A sunny Tryfan

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Not the highest mountain in Britain, standing at only 918 metres, but, Tryfan has however been identified as the hillwalker’s top British peak in a survey by Trail magazine.

I hiked it with some mates and my dad on a rare sunny day, with clear views through the valleys, over neighboring peaks and all the way to the sea.

The hike was a great steep scramble over huge boulders, with evidence of previous glacial activity wherever you looked.

 

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If you feel up to it, you can jump from Adam to Eve, two boulder outcrops which stand alone on the top of Tryfan. It’s not a huge jump, but you certainly wouldn’t want to miss your landing!

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Be sure to check out (stand/jump/handstand on) the ‘Cantilever Stone’, which appears precariously balanced, by extending your hike to incorporate the nearby peak of Glyder Fach. 

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Enjoying the view on the top with Dad.

1 Comment

  1. Thanks Jo. A great day.

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