Y Garn (Rhinogydd)

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For other hills of the same name, see Y Garn (disambiguation).

Y Garn
Y Garn - geograph.org.uk - 1099128.jpg
Y Garn from the south
Highest point
Elevation629 m (2,064 ft)
Prominence315 m (1,033 ft)
Parent peakY Llethr
ListingMarilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
English translationthe cairn
Language of nameWelsh
PronunciationWelsh: [ə ˈɡarn]
LocationGwynedd, United Kingdom
Parent rangeRhinogydd
OS gridSH702230
Easiest routewalk

Y Garn is a mountain in the southern Snowdonia, Wales, north of Dolgellau. It is an outlier of the Rhinogydd range, rising above the Coed-y-Brenin forest and the Rhaeadr Du waterfalls. An abandoned gold mine lies on its eastern slopes and Diffwys (750m) can be seen to the north from the summit.[1]


  1. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.

Coordinates: 52°47′20″N 3°55′34″W / 52.78891°N 3.92623°W / 52.78891; -3.92623