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Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)
1066m (3499ft)

The Snowdon Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) means 'Dish Ridge' in Welsh and is pronounced 'kreeb ee thysgl'.

The summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Welsh Mountain
2nd highest in Wales,
2nd in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
2nd highest in Wales,
2nd in England & Wales

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Welsh Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) walking UK Mountains in The Snowdon Area Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd, Wales

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) Summit

Photo: Martin Jones

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

A classic horseshoe walk - but Crib Goch is not for the faint hearted!

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7ml (11km)
Ascent:3,805ft (1,160m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk gw136 The Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) Horseshoe from Pen y Pass

A classic - but Crib Goch is not for the faint hearted!

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:4,100ft (1,250m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk gw186 Garnedd Ugain, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Moel Cynghorion from Llanberis

For when climbing just Snowdon is not enough

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:4,179ft (1,346m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk gw158 Garnedd Ugain, Snowdon, Moel Cynghorion, Foel Gron and Moel Eilio from Llanberis

Testing hike over Snowdon & her sisters

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 13.25ml (21km)
Ascent:5,651ft (1,723m)
Time:10½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Daniel Moran walked up Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on December 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] Lanberris [with] Chel [weather] Snow - Snow flurries

David Buckley climbed Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on September 12th, 2011 [with] Julie [weather] Windy, sunny, showers

Melfyn Parry bagged Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on April 16th, 2023 [from/via/route] Started walk from car park at Nant Peris by catching the bus up to Pen y Pass, from here continued along Pyg track to Bwlch Glas then turned right to continue to summit of Garnedd Ugain. Returned to car park by descending to the right of the railway track to Clogwyn Station then over towards Llechog before dropping back to the Llanberis Path. From grid ref SH584586 we headed north east towards Wern & then dropped down to the main road A4086 & then on to the carpark. A walk of 15km, initially planned to do Crib Goch but the weather was not good so amended plans for safety reasons. [with] PRC [weather] A generally wet day, cold in the wind.

Donovan Suddell hiked Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on March 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] Pen Y Pass. Snowdon Horseshoe [with] son-in-law [weather] beautiful sunny morning.

Neall Garrad summited Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on June 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] 15 peaks route from Nant Peris to Llanfairfechan [with] Andy, Chris, John and Warren [weather] Mixed

Adrian Haywood conquered Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on November 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Crib Goch [with] Mike [weather] Dry & clear

Sion Britton scaled Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on April 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Miner's Path [with] Rhiannon, Catrin a Mikey [weather] Sunny

Andy Buxton walked up Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) on June 22nd, 1968 [from/via/route] 14 Peaks (but done before & since) [with] BVGS

Angela Moroney climbed Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) during 2011 - 2017 3PEAKS

Andrew Heath bagged Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) during March, 2009 [from/via/route] crib goch [with] Jim Silas Ciny [weather] overcast - Six Nations trip

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf, Dyffryn Nantlle, Mynydd Mawr, Rhyd Ddu, Llyn y Dywarchen, The Snowdon Massif (Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf, Dyffryn Nantlle, Mynydd Mawr, Rhyd Ddu, Llyn y Dywarchen, The Snowdon Massif (Moel Eilio (Llanberis), Foel Gron, Moel Cynghorion, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (7)

Me (the little Buffalo Stickman) on Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Me (the little Buffalo Stickman) on Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Photo: Alan Johnson (1)

Clare on the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Clare on the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Photo: Clare Howard (20)

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)

Crib Goch from Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Crib Goch from Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl)

Photo: Cefyn Owen (1)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) from Glyder Fawr

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (54)

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)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed & The Nantlle Ridge - with The Snowdon Massif (Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran) beyond from Trum y Ddysgl

Mynydd Drws-y-coed & The Nantlle Ridge - with The Snowdon Massif (Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd and Yr Aran) beyond from Trum y Ddysgl

Photo: David Zuckerman (19)

Roman on the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) with (the now conquered) Mount Snowdon in the background.

Roman on the summit of Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) with (the now conquered) Mount Snowdon in the background.

Photo: Leslie Williams (11)

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)

The Snowdon Massif - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd  beyond Llyn-y-Gader from Cwm Marchnad at the northern edge of Beddgelert Forest

The Snowdon Massif - Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) & Y Lliwedd beyond Llyn-y-Gader from Cwm Marchnad at the northern edge of Beddgelert Forest

Photo: David Zuckerman (35)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Glyder Fawr

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Glyder Fawr

Photo: Geoff Smithson (66)

On Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) summit - the 2nd highest mountain in Wales

On Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) summit - the 2nd highest mountain in Wales

Photo: Adam Coleman (1)

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn

Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn

Photo: Gerald Murphy (169)

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)

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)

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)

Llyn-y-Gader with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran (right) from Beddgelert Forest near Cwm Marchnad

Llyn-y-Gader with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran (right) from Beddgelert Forest near Cwm Marchnad

Photo: Gerald Murphy (176)

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)

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Celyn), Craig y Bera, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Mynydd Drws-y-coed from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran on the horizon (centre) and Moel Lefn, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Hebog on the far left

Mynydd Mawr (Llyn Celyn), Craig y Bera, Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd and Mynydd Drws-y-coed from the summit of Craig Cwm Silyn with Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl), Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Y Lliwedd & Yr Aran on the horizon (centre) and Moel Lefn, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Hebog on the far left

Photo: Gerald Murphy (166)


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