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Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 1001m a.s.l
Faces N

winter hele2 © johnhenderson

Summit of this hill

This summit is listed in Welsh 3,000ers, Marilyns, Nuttalls, Hewitts, Welsh 3000ers in a day, Welsh Mountains (2000ft+), Furth Munros, The Welsh 100, Britain's Major Mountains hill lists.

This summit has been climbed in 1,350 logbooks.

Hill features

Re-measured in 2010 as being 1000.8m, instead of 999m which older maps show.

Route Cards

Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr from the Pen Y Gwryd

6.28 miles, 848m ascent, 5 – 8 hours. Llanberis

5*Walking
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.

5*Trail RunningWalking
Tryfan & the Glyderau: Cwm Bochlwyd Loop

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

5*Walking
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Scrambles and Easy Climbs on this hill

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