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Crib Goch
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Walk Crib Goch walking UK Mountains in The Snowdon Area Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd    Wales
Crib Goch

Photograph by Tim Hulse

Crib Goch is classified as a:

  • Mountain (14th in Wal, 20th in Eng & Wales)
  • Nuttall (15th in Wal, 23rd in Eng & Wales)

 


Crib Goch is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL17
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 115
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    Crib Goch is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:





    You can walk to the top of Crib Goch by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk gw153 Crib Goch from Pen y Pass

    Route Summary: - Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Bwlch Cove, Pyg Track, Pen y Pass.

    Length: 9.5km (6 miles) | Ascent: 739m (2,424ft) | Allow at least: 4½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw198 The Welsh 3000's (Snowdon Area) from Pen y Pass

    Route Summary: - Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), The Scree Path, Bwlch y Saethau, Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd (East Top), Lliwedd Bach, Miners' Track, Pen y Pass.

    Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 1,160m (3,805ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk gw136 The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Horseshoe from Pen y Pass

    Route Summary: - Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), The Scree Path, Bwlch y Saethau, Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd (East Top), Lliwedd Bach, Gallt y Wenallt, Afon Glaslyn, Miners' Track, Pen y Pass.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 1,250m (4,100ft) | Allow at least: 6½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Crib Goch, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Crib GochFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Crib Goch

    Michael Lee has walked up Crib Goch [from/via/route] Pen y Pass, Pyg Track, Bwlch y Moch, Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon Mountain Railway, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), The Scree Path, Bwlch y Saethau, Bwlch Ciliau, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd (East Top), Lliwedd Bach, Gallt y Wenallt, Afon Glaslyn, Miners' Track, Pen y Pass. [with] Gareth & John [weather] Warm sunny - Superb day!! Sore feet!

    Simon Neilson-Clark climbed Crib Goch on June 3rd, 2018 [from/via/route] From Pyg track [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny Hill fog - High broken ground and then a nasty ridge

    Bleddyn Rhys bagged Crib Goch on June 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Watkin Path o Nant Gwynant, lawr i Pen Y Pass ac yn ol i Nant Gwynant ar hyd y cwm. [with] gyda Kev [weather] Cymysglyd - cwmwl isel yn mynd a dod ar y topiau, gwynt withiau a cyfnodau heulog yn enwedig erbyn y diwedd. - 11 milltir i gyd.

    David Wand hiked Crib Goch on July 30th, 2008 [with] Gayle and the girls

    Robert Shaw summited Crib Goch on May 10th, 2004 [from/via/route] After scaling Crib Goch [with] Pete Chandler [weather] Misty - Only Pete and I made through the challenge of Crib Goch.

    Harry Meijer conquered Crib Goch on September 11th, 2016 [from/via/route] Penn-Y-Pass [with] The Lake District Walker

    Paul Redman scaled Crib Goch on August 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Below ( Pyg Track car Park ) to Snowdon [with] 2 strangers that had never been up there before ( found out later that it was there first Mountain ) managed to get them over the top safely [weather] the worst i have ever seen (not seen) another 20 mins we would have been grounded completely - this was my fifth scramble across these ridges, so i knew to keep High & Left.. it got very wet & windy and very poor visibility, when on the very top both of my companions( strangers that i met below had cramp, banana supply came in handy, managed to talk them across the rest to Snowdon and safely down via Miners track, they had wanted to turn back down the way they came up, No chance in that weather...Not sure they will try that route again, my self been up many times since...

    Christina Lander walked up Crib Goch on September 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Pen-y-pass - Crib Goch - Garnedd Ugain - Snowdon - Bwlch y Saethau - Y Lliwedd - Pen-y-pass [with] Dick [weather] Beautiful warm sunny day

    Sam Rayn climbed Crib Goch on April 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] pen-y-pass [with] Shamaila, Rob, Daniel, Mike [weather] Clear skys, sunny, beautiful

    Jj Segarty has bagged Crib Goch [from/via/route] Crib Goch, Garnedd Ogain, Snowdon, Bwich Ciliau, Lliwedd [with] ATIP Group [weather] Clear, low wind - Fun walk

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Crib Goch

    Vince Wetton on the PYG Track en-route to Snowdon<br>via Crib Goch in 2010

    1. Vince Wetton on the PYG Track en-route to Snowdon
    via Crib Goch in 2010
    Photo: Robert Taylor-Marriott (1)

    Goats on the summit of Y Lliwedd with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (left) and Crib Goch (right) in the distance

    2. Goats on the summit of Y Lliwedd with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (left) and Crib Goch (right) in the distance
    Photo: Tom Shaw (3)

    Russ on the top of Crib Goch

    3. Russ on the top of Crib Goch
    Photo: Clare Howard (18)

    Carnedd Moel Siabod (left, distance) and Llyn Llydaw from the top of Crib Goch

    4. Carnedd Moel Siabod (left, distance) and Llyn Llydaw from the top of Crib Goch
    Photo: Clare Howard (19)

    Clare on the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) with Crib Goch in the background (bottom right)

    5. Clare on the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) with Crib Goch in the background (bottom right)
    Photo: Clare Howard (21)

    Mark and Joe tackling Crib Goch

    6. Mark and Joe tackling Crib Goch
    Photo: Fiona Haward (3)

    On Y Clegyr above Llyn Padarn (Llanberis) with Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Moel Cynghorion, Foel Goch (Snowdon), Foel Gron and Moel Eilio (Llanberis) in the background

    7. On Y Clegyr above Llyn Padarn (Llanberis) with Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Moel Cynghorion, Foel Goch (Snowdon), Foel Gron and Moel Eilio (Llanberis) in the background
    Photo: Dan Dennehy (2)

    On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Crib Goch (left) and Llyn Llydaw (right) in the background

    8. On the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) with Crib Goch (left) and Llyn Llydaw (right) in the background
    Photo: Eric Sharp (1)

    Snowdon Horseshoe reflected in Llynnau Mymbyr near Plas Y Brenin featuring Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right)

    9. Snowdon Horseshoe reflected in Llynnau Mymbyr near Plas Y Brenin featuring Y Lliwedd (left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right)
    Photo: Ray Crowe (3)

    Yours truly on Crib Goch

    10. Yours truly on Crib Goch
    Photo: Martin Wardroper (4)


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