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Crib Goch
923m (3029ft)

The Snowdon Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales

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

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Crib Goch

Photo: Tim Hulse

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OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 115
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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

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Pen yr Ole Wen, Llyn Clyd, Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Tryfan, Glyder Fach, Glyder Fawr, Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (3)

Crib Goch

Crib Goch

Photo: Will Caesar (1)

The Crib Goch Ridge

The Crib Goch Ridge

Photo: Tim Hulse (4)

On Crib Goch

On Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (3)

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

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)

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)

On Crib Goch

On Crib Goch

Photo: Kurt Elliott (1)

Glaslyn (partially frozen) from Crib Goch

Glaslyn (partially frozen) from Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (12)

Approaching Crib Goch from the east

Approaching Crib Goch from the east

Photo: David Cartwright (9)

Alix and Molly on Crib Goch

Alix and Molly on Crib Goch

Photo: Paul Gasson (1)

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

*360 degree panorama featuring Carnedd Dafydd, Foel-Goch (foreground), Tryfan and Glyder Fach, Y Garn (foreground), Crib Goch and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from the summit of Elidir Fawr

Photo: David Hands (3)

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)

Llyn Dinas with Snowdon and Crib Goch beyond from Grib Ddu

Llyn Dinas with Snowdon and Crib Goch beyond from Grib Ddu

Photo: Peter Lloyd (1)

Crib Goch from the Watkin Path on Bwlch Ciliau

Crib Goch from the Watkin Path on Bwlch Ciliau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (7)

Me and my dad (Dave) on Garnedd Ugain having just climbed across Crib Goch

Me and my dad (Dave) on Garnedd Ugain having just climbed across Crib Goch

Photo: Paul Hancock (6)

Glaslyn (bottom left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Crib Goch in the snow

Glaslyn (bottom left) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Crib Goch in the snow

Photo: Charles Brown (11)

Scrambling up towards Crib Goch with Llyn Llydaw far below

Scrambling up towards Crib Goch with Llyn Llydaw far below

Photo: Jo McGawley (2)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Crib Goch

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Crib Goch

Photo: Liz Halpin (4)

Mount Snowdon (left in distance) and Crib Goch from Craig Fach

Mount Snowdon (left in distance) and Crib Goch from Craig Fach

Photo: Leslie Williams (6)

Self Portrait on Crib Goch

Self Portrait on Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (4)

Llyn Llydaw from Crib Goch

Llyn Llydaw from Crib Goch

Photo: David Hands (2)

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

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

Photo: Eric Sharp (1)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Crib Goch from Glyder Fawr

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Crib Goch from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (60)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Crib Goch

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Crib Goch

Photo: Mick Coxon (2)

Cnicht (left) and Y Lliwedd poking through a Temerature Inversion seen from Crib Goch

Cnicht (left) and Y Lliwedd poking through a Temerature Inversion seen from Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (6)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Llyn Gaslyn from Crib Goch

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Llyn Gaslyn from Crib Goch

Photo: Lestyn Foster (1)

Crib Goch, The PYG Track (centre), The Miners' Track (lower right) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas

Crib Goch, The PYG Track (centre), The Miners' Track (lower right) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas

Photo: Will Caesar (3)

Me on Crib Goch (en-route to Snowdon)

Me on Crib Goch (en-route to Snowdon)

Photo: Andrew Batchelder (1)

Crib Goch from Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Crib Goch from Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Photo: Cefyn Owen (1)

Crib Goch in the snow

Crib Goch in the snow

Photo: Charles Brown (7)

Crib Goch from Bwlch y Moch

Crib Goch from Bwlch y Moch

Photo: Tim Hulse (2)

Me on top of the Crib Goch ridge

Me on top of the Crib Goch ridge

Photo: Stuart Edwards (2)

Scrambling on Crib Goch

Scrambling on Crib Goch

Photo: George White (4)

Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Crib Goch and Garnedd Ugain from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Gerard Molloy (6)

Debbie Flint on Crib Goch

Debbie Flint on Crib Goch

Photo: Debbie Flint (1)

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)

Crib Goch in all its glory with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) beyond from the start of Crib Goch

Crib Goch in all its glory with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (right) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) (left) beyond from the start of Crib Goch

Photo: Richard Poole (1)

Yours truly on Crib Goch

Yours truly on Crib Goch

Photo: Martin Wardroper (4)

Crib Goch

Crib Goch

Photo: David Hands (1)

Mark and Joe tackling Crib Goch

Mark and Joe tackling Crib Goch

Photo: Fiona Haward (3)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Glyder Fach - featuring in the mid-distance: Y Lliwedd (centre left), Crib Goch (centre right), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (far right)

The Snowdon Horseshoe from Glyder Fach - featuring in the mid-distance: Y Lliwedd (centre left), Crib Goch (centre right), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) (far right)

Photo: Florence Belgravia (2)

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

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

Photo: Clare Howard (19)

Climbing Crib Goch with Llyn Llydaw in the background

Climbing Crib Goch with Llyn Llydaw in the background

Photo: Will Caesar (8)

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)

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)

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

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

Photo: Robert Taylor-Marriott (1)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Russ on the top of Crib Goch

Russ on the top of Crib Goch

Photo: Clare Howard (18)

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, PYG Track, Miners' Track, Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch, PYG Track, Miners' Track, Glaslyn and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (177)

Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch y Moch

Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch y Moch

Photo: Tim Hulse (1)

Crib Goch (with The PYG Track/Miners' Track running down its east flank) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch (with The PYG Track/Miners' Track running down its east flank) and Llyn Llydaw from Bwlch Glas just below the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: David Wright (176)

Crib Goch from Llechog (Snowdon)

Crib Goch from Llechog (Snowdon)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (23)

Crib Goch in the snow

Crib Goch in the snow

Photo: Charles Brown (9)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Crib Goch, Craig Fach, The PYG Track, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Crib Goch, Craig Fach, The PYG Track, Llyn Llydaw and Y Lliwedd from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (15)

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

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)

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

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

Photo: Clare Howard (21)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the snow from Crib Goch

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the snow from Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (14)

Crib Goch in the snow

Crib Goch in the snow

Photo: Charles Brown (10)

Lynn Llydaw with Y Lliwedd beyond from Crib Goch

Lynn Llydaw with Y Lliwedd beyond from Crib Goch

Photo: George White (2)

Crib Goch from Snowdon

Crib Goch from Snowdon

Photo: Paul Gillett (1)

Crib Goch in the snow

Crib Goch in the snow

Photo: Charles Brown (8)

On Crib Goch

On Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (2)

Temerature Inversion from Crib Goch

Temerature Inversion from Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (1)

Temerature Inversion from Crib Goch

Temerature Inversion from Crib Goch

Photo: Charles Brown (5)

Crib Goch, Craig Fach and The PYG Track from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Crib Goch, Craig Fach and The PYG Track from the summit of Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Player (13)


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