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.
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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)
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Cnicht
Andy Buxton walked up during August, 1963 [from/via/route] From Blaen Namor and down to Croesor [with] Dad
Iain Jones climbed on November 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] Croesor [with] Nicola Jones
Wynne Roberts bagged 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 hiked on July 30th, 2018 [with] Dave Cross (HF)
Bleddyn Rhys summited 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 conquered 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 scaled on July 28th, 1989 [with] Gayle and the girls
Mark Davidson walked up on August 20th, 2002 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny and warm with good views
Rachael Tyler climbed 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 bagged [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
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