The Glyderau (aka the "Glyders" by the English) are one of the finest mountain groups in Snowdonia. Their popularity is very much deserved. Some will come to enjoy the beauty of the lakes in the glacial cwms, others the climbing, hiking, or the scrambling routes on Tryfan (917 m), Glyder Fach (994 m), and Glyder Fawr (1001 m). This will be many peoples introduction, and some may never go further than to the top of the peak that give the range its name.
Relative solitude can be found on the Glyderau too. Rising in the east above Capel Curig, this eastern end of the range, all the way to Llyn Caeg-fraith, is less trodden. Likewise west of Y Garn (947 m), four of the five mountain summits are often ignored, perhaps bypassed in the rush to complete the Welsh 3000s Challenge.
A major long distance path, "The Cambrian Way", passes over the Glyderau. It ascends a faint path from Pen-y-Pass to Glyder Fawr, traverses to Gylder Fach, before descending on the Miner's Track to Bwlch Tryfan. Here it continues down past Llyn Bochlwyd to Ogwen Cottages.
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