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Scrambles in Snowdonia - Steve Ashton ticklist

contributed by jimorothy Apr/14

List updated to match the 80 routes in the updated and expanded 2017 third edition of the Cicerone guide Scrambles in Snowdonia by Steve Ashton. Scrambles in Snowdonia is a classic climbing/mountaineering text. Ashton was responsible for creating the scrambling grades as we know them for its first edition. Note: Five lesser quality routes that were in the second edition have been dropped to make room for better lines in the third edition. The five routes have nonetheless been updated for completists and can be found as a free PDF under the 'Further Information' and 'Additional Routes' tabs on Cicerone's supporting webpage for Scrambles in Snowdonia.

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Southern Ridge CircuitGrade-1 ***131?Craig Braich Ty Du...
Pinnacle RidgeGrade-2 *141?Craig Braich Ty Du...
Broad Gully RidgeGrade-3 *17?Craig Lloer
Cwm Lloer SpurGrade-3 **74?Craig Lloer
Crib Lem Spur (Llech Ddu Spur)Grade-1 ***562?Llech Ddu (Black...
Eastern RidgeM 22?Ysgolion Duon...
Craig Yr Ysfa GullyGrade-3 *34?Craig Yr Ysfa
The Bochlwyd HorseshoeGrade-1 ***265?Tryfan
Tryfan Fach ScrambleGrade-3 **30510mTryfan Fach (Little...
Bastow Buttress VariantGrade-3 ***269?Tryfan
Nor' Nor' Buttress VariantGrade-3 ***89200mTryfan
Nor' Nor' GullyM 70200mTryfan
Nor' Nor' GrooveGrade-2 **177?Tryfan
The North Buttress VariantGrade-3 **124?Tryfan
Little and North GulliesGrade-1 **305?Tryfan
Pinnacle RouteD 117?Tryfan
South GullyM 101?Tryfan
South ButtressGrade-3 **45?Tryfan
The North Ridge (Summer)Grade-1 ***2450?Tryfan
Milestone ApproachGrade-3 **264?Tryfan
Milestone Approach GullyGrade-2 **274?Tryfan
Milestone ContinuationGrade-3 **269?Tryfan
Wrinkled TowerM ***163?Tryfan
West Face RouteGrade-3 *76?Tryfan
V ButtressGrade-3 **1992mTryfan
V AreteGrade-3 *25150mTryfan
Notch AreteGrade-3 ***142127mTryfan
Y GullyGrade-2 *42150mTryfan
The South RidgeGrade-1 **622?Tryfan
Bristly RidgeGrade-2 ***1563?Glyder Fach
The Chasm FaceGrade-3 ***171?Glyder Fach
Main GullyGrade-2 **139?Glyder Fach
Main Gully RidgeGrade-3 ***9470mGlyder Fach
East Gully ArĂȘteD 122136mGlyder Fach
East Gully ScrambleGrade-1 *18?Glyder Fach
Shark ButtressGrade-3 ***135?Glyder Fach
Dolmen RidgeGrade-3 ***571?Glyder Fach
Y GribinGrade-1 ***755?Y Gribin
False y GribinGrade-1 *172?Y Gribin
Cneifion AreteD ***2617140mCwm Cneifion
Tower RibM *87110m• 3Cwm Cneifion
Senior's RidgeGrade-1 **270?Idwal Slabs (aka...
Senior's GullyGrade-1 **225?Idwal Slabs (aka...
Direct Approach to Senior's RidgeGrade-2 *253?Idwal Slabs (aka...
Idwal Staircase/ContinuationGrade-3 ***410?Idwal Slabs (aka...
Northwest Face Route (Idwal Buttress and Continuation)Grade-2 **313?Idwal Slabs (aka...
Bryant's GullyGrade-2 ***191?Glyder Fawr
Esgair Felen DirectGrade-2 *10?Glyder Fawr
The Devil's Kitchen and the Sheep WalkGrade-1 *52?Devils Kitchen (Cwm...
East Ridge of Y GarnGrade-2 **339?Y Garn
The Mushroom Garden/South AreteGrade-2 58?Creigiau Gleision
Needle's Eye Arete/North AreteGrade-3 *82?Creigiau Gleision
Yr Esgair (summer)Grade-3 9?Glyderau Foel Goch
Atlantic SlabGrade-3 ***186240mCarnedd Y Filiast...
The Snowdon Horseshoe (Summer)Grade-1 ***1201?Crib Goch
East Ridge (Summer)Grade-1 **411?Crib Goch
North Ridge (Summer)Grade-2 **397?Crib Goch
Jammed Boulder GullyGrade-3 **86?Dinas Mot
Crib Goch - Crib Y Ddysgl Traverse (Summer)Grade-1 **801?Crib Goch
Crib Y Ddysgl - Crib Goch Traverse (Summer)Grade-1 ***785?Crib Goch
Cwm Glas Mawr ApproachGrade-3 **118150mCyrn Las (Gyrn Las)
Clogwyn y Person AreteGrade-3 ***772?Clogwyn y Ddysgl
Cwm Glas RidgeGrade-1 *118?Cyrn Las (Gyrn Las)
Llechog ButtressGrade-3 **75580mLlechog
Llechog RidgeGrade-2 *85300mLlechog
Eastern TerraceGrade-2 *73?Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
Western Terrace (Winter)II 15?Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
Tregalan CouloirGrade-2 *11?Cwm Llan (Cwm...
Y Gribin and the East RidgeGrade-1 **126?Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
Lliwedd Traverse to SnowdonGrade-1 ***324?Y Lliwedd
The Bilberry TerraceM ***65305mY Lliwedd
Nantlle RidgeGrade-1 ***261?Nantlle
Craig Fawr Rib (L.M.H.)Grade-3 **14120mCraig Fawr
Sentries RidgeGrade-3 ***238?Craig y Bera
Bear ButtressGrade-3 *11?Craig Cwm Du
Daear Ddu RidgeGrade-1 **507?Carnedd Moel Siabod
South Face of Rhinog FawrGrade-2 *32?Rhinog Fawr
Southwest Ridge aka Hywel Ridge Grade-2 **18?Rhinog Fach
Cyfrwy Arete (Summer)D ***639?Cadair Idris -...
Penmaen-bach AreteGrade-3 **145150mPenmaen-bach
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