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Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fawr

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Glyder Fawr is a mountain in Snowdonia located south-east of Llanberis, the highest peak in the Glyderau range at 3,284 ft (just over 1,000m), having had its height recalculated in 2010 using GPS. It is the fifth highest mountain in Wales and has several walking and scrambling routes leading to its summit.


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Map reference: SH 641579  Lat: 53.10125 Long: -4.03097

Routes to the summit of Glyder Fawr start at Ogwen Cottage on the shores of Llyn Idwal to the north, from Pen-y-Pass to the south, and along the Glyder ridge to the east.