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[Some good neve, 3 kb]Welsh Winter Climbs Guide - Page 77

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Gareth Waite - Solo - 19/Feb/14

Must have avoided the difficulties because it seemed relatively easy. Some good neve.
max64 - Solo - 16/Feb/14 with Ade

Hidden - Solo - 16/Feb/14

robjdc - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Huw Gilbert, Henry G, Wessex

Hidden - Solo - 09/Feb/14

Hidden - Solo - 19/Jan/14

Decent in very difficult conditions,
gseywald - Solo - 04/Jan/14

Our descent route in the soft, powdery snow. Crampons were packed but not really needed.
useful - 26/Dec/13 with Wyn

Hidden - Solo - 24/Nov/13

Hidden - 07/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - 03/Apr/13

Matt250 - 31/Mar/13

r.greaves - 29/Mar/13 with Ian smith

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/13

Hidden - Solo - 02/Mar/13

Hidden - Solo - 28/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo - 24/Feb/13

decent
nevets1984 - Lead - 23/Feb/13

Mike Hood - Solo - 07/Feb/13 with jordan, Alex

In descent with Carl.
kenneM - Solo - Feb/13 with Carl Davies

Richardlake - Solo O/S - Feb/13 with William Lake

Hidden - Solo - 26/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jan/13

Nice easy day roped together picking hardest lines. Training for Scotland. All difficulties can be avoided. Easy enjoyable fun.
Cadairmanuk - Lead - 19/Jan/13 with charlie williams, ian williams

Easy at the grade even if you take the most direct line
Ben Hollands - Solo O/S - 19/Jan/13 with Dan the man, Wendy Anderson

Amazing winter conditions
markriddington - Solo O/S - 19/Jan/13 with Richard Crompton, Emma Louise Ward, Beth Bennett, Richard Sore

flying el burro - Solo - 19/Jan/13 with mark riddington

Hidden - Solo - 19/Jan/13

a steady sprinkling of snow
wendys - 13/Jan/13

JKSimo - Solo O/S - 12/Jan/13

ian2707 - 2013 with Roz

Hidden - 2013

yelotango - Solo - 08/Dec/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Dec/12

Hidden - Solo - 01/Dec/12

Hidden - Solo - 01/Dec/12

Hidden - 27/Oct/12

In Descent
williamsd79 - 15/Sep/12 with Kev Taylor, Lee Wales

In descent. Nice finish to a great mountain day.
d80f0u - Solo - 20/Aug/12 with Alex

Hidden - 12/May/12

In Descent
tom_holdsworth - Solo - 04/Feb/12 with Chris Postlethwaite

Cadairmanuk - Feb/12 with ianwilliams, charlie williams

Hidden - 2012

mike kann - 2012

Hidden - 2012

butteredfrog - 2012

alan moore - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Steve Woollard - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 21/Dec/11

Winter conditions, mainly soft snow from 650m.
monkeyboyraw - Solo O/S - 20/Dec/11 with Stroudy

Tarquin - 19/Dec/11 with Rachel

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/11

Great day out. Nice route.
chrissy - Solo - 18/Dec/11 with pete, andy, janet, john, len

Hidden - Solo - 17/Dec/11

williamsd79 - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Tom Harvey, Nick Clegg

Hidden - Solo - 16/Dec/11

CM1992 - Solo - 15/Dec/11 with Oliver Willis

matthias13 - Solo - 10/Dec/11 with JamesA

Hidden - 10/Dec/11

Highest rocks nicely iced.
bms - Solo - 06/Dec/11 with SS

brockers - 27/Oct/11 with Maggie Bass

Hidden - 27/Oct/11

Hidden - Jul/11

deahutchins - Solo O/S - 06/May/11

deahutchins - Solo O/S - 06/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 17/Feb/11

Descent.
Joss - 08/Jan/11 with Rod Lloyd Jones

Moving Together
tom_holdsworth - 05/Jan/11 with Will Taylor

First time with crampons, great day out! Did a few steps along the ridge towards the top which was fun.
tompilgrem - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/11 with Dad

In descent.
jshields - Solo - 03/Jan/11 with Ed James

Lenny - Solo rpt - 03/Jan/11

First proper winter route with crampons- great fun-with some nice rock steps near top of ridge.Finished up Glyder Fawr and down Devils Kitchen.
bobpilgrem - Solo - 03/Jan/11 with Bob/Tom

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/11

Templeton Adams - 02/Jan/11 with Admiral Steel, Mr Neil, Darren H, sherp

ross duffield - 2011

rockdoctor - 2011

JamesM - 2011

parmoeater - 2011

Hidden - 2011

richardadventurecafe - 2011

Wainers44 - 2011

Hidden - Solo - 2011

Kamikaze Badger - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Sean Kelly - 2011

Ben C - 2011

Hidden - 2011

franny - 2011

Hidden - 2011

johnwoo - 2011

D.botts87 - 2011

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/10

Tightsgirl - Solo - 18/Dec/10

Used in descent easy to avoid the difficulties.
Zoomer - Solo - 11/Dec/10 with George Best, Alex Rafferty

Down then back up again
Glyn Davidson - 05/Dec/10 with Sharon, Liz Hewitt, Chris B, Ali

Hidden - Solo - 05/Dec/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Dec/10

stratandrew - Solo - 05/Dec/10

first winter day. snowy but mild.
nikinko - Solo - 04/Dec/10 with liam

Hidden - 01/Dec/10

Powder snow everywhere, hard work getting on to the ridge!1
mike4563 - Solo O/S - 28/Nov/10

Up Gribin then over Glyders then on to Capal Curig
The Bad Cough - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/10 with Kit, Tom Williams, Paul Sambrooks

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/10

richard s - Lead - 27/Nov/10 with Kay Smith

Hidden - Solo - 24/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo - 05/Oct/10

Nigel Bond - Solo - 10/Aug/10

JonJavlin - Solo O/S - Jul/10

Many times in descent as part of Bochlwyd Horseshoe, once in ascent
Mayaculpa - 15/Jun/10

in descent
andy dunn - Solo - 04/Apr/10 with J

moving together, in descent. longer and better than i expected
no_more_scotch_eggs - 14/Mar/10 with tamsin

descent
Templeton Adams - Solo - 27/Feb/10 with Darren H

Hidden - Solo - 24/Feb/10

kel1989 - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/10 with Gez Williams, Ant Flatters

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/10

In descent after climbing Tower Slabs. Took the easiest variation.
d80f0u - Solo - 18/Feb/10 with Simon

rob7b - 16/Feb/10

amthalmann - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/10

descent
ross duffield - Solo - 13/Feb/10 with row

dan_the_dingo - Solo - 13/Feb/10

Hidden - Solo - 12/Feb/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/10

Climbed after the False Gribin.
Mike Peacock - Solo - 31/Jan/10 with Gareth Harvey

Descent under powdry snow. Probably not the best way down given the conditions.
Ally Smith - 31/Jan/10 with Emily Goodman

Hidden - Solo - 31/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - 31/Jan/10

Descended this route after doing the Ramp in Idwal and going up to Glyder Fawr. Lots of snow!
alwyn101 - Solo - 14/Jan/10 with Dilwyn Jones

Hidden - Solo - 14/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jan/10

dansmonkeytroubles - Solo β - 09/Jan/10

Perfect day, skies where amazing. Went up after climbing Devil's kitchen and got a great sunset on the summit.
The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 08/Jan/10

Good winter low grade climb deep snow on the ridge
wspinacz32 - 07/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/10

An absolutely fantastic winters day. A great way to bring the New Year in. Great views of all the Snowdon range. We went down the path next to Bristly ridge. Strolled past two guys who were pitching the route. Rhys very tired at the end of the day
John HW - 01/Jan/10 with Rhys HW, Ben HW

Awesome way to ring in the new year! Amazing views of Snowdon!
Ben HW - 01/Jan/10 with Rhys Howell-Walmsley, John Howell-Walmsley

Hidden - 01/Jan/10

PirateFrog - 2010

Microwired22 - 2010

blakey - 2010

jandyd05 - 2010

Hidden - Solo - 28/Dec/09

Hidden - Solo - 27/Dec/09

TGreen - Solo rpt - 20/Dec/09 with Martin G

Hidden - 12/Dec/09

Glyn Davidson - 05/Dec/09 with Daz Haycock, Jason V, Rod Vandam, Lord Jones of Grange, Joss, Colin A, Ali

Joss - Solo - 05/Dec/09 with CMC Group

great scramble up to glyder fach,cold day but enjoyable ,got my bearings totally wrong on the top and thought i was on y-garn,shows how easy it could be to get lost and ive been on that boulder section on the glyders many times.enjoable day with the cmc group ,joss leading and daz are a great double act and nice with it.
colina - Solo - 05/Dec/09 with joss,jason,glyn,ali,daz,rod

robbiek - Oct/09

Used this as a descent route after ascending Bristly Ridge.
Neil Metcalfe101 - 26/Apr/09 with Allan Mac., John treeminkies & Carole.

Hidden - Solo - 05/Feb/09

Perfect Day
alwyn101 - Solo O/S - 04/Feb/09 with Simon Roberts

Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/Feb/09

keith robo - Solo rpt - 01/Feb/09 with James Gerrie/Gareth Pierce

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jan/09

decent
wolf.leeb - Solo O/S - 2009

groovy_nut - 2009

DannyK - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/08 with Christos

Nicholas Livesey - Solo - 29/Oct/08 with Jamie Griggs and Jules Herne

griggj - Solo - 29/Oct/08 with nick livesey

griggj - Solo - 29/Oct/08 with nick livesey

griggj - Solo - 29/Oct/08 with nick livesey

Hidden - Solo rpt - 24/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo - 20/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo - 12/Jan/08

monkeyboyraw - Solo - 2008

innesmac - 2008

Hidden - Solo - 25/Aug/07

Kamikaze Badger - Aug/07

Hidden - Solo - 10/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Dec/06

descent
TGreen - Solo rpt - 25/Feb/06 with Martin G

Feeling bold - 2nd - 21/Oct/05 with Mike (UK), Dave

jamie ward - AltLd - 17/Mar/05 with Andrew Parish

descent
TGreen - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/05 with Martin G

In descent after Idwal Stream. Stuck to west of ridge crest making grade I.
Simon K - Solo - Feb/05 with PR,JB

rambler_gary - 2005

industrialiceman - 24/Jul/04

Templeton Adams - Solo - Mar/01

sgl0jd - 2000

ColinD - 2000

pigeonjim - 1999

Hidden - Solo - 05/Jun/98

Nice easy scramble along the ridge line, my dog managed it no problem. Done it a few times since and always find it a quite route up onto the Glyders compared to others. Real good view's on a nice day.
JMG100 - Solo - May/97

Jacob Ram - Solo - 19/Jan/97

Hidden - 1997

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/92

mark-abz - Solo - 12/Jan/91 with Andy W

lithos - 1990

Hidden - Solo - 1990

PaulHermes - 1987

Iain Thow - Solo - 26/Jan/86 with Bob Lister

Nick Biven - Solo - 1985

Hidden - Solo - 1980

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Style of ascent

Soloed117 of 200 (58.5%)
Lead3 of 200 (1.5%)
Followed1 of 200 (0.5%)
Alt Leads2 of 200 (1.0%)
Unknown77 of 200 (38.5%)

'Climbed'162 of 200 (81.0%)
clean O/S29 of 200 (14.5%)
clean β1 of 200 (0.5%)
clean rpt8 of 200 (4.0%)