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Name:Y Garn
Hill number:2026
Height:633m / 2077ft
Parent (Ma):2004  Trum y Ddysgl
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Moel Hebog
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Llyfni, Gwyrfai, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Nuttall, Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(N,sSim,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 55152 52649
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:21m
Col:612m  SH550522  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W 254
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 528 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Mark65Evans22/10/2019
from cwm pennant cp ar Beudyr ddolunderhill25/08/2019
Nantlle Ridgesimonshrewsbury14/07/2019
andrew brown08/06/2019
JtwoUD08/06/2019
A 13 mile walk using nuttall's route the one change I would make is the return to Rhyd-Ddu from Craig Cwm Silyn its not that good it looked better to return to Mynydd Tal-y mignedd and follow the ridge down to the deserted quarry.WAYNE ROWLETT01/06/2019
ramblyandy18/05/2019
Nantlle Ridge walk from Rhyd-Ddu. With Lancashire Walking Group. Beautiful clear April day. Left half the cars at Nebo.Lazylizzie06/04/2019
Route: Rhyd Ddu Bwlch-y-Ddwy-elor Trum y Ddysgl Mrynydd Drws-y-coed Y Garn Rhyd Ddu. Stats: 4hrs23, 9.98km, 753.4m ascent. Weather: clear, but windy. Notes: very good views off the top; quite rapid descent.millionmts31/03/2019
Walked across the Nantlle ridge from East to West, blue skies and sunshine.noxibis24/02/2019
Part of Nantlle Ridge walk with Simon Nunnpdhancock17/11/2018
CMC walkgreenways06/10/2018
chalky195302/09/2018
Anti-clockwise circuit from layby on B4418 at Rhyd-Ddu. Y Garn-Mynydd Drws-y-coed-Trum y Ddysgl. Descended South East to pick up bridleway into Beddgeler forest back to the start. With Alan/Monty/Martin/Hugh/Michael & Malky.MorecambeMonkey01/09/2018
Sleepwa1ker25/08/2018
Up from Rhyd dduArbie17/07/2018
With Leah Perry Warnesjthomson6nr901/07/2018
discerner30/06/2018
davechick20/05/2018
Start at Beddgelert to Trum Y Ddysgl, Mynydd Drws-Y-Coed, Y-Garn to Rhyd-Ddu back to Beddgelert, 16.2 miles.stephenbuda19/05/2018
GutoEvens12/05/2018
Marksalop07/05/2018
JulieB05/05/2018
Nuttall Walk 4.2tomd403/05/2018
skeletonjo26/04/2018
Miflij26/04/2018
smb2016/04/2018
The Nantlle Ridge from Rhyd-Ddu to near Maen-llwyd. With daughter, Katherine. Followed good path from SH566526 which goes steeply up to the summit of Y Garn. Good visibility here but mist came down for scramble up Mynydd Drws-y-coed. Compass in use for ascent of Trum y Ddysgl and on to Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd. The connecting col between these two hills has a level platform with very steep sides with a somewhat disconcerting dip half way along. It is easy enough to negotiate, though.pwbellarby11/04/2018
Route: Rhyd Ddu Y Garn Mynydd Drws-y-coed Trum y Ddysgl Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd Craig Cwm Silyn Garnedd-goch road junction SE of Talysarn. Stats: 5hrs43, 13.7km, 1,067m ascent. Weather: initially cloudy at tops, but then clearing and becoming hot & sunny later. Notes: encountered llamas and peafowl on final descent.millionmts08/04/2018
Missed off the Nantlle Ridge, from roadside parking 566 526, boggy track then steep steep up to cairns/top. great views of surrounding mountains & the Sea, very cold but clear skies & 'dry', frozen ground higher up.apricorum07/01/2018
Andy_E01/11/2017
Nantlle ridge circular from Rhyd-Ddu.Dan Baddeley30/09/2017
Nantlle Ridge from Rhudd Du.Alunrees3317/09/2017
haylesb13/08/2017
1/8 (Y Garn/Mynydd Drws-y-Coed/Trum y Ddysgl/Mynydd Tal-y Mignedd/Craig Cwm Silyn/Garnedd-Goch/Mynydd Graig Goch/Pen Cwm Silyn)Fergalh29/07/2017
dbattyman19/07/2017
oldbagger2705/07/2017
First, but only top on attempt on the Nantlle Ridge, aborted due to very slippy rocks on way up to next top, Mynydd Drws y Coed. Not the place to be on a very wet day!!!IanHHill30/06/2017
Chasejet24/06/2017
Y Garn, Mynydd Drws-y-coed, Trum y Ddysgl and Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd from Rhyd-Ddu.knarf03/06/2017
andy6331/05/2017
First of the day in good weather- Started with Taxi from Nebo using Huw's Taxis (01286 676767) from the school to Rhyd-Ddu price now £20.garyhoney06/05/2017
Nantlle Ridge walk from Rhydd Du to Nebo.wozzat06/05/2017
phowson29/04/2017
hbagger29/04/2017
Bob & DukeDukeNukem26/04/2017
633mThe Grouse21/04/2017
Curlywurly15/04/2017
Route: Nantlle ridge starting and ending at Rhyd-Ddu Party: Andrew La Niece, Benjamin Jennings, Thomas Giles, James Wallace, Jamie Spillett. Weather: Clear day, very light breeze, no cloud, hot and sunnyOliver_Storey07/04/2017
From Rydd-Ddu, sunny, brisk N wind. Approx 9 degrees. On to Mynydd Drws-y-Coed.Wycombe Wanderer04/04/2017