on route in Wales. The circuit covers all the main highlights of the central Glyderau: a full scrambling traverse of Tryfan via its north and south ridges; the alpine-esque clambering on Bristly Ridge; the high mountain moonscapes of Glyders Fach and Fawr; monumental rock features like The Cantilever and Castell y Gwynt; and the scrambly crest of Y Gribin ridge.

5 miles, 8 km, 1,007m ascent, 5 hours. Bethesda

Read more at http://www.ukhillwalking.com/logbook/r/?i=76

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