Altitude 994m a.s.l
Bridget Collier midway up the classic Direct Route (HS) on Glyder Fach © Mark Glaister
This summit is listed in Welsh 3,000ers, Nuttalls, Hewitts, Welsh 3000ers in a day, Welsh Mountains (2000ft+), Furth Munros, Trail 100, The Welsh 100, UK 3000ers, Snowdonia Summits above 750m, Ticks without Lymes hill lists.This summit has been climbed in 1,801 logbooks.
Clean, rough rock of excellent quality. Good selection of middle grade routes in a mountain setting. Mainly multi-pitch routes to 125 metres.
From beside Llyn Bochlwyd, after the steep approacg to the Cwm, the cliff can be seen amongst the high surrounding ridges. Avoid the steep screes below the cliff by making use ofthe track to Bwlch Tryfan and cutting across the hillside.
|Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from the Pen Y Gwryd|
6.28 miles, 848m ascent, 5 – 8 hours. Llanberis
|Tryfan & the Glyderau: Cwm Bochlwyd Loop|
5 miles, 1,007m ascent, 5 hours. Bethesda
|The Welsh 3000s|
25.20 miles, 2,983m ascent, 4:19 – 24 hours. Llanberis is the nearest town to the start of the walk. Slightly further away is Capel Curig. It is also possible to finish the walk at Bethesda.
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