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Craig Eigiau
735m (2412ft)

The Carneddau, Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales

Craig Eigiau means 'Fish Shoal Rock' in Welsh and is pronounced 'cry-gay-g-ee-eye'.

The summit of Craig Eigiau is marked by a rocky outcrop.


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68th highest in Wales,
165th in England & Wales

Walk Craig Eigiau walking UK Mountains in The Carneddau Snowdonia National Park Conwy    Wales

Craig Eigiau Summit

Photo: Janine Burns

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Snowdonia National Park


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115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Craig Eigiau Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Craig Eigiau

Christina Lander walked up on July 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] Llyn Eigiau - Pen Llithrig y Wrach, Pen yr Helgu Du - Carnedd Llywelyn - Foel Grach - Craig Eigiau - Llyn Eigiau [with] Dick & Libby [weather] Sunny day - Cwm Eigiau Horseshoe taking in 2 aircraft crash sites

Melfyn Parry climbed on November 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cwm Eigiau. Start point at SH731663, proceed along track to the old dam at Llyn Eigiau. Follow path to disused quarry buildings at SH702636. Navigate up wetlands, to Llyn Llyffant, here there are lots of pieces of the wreckage of a Canberra aircraft. Head from here towards Melynllyn, when you reach the path coming down from Foel Grach turn towards Craig Eigiau heading for SH713654. Path leads down from here until you meet the path coming down from Melynllyn. Follow track to lead back to start. [with] PRC [weather] Good, excellent visibility - From old quarry buildings up to Llyn Llyffant is very wet/boggy underfoot

Andy Buxton bagged during August, 1964 [from/via/route] Ogwen to Llanfairfechan [with] Dad - Pen helgi, Pen Llitric, Craig Eigiau & Pen y Castell

Mark Davidson hiked on June 26th, 2003 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny & very hot - long tiring walk in such conditions - Ran out of water towards the end

Robert Taylor-Marriott summited on November 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Route 44: Craig Eigiau (CE) [with] Vince Wetton and Robert Taylor-Marriott [weather] Cloudy, hard rain & wind.

Vince Wetton conquered on November 13th, 2012 [with] RTM [weather] Rain & High Winds

Louis Smith and Linda Mckeogh have both walked, climbed & bagged Craig Eigiau.

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Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Craig Eigiau and Llyn Eigiau from Pen yr Helgi Du

Photo: Mike Griffiths (19)


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