Elidr Fawr Climber's Log

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steved - Jul 20, 2019 3:32 am Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2019

From Ty Isaf Campsite  Sucess!

Including Mynydd Perfedd, Carnedd Filiast & Y Garn, descending via Afon Lâs


MikeLJ - Feb 15, 2019 3:11 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 1991

Part of 14 peaks route  Sucess!

During the 14 peaks traverse


mills - Oct 10, 2011 11:14 am

Every day

I open my curtains and the first thing I see is Elidir Fawr, a really magnificent peak when viewed ftom the North or South !


AndyWhaley - Oct 1, 2010 11:36 am Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2010

via Foel Goch  Sucess!

Hiked to after completing Needle's Eye Arete on Foel Goch. Summit was under cloud.


Andy_Hornung - Jul 18, 2008 12:19 pm

Various routes  Sucess!

Three times as part of the Welsh 3000s. This is the most morale sapping ascent of the whole route. The ascent from Nant Peris is unremittingly steep and not very interesting. Tried different routes each time - up the edge of the slate tips and along the ridge (sadly not a very pleasant ridge, more of a whaleback covered in boulders) straight up to the summit from Cwm Dudodyn (steep tussock grass, not much fun), and up Cwm Dudodyn to Bwlch Y Marchlyn which is probably easiest but slowest. Nice views from the top make up for the approach.

Nigel Lewis

Nigel Lewis - Jun 14, 2008 4:04 am

14 Peaks

Amongst the quietest part of my 14 peaks journey.



DrJonnie - May 19, 2008 7:23 am Date Climbed: Sep 1, 1973

On the 14 peaks trail  Sucess!

After doing the Snowdon Horseshoe, we dropped into Llanberis and stopped for a refreshment at the Vaynol. Then the viscious climb up the slate scree to Elider Fawr and Marchlyn Mawr. I've not been back since unfortunately although I've been close when crossing Mynydd Perfydd.


riven - Apr 20, 2008 11:04 am Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2007

Part of the 3000  Sucess!

A bit of a slog up from the valley early in the morning!


mountainmanmark - Jan 23, 2008 5:36 am

Memories :+)

Although I lived in North Wales for a while, I climbed this mountain only a few times. One of my memories is running down the huge long slopes that took the slate carts. The things you do as a student!


Nanuls - May 1, 2007 8:54 am

Electric Mountain  Sucess!

Did it as part of a much longer trek and as part of a traverse of Y Garn, Glyder Fawr, Glyder Fach and Tryfan. Weather was great to begin with but then turned into a thunder storm later on in the day.


igneouscarl - Apr 14, 2007 3:17 pm Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2007

Wonderful views  Sucess!

Fantastic views of pretty much everything else- well worth the slog from Nant Peris :)


tphubbard - Feb 4, 2007 11:10 pm

Last climbed this  Sucess!

last year from Nant Peris , descending via the quarry.

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