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Stunning views

An amazing hike aided by good walking boots.The lower lake is accessible from the car park but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DemM6
,
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Good for a wee trot

Good for a wee trot, this hill make a great day out for a route that is not that strenuous. Can be... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
NiallInTheHills
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing hike aided by good walking boots.The lower lake is accessible from the car park but the best views are a fair hike up.We took our dog and there were gaps or stiles to get over.One needs to be fairly agile to get to...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Good for a wee trot, this hill make a great day out for a route that is not that strenuous. Can be used as a poor weather alternative if Snowdon is in poor condition. Many variations for such a small hill.

1  Thank NiallInTheHills
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is one of many of my special travel memory places. We ran up Y-Garn in P.T. kit in the winter snow in November 79 then run back to Capel Curig. I come here often for the views. From the top of Y-Garn and over...More

1  Thank David N
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I set out from Pen Y Gyryd and walked up onto Glyder Fach via the miners track, then crossed the plateau to Glyder Fawr, after an awkward descent down steep screes, I decided to take in Y Garn, judging I'd got enough time to return...More

1  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

People seem to have confused Y Garn here - there is a second Y Garn (creatively named - Y Garn II) starting near Rhyd Ddu, and is wonderful in itself, especially the Nantlle Ridge. But I believe this Snowdonia NP attraction is intended to be...More

1  Thank Harrison_F_Carter
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Canolfan Ogwen Centre .....Wow!! Waterfalls,lakes and a wondeful walk. I'm 65 and not overly fit this is a walk that i managed ... if you want a more difficult walk carry on up the mountain paths ...Views of the valley below ...amazing. National trust carpark...More

2  Thank June M
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a review for the Y Garn peak which is at the start of the Nantlle Ridge. Park at the Rhyd Ddu car park, cross the road and follow the path up Y Garn then begin the Nantlle Ridge scramble. The ridge itself is...More

Thank tudin
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

We went here for a walk, we only go up to the lake as the weather wasn't good to go any higher up. The walk is good, the path can be a bit hard with being uneven etc so make sure you are wearing good...More

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

A nice day walk from Rhy Du which is doable in a couple of hours. It can be made the start of the Nantile ridge walk which is long and arduous. Not to be confused with Y Garn in the Ogwen valley which is part...More

1  Thank sifujohn
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Lovely walk in the mountains 10th highest in Wales - Y Garn start point Ogwen Cottage. Great walk with my son before he went back to sea (Merchant Navy) and My 12 year old daughter who skipped up and down it like a mountain goat....More

1  Thank Diana D
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