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nattfoddBeautiful mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 14, 2010

nattfodd

Climbed via Ladies Gully, an enjoyable Scottish III in perfect nick. The day started beautiful but weather turned halfway up the climb, so no summit views and a descent via the pig track instead of the intended half-horseshoe.
Posted Feb 14, 2010 4:29 pm

EricChuSnowdon, middle of August 1992  Sucess!

EricChu

I went two times up Snowdon - first up Miner's Track and then down via Y Llywedd, then up via Crib Gogh (an interesting way up, but should not be underestimated the way people do there!! I would rate it as a I, possibly even I+ route. For me, after what I had done just a week before in the Ă–tztal Alps, it was child's play, but I was not unaware of the fact that there are no security aids of any kind on that route - no ropes, no bars, nothing.) and down Pyg Track. Had a lovely three evenings and nights at the Pen-Y-Pass Inn!
Posted Dec 18, 2009 11:21 am

colinleefantastic climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2009
miners up pyg down,whole family made it views were amazing
Posted Aug 14, 2009 7:50 pm

Joseph ClaghornBest Mountain in Britain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2009

Joseph Claghorn

Took Watkin up, and the parallel route down. Definitely recommend this ascent as it passes from forest, by cascades, and through old slate mines to create a varied hiking experience (although I haven't tried the others). I started rather late and the threat of rain kept anyone else from trying, but had great late afternoon views and the mountain all to myself since the tram had closed by the time I got to the top.

Did this as part of a blitz of Snowdon, Scafell Pike, and Ben Nevis. Enjoyed the highest point of Wales the most.
Posted Aug 9, 2009 12:43 pm

Nigel Lewisalways sunny!!  Sucess!

Nigel Lewis

Been there about 6 times and always had great sun! Bet there's not many who can say that.

N
Posted Jul 11, 2009 7:11 pm

APennineManA great mountain, shame about the cafe  Sucess!

APennineMan

Ascended via Crib Goch as my first 3000ft'er- memorable for a non-scrambling friend getting scared silly, the sheer scale and majesty of the mountain, ease of the scrambling and true 'mountaineering' feel it gives. It's such a shame it's spoilt by the cafe and clueless people, yet somehow the mountain loses nothing of it's grandeur or appeal to climb it.
Posted May 20, 2009 1:54 pm

Big Benn8 times now!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 13, 2009

Big Benn

Now gone up all seven main walking trails since my first ascent in August 2008. I'm counting the Miners and Pyg track as different routes. It's 8 actual times to the top now, (Rangers path twice), with 5 of the ascents in winter conditions. Thanks to the excellent Snowdon page on SP I've identified several more routes up that should be within my capabilities, so watch this space!

Edited to add that I went up this lovely mountain again on March 6th, (Rangers Path), and March 8th, (Pyg track). Both days in winter conditions higher up. Not sure what I will do with my time when the snows melt and the railway line re-opens!
Posted Feb 20, 2009 6:42 am

dpryan999PYG up, Miner's down  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2005

dpryan999

Ascent via PYG Trail, descent by Miner's Track. Weather at the start was lovely and clear, but the summit was cold and wet. Hot cocoa on the summit a nice treat, but not the hordes of tourists.
Posted Dec 9, 2008 9:40 am

barrygA typical August day in Wales  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

barryg

Reached the summit via the Llanberis path on a miserably wet and windy day. No good views at all, only the desire to make the summit made us keep going. Hoping to return soon for a second attempt along another route.
Posted Sep 10, 2008 4:11 pm

Big BennFirst Summit for a While  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2008

Big Benn

Went up the Snowdon Rangers path in, (for me), perfect weather: very high winds and torrential rain. Came back down the boring Llanberis Path. My first mountain since losing my darling Bobbie. Going back soon to do a different route to the top. Went up to the summit with Lolli and dadndave, (also from SP), during a superb period of time spent with Lolli and dadndave and his lovely family.
Posted Sep 5, 2008 6:06 pm

Andy_Hornungmany many times  Sucess!

Andy_Hornung

First climbed Yr Wyddfa at the age of 6 back in summer of 1971, and had climbed 6 times by the age of 13, including ascents by the Llanberis path, miners path, PYG track and Snowdon Ranger. Climbed it numerous more times between '82 and 86 as a student in Bangor, and yet more since. Best in winter when there's plently of snow about, especially on the north face. But standing on the summit watching the sun come up on the summer solstice in 1997 (I think) at the start of a successful circuit of the Welsh 3000's probably takes the biscuit.
Posted Jul 16, 2008 4:50 pm

JackCarrLoads of times  Sucess!

JackCarr

Best done in Spring/Autumn to avoid the crowds, enjoyable nonetheless though. Remember the short walk to Garnedd Ugain if you're bagging Welsh 3000's!
Posted Jun 18, 2008 9:08 am

rivenFirst of the 3000  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2007

riven

On top at about 5 am. Clear skies!
Posted Apr 20, 2008 10:54 am

DrJonnieStart of the Welsh 3000s  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2005

DrJonnie

Having done most routes up over the years in all seasons including the gulleys of Central Trinity and Parsley Fern, I wanted to do the Welsh 3000s. Ken and I parked at Pen Y Pass and we went up via the PYG track and zig-zags. Descending over Crib Goch I slipped and twisted my ankle. I tried to walk it off down the North ridge into Llanberis but finally had to give in at Blaen Y Nant. Still want to do the 3000s in one tour one day.
Posted Apr 18, 2008 7:07 am

km_donovanFoggy Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 6, 2003

km_donovan

Part of the Adventure Peaks Christmas celebration and Everest Expedition Team gathering. Foggy, slippery and no visibility most of the way.
Posted Feb 25, 2008 11:57 am

norm79Via the Rhyd Ddu path  Sucess!

norm79

Long wet slog up. Cloud clears on the way down - awesome views!
Posted Feb 21, 2008 4:47 pm

mountainmanmarkSnowdon once more  Sucess!

mountainmanmark

Snowdon is one of those mountains you keep coming back to. Having lived in North Wales I have forgotten how many times it must have been, well into double figures, yet it never fails to inspire. Longest route: From Bangor Pier along the old railway. Greatest memory: Coming down late one night after some heavy snow, to have the huge clouds part, the deep black backdrop of space and the moon appear in the midst! Favorite route: Clogwyn Y Person Arete.
Posted Jan 21, 2008 6:17 am

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...

daveyboy

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!

Charles

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

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