Y Garn (Nantlle Ridge)

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Y Garn
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Y Garn (left) and Mynydd Drws-y-Coed (right) from Mynydd Mawr
Highest point
Elevation633 m (2,077 ft)
Prominence21 m (69 ft)
Listingsub Hewitt, Nuttall
LocationGwynedd, Wales
Parent rangeMoel Hebog
Topo mapOS Landranger 115, OS Outdoor Leisure 17
Easiest routeWalk

Y Garn is a top of Mynydd Drws-y-Coed in Snowdonia, north Wales and is the easterly end of the Nantlle Ridge.[1]

It has steep north facing cliffs, the summit area being the highest point on a broad rocky plateau. The summit plateau contains two large shelter cairns.[2]


  1. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.
  2. ^ Crocker, Chris; Graham Jackson. "Mountaineering & Rock Climbing in the UK: Y Garn". Database of British Hills. Mountain Days.net. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2008-04-08.

Coordinates: 53°03′05″N 04°09′45″W / 53.05139°N 4.16250°W / 53.05139; -4.16250