Altitude 917m a.s.l
Alex Haigh and Mick Ryan on Pinnacle Rib Route on Tryfan © Alan James
Wales' greatest and craggiest peak? It's certainly eye-catching. There are no entirely hands-free ways up Tryfan, but if you're into scrambling then there's nowhere better.
The mountain also offers plenty of old-school rock climbing, with long easy mountaineering routes, in a spectacular setting. The clean rock is almost always climbable, even in the wet. Long multi-pitch routes to 190 metres.
You really can't miss it, as you travel from the road from Capel Curig.
|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.
|Tryfan & the Glyderau: Cwm Bochlwyd Loop|
5 miles, 1,007m ascent, 5 hours. Bethesda
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