This ridge seperates Cwm Bochlwyd and Cwm Cneifion (so it also belongs to Glyder Fawr). A path lies on the west of the ridge but take the crest direct; reasonably simple with some exposure. A simple descent too.

Ticklists: Scrambles in Snowdonia - Steve Ashton.

tommylongfellow 09/Oct -
yarrow 27/Sep Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Sep -
Timothy Miller 15/Sep Solo O/S

As part of ML assessment

jimorothy 10/Sep Solo

In descent with Ali in the half-light

with Ali
eoinb ?/Sep -
andy dunn 30/Aug -
with Claire
Claireybloomers 30/Aug -
with Andy
Ron Rees Davies 30/Jul -
with Tizz
jimorothy 30/Jul Solo

Better than expected

with Rachel Crolla
MatthewH 12/Jul Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jul -
Hidden 11/Jul -
Trace ?/Jul AltLd
gav 27/Jun Solo


with Anna
amaciejk 27/Jun Solo
with Gavin
PanzerHanzler 13/Jun -
with Simon H, Lynn R
Hidden 06/Jun Solo
Hidden 29/May -
Hidden 26/May -
DaveDevine 21/May Solo


paul59 17/May Solo
Adderbury Climber 16/May Solo
daviesp2 16/May -
LJC 13/May -

In descent.

with Katie
HP9 07/May -
emlynroberts 04/May Solo

After Cniefion arete

with Rhys Morgan
JonnySchofield 04/May Solo O/S

In Descent

deejmonkey 04/May Solo
with Tom
Hidden 04/May Solo
Astilath 04/May Solo
bobstones 01/May Solo O/S

I thought this was superb, we saw quite a few people on the easy path just to the side but stay directly on the ridge and it's great fun.

Hidden 26/Apr Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Apr -
Chrissy202 21/Apr Solo O/S
with Anthony, Tim, Clare
Hidden 21/Apr Solo
Hidden 19/Apr Solo
TAG_UTLEY 11/Apr Solo
with Georgia
Hidden 11/Apr Solo
Hidden 06/Apr Solo
GermanAlex 06/Apr Solo

After Cneifion, good fun.

Hidden ?/Apr Solo
helehan 21/Mar -
with Richard Webster, James Turton, Nicky Johnson
JonnySchofield 08/Mar Solo O/S

ML assessment day

Hidden 14/Feb Solo
Hidden 14/Feb -
Sarah Welsh 14/Feb Solo
foostu4 24/Jan Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Jan -
Louvet 20/Jan -
with Tarquin
Hidden ??/2015 Solo
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden 29/Nov/14 Solo
BStar 24/Oct/14 Solo

Cneifion Arete - Y Gribin - Glyders - Bwlch Tryfan - Tryfan South Ridge - Descent via Tryfan North Ridge. Epic day out, pretty tiring!

Hidden 11/Oct/14 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Solo
Hidden 16/Sep/14 Solo
Hidden 11/Sep/14 -
Hidden 09/Sep/14 Solo
Bede 29/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
LJJ77 22/Aug/14 Solo

Awful weather very slippy my route continued to Glyder Fawr,Y Garn and Ellidir Fawr which ticked off the last of the Welsh 3000fts had fun making my way through the quarries to Llanberis

Hidden 20/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 18/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 31/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 26/Jul/14 -
Hidden 02/Jul/14 Solo
Mike.Kinge 30/Jun/14 Solo O/S
with ed runnels
Hidden 14/Jun/14 -
Hidden 31/May/14 -
Hidden 31/May/14 -
MartinN 25/May/14 Solo O/S
useful 25/May/14 -

In descent as part of a Tryfan-Bristly Ridge horseshoe.

with Rob G MLT
Hidden 18/May/14 -
John HW 03/May/14 -

Selection weekend for Ex Pukka Pahar

with 2 x Students
Jelly Mould Surfer 18/Apr/14 -

In descent

Hidden 18/Apr/14 Solo
ollyroberts 29/Mar/14 -

Descent after climbing Dolmen Ridge

Hidden 05/Mar/14 Solo
yelotango ??/2014 Solo
nj.harris ??/2014 -
Kate Edhouse ??/2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Dec/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 10/Nov/13 -
BStar 09/Nov/13 Solo

With the GMC

Rachael88 09/Nov/13 Solo

With GMC

Hidden 24/Oct/13 -
Mike Peacock 05/Oct/13 -
JamieAyres 05/Oct/13 -

Descended this ridge after ascending the North Ridge of Tryfan and Bristly Ridge.

with Phil Windall
Hidden 23/Sep/13 -
Hidden 20/Sep/13 Solo
maxsmith 19/Sep/13 -

in descent

Cheese Monkey 14/Sep/13 Solo


with Vienna
Stopsy 26/Aug/13 -
JezzaCat 26/Aug/13 -
with Stella
TheaSmea 26/Aug/13 -
with Katie, James
smoreda 25/Aug/13 -
MrFreekie 20/Aug/13 -
Hidden 18/Aug/13 -
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Solo
Hidden 13/Jul/13 Solo
Sarah Welsh 13/Jul/13 Solo
p3tersen 10/Jul/13 -
JonesJ 06/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/13 -
Hidden 03/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Wesley Orvis 29/Jun/13 Solo
useful 29/Jun/13 -

Took the crest direct, good fun until the cloud came down near the top!

with Helen C
TGreen 29/Jun/13 Solo rpt
with Ian p, Rosie Henstock
Rosie Henstock 29/Jun/13 Solo
Ross88 24/Jun/13 -
Gav Parker 15/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 15/Jun/13 Solo rpt
freemanTom 07/Jun/13 Solo
Steveb27 ?/Jun/13 Solo
kirsty52 31/May/13 -

Down much longer and more difficult than ascent.

Katherine Ross 25/May/13 Solo O/S

In descent. Pleasant enough!

Hidden 07/May/13 Solo
Hidden 24/Apr/13 -
joesmith 21/Apr/13 Solo
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Mar/13 -
herman0055 10/Feb/13 Solo
Hidden 02/Feb/13 -
android_lloyd 20/Jan/13 Solo

descent via devils kitchen

Benstar ?/Jan/13 Solo
tomdadom ??/2013 -
meanderthal ??/2013 -

storm descent. good fun. also done in Summer conditions

Pete Sanger ??/2013 Solo O/S
lithos ??/2013 -
with all sorts
climbingrev 29/Nov/12 Solo O/S

Following on from Cneifion. Good winter conditions

Hidden 23/Nov/12 Solo O/S
Pinguville 23/Nov/12 Solo O/S
with George
Aaron.robson94 29/Oct/12 -
watson.b 27/Oct/12 Solo
with aaron
Hidden 06/Oct/12 -
Hidden 04/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Solo
ian2707 08/Sep/12 Solo

From Ogwen cottage and down through Devil's Kitchen. Stayed mainly on the right side of the ridge. Good fun!

with Roz
Mike Peacock 11/Aug/12 -
with Susan Barnes
edordead ?/Aug/12 Solo
SianR ?/Aug/12 Solo
with ML training
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Jul/12 -
mheyes101 21/Jul/12 -
Hidden 17/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/12 Solo
HIGHTOWER 14/Jul/12 Solo
with Ben Wood, Fay Potton
Hidden 17/Jun/12 Solo
Hidden 11/Jun/12 Lead
monkeyboyraw 17/May/12 -
Hidden 06/May/12 Solo O/S
TGreen 18/Mar/12 Solo rpt
with Ian p, tom b, Rosie Henstock
Rosie Henstock 18/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with Tom Green, Tommy B
dazmac 11/Mar/12 Solo
Hidden 11/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Madrabman 03/Feb/12 -
with Shane North, Charlie Williams
Cadairmanuk 03/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Sianny 05/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Had the whole place to ourselves, bliss! 50 mph winds, low cloud, nice wind chill

with mutley
petecox84 ??/2012 -
danceswithcats 20/Nov/11 -

Descent after Bristly ridge, in the cloud and wet. Mostly scree very little srcambling by sticking to the west edge of the ridge.

Ly-Cilph 16/Oct/11 Solo O/S

In descent.

with Clare A
baldie_chick 16/Oct/11 -
Sy Finch 13/Oct/11 Solo O/S


BenRyle 04/Oct/11 -
Hidden 17/Sep/11 Solo rpt
Michael Aylen 01/Sep/11 -
with SI
Hidden 08/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Solo
masmith 06/Aug/11 -
Glen (Smog) Smith TCRS 30/Jul/11 -
with Stanley (Sherpa) Smith
Hidden 16/Jul/11 -
Hidden 16/Jul/11 Solo
The Bad Cough 09/Jul/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 03/Jul/11 Solo
Stephen Halliday 11/Jun/11 Solo
Finn Curry 11/Jun/11 Solo
Hidden 04/Jun/11 Solo
Oujmik ?/Jun/11 Solo

Ended up spending more time on the 'path' than intended due to route finding difficulty in hill fog.

Sam Simpson 30/Apr/11 Solo O/S
with James McIntyre
fizzychewitt 29/Apr/11 Solo
Mike Peacock 22/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 16/Apr/11 -
Hidden 09/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Solo
amthalmann 18/Mar/11 Solo
catemuir 04/Mar/11 -
with Alex Mortley
Wyn Bach 03/Jan/11 Solo

In descent, winter conditions.

Hidden ??/2011 -
robcrowther ??/2011 Solo
Hidden ??/2011 -
uncontrollable 31/Dec/10 Solo O/S

nice walk with a group of WMC members, a excellent bumsliding descent towards devils kitchen followed

Cornish boy 22/Dec/10 Solo

My first epic! Due to very deep snow this route took us MUCH longer than expected. We lost our way a bit on the Glyder plateau as darkness fell, eventually making our way back to Ogwen via Glyder Fach, the Miners' Track and Cwm Tryfan. Wading through bollock-deep snow for hours was incredibly hard work and the temperature was well below zero. We had both run out of food and our water had frozen, despite my new 'thermal control unit' for my Camelback! I remember bumping into a young man up there, a photographer, who was camping out, waiting to get that special photo of Tryfan in the morning. He'd driven for hours to get to Snowdonia, then hiked up [in the dark] on his own to near the summit of Glyder Fach to spend the night alone in the freezing cold just to try and earn a living! I let him make a call to his girlfriend on my phone, and in return we followed his tracks all the way back down to our car. In total we were gone nearly 15 hours. To make matters worse, it was 1am and I had a 3 hour drive back home ahead of me! We laugh about it now, but it wasn't so funny at the time!

with Lee
trish1968 20/Nov/10 Solo

popped on this to get to the summit after doingrete Cneifion Arete

with Sian
Sianny 20/Nov/10 Solo O/S

fantastic day - and a nice scramble after doing Cneifion Arete and then walked to Glyder Fawr

blakey ?/Nov/10 -
kel1989 15/Oct/10 Solo rpt
with Leading
Glyn Davidson 03/Oct/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 03/Sep/10 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/10 -
Hidden 29/Jul/10 Solo
marc1967 16/Jun/10 Solo O/S
henbot 13/Jun/10 -
Hidden 02/Jun/10 Solo
mysterion 02/Jun/10 -
adam clarke 16/May/10 -
with James Hulme, Hannah Hulme Hunter
Matt1234 ?/May/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Mar/10 -
edmitchell 27/Feb/10 Lead

in descent

with Mark Slade, Kai Ren
kiwi boy 20/Feb/10 Solo O/S

Classic grade I descent. Although the crux felt more in full winter conditions. Good 30cm snow. Crampons and axes get a good outing

with Richard Fox, paul McCloy
Cadairmanuk ?/Feb/10 -
Hidden ?/Jan/10 -
rsvmillie1000 ??/2010 Solo
PirateFrog ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
summerse ??/2010 -
with CUMS, Charli Wisbey
michael burrows 12/Dec/09 Solo rpt

great day, great sunset and just got back down before it got dark

with ryan cassidy, margaret
jaxxman 12/Dec/09 Solo O/S
with Steve Taylor, Adrian (Meerkat), Sheldon Webb
Lallylandslider 12/Dec/09 Solo
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Solo
Feeling bold 17/Oct/09 Solo

Went up it this time, follow on from cneifion arete.

Mike Peacock 12/Sep/09 -
with Susan Barnes
Dave Richards 21/Aug/09 Solo O/S

Continued onto Glyder Fach

with Ruth Ramsdale
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Solo O/S
mattrm 18/Jul/09 -
Hidden 12/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Feeling bold 14/Jun/09 Solo

Descent route.

with Egons - Dunc, Issy & Rich
cjohn62 13/Jun/09 2nd
with andy
Hidden 28/May/09 Solo
FrankW 03/May/09 Solo rpt
with Alice F
nathan_kelly 18/Apr/09 Solo
with Dad
Hidden 10/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Andrew Deacon 03/Apr/09 -
Mike Peacock 17/Mar/09 Solo
with Adam Pearce
bigbobbyking 07/Feb/09 Solo

Used in descent in winter condition. Very nice.

stevefromstoke ??/2009 Solo O/S
with mart
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 07/Dec/08 -
griggj 29/Oct/08 Solo
with jules hearne
Hidden 28/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead
FrankW 22/Aug/08 Solo rpt
with None
Chris Manasseh 10/Aug/08 -
crispy 02/Aug/08 -
asmith37 27/Jul/08 Solo
Hidden 13/Jul/08 -
FrankW 05/Jul/08 Solo rpt
with Johnathan P
Dilwat 09/Jun/08 Solo
with Bart
Hidden 01/Jun/08 -
Hidden ?/Jun/08 -
Nicholas Livesey 19/Apr/08 Solo

Used as a descent route in decent winter nick. Interesting.

Dan_Staff 19/Feb/08 -
Hidden 12/Dec/07 Solo
Hidden 23/Nov/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Nov/07 -
Hidden 15/Sep/07 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 30/Jun/07 Solo
with Nicola Pettit
Mr Wild 12/Jun/07 -

on work ex with a special needs group

Mike Peacock 24/May/07 -
Mike Peacock 26/Apr/07 -

Descent after the Direct Approach to Seniors Ridge

with Nick Rishton & Stefan Kolle
Cardi 14/Apr/07 Solo

In descent

with Pete D
Hidden 13/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden 13/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Solo O/S
default_slipper ?/Apr/07 Solo
with tom sparkes
dansmonkeytroubles ?/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Joe Harris
adi bryant ?/Apr/07 -
sparkoclimb ?/Mar/07 Solo
Alex Thompson 24/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Sean Kelly ??/2007 -
Hidden ?/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/06 -
crispy 16/Jul/06 -
with Anton
donkster ?/Mar/06 Solo O/S


with mudders
Mike Peacock 09/Feb/06 Solo

In descent after Bristly Ridge.

John Kettle ??/2006 Solo
Hidden ??/2006 Solo O/S
dustbuddy ??/2006 Solo O/S
franny ??/2006 -
sarah hawker ??/2006 -
mark20 ?/Nov/05 Solo O/S

Very cold and icey, got very scared when a couple in front roped up!

Mike Peacock 15/Oct/05 -


Hidden 30/Sep/05 Solo
FrankW 24/Sep/05 Solo rpt
with None
Mike Peacock 19/Sep/05 -
with Si Oakley
Cardi ?/Aug/05 -


MikeDowsett ?/Jul/05 -
with Kris Scheinkonig
jamie ward ?/Mar/05 AltLd
with Andrew Parish
Mike Peacock 26/Feb/05 -


Hidden 04/Feb/05 Solo
Kamikaze Badger ??/2005 2nd
with Dave Moseley
dave moseley ??/2005 -
with nick
Mike Peacock 02/Oct/04 -
FrankW 01/Aug/04 Solo O/S
with None
Mike Roach ??/2004 -
matt0759 ?/Oct/03 Solo
victim of mathematics 16/Feb/02 Solo O/S
crossdressingrodney 18/Feb/01 Solo O/S
with Hill and Mountain Walking
Dave Latimer ?/Jan/01 -
Hidden ??/2001 Solo
Rich Kay ?/Oct/00 -
no_more_scotch_eggs ?/Jul/00 -

in descent

Hidden ??/2000 -
Jonny M ??/1999 Solo O/S
pigeonjim ??/1999 Solo
Pete Pozman 28/Jul/98 Solo O/S

ML training PyB

malky_c ?/Apr/97 -
LakesWinter ?/Sep/94 Solo
with Pete Rachel Rob Paul and others
Hidden ??/1994 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/92 Solo O/S
A Crook 10/May/89 Solo
with Dad
Ched ??/1988 Solo
with Glyn
leland stamper ?/May/80 -
Hidden ??/1980 Solo
Iain Thow ??/1974 Solo
with Dad
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