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Crib Goch
923m (3029ft)

The Snowdon Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales


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The Crib Goch ridge is not for the faint hearted. It is very exposed and airy in places and can be extremely dangerous - particularly in adverse weather conditions.


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14th highest in Wales,
20th in England & Wales

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15th highest in Wales,
23rd in England & Wales

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






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

Andy Buxton walked up on June 22nd, 1968 [from/via/route] 14 Peaks (but done before and since) [with] BVGS

Angela Moroney climbed during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

Andrew Heath bagged during March, 2009 [from/via/route] Pen Y Pas [with] Jim Silas Ciny [weather] overcast - Six Nations trip

Wynne Roberts hiked on September 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] Snowdon Horseshoe [with] Gareth Roberts [weather] Sunny, warm, slight wind (20mph) and very clear - Took us 6 hours, stopped for half an hour for dinner, did 3 peaks over 3000ft, one over 2000ft, lot of scrambling.

Dale Tyler summited on August 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from Pen-y-pass with Jason, Alex, Sean and Lambert on the way to Yr Wyddfa. Beautiful sunny day until half way across ridge when clouded over and wind started gusting. Really windy all day from then! Dropped off summit back down the Ranger Path then took a right right to Llanberis-avoided all the crowds! [with] Jason, Alex, Sean, Lambert [weather] Glorious sunshine then cloud and gusting wind on tops then glorious sunshine as we headed for home. - Able to walk on top of the ridge before the wind picked up. Took a more cautious route afterwards

Alan Pritchard conquered on October 5th, 2014 [with] A group [weather] Good - Walked the 15 peaks in 24 hours challenge - enjoyed. Crib Coch not for the faint hearted, tricky.. πŸ˜ŽπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ

Michael Lee has scaled [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 walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged on July 30th, 2008 [with] Gayle and the girls

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

Approaching Crib Goch from the east

Approaching Crib Goch from the east

Photo: David Cartwright (9)

Y Lliwedd from the Pyg Track path on the lower slopes of Crib Goch

Y Lliwedd from the Pyg Track path on the lower slopes of Crib Goch

Photo: David Cochrane (1)

Alix and Molly on Crib Goch

Alix and Molly on Crib Goch

Photo: Paul Gasson (1)

Temerature Inversion from Crib Goch

Temerature Inversion from Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (1)

On Crib Goch

On Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (3)

Crib Goch (centre right) with the PYG Track (mid path) and the Miners' Track (coming up the valley) seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch (centre right) with the PYG Track (mid path) and the Miners' Track (coming up the valley) seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Hazel Pyper (3)

Crib Goch in the snow

Crib Goch in the snow

Photo: Charles Brown (7)

On Crib Goch

On Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (2)

Y Garn (Glyders) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Y Garn (Glyders) summit cairn with Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain in the distance

Photo: Gerard Molloy (11)

Crib Goch at dawn from very close to the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch at dawn from very close to the top of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Shane Green (1)


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