Crib Goch Climber's Log

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steved

steved - Jun 26, 2017 10:53 am Date Climbed: May 3, 2016

From Rhyd Ddu  Sucess!

Did this as part of a larger circuit starting at Rhyd Ddu, climbing to Snowdon summit via the Rhyd Ddu path, to Y Llywedd, down to Pen-y-Pass, back up to the summit via Crib Goch and back to Rhyd Ddu via Bwich Cwmillan (near Quarry Upper Reservoir). Great hike and great views on the east side of Snowdon.

stridebird - Sep 5, 2013 4:40 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1981

A fine airy arrete  Sucess!

My father took my brother and I on this route when I was a boy. I have done it many times since in summer and winter and it is always impressive, a gem of the British Isles.

Simnel

Simnel - May 24, 2013 4:07 am

Nice route  Sucess!

In the mist making it very atmospheric

markhallam

markhallam - Feb 28, 2012 3:22 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 1971

Several ascents summer & winter  Sucess!

One of my favourite mountains in the UK - with its famous arete. I must have traversed the ridge half a dozen times following first time somewhere around 1971 - date is a guess.

Trevers89

Trevers89 - Nov 23, 2011 11:08 am Date Climbed: Nov 20, 2011

East Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed via the East Ridge. Thick fog and a strong crosswind made this very dramatic. The short climb at the end isn't difficult but is very exposed so don't look down!

pegasusl

pegasusl - Jan 26, 2011 9:05 am Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2009

Breathtaking scenery and a touch of nerves too first time!  Sucess!

As the start of the Horseshoe it was as dramatic as I could have possibly expected.

pegasusl

pegasusl - Jan 26, 2011 9:05 am Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2009

Breathtaking scenery and a touch of nerves too first time!  Sucess!

As the start of the Horseshoe it was as dramatic as I could have possibly expected.

Jake

Jake - Dec 19, 2010 12:14 pm

:)  Sucess!

Via Snowdon Horseshoe this summer, beautiful weather and great day out!

ojo - Sep 7, 2010 3:07 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2003

with RMC  Sucess!

Did this with a bunch of guys from Reading Mountaineering Club on a superb day - far horizons. I can't remember the date or much of the detail but an overall impression of a fantastic experience.

EricChu

EricChu - Sep 6, 2010 6:16 pm

August 1992  Sucess!

I climbed Crib Goch on the way to Snowdon from Pen-Y-Pass. A very interesting route...and apparently pretty underestimated, at least by quite a few of the people I saw there on that day with pretty inadequate shoes. It's definitely a "I+" route, and, contrary to so many routes of this kind in the Austrian Alps for instance, there isn't the slightest assistance such as metal ropes or ladders or anything of the kind, probably out of principle, which I would fully understand.
I loved Snowdonia when I was there, and I hope to go back someday!

AndyWhaley

AndyWhaley - Jul 17, 2010 4:32 am Date Climbed: May 3, 2010

Snowdon Horseshoe  Sucess!

Done as part of the Snowdon Horseshoe in excellent conditions.

Gatesy

Gatesy - Jul 1, 2010 3:54 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2010

Nice Scramble  Sucess!

Followed the Snowdon Horseshoe route. Very busy, but to be expected on a summer saturday. Still, excellent conditions and a very enjoyable scramble, the first peak bagged that day.

BigLee

BigLee - Jul 26, 2009 12:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

Crazy Pinnacle Face  Sucess!

Solo'ed above route then descended east ridge.

daveyboy

daveyboy - Oct 16, 2008 10:14 am Date Climbed: May 5, 2006

Over 30 Times Now  Sucess!

Done this great ridge many times as part of the Horseshoe both ways. Always a great ridge to do...!

Andy_Hornung

Andy_Hornung - Jul 16, 2008 5:55 pm

Several times  Sucess!

Several times in both directions as part of the Snowdon horseshoe and the 14 Peaks (Welsh 3000s)

Attila the Hun

Attila the Hun - May 7, 2008 7:58 am Date Climbed: Dec 23, 2004

Nice ridge  Sucess!

Did the arete as part of the way up Snowden. Visibility wasn't great, but I remember being struck by the fact that I could see a crow soaring almost directly below me, when I looked over the edge at one point.

riven

riven - Apr 20, 2008 11:06 am Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2007

6am with the sun rising  Sucess!

Perfect conditions, no clouds and not a breath of wind. A really good fun ridge.

DrJonnie

DrJonnie - Apr 18, 2008 7:30 am Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2005

Bad slip  Sucess!

Descending the sharp part of the ridge, my boot twisted over and the weight of my 35 lb pack increased the forces causing a severe strain and stopped me doing the 3000s.
It will not deter me from going back though.

km_donovan

km_donovan - Feb 25, 2008 11:56 am Date Climbed: Dec 6, 2003

Foggy Day  Sucess!

Climbed in conjunction with Snowdon. Part of the Adventure Peaks Christmas celebration and Everest Expedition Team gathering. Foggy, slippery and no visibility most of the way.

tws

tws - Jan 29, 2008 12:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2006

Route climbed: From Pen-y-Pass  Sucess!

Nice exposure. Still feel a bit uneasy when I think on being on that ridge.

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