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Crib Goch Hiking

Discover the remote and immense beauty of Snowdonia National Park from the summit of Crib Goch!

Experience scrambling and the Welsh countryside at its finest when ascending this knife-shaped arête. Take in incredible views of Snowdonia and get some great exercise while you’re at it. “Compare and book a certified guide for your Crib Goch Hiking trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Crib Goch Hiking selection. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Crib Goch

Meaning red ridge in the native Welsh language, Crib Goch is an incredible scenic spot for a day of hiking. From its summit, you will enjoy panoramic views out over the surrounding mountains and lakes. The countryside around the knife-shaped ridge is really unlike anything else in the UK and you will surely not be disappointed by the views.


Good to know:

Country Code:



English, Welsh


Pound sterling (GBP)

Best time to visit:

June to September, but many guides offer trips from April all the way to October

How to get there:

Any trip to Crib Goch begins with a flight into the Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL). From here, it is easiest to rent a car and make the two hour drive to the ridge line

What’s the weather like?

During the summer, average daily temperatures on Crib Goch hover around 10 ºC. The summer is also the driest time of year, but the mountain still experiences between 75 and 100 millimeters of rain per month

More info about Hiking in Crib Goch:

Crib Goch sits at the northern end of Snowdonia National Park in northwestern Wales. The highest point on the peak is an arête that reaches 923 meters in elevation. While this is not so high relative to other major peaks in the United Kingdom, the climb begins from close to sea level. Scrambling to the top of the arête is the perfect challenge for novice climbers looking to get into the sport. The classic route heads up to the summit via the Pyg track in what is known as the Snowdon Horseshoe. While the climb is not technically difficult, the route is very exposed and can be treacherous, depending on the weather. Sure-footedness is a must. For those seeking a challenge, the northern route is far more technically difficult but the views along the way and from the top are no less rewarding

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