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Name:Y Garn
Hill number:1972
Height:947m / 3107ft
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Glyders
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Ogwen, Catchment Boundaries, Seiont
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Furth, Hewitt,
Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Clem, Trail 100
Grid ref:SH 63092 59572
Summit feature:cairn/shelter
Col:711m  SH635584  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Added to Trail 100 list Jan 2020
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1054 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Ascent via Devil's Kitchen.philroyle04/01/2020
From Nant Peris over Y Garn and down to Nant PerisIWC30/11/2019
Bonus after Elidir Fawr. With Rebekah & Delilah.simonjallen24/10/2019
Walk up from Llyn Ogwendc9628/09/2019
Llanberis - Capel Curig Glyders Traverse. Perfect weather!twg2718/09/2019
Parked at YHA on A5 at Llyn Ogwen. Up to col between Glyder Fach and Tryfan. Up Bristly ridge onto Glyder Fach and onto Glyder Fawr. On to Y Garn and Elidir Fawr. Descended to starting point via East ridge of Y Garn.raffemeister27/08/2019
Third peak of the day. The sun had burnt off the cloud earlier, but more was rising so the views were intermittent. Glyders next.DanMaisieBex23/08/2019
Descent from Glyder Fawr, long pause on ascent before some chocolate on summit, final peak of the day.petrhowrth17/08/2019
Up from llyn ogwen via y gribin. Walk from Glyder Fach across the summits to Y Garn. Back down Devils Kitchen.noxibis07/07/2019
Ridge WalkIANL07/07/2019
Y Farm and Glyder Fawr today. Didn't rain much! With Nathan.axoree16/06/2019
With Selvyn and large group from Idwal cottageDenise 05/05/2019
Up from Nant Peris then the full length of the Glyders to Capel Curig and back on the bus - a great day out.atreides788704/05/2019
Up Y Garn from Ogwen cottage, down Devil's Kitchen; Short, steep, hot.WaggaWagg20/04/2019
Biked to Nant Peris, walked over hills back to Nan-y-pass. Heatwave day, very busy. Rounsfell20/04/2019
David S13/04/2019
Loop of Y Garn and Elidir...came up from Nant Peris.Claireb 23/03/2019
David Meeson23/03/2019
(Walkers with) Dave Topliss, Jan Urey, Paul Parker, Cath Parker, Anne?, Susan Woodhouse, Peter Smylie, Lee Ashworth, Layna Mcmoran, Torun Mcmoran, Gary Dean, Peter? (Parking/Start point) A5 Roadside Llyn Ogwen - Llyn Idwal - Devils Kitchen - Y Garn - Nant Peris - Dinorwig Quarry Path - Dinorwig - Brynrefail.redbob23/02/2019
David Meeson02/02/2019
In the snow!Tarkus23/01/2019
Climbed via the East Ridge, grade 2 scramble , in strong winds and buckets of rain. With Tim, Chris and Waynemazz03/11/2018
On a beautiful day from Ogwen, and many times before.Phreerunner10/10/2018
I climbed Elidir Fawr (923m) and Y Garn (947m) yesterday 29/09/18 from the Nant Peris car park in Snowdonia National Park. The weather was very changeable with mist rolling in between sunny spells but dry all day, took just on six hours.chillyman829/09/2018
Mike G15/09/2018
Round of Tryfan Glyders and Y Garn. Easy ascent of south ridge. Path down to Ogwen a bit slippery higher up but excellent below 600m.Topographer5712/09/2018
With Rob Rodrigues. From Glyddar Fawr. Descent by ridge path to Llyn Ogwen. 8 hours.Nancy Blackett05/07/2018
Alan Caine25/06/2018
HF from Idwal cottageChasejet24/06/2018
First of the Welsh 3000s with HF Holidays 22nd to 29th June 2018.PeakyPete23/06/2018
Elidir Fawr, Foel-goch, Y Garn, Glyder Fawr, Glyder Fachkeithouk10/06/2018
Dawn Oldham10/06/2018