2016 – Snowdonia Return

Mountains Climbed – Tryfan – Glyder Fach – Glyder Fawr – Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon)

Day 1 – Monday 15 August 2016
Tryfan – Glyder Fach – Glyder Fawr

TRYFAN :

Tryfan's Far South Peak

Tryfan’s Far South Peak

3002 feet or 915 meters

Walked from A5, Bangor, LL57 3OS Grid Ref: SH 66293 60283 up Tryfan via the Heather Terrace and then to the saddle before the ascent of Glyder Fach

GLYDER FACH :

Glyder Fach

Glyder Fach – 3262 feet or 926 metres

 

 

GLYDER FAWR :

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3279 feet or 999 metres


Day 2 – Tuesday 16 August 2016

Yr Wyddfa (SNOWDON) – 3560 feet

Walked from Rhyd Ddu – Train Station Car park – A4085, Beddgelert, LL54 6OS Grid Ref: SH 57161 52611

 

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Rhyd Ddu path to Yr Wyddfa

Rhyd Ddu path to Yr Wyddfa

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Yr Wyddfa Summit (Snowdon)

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Once on Snowdon we returned to Llanberis along the Llanberis Parth about 5 miles with a stop at the Halfway House and the Snowdon Café

The Purple Moose Snowdonia Ale was carried up and down

The Purple Moose Snowdonia Ale was carried up and down

Weather was excellent hottest day of 2016 for me in North Wales – tough to walk having to consider sun protection, and id I plan enough water to take up the mountain and down