Nice scramble with quality weather. There was snow on the ground and ice in the cracks but was able to happily scramble up most sections without crampons (the odd section felt quite bold).
MPSBunny - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/15 with Robby Pineda
Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/15
Fantastic weather - blue skies and no wind. Fair amount of snow but it's still quite powdery and not well consolidated.
cubehead - Solo - 08/Feb/15
Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Feb/15
andrewmcleod - Solo - 06/Feb/15 with Zack Coleman
Heather Osborne - Solo - 03/Feb/15 with Mike Nolan
Loose snow, strong winds and agonising toothache!!
John Eley - Solo - 31/Jan/15 with Martin o'mahony
Hidden - Sent dnf - 25/Jan/15
lee1234 - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/15
Ice at all levels made some of the steps interesting for Richard on his first winter outing
simonscubadiver - Lead β - 19/Jan/15 with Richard Scamans
fuzzysheep01 - Solo O/S - 18/Jan/15 with MMC
summerse - Solo β - 18/Jan/15 with Mike Kinge, Charli Wisbey
Karlos - Solo - 18/Jan/15 with MMC
TomGB - Solo - 18/Jan/15 with Pierce Ferris, Pete Nielsen, Vicki Cox, Stewart Moody, Joe
AntC - Solo O/S - 18/Jan/15
Reached the summit on a break of the bad weather. Some sleet showers and cold wind. great challenge.
rob malik - 17/Jan/15
crag_hopper_Jay - Solo - 04/Jan/15 with Hannah Renshall, Andy Peters
bullwinkle - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/15
Great day out, climbed with glenn
climber34neil - Solo - 30/Dec/14
Plenty of snow and verglas made it a bit more interesting, lovely morning on a beautiful mountain, precursor to going to Scotland where the ice axe and crampons will come out of the bag! :)
Matthew Martin Wsm - Solo rpt - 29/Dec/14 with Ash payne, marc fenton, ian marshall
Plenty of snow and a well-trodden path all the way. Avoided the awkward step by traversing left and going up the gully.
DaveHall246 - Solo - 29/Dec/14
Paul led top tower pitch. Previously soloed
tom bre - 2nd rpt - 29/Dec/14
The Bad Cough - Solo rpt - 28/Dec/14 with Adam Graham, Agnes Kowal, John Nesbitt
Good covering of snow and some verglass. pitched one short section then moved together for the rest with occasional direct belays off a spike/boulder
spearing05 - 13/Dec/14 with Andrew
Hidden - 13/Dec/14
Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Dec/14
Hidden - 13/Dec/14
carried axe and crampons but not needed. Light scattered snow on ridge and more on summit
Babika - Solo - 06/Dec/14 with Sean Toms
great day, sunny, little wind, roped up for one short section on north tower direct as snow powdery.
cragtyke - 16/Feb/14 with Ross
Done unintentionally without crampons/ice axes.
magsb - Solo - 16/Feb/14
Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Cragtyke
Lots of deep snow and gale force winds. With Ian and Scott.
stokienomad - Solo - 15/Feb/14
Winter Mountaineering with PYB.
JoshP94 - Solo rpt - 04/Feb/14
Practised moving together
ADConway - 02/Feb/14 with David Nichols
Hidden - AltLd - 02/Feb/14
New year, new gear, lots of fun.
peachos - Solo - 02/Feb/14 with Scott Stanley
scottidog - Solo - 02/Feb/14 with Carl Peachey
Darrengold - 27/Jan/14 with Rainhill Rangers
saraguti - Solo - 11/Jan/14 with marco
Hidden - Solo - 10/Apr/13
Prof. Outdoors - Solo - 06/Apr/13
shed_hed - Solo - 01/Apr/13
Superb for practising alpine techniques (moving together, short roping, etc).
efetunc - Apr/13
Lovely weather, lots of snow, did some of the harder scrambling on the first ridges but went round the left of the nose to go straight up the notch gully and avoid the drop into the notch (wish we hadn't, not many / any previous people had and seemed harder than the rest)
PerrinT - Solo - 31/Mar/13 with Emma
Hidden - Solo - 31/Mar/13
Jayzen - 31/Mar/13 with Paul Hardy
Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Mar/13
Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Mar/13
Matt250 - Solo - 31/Mar/13
Perfect winter conditions
Stefan Trebicki - 30/Mar/13 with Mike, Jim Symon, Liam Brady
awesome alpine day!
Matt Schwarz - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Phillip Johnson
Hidden - Solo - 30/Mar/13
ladymuck - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Andy Worster
Ade7 - Solo - 30/Mar/13 with Vicky, Sam C, Stewart
Perfect winter conditions. Ice axe and crampons required. Alpine style ascent of pinnacles, soloed before that.
blue-icefox - AltLd - 30/Mar/13 with Graham
Lovely alpine conditions. Mostly took the easiest lines.
samharrison7 - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/13
Hidden - Solo - 30/Mar/13
2010_graham - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/13 with blue-icefox
Gareth T - Solo - 29/Mar/13 with Tim Popplestone
Mike.Kinge - 29/Mar/13 with gareth
JonesJ - Solo - 29/Mar/13
Hidden - Solo - 28/Mar/13
lewk_c - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/13
SAF - 26/Mar/13 with Ben Moody
Alex.M-M. - Solo - 24/Mar/13
deep powder snow
JasonV - Solo - 24/Mar/13
Lots of powder!
CM1992 - Solo - 20/Mar/13 with Jacob Swift
Lovely! About 6 inches of powder, nothing consolidated.
Binder - Solo - 17/Mar/13 with David B, Chiz, Harri K, Toby
Great fun. Didn't take crampons or ice axe. To be honest, didn't really need them as the snow was soft but not too slippery.
gravity - Solo - 17/Mar/13 with Chiz Harward, Harriet Kirk, George, David
Roger Cruse - AltLd rpt - 17/Mar/13 with Kris
lots of snow, no ice. really fun
mcgovern - Solo - 16/Mar/13 with TommyMcG
spindrift, snow conditions partially ok, partially too soft
Alessandro Tentori - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/13
gavinpeach - 10/Mar/13 with James, Steph, Max Pendleton
Hidden - 02/Mar/13
TommyMcG - Mar/13 with Conor McGovern
TAG_UTLEY - Solo - Mar/13 with Colin
Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/13
Felix Ottey - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/13
jezzeroo - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/13 with Chri Skerratt, mark mason
Smithy Smith - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/13
No crampons or ice axes used, snow was unconsolidated and melting. Definitely not in. More like a wet summer scramble.
Ragingpossum - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/13
Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/13
Dirty Knees - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/13 with Matt Alexander
Not fully frozen but lots of snow
Jamiet297 - 08/Feb/13 with Steve Price
sheelba - Solo - 26/Jan/13
More wet mush than snow, not really in winter condition but a good day out never the less. Descended the south side of Tryfan, looked at bristly ridge but decided to leave it for a less rainy day.
Puma - Solo - 26/Jan/13 with Jamie Brown
Very wet snow, and not that much of it. Slippery in places but no need for crampons. Cracking day out.
Jamie Brown - Solo - 26/Jan/13 with Paul Davies
TCarrick - 24/Jan/13
with 1 axe and no crampons most of the way
Webster - Solo - 24/Jan/13
Great day with perfect weather
Croakinglizard - 24/Jan/13 with Pete Derett
Perfect day of fluffy, deep powder. No need for crampons as nothing consolidated or icy underfoot.
Lil_Pete - 24/Jan/13 with Croakinglizard
Hidden - Solo - 19/Jan/13
Glyn Davidson - Solo rpt - 19/Jan/13
Hidden - Solo rpt - 19/Jan/13
r.greaves - 19/Jan/13 with bob ellis
Didn't see a soul all day. Up and down from camp in 5.5 hours. a lot of powder
android_lloyd - Solo - 18/Jan/13
Hidden - Solo - 01/Jan/13
Hidden - Solo - 01/Jan/13
Hidden - Jan/13
Hidden - Solo - Jan/13
bleddynmawr - 2013
Hidden - 2013
MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/12 with Anna Morris
Double Knee Bar - Solo rpt - 08/Dec/12 with Steve Perry
Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Dec/12
jimmysdead - 02/Dec/12 with Rhi, Alec
Hidden - Solo - 01/Dec/12
Hidden - Solo - 01/Dec/12
DannyK - Lead rpt - 01/Dec/12 with chrislgk, Katie
snow and ice above 500m or so but no need for ice axe or crampons. Always a great route
bvilsue - 18/Nov/12
Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Feb/12
tunaficiency - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/12 with kate surry
Hidden - Solo - 28/Jan/12
herman0055 - 28/Jan/12
Hidden - Solo - 27/Jan/12
Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Jan/12
buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - Jan/12
First winter ascent of Tryfan by the North Ridge. A bit slippery but no need for crampons or ice axe. I love this route!
bvilsue - Jan/12
williamsd79 - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/11 with Nick Clegg
Hidden - Solo - 17/Dec/11
Heavy rain at the bottom, snow fall and ice from about half way up
dtbrad - 15/Dec/11 with Andy Harris
Dingchav - 15/Dec/11 with Dan bradley
cwildblood - Solo O/S - 10/Dec/11
SteveoS - Solo - 10/Dec/11
Hidden - Solo - 06/Dec/11
BenRyle - Solo - 05/Dec/11
Hidden - 05/Dec/11
Hidden - Lead - 03/Mar/11
Hidden - Solo - 09/Jan/11
jshields - Solo - 03/Jan/11 with Ed James
First day out in winter. Nice day, few awkward icy steps on verglass. Fun though.
tompilgrem - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/11
First winter route-with Tom- an easy grade 1 today.
bobpilgrem - Solo - 02/Jan/11
Cadairmanuk - Jan/11
Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/11
johnwoo - Jan/11
Hidden - 2011
Awesome route in winter. The gully avoiding the north tower was fun, but slightly worrying as i had no crampons on and no ice axe either.
Sy Finch - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/10
Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Dec/10
Hidden - Solo - 20/Dec/10
Hidden - Solo - 18/Dec/10
Goose4 - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/10 with Jamie Townsend
Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/10
Bare low down but slushy the higher we went. Carried on with the Horseshoe.
Zoomer - Solo - 11/Dec/10 with George Best, Alex Rafferty
gingergeorge - Solo - 11/Dec/10 with Glen Bloomer
JamieTown - Solo - 10/Dec/10 with Angus Mckendrick
tim_mcd - Solo - 05/Dec/10 with cmsg
Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Dec/10
A tiring yet satisfying ascent - North Tower provided the greatest obstacle being very tricky to gain good purchase on some of the moves. Splendid setting and excellent to combine with Bristly Ridge later on.
Tom Hecht - 05/Dec/10 with Tom Livingstone
deep unconsolidated snow. lots of blue sky and sun with the Glyders and Carneddau envelpoed in clag. amazing.
nikinko - Solo - 05/Dec/10 with liam
With lots of freshers who hadnt scrambled or worn crampons before, slow!
Clay C - Solo - 05/Dec/10
aipattison - Solo O/S - 05/Dec/10 with Pete Swan, Cate Muir
A lovely route and a beautiful day!
catemuir - Solo - 05/Dec/10 with Pete Swan, Alex Pattison
Powder. Lots of powder.
cmsg - Solo O/S - 05/Dec/10 with Tim McDonald
TDembrey - Solo - 05/Dec/10
Hidden - 05/Dec/10
Hidden - Solo β - 03/Dec/10
Lots and lots and lots of snow!!! Very soft, did it without crampons and was ok but had a trekking pole to probe snow underfoot. Proved tricky on descent without crampons though!!! lots of sliding. Abseiled down grooved arete to retrieve lost gear few weeks earlier got it all back although proved tough to rack as it was all frozen solid! good fun day out.
Stuart Hurworth - Solo O/S - 01/Dec/10 with Marcus Levens
Hidden - Solo - 01/Dec/10
Hidden - Solo - 28/Nov/10
Still, cold, crisp and clear. Great day to do this route.
Rampikino - Solo - 28/Nov/10 with Cat
Mike Peacock - Solo - 27/Nov/10 with Gareth Harvey
Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/10
stuart34 - Solo O/S - 27/Nov/10 with rob dyer
Hidden - Solo - 27/Nov/10
Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/10
TGreen - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/10 with Jake Lodge, Phil Pavey, Rose Williams, Rosie Henstock, Martin G
thetradlad - Solo O/S - 27/Nov/10 with Tom Green, Martin Green, Rosie Henstock, Philip Pavey, Rose Williams
Rosie Henstock - Solo O/S - 27/Nov/10 with Phil Pavey, jake.lodge, Martin Green, Rose williams, Tom Green
Rob84 - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/10 with Flash, Stu Inchley, Alex Pickard
Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/10
Hidden - Solo - 27/Nov/10
Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Nov/10
didn't stumble across the chimney section that I did last time - i'm not sure i'll ever take the same route twice up this thing...
andy dunn - Solo - 04/Apr/10 with J
muttley_109 - Solo - 02/Apr/10
Gerlach - Solo - 02/Apr/10
Hidden - Solo - Apr/10
LesserTrochanter - 13/Mar/10
Reds - Solo - 09/Mar/10
Craig Howes - Solo - 02/Mar/10
TGreen - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/10 with Martin G
edmitchell - Lead - 27/Feb/10 with Mark Slade, Kai Ren
sausage - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/10 with Matt Schwarz
Matt Schwarz - Solo - 27/Feb/10 with tim irlam
tonymw - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/10 with Richard Carratu
Some grade II sections, brilliant
mark20 - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/10
Excellent, lots of snow
tiga271 - Solo - 21/Feb/10 with mark20
tom_holdsworth - 21/Feb/10 with Mike Kennedy, Will Taylor
Paul-Michael - Solo - 21/Feb/10 with Diccon Proctor
took a fairly easy and steady route. as part of group of 8 with mixed experience. took the gentle snow slope to the summit. As part of Y-gribin horseshoe. clear blue skies on the summit with adam and eve. superb day out
gb83 - Solo - 20/Feb/10
Hidden - Solo - 20/Feb/10
First ever time out in winter. Daunting but fine in the end. A fantastic day out!
Bobling - Solo - 20/Feb/10 with Mike
Hidden - Solo - 19/Feb/10
New wet snow from the Cannon up, slippery but great fun, sought out a few hard options.
The Ivanator - Solo rpt - 15/Feb/10 with Stewart
amthalmann - Solo - 13/Feb/10
Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/10
tiga271 - Solo - 13/Feb/10
My first proper scramble, with Paul, Rhian and Ben from Mountains. Snow and ice all the way up.
col3 - Solo O/S - 07/Feb/10 with Paul
Nicole first scramble. not proper winter conditions but nice snow and ice scramble.
Paul1 - Feb/10 with Nicole
mol - Solo - 17/Jan/10 with Jesse
Lil'Lou - 17/Jan/10 with Elliot
Jesse Dufton - Solo - 17/Jan/10 with Molly Thompson
The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 16/Jan/10 with Christian Minett, Tom Williams, John Sealey
kel1989 - Solo O/S - 14/Jan/10 with Ant Flatters
Camped in the snow in the car park, -13 overnight scoured snow higher up, powdery lower down, good day out, skiing in Capel Curig by lunch time.
Bokonon - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/10 with Nev
stev1e.wilso - Solo - 08/Jan/10 with Tom
Very white at the top
theotherpetehill - 06/Jan/10
Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/10
Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/10
greenclimb - Solo - 02/Jan/10 with Sarah
howhard - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/10 with Martin Ford
Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/10
Hidden - Jan/10
jon clayton - Solo - Jan/10 with Paul Beeson
Hidden - 2010
alancash100 - Solo - 2010
PirateFrog - Solo O/S - 2010
Little AndyH - Solo - 28/Dec/09
uncontrollable - Solo - 27/Dec/09 with Irmo
paulharmer - 2nd - 23/Dec/09 with Vernon Bayliss
FrankW - Solo rpt - 22/Dec/09 with Steve Turner
Winter conditions deep powder snow, left ridge below summit finished via capstone gully.
andy tetsill - Solo - 22/Dec/09
Daniel Heath - Solo - 22/Dec/09
RCrockford - Solo O/S - 20/Dec/09
Hidden - Solo rpt - 18/Dec/09
Hidden - Solo - 13/Dec/09
First mountain experience for Juliette (12). Plenty of snow but fairly unconsolidated.
JezzaCat - Dec/09 with Juliette
Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/09
Martyn - Solo - 25/Aug/09 with Mark Albutt
Richard Holowka - Solo - Aug/09
joe king - Solo - 18/Jul/09 with dan towns
ebastock - Solo - 04/Jul/09 with John Beddard, Sophie John, Rich Greaves, Dan Ashfield, Steve Kirman
Hidden - 06/Jun/09
benny_m - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/09 with Ali Brown
ian2707 - 30/May/09
Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/May/09
First climb on this hill. Done in winter with thick hill fog rolling in. Needed a little guidance from someone who had done the scramble before to show us the right direction near the summit.
karatemanc - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/09 with Lewis Jacques
Moved together on top section
Simon K - 07/Feb/09 with PB
Climbed with Jacob and other OUMC
bigbobbyking - Solo - 07/Feb/09
Hidden - Solo - 07/Feb/09
Hidden - Solo - Feb/09
Gareth led up the hardest bits he could find!
viking - AltLd O/S - Feb/09 with gareth
kenneM - Solo - Feb/09 with Moony, Will Taylor
asmith37 - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Matt Todd
Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/09
2nd outting this and a jolly good choice, 1st trip to Wales, 1st 3k foot scramble. took in the "cannon" completed the ascent and decent in around 3.5 hours. awesome landscape from the summit.
snakes77 - 2nd - 17/Jan/09 with Monkey1
Gazleah - Jan/09 with tom ireson
John HW - 2009
DannyK - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/08 with Christos
rig - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/08 with James Carpenter, Jonathan Whiting
whiting.jp - Solo - 31/Dec/08 with rig
Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/08
tombeasley - Solo rpt - 20/Dec/08 with The Plugga
Jacob Ram - Solo - 18/Dec/08 with Micheal Kemp
Nicholas Livesey - Solo - 14/Dec/08 with Jamie Griggs and Jim Hobson
Hidden - Solo - 13/Dec/08
tractorbachcoch - Solo O/S - 07/Dec/08 with Peter
chadrads - Solo O/S - 07/Dec/08 with Iwan jones-roberts
griggj - Dec/08 with nick livesey
GC - Solo O/S - Dec/08
Danny Crump - Solo - 22/Nov/08 with Chelmsford Mountaineering Club
benny_m - Solo - 15/Nov/08 with Ali Brown
MikeLell - Solo - Nov/08
Hidden - Lead - Oct/08
Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/08
Valentino - Solo - Sep/08 with Paul
Hidden - Solo rpt - 24/May/08
FrankW - Solo rpt - 29/Mar/08 with None
Hidden - Mar/08
Petarghh - Solo - Feb/08
franny - Solo - 31/Jan/08 with Bertie Francis
Lear - Solo - Jan/08 with Peter Wright, Tom Roberts, Jonathan, Derek
Hidden - 2008
StevieB125 - 23/Dec/07 with Steve Elms
matt.woodfield - Solo - 13/Mar/07
The Ivanator - Solo O/S - Apr/06 with Tess, Sean, Rob
Perryman - Apr/06 with ROB TESS AND IVAN
Climbed from a layby on the A5. We chose a route that was easy enough not to need rope yet hard and varied enough to keep things interesting. Good winter climbing conditions. Tons of snow although powdery.
Big Lee - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/06 with Dan O'Brien, Tim Howarth, Conrad Bower, Mike Reading
Hidden - 26/Feb/06
Celia Watson - 26/Feb/06 with stuart watson
Hidden - Solo - 30/Nov/05
Hidden - 10/Jul/05
Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/05
Caralynh - Solo - 06/Mar/05 with Jez Hadall
Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/05
size9hex - Solo O/S - Mar/05
industrialiceman - 22/Jan/05
Templeton Adams - Solo - Dec/04 with Al
chrisrogers - Solo - Feb/04 with Steve J
Hidden - Solo rpt - Jan/04
Hidden - Jan/04
Freezing fog. Ridge well hoared up.
broc - Solo - 08/Dec/02 with Luke, Paul
aged_ape - Solo - Jan/02 with Rob B
Templeton Adams - Solo - Jan/01
Hidden - Solo - 05/Feb/00
Great scrambling higher up.
Many tracks lower down, most leading in the right direction!!
Done it 6or7 times now in good and very bad weather. Polished rock very slippy when wet.
JMG100 - Solo - Sep/95
adi bryant - Jan/92 with Clive, Tim
And our Springer Spaniel, Toby
Sean Kelly - Mar/91 with Sylvia Kelly, Harold Jepson
Hidden - Solo O/S - Nov/90
Done Many Times.
Fatclimber - 1990
Climbed an icy Milestone Buttress then rambling about picking climbing lines to the summit maybe strayed round to the East Face a bit.
Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/86 with John Byrne
Hidden - 1986
Iain Thow - Solo - 21/Jan/85 with John Tyler
Hidden - Feb/78
Hidden - Solo - 1977
alpboy57 - Apr/72 with KES