Y Garn (Glyderau)


Y Garn (Glyderau)

Infobox Mountain
Name = Y Garn
Photo = Y Garn (Glyderau).jpg
Caption = Y Garn from Tryfan. Llyn Bochlwyd and Llyn Idwal are in the foreground, and Elidir Fawr to the right.
Elevation = 947 metres (3107 feet)
Location = Snowdonia, Wales
Range =
Prominence = 236 m
Parent peak = Glyder Fawr
Coordinates =
Topographic
OS "Landranger" 115
First ascent =
Easiest route =
Grid_ref_UK = SH630595
Listing = Marilyn, Hewitt, Welsh 3000s, Nuttall
Translation = the cairn
Language = Welsh
Pronunciation = ə garn
GB summits entry
Name=Foel Goch
Height=831 m (2,726 ft)
Status=Hewitt, Nuttall
Y Garn is a mountain in Snowdonia, North Wales, part of the Glyderau.

It is one of the Welsh 3000s — the 15 mountains in Wales over 3,000 ft in height.

The south-westerly side of the mountain slopes gently down to the Nant Peris valley. The other, north-easterly side is of a different character, consisting of two steeply sided cwms, Cwm Clyd and Cwm Cywion, and finally Llyn Idwal and Ogwen Cottage. Along the ridge to the north lies Elidir Fawr, while to the south-east is the top of the Devil's Kitchen and Glyder Fawr.

External links

* [http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=2797439 www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Y Garn]


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