The Moelwyns, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales
Cnicht is often referred to as the Welsh Matterhorn. When viewed from the village of Croesor and the south-west, Cnicht appears to be a perfect pyramid shaped mountain that resembles the Matterhorn on the border between Italy and Switzerland.
Cnicht is often referred to as the 'Welsh Matterhorn' due to its shape, particularly when viewed from Croesor. Cnicht means 'Knight' and is pronounced 'k-neecht'.
Cnicht is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL17|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 115|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Cnicht is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Cnicht
Iain Jones walked up on November 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] Croesor [with] Nicola Jones
Wynne Roberts climbed on June 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] Nantgwynant [with] Gareth [weather] Sunny spells. Breezy - Paths obscured in places, difficult to determine route, very boggy.
Anthony Scott bagged on July 30th, 2018 [with] Dave Cross (HF)
Bleddyn Rhys hiked on May 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] Cychwyn o'r Crimea. Allt-fawr, rownt top Cwmorthin ac drost Cnicht cyn disgyn lawr i Ring Llanfrothan am rescue pickup! [with] Ar ben fy hyn! [weather] Braf iawn - sgortchar! - 15 Km - 4 awr a hanner Rhedeg yr holl ffordd lawr or Cnicht i pub am fy mod yn hwyr, ond dal i gyraedd cyn y rescue team! Golygfeudd gwych or'r Moelwynions - gyda cwmwl yn rhowlio trostynt tra on ni'n yr haul!
Christina Lander summited on April 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Croesor - Cnicht - Bwlch y Rhosydd - Llyn Croesor - Moelwyn Mawr - Moelwyn Bach - Croesor [with] Dick [weather] Started off overcast, but turned into a beautiful sunny day. Windy on top of Moelwyn Mawr & Moelwyn Bach
David Wand conquered on July 28th, 1989 [with] Gayle and the girls
Mark Davidson scaled on August 20th, 2002 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny and warm with good views
Rachael Tyler walked up on April 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] Croesor [with] The husband [weather] Cloudy and cold at the top - Nightmare trying to navigate in the clouds - wandered through the bogs looing for a faint path. Nice walk back past the ruins.
Jj Segarty has climbed [from/via/route] Cnicht, Llyn Biswail, Llynnau, Lerrrig-mylit [with] ATIP Group [weather] Low Cloud, Low wind, Poor visibility above 600m - Good practice with navigation in the fog
Robert Taylor-marriott bagged on February 9th, 2010 [from/via/route] Route 4: Cnicnt, Cnicnt North Top& Moel Druman (CNT) Completed 09.02.10 [with] Vince Wetton & Robert Taylor-Marriott [weather] Sunny, cold, ice.
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