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Name:Creigiau Gleision North Top
Hill number:2025
Height:634m / 2080ft
Parent (Ma):2013  Creigiau Gleision
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Carneddau
County/UA:Conwy (CoU)
Catchment:Conwy
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 73371 62252
Summit feature:ground about 5m S of small cairn
Drop:36m
Col:598m  SH732621  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17E
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Cefn Cyfarwydd, Creigiau Gleision north top, Cregiau Gleision, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen and Crimpiau. Parked at Llyn Crafnant. Lovely cold, crisp winter's day.alunrees050418/01/2020
Circuit from Llyn Crafnant.chalky195324/08/2019
SoloAimless Rambler02/11/2018
From A5 via Creigiau Gleision.Winterfloodian07/09/2018
From Capel Curig: Pen Llithrig y Wrach, Creigiau Gleision North Top,Creigiau Gleision, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen, Crimpiau. Really hard walk,on Good Friday: 12 miles over rough terrain and faint paths. Took 9+ hours.Lazylizzie30/03/2018
634mThe Grouse29/03/2018
Climbed with Peter Thirkettlepsburgess13/11/2017
Cefn Cyfarwydd, Creigiau Gleision north top, Creigiau Gleison, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen and Crimpiau. From Llyn Crafnant.Alunrees3309/07/2017
Me, Alf and James. Poor conditions - low cloud, mist and drizzle.jrj14/11/2016
From Caseg Fraith, along aqueduct to mouth of Llyn Cowlyd Reservoir. Along north edge, lunch by dam wall where weather changed for worse. Path up Creigiau Gleision, along ridge to Craiglywn and back down to Caseg Fraith. (With MM, MS, OA)robertgn25/09/2016
With RobN, MaddyM & LivA. From Caseg Fraith Hut.masmith25/09/2016
From Capel Curig up and out past Llyn Cowly Rsvr then return over Creigiau Gleision ridge, Craig Wen and Crimpiau before dropping back to Capel Curig.SS31/07/2016
Solo, from Road NE. (Also completed 25/09). masmith22/05/2016
En-route to Creigiau Gleisiontim74712/05/2016
Nuttall walk 1.4: Craig Eigiau - Craig Eigiau South Top - Clogwyn Llech Lefn - Pen Llithrig y Wrach - Craiglwyn - Craiglwyn N-W Top - Creigiau Gleision - Creigiau Gleision sub top - Creigiau Gleision N Topronaldo33303/10/2015
From end of minor road from Trefriw near Llyn Cowlyd Reservoir, then onto Creigiau Gleision, Craiglwyn, Pen Lithrig-y-wrachWestdenewalker19/09/2015
From Llyn Eigiau walked down Cwm Eigiau and ascended to Bwlch Eryl Farchog to ascend Pen Yr Helgi Ddu & Pen Llithrig-y-wrach. Continued on to include Craiglwyn, Creigiau Gleison and Creigiau Gleison North Top and returned to start via Llyn Cowlyd.knarf01/05/2015
Nuttalls walk 1.4 with Lindsay and Steve. Fine sunny but hazy day. We found this walk tough going, rough underfoot in places - 11.2 miles and 4200ft of ascent - seemed more!Crib Goch23/04/2015
Nuttalls walk 1.4 with Martin, Steve, Brian and Frank. Lovely weather, hard terrain in places.Lou23/04/2015
gweler log Creigiau Gleision - see Creigiau Gleision logDewi Prysor08/04/2015
Solo walk on CUHWC Vacation Trip to Cwm Dyli. Nr Capel - Craig Wen - Creigiau Gleision ridge - dam - Pen Llithrig y Wrach - back. The Creigiau Gleision Nuttalls are fantastic. Weather deteriorated on Pen Llithrig.AGWilliamson13/03/2015
boggy and windy but great views on a clear dayAristotle Chip02/01/2015
Final stop on this day of changing weather. The sun was out by now, shining brightly on the band of white quartz on the way up here from Creigiau Gleision proper. A lovely spot with views across to Pen Llithrig y Wrach and the NE Carneddau. We walked back to Trefriw, having realised we'd never get back to Capel Curig in time for the bus now.thesweetcheat09/11/2014
Nuttall walkRuth04/10/2014
Start ~ car park Capel Curig. Took the RoW towards Llyn Grafnant and turned at the high point to ascend Crimpiau. From the summit we walked the ridge up to Craig Wen, Craiglwyn, Creigiau Gleisien and CG North Top. With Wombourne.steve hudson30/07/2014
Parked in Capel Curig. Followed track towards Llyn Crafnant to its high point then turned to climb Crimpiau then Craig Wen. Continued to Craiglwyn, Craigiau Gleision and CG north top. With SH.wombourne30/07/2014
From Capel onto Crimpiau, Craig Wen, Craiglwyn, Creigiau Gleision around Llyn Cowlyd Reservoir back to Capel. With Hamish the spaniel and Phil. Sunny at times. Quite boggy much of the way up and down.Saggers08/06/2014
No visibility today. Descended for pick up to carpark at northern end of Llyn Crafnant - thick heather all the way wasn't ideal.Herbert Anchovy28/05/2014
Llyn Crafnant parked at the end of the road through the gate to Crimpiau to Craig Wen to Craiglwyn to Creigiau Gleision and CG North Top. Descended through forest to Hendre. heavy rain from Creigiau Gleision on.axe.stephen23/04/2014
With Ben, Lau, Bev and Cabe on a five bagger.simon and co16/04/2014
Parked at crafnant. Cefn Cyfarwydd, Creigiau Gleision North Top, Creigiau Gleision, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen, Crimpiau and mynydd DeulynAlunRees3104/04/2014
From the A5 to Llyn Cowlyd then along the lake to the dam, up Craig Eigiau and Craig Wyn. sunny and very windy. 10M walk.Taz3808/03/2014
Cefn Cyfarwydd, Creigiau Gleision North Top, Creigiau Gleision, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen, Crimpiaukeithouk02/03/2014
CUHWC trip to Caseg Fraith. Solo walk up Creigiau Gleision, NE Top, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen. Strong winds & hail - rough crossing from SW end of Llyn Cowlyd but good path on ridge. Illustrated account: http://tinyurl.com/oqock7jMark Jackson02/11/2013
5th and last of the day.bolton27/09/2013
CJM27/09/2013
NEEDED AN EASY DAY AFTER THE NORTHERN CARNEDDAU EXPEDITION SO DROVE TO LLYN COWLYD AND FOLLOWED GOOD PATH OVER CREIGIAU EISION N. TOP, CREIGIAU EISION AND CRAIGLWYN. RETURNED BY SAME ROUTE. SPECTACULAR VIEWS.BURGESS02/09/2013
Great views.denisB5206/06/2013
peak number 2 of a 5 peak day on a nice circular from crafnant. Great views of the high CarneddauHillboBaggings03/12/2012
From Capel Curig, out and back from the main top. Well worth it, it was a splendid walk to a satisfying top. I don't mind detours like this!Jake99401/12/2012
Pen Lithrig-y-wrach, Craiglwyn, Creigiau Gleision (and north top)ijpowell18/09/2012
mark an jabbaPaul Beard06/09/2012
Creigiau Gleision, Craiglwyn and Craig Wen from Crafnant. WSFred Windsor14/08/2012
From Capel Curig (SH 72051 58239) - Crimpiau - Craig Wen - Craiglwyn - Creigiau Gleision - Creigiau Gleision North Top - Llyn Cowlyd. Lots of wild ponies around Crimpiau, excellent track alongside Llyn Cowlyd on the return leg.david23020115/04/2012
Car park at end of road 3 miles SW of Tal-y-Bont (732663) – Ruined quarry at head of Cwm Eigiau – Path & then scramble up to Bwlch Trimarchog – Pen Llithrig-y-Wrach – Craiglwyn – Creigiau Gleision – Creigiau Gleision N. Top – Llyn Cowlyd Reservoir – Over Moel Eilio col – Eilio Cottage – Llyn Eigiau – Car park. (JL)gerrybowes02/03/2012
eyenose28/10/2011
Circular route over Creigiau Gleision from campsite at remote end of Llyn Cowlyd.Ron Rees Davies28/07/2011
From Capel onto Crimpiau, Craig Wen, Craiglwyn, Creigiau Gleision around Llyn Cowlyd Reservoir back to Capel.spooksthehorse03/07/2011
walked from Capel Curig (behind campsite/ youth hostel) walked whole ridge descending to Trefiew 9.14 miles.Rekrab20/04/2011
Start through slate workings to the tops. Descend through old quarry on an incline. Fine weather. With G. BowesJohn L02/03/2011
Debs and GoskaMountain Goat01/01/2011
From Capel Curig.Wheelsy25/09/2010
From 745604 with Dan. Through the forest then via Creigiau Gleision North Top to Creigiau Gleision and then Craiglwyn, Down via an adventurous off path route! Heavey rain and strong wind.Glenelg23/08/2010
Nice views of the lakes. If carrying on to the dam, keep to the right - a direct line takes you over some pretty steep drops through heather.huwthomas31/07/2010
Walk, on my own, from NLMC hut in Capel Curig, from Creigiau Gleision, then drop to forest for return.alwaysinshorts14/05/2010
Doing Nuttall walk 1.4 the last top of the day an easy walk from Creigau Gleision. Lovely views all around and down into Llyn Cowlyd, the worst bit was coming off and heading to the dam, rough going and icy sheep tracks played a big part. A tiring walk.SteveClay07/03/2010
From the road near the dam we followed the path to Creigiau Gleison. And went over every lump along the ridge. Including this oneChinnockC26/10/2009
Continued from the higher summit. Fine views.Aye Jimmy31/05/2009
Part of CREIGIAU GLEISON and GRAFNANT 15 kM circular walk (walks 4.3 and 4.4 of Hillwalking in Snowdonia) Really good views of higher mountain ranges already climbed. Varied terrainfellowsa27/04/2009
From CapelScoff Cruddle21/03/2009
fourth peak of the day and again very windy - an impressive ridge and all to myself - going down was slippy and reminded me of the rhinogs. a good place for solitudegreendave01/03/2009
NW Office walk in fine warm weather.Man of Kernow126/09/2008
Solo.Dangerous Dave05/06/2008
Parked in Chapel Curig. Some views but weather turned to pouring rain. What a summer!rhalstead05/07/2007
a long day with lovely weather, many tops and mighty views. start / finish at llyn cowlydstig_nest02/06/2007
Last top on a tough walk. A wet winter has left me unfit!Father Ted29/04/2007
easy top from the higher topgigglejon29/04/2007
with Tony and DevonStuart Hyde28/04/2007
Carneddau wild camp w R & J richardsun16/09/2006
With: hb sb ab; We parked at the picnic site at NE end of Llyn Crafnant and walked up via Cae Crwn and Lledwigan on track to Creigiau Gleision. Ridge snow covered and windy. Descended S over Craiglwyn and Craig Wen to Hendre then back along Llyn Crafnant.Ian Baines16/02/2006
With: ib sb ab; Helen Baines16/02/2006
KeithByTheC08/05/2005
Occasional cloud, sunny periods, rare showers. Cool breeze. Another cracking weekend, weather ideal. Fantastic views over the Glyders, Tryfan, Carnedds, etc;joseph mitchell18/09/2004
As part of the UK.REC.WALKING expedition. A bit cold and windy with a smattering of drizzle.Jhimmy10/07/2004
Parked at the end of the minor road near Brwynog. From the dam made a bee line to the topgaryhoney01/05/2004
From Blae-y-NantGeoff Briggs27/08/2003
on footprints hike with andy and suemike killick12/04/2003
Nice bit of quartz on the way up. Reached summit again 5th Feb 2012.signyred09/03/2003
Round of Craig Eigiau, Pen yr Helgi Du, Pen Llithrig y Wrach, Craiglwyn, Creigiau Gleision and North Top from car park at Llyn Eigiau Res.Eddie31/08/2002
The North Top is a further half an hour away from the main summit, and from here I could see swimmers in the reservoir far below – the only people I saw for five hours in fact.peter4lc21/07/2002
direct ascent from Capel Curigdianepick04/04/2002
From Llyn Crafnant car park (756618)JamesD197212/02/2002
petey01/07/2001
Unknown DateMark65Evans01/01/2001
From grid ref. SH732663Marshsand03/05/2000
some small tree saplings about 550m - no grazing animals obviouslyWhithaugh19/02/2000
GGIdris21/01/2000
abolam01/01/2000
Walk: 1.4. With: Nigel Cater, Mick Tayler, Jake Adams, John Heath. Notes: dchill0124/04/1999
Galltywenallt29/11/1998
Solo. Last of five peaks. Superb area.mikejacobs29/03/1998
after team meet at PyB, with Llithrig y Wrach in circuit from A6 to Southnordicstar21/11/1997
With Tony.ruthatlast05/07/1996
With Val. From Llyn Crafnant.mike.hoult05/04/1996
Continuation on a track from its higher namesakeRhayader_wander25/04/1992
on way to Llyn Colwyd from Creigiau Gleision(qv for log)pwheeler07/05/1990
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
Both tops bagged with Peter Day up from Crafnant on gentian meet-(day after Great Gully)then back to Sheffield in his slow VW camperChris Pearson29/10/1989
From Capel Curig on round of Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Cregiau Gleision tops.PeterD30/07/1989
Several ascents.thenomad15/10/1987
WDP to cottages at Llyn Crafnant and up into fir plantations and to end of road. On compass between plantings to fence at end of forest. Uphill over trackless heather to ridge and top. 11.45. to C G.arranc05/04/1985
Blisco01/01/1980
Climbed with Peter ThirkettleP.Thirkettle01/01/1970
park behind joe browns on 3 day back pack of carneddauunderhillblank
From SH 721 581 - anti clockwise circuit taking in Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Gallt yr Ogof.summitsupblank
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