Crib Goch Scramble from Pen y Pass

Route Information

Pen-y-Pass, Snowdonia National Park, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55, UK


Route Summary:

Toughest walker’s route up Yr Wyddfa.

Distance: Kms

Ascent: metres


Start and Finish: Pen y Pass - Snowdon Summit


Good cafe and YHA with bar, public toilets at Pen y Pass.

Hazards: Extremely exposed route with proper scrambling.

Public Transport:

Sherpa Buses from Llanberis and Betws y Coed.

Parking: LIMITED! £10 a day, £6 for 4 hours. Very early arrival advised. Park in Nant Peris for the Park and Ride.

Parking Post Code for Sat Nav: LL55 4NY

Weather Forecast:

Met Office Snowdonia Mountain Weather

Crib Goch Scramble from Pen y Pass

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This is the hairiest route up Snowdon. It’s an exposed scramble that should only be attempted if you’re confident in your abilities

This is the iconic Snowdonia route – the must do route. Descend via Lliwedd in order to complete the famous Snowdon Horseshoe.

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  1. […] route above takes you up Crib Goch initially and then over Garnedd Ugain and Wyddfa, but you could just as easily ascend the PYG track […]

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