Begin at the SW corner of Llyn Bochlwyd. At first there's only the occasional rock step until the ridge rears up offering good scrambling with many different lines. The route emerges below the rocky part of Y Gribin.

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Scrambles in Snowdonia - Steve Ashton, North Wales Scrambles - Garry Smith (New White Book)

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden 13 Aug Solo
Tarquin 1 Aug -
PeteY 1 Aug Solo O/S
with Matt
with Matt
Tarquin 14 Jul -
harold walmsley 4 Jul Solo O/S In descent: don't think it would be worth the flog up in ascent
In descent: don't think it would be worth the flog up in ascent
jamesnchlsn 22 Jun Solo
Michael Bonallie 22 Jun Solo
Hidden 10 Jun Solo
it624 26 May AltLd O/S Alpine rope practice, both up and down again.
Alpine rope practice, both up and down again.
jascott83 25 May Solo Done after y gribin on trail run and also in descent with Ed
Done after y gribin on trail run and also in descent with Ed
glaramara 6 May Solo With Tamzin 4 months pregnant, hah!
with tamzin
With Tamzin 4 months pregnant, hah!
with tamzin
Tarquin 19 Apr -
Jake463 10 Apr - Straightforward scrambling with superb views leading up to the main Gribin Ridge.
Straightforward scrambling with superb views leading up to the main Gribin Ridge.
Tarquin 28 Mar -
lucygreenie ?Mar -
MusicalMountaineer 22 Feb Solo rpt descent
descent
James.A.S 27 Jan -
BHuthers 14 Jan Solo O/S
Tarquin 3 Jan -
Tarquin 1 Jan -
Tarquin 10 Oct, 2018 -
with phayle
with phayle
phayle 10 Oct, 2018 -
with Tarquin
with Tarquin
Dan Baddeley 6 Oct, 2018 -
MusicalMountaineer 15 Sep, 2018 Solo O/S ML steep ground.
ML steep ground.
ebutton ?Aug, 2018 Solo
Nono 22 Jul, 2018 Solo
Llamateurs 30 Jun, 2018 -
Paul Roberts 23 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
GeorgeR 17 Jun, 2018 -
with Avon Scouts
with Avon Scouts
DaveX 2 Jun, 2018 - Ascended before joining the classic Y Gribin scramble further up. Then to Glyder Fach in 20m vis.
Ascended before joining the classic Y Gribin scramble further up. Then to Glyder Fach in 20m vis.
Astilath 29 May, 2018 Solo Descent. Fairly decent way down.
Descent. Fairly decent way down.
yelotango 19 May, 2018 Solo in descent
in descent
emlynroberts 15 May, 2018 Solo
Hidden 12 May, 2018 Solo rpt
Hidden 11 May, 2018 Solo
Hidden 5 May, 2018 Solo
Tarquin 5 Jan, 2018 -
Hidden 2 Jan, 2018 -
Tarquin 5 Dec, 2017 -
Hidden 19 Oct, 2017 Solo O/S
dwc ?Oct, 2017 -
Tarquin 19 Sep, 2017 -
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 -
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 -
Cheese Monkey 24 Jun, 2017 - In descent on the way to Glyder Fach crag
with Ben C
In descent on the way to Glyder Fach crag
with Ben C
quarrtman1 1 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Tarquin 5 May, 2017 -
suds_01 4 May, 2017 Solo rpt Led an Ogwen group up
Led an Ogwen group up
Hidden ??, 2017 -
hipwell ??, 2017 Solo O/S
Si ??, 2017 -
tagscuderia ??, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 20 Sep, 2016 -
Hidden 20 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 5 Aug, 2016 Solo
jimorothy 31 Jul, 2016 Solo Evening, in descent.
Evening, in descent.
Harry Ellis 7 Jul, 2016 Solo In descent.
In descent.
RuthW 18 Jun, 2016 Solo
Hidden 30 May, 2016 Solo
Rob_Morris1996 ?May, 2016 Solo O/S On ML training practicing spotting & use of the rope. Then descended in the gully next to it, again practicing steep ground techniques.
On ML training practicing spotting & use of the rope. Then descended in the gully next to it, again practicing steep ground techniques.
Matt Smith 26 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S On ML training sometimes sunny sometimes snowy!
On ML training sometimes sunny sometimes snowy!
Ian Ackerley 23 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S downclimbed
downclimbed
Hidden 23 Jan, 2016 Solo
Rachael88 9 Jan, 2016 Solo
Hidden 4 Jan, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2016 -
Tarquin 29 Dec, 2015 -
Scramble Steve 25 Oct, 2015 -
Hidden 16 Aug, 2015 Solo
Hidden 28 Jul, 2015 Lead
Adderbury Climber 16 May, 2015 Solo
Tom Livingstone 28 Jan, 2015 Solo rpt
Jim Walton ??, 2015 -
Hidden 27 Nov, 2014 -
static266 1 Nov, 2014 Solo
with Dave Emery
with Dave Emery
gilandcoop 12 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 22 Jul, 2014 Solo
Hidden 2 Jul, 2014 Solo
Kate Edhouse ??, 2014 Solo O/S
nj.harris ??, 2014 -
Helen Rudkin ?Nov, 2013 Solo ML Training
ML Training
Hidden 25 Oct, 2013 -
Mike Peacock 5 Oct, 2013 -
LucaC 15 Sep, 2013 Solo Walked up from the YHA as the start of a quality ML poor-weather day, with the plan to continue on further, and then turned around when the wind and rain got too much.
Walked up from the YHA as the start of a quality ML poor-weather day, with the plan to continue on further, and then turned around when the wind and rain got too much.
bigrob 19 Aug, 2013 Solo
with em whitehouse
with em whitehouse
Hidden 16 Jun, 2013 Solo
DarrenBlythe 15 Jun, 2013 - Scrambling Ascent
with Dayne Kirby, Troy Kershaw, Levi Bianco, Richard Allen
Scrambling Ascent
with Dayne Kirby, Troy Kershaw, Levi Bianco, Richard Allen
George_Surf 26 Feb, 2013 Solo O/S ML Training
ML Training
Hidden 20 Jan, 2013 Solo O/S
maxsmith ??, 2013 - in descent
in descent
Stuart William ??, 2013 - Unsure of year
Unsure of year
2RoyalAnglian 30 Aug, 2012 Solo Part of ML Training. Ascended via southwest shore of Llyn Bochlwyd and descended down gully below Bwlch y Ddwy Glyder. Part of navigation and group handling training.
Part of ML Training. Ascended via southwest shore of Llyn Bochlwyd and descended down gully below Bwlch y Ddwy Glyder. Part of navigation and group handling training.
Chris Manasseh 24 Mar, 2012 -
tompilgrem 18 Dec, 2011 Solo O/S Winter ascent. After doing a gully in cwm cnefion we descended the other side of gribin ridge and climbed this in some lovely mixed climbing, made it as hard as possible, probaly II with the odd III step if you want to.
Winter ascent. After doing a gully in cwm cnefion we descended the other side of gribin ridge and climbed this in some lovely mixed climbing, made it as hard as possible, probaly II with the odd III step if you want to.
bobpilgrem 18 Dec, 2011 Solo O/S Kept to ridge as closely as possible- some nice short mixed steps at about ll/lll .
with Tom
Kept to ridge as closely as possible- some nice short mixed steps at about ll/lll .
with Tom
stafford101 20 Sep, 2011 -
Hidden 22 Aug, 2011 Solo rpt
Andrew Deacon 21 Aug, 2011 -
with Carl
with Carl
Mike Peacock 22 Apr, 2011 Solo
amthalmann 18 Mar, 2011 Solo
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Hidden 8 Dec, 2010 Solo
Hidden 4 Dec, 2010 Solo
Mike Peacock 4 Dec, 2010 - Winter ascent after an icy scramble on the Nant Bochlwyd
Winter ascent after an icy scramble on the Nant Bochlwyd
crossdressingrodney 30 May, 2010 Solo rpt
with anna
with anna
Hidden 23 May, 2010 -
Hidden 8 May, 2010 Solo
Hidden 13 Mar, 2010 -
amthalmann 13 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S
Mike Peacock 31 Jan, 2010 Solo Winter ascent
Winter ascent
Hidden 31 Jan, 2010 Solo
Rachel Kingham 28 Jan, 2010 -
Mike Peacock 20 Jan, 2010 Solo Winter ascent
Winter ascent
Hidden ?Jan, 2010 -
Hidden ?Jan, 2010 -
PirateFrog ??, 2010 -
Chrissie Baylis ??, 2010 -
Neil Watson ??, 2010 - Did this on a PyB scrambling course
Did this on a PyB scrambling course
summerse ??, 2010 -
with CUMS
with CUMS
cas smerdon 7 Nov, 2009 Solo
with Mike
with Mike
Hidden 3 Oct, 2009 Solo
Mike Peacock 12 Sep, 2009 -
with Susan Barnes
with Susan Barnes
Hidden 30 Aug, 2009 -
Hidden 3 May, 2009 Solo
bigrob 20 Mar, 2009 Solo
with andy mcenzie, charlie key
with andy mcenzie, charlie key
Mike Peacock 17 Mar, 2009 Solo
with Adam Pearce
with Adam Pearce
adam clarke 21 Feb, 2009 -
with Daniel Holyoake
with Daniel Holyoake
TGreen 14 Dec, 2008 Solo O/S Descent. Wintery...
Descent. Wintery...
Rosie Henstock 14 Dec, 2008 Solo
with TGreen
with TGreen
Mike Peacock 21 Feb, 2008 - Llyn Bochlwyd completely iced over
with Stuart Gillies, Stefan Kolle, James Booker, Nick Rushton
Llyn Bochlwyd completely iced over
with Stuart Gillies, Stefan Kolle, James Booker, Nick Rushton
Mike Peacock 24 May, 2007 -
Cardi 14 Apr, 2007 Solo In descent
with Pete D
In descent
with Pete D
John Kettle ??, 2006 Solo
Mike Peacock 15 Oct, 2005 - With UMWC
With UMWC
Mike Peacock 19 Sep, 2005 - In descent.
In descent.
John Kettle ??, 2005 Solo
victim of mathematics 16 Feb, 2002 Solo O/S
crossdressingrodney 13 Feb, 2002 Solo O/S
with Hill and Mountain Walking
with Hill and Mountain Walking
lithos ??, 2001 - and again
and again
Jonny M ??, 1999 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 16 Sep, 1984 Solo
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