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Ejnar FjerdingstadBy Snowdon Ranger Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 1976

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

With our son (10) and daughter (8). A fairly easy hike with one steep part, but we met a group of British soldiers one of whom had slipped and got a gash in his knee, they didn't need help, though.
The weather was quite good, and the scenery lovely. The relatively large height to be climbed (942 m, 3140 ft.) gave it a near Alpine feel as far as the duration goes, but both kids did well.
Posted Jan 2, 2008 7:11 am

daveyboyTo many times...


Since a young lad i have done this summit from different routes 34 times now.
Dont know when will be the next time but i never get fed up with it.
Posted Oct 3, 2007 5:06 am

CharlesAll sorts of ways  Sucess!


Tourist route, Horseshoe, etc etc, summer, winter. Lovelly mountain
Posted Sep 10, 2007 11:23 am

BigLeeClimbed years ago  Sucess!


Run up Snowdon in 1999 whilst training for the New York marathon.
Posted Aug 14, 2007 3:54 pm

atavistWelsh beginning  Sucess!


I consider this the mountain that started my climbing. After this mountain, I began backpacking in the eastern US, then eventually made it to some bigger peaks in the west and abroad.
Posted Jun 30, 2007 6:47 am

J FoxSnowdon Horseshoe  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2003

J Fox

I climbed this with my wife on a hot sunny day. We had a blast on the horseshoe. We both particularly enjoyed the scramble on Crib Goch. Although it was quite jarring to reach the summit and run into hordes of tourists who had taken the train to the summit.
Posted Jun 26, 2007 2:14 pm

joe_akeemRoute Climbed: Watkin Path?  Sucess!


Hiked this during my time in Wales (1990). Not sure any more what route. Spent a few weekends beforehand waiting for a good weather report. Didn't happen - of course. Eventually decided to just go and got poured on all day long...
Posted May 23, 2007 10:16 am

NanulsRoute Climbed: All over  Sucess!


Great mountain, shame about the cafe, the railway, the litter and the crowds. Otherwise top stuff really.
Posted Apr 26, 2007 4:58 am

igneouscarlMorning start  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2007


Went up while waiting for friends to wake up! Glorious views!
Posted Apr 9, 2007 4:06 pm

Nigel LewisAlways a good day out.  Sucess!

Nigel Lewis

I've summitted 3 times, always via Crib Goch. The last time was as the finale peak to the 14 summits route which I did over a few days.
Each of the 3 occasions has been gloriously sunny with great views.

Posted Feb 14, 2007 12:10 am

tphubbardMany times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2006


Many times, but most recently on Christmas day 2006 during a wonerful temprature inversion , see my user profile image!
Posted Jan 28, 2007 10:57 pm

CodyIn and out of clouds
Date Climbed: Nov 9, 2006


Climbed up the Crib Goch route and along ridge to the summit. Mostly whiteout, then cleared about 15 minutes after arriving at summit for nice views of the area. Decended Pyg route back to Pen Y Pass.
Posted Nov 16, 2006 2:28 pm

Dan Baileynever get bored of it  Sucess!

Dan Bailey

Did all the paths and scrambles in my teens. Managed a few climbs, but never yet been to Cloggy
Posted Sep 5, 2006 5:19 pm

twsRoute Climbed: Pyg Track  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2006


Really good and clear views all around. The summit was still a bit snowy.
Posted Aug 16, 2006 12:56 pm

EManBevHillsA Walk Up Memory Lane  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 1986


Can't remember the day exactly, but it was the same day the local Murdoch rag reported a young man fell 400 feet off a cornice and survived.
Posted Jun 28, 2006 3:37 pm

BaarbGroovy!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2005


Fun for all the family! More routes than sheep, and that's saying something. Ascents possible even in the worst conditions. Can't say fairer than that.
Posted Jun 11, 2006 9:36 pm

James OrrCrib Goch  Sucess!

James Orr

Crib Goch was scary exposure (first time for me really) but a very fun route. Summit was packed on a very very nice day
Posted May 1, 2006 6:18 pm

mountainmanjohnWinter....wow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2006


We, (Myself whith Roy Lamb,Ray Edwards,& Glen Mackay)got to Snowdon and were supprised at the fantastic condition of the mountain. See my photo. A great day on an old favorite, in perfect icy conditions. Down for a pint and a steak!
Posted Mar 26, 2006 6:35 pm

Global_09Snowdon  Sucess!


Climbed Snowdon with my father about 6 years ago. I am not shure what route it was but we went via. a ridge that was very steep on both sides. Had an awsom time but was a little PO'ed when I saw that there was a train to the top. What a way to deface a mountain!
Posted Mar 18, 2006 5:28 pm

munroitisRoute Climbed: Snowdon Horseshoe including Crib Goch. Date Climbed: 20.07.97  Sucess!


Not my first trip up Snowdon, but one of the best. We had glorious weather, a great party of five and the snowdon horeshoe route over Crib Goch. Brilliant dry warm rock.

After a couple of pints in the summit cafe we descended over Y Llewllyn to the tarns, with just enough time to take a dip. Brilliant.
Posted Feb 5, 2006 9:42 am

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