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Name:Tryfan
Hill number:1977
Height:917.5m / 3010ft
Section:30B: Snowdonia
Area:The Glyders
County/UA:Conwy (CoU)
Catchment:Ogwen
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Furth, Hewitt,
Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Trail 100
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,F,Hew,N,BL,Bg,T100)
Grid ref:SH 66408 59390
Summit feature:Adam
Drop:191m
Col:727m  SH661588  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W
Survey:Leica 530
Survey of Tryfan (Final).doc
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1119 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan via the North Ridge - South summit - Glyder Fach - Castell y Gwent - Glyder Fawr - Llyn Idwal - Llyn OgwenMountainTerrier02/09/2017
tryfan, tryfan far south peak,glder fach, casteill y gwynt, glder fawr, y garn, foel goch, elidir fawr, mynydd perfedd, carnedd y filiast, carnedd north top, from pont pen y benglog.robertphillips06/08/2017
Linear walk for SOTA activations. Parked on quarry road at barred gate SH596631 east of Deiniolien. Visited Elidir Fawr > Y Garn > Glyder Fawr > Tryfan Marilyns. Returned to Bwlch Tryfan then down to Idwal Cottage YHA. Used taxi to retrieve my car from Deiniolien.G4OBK (Phil)24/07/2017
Walk with Mo and North West Social Hiking. Scrambled up the north ridge then down the south face. Nice warm summer's dayLazylizzie23/07/2017
Tryfan - Glyder Fach - Castell y Gwynt - Glyder Fawr from GR: SH 64965 60394ronaldo33314/07/2017
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Dave Topliss, Paul ???, Sue Woodhouse, Peter Smylie, Layna Mcmoran. (Parking/start point) Roadside Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan North Ridge - Tryfan - Tryfan South Summit - Bristly Ridge - Glyder Fach - Castell y Gwynt - Glyder Fawr - Llyn Cwn - Devil's Staircase - Lyn Idwal - Ogwen Cottage.redbob20/06/2017
From the middle car park on Llyn Ogwen via the North Ridge, including some nervy moments getting from the chockstone onto the rock bridge leading to the North Summit, and across the North, Main, South and Far South summits of Tryfan, descending by Llyn Bochlwyd. Eventually contrived to get my head above the top of Adam.Nick Down107/06/2017
Circular from Ogwen. Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr and Y Garn.Dan Baddeley07/05/2017
An overcast day, but really warm and no drizzle. Parked up in the car park at the bottom, and myself and Greg set off. Couldn't see the top, too much cloud cover. Made good time and summited from the south side, via the scramble route. Quick hug with Adam and Eve, then lunch, a selfie (still cloud cover, so couldn't see a thing), and back down with another group leading. A challenging hike at times with visibility hampering finding good routes.davenicoll01/05/2017
Tryfan, Tryfan south peak, Glyder Fach, Castell Y Gwynt and Glyder Fawr. From the A5Alunrees3305/04/2017
Route: Car Park to Tryfan Glyder Fawr via North side of Llyn Bochlwyd and back to Car Park. Party: Dominik Ceglowski, Tim Emkes, William Colledge, Thomas Giles, Nicholas Field. Weather: Clear day, sunny, high cloud, no wind, no rain.Oliver_Storey02/04/2017
Via N. ridge, then off from summit towards Llyn Bochlewyd and down path to Ogwen cottage. A superb trip in this mountain, as ever.Cas-gwent14/03/2017
via Pinnacle Rib and Yellow Slab from Heather Terraceemily11/03/2017
Bochlywd horseshoeemily10/12/2016
Parked at lakeside under Milestone Buttress. Scrambled up north ridge, but veered east off the crest. Descended south, then walked back along Heather Terrace.PiranhaFish15/10/2016
sotamike.hartley13/08/2016
3000 walkunderhill06/08/2016
Kathryns first scramblesinist14/07/2016
WFP Meet. Up East face and down South Ridgecpjmathieson27/06/2016
my last hill before i dropped out of welsh 14 peaks challenge body battered Andy guide from ascents of adventure did a superb job helping those less capable over difficult groundcolinfielding18/06/2016
(Walkers with)Torun Mcmoran, Gary Dean (Parking/Start point) A5 roadside Llyn Ogwen - Tryfan North Ridge - Tryfan - Tryfan (far south peak) - Glyder Fach - Glyder Fawr - Y Gribin Ridge - Llyn Ogwen.redbob18/06/2016
Vegan Welsh 3000s V3K Ultra race CraigW18/06/2016
Welsh 3000s tripaucuparia15/06/2016
Via North RidgeJohn Eley29/05/2016
Tryfan with Dave (assisted in parts by Luke). Parked on the A5 near Milestone Buttress. Dull cool day, summits intermittently in cloud. Followed North Ridge to summit of Tryfan. Avoided Bristly for easier route to Glyder Fach. Then to Glyder Fawr before descending via Devil's Kitchen and Llyn Idwal.Skip23/05/2016
Scrambling on Milestone Gully Approach and Main Gullymarkbarrett197613/05/2016
With Sanjay Chauhan, via north ridge and with snow, a perfect day.designrob09/04/2016
Stepped across Adam and Eve too.clique21/01/2016
Fantastic scramble up the north face. Very cold and windy on top.hevslbeale2110/12/2015
Tryfan North Ridge with Seren Ventures.ClaireCalverley13/09/2015
with Nick Awful weatherDarren-44309/08/2015
Second Nuttall ascent using North Ridge. With Paul, Mac and Rory.andrew larkins202/08/2015
With HilaryAimless Rambler30/07/2015
As part of the Welsh 3000s challengemarkbarrett197619/07/2015
Welsh 3000-ers from the road-end near Rowen (0200 hrs) to Snowdon (1700 hrs) and Llanberis Youth Hostel (1945 hrs). 47km, +/-3800m, 17 hours 45.PGCE16/07/2015
Direct route up the ridge. Grade 1 & 2 scrambling. Good day.robmurray11/07/2015
carried a lot of kit of the north ridge, good fun, bad weather at night in a tent. :)callumblairwils10/07/2015
Climbed on run up to and whilst doing the Welsh 3000sspare.tyres05/07/2015
Straight up the north face via 'The cannon'. Great day out scrambling with Rob and JC. Did Adam and Eve jump at the summit. over the top into saddle then on to Glyder Fach where the rain started.boothy624/06/2015
Dragon's BackDinoF22/06/2015
up from ogwen cottage via the cwm, first time on tryfan for me and unsure what to expect, I don't think I'll bother with the north ridgebardolph11/06/2015
My birthday trip to Wales for some scrambling on Tryfan and Bristly Ridgemarkbarrett197607/06/2015
1/6 First of magnificent walk Tryfan/Tryfan Far South Top/Glyder Fach/Castell Y Gwynt/Glyder Fawr/Y Garn Expect to scramble a lot !Fergalh17/05/2015
Visited while on Mountain Skills Training at Plas-Y-Brenin.griefmiester16/05/2015
917m - Climbed via the south ridge, was a bit windy up there. We didn't attempt the Adam and Eve jump at the top, wouldn't fancy hurting ourselves that high up.Rob-Nia12/05/2015
Tryfan north face, glyder fach and fawr down devil s kitchen.Owain G04/04/2015
Nuttall walk 2.3: Tryfan - Tryfan far S top - Y Foel Goch NW top - Y Foel Goch - Gallt yr Ogofronaldo33322/03/2015
North Ridge from A5, returned via Lake Bochlwyd to Idwal CottageNormski21/03/2015
Introduction to scrambling for Mark Gangasinghmarkbarrett197614/03/2015
Best mountain ever in the worst situation ever. Overlooked!DannyboyXL01/01/2015