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Tryfan

Tryfan

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The south ridge of Tryfan is the last ascent of the Glyderau range on the northbound traverse before the long drop to the A5. Tryfan, while just scraping over the 3,000 feet mark, is a magnificent mountain and is one of the most famous and recognisable peaks in Britain, having a classic pointed shape with rugged crags. The ascent of the north ridge is among the finest scrambling days possible anywhere in the UK. The summit is marked by two large blocks - Adam and Eve. These are clearly visible from the A5 to the east of the mountain.

Contact

Betws-y-Coed Tourist Information Centre

Address

Snowdonia,
LL57 3LZ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SH 665597  Lat: 53.11822 Long: -3.99529

Y Garn can be accessed from Lake Ogwen, north-west of Capel Curig on the A5.