Bochlwyd Horseshoe Snowdonia Scramble
Route Summary: One of the best scrambles in Snowdonia. Read our full account here.
One of the best scrambles in Snowdonia. Read our full account here.
|6.38 km||851 m||6 hours|
Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.
Start and Finish: Ogwen
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Bochlwyd Horseshoe Snowdonia Scramble Details
There are few scrambles in Snowdonia that are as rightly famous as the Bochlwyd Horseshoe. As it includes both the Tryfan North Ridge and Bochlwyd Ridge scrambling routes, scales the impressive peaks of Tryfan and Glyder Fach and ends the day with a scrambly descent down Y Gribin (not to be confused with the other Gribin, on Yr Wyddfa) – is there a more epic 6km route out there?
Bochlwyd Horseshoe Snowdonia Scramble Route
For the full description of this challenging route, as well as a more challenging Grade 2 scramble route up the Bastow Buttress, follow this link – Bochlwyd Horseshoe Scrambling Route. There’ are also a few vids so you can see how hairy this is yourself!
For more walks up Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach, visit our All the Walking Routes up Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach article.