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Name:Craig Wen
Hill number:3678
Height:604.9m / 1985ft
Parent (Ma):1997  Yr Aran
Section:30B: Snowdonia
Area:Snowdon
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Class:Subsimm, Subdewey
(sSim,s5)
Grid ref:SH 59710 50850
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:25.3m
Col:579.6m  SH 59896 51177  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Craig Wen.pdf
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 64 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Yr AranJamesD197211/11/2016
With Minnie, from Nantgwynant up watkin path to new hydro wier thing, left up toward 524 spot, follow wall up East ridge to Yr Aran trigless top down West ridge to col & high point on Craig Wen, North then NE to Bwlch Cwm Llan, down Cwm Llan/Watkin to start, cloudy & some sunshine.apricorum27/06/2016
Ascent from Nant GwynantAJones16/10/2015
On a version of Nuttall's 3.3 walk with Mrs G. Popped up here before Yr Aran. Nice little top with fine views.jonglew16/09/2015
1/4 Climbed on way to top of Snowdownia wet and windy dayFergalh25/04/2015
From Nant Gwynant. Yr Aran and Craig Wen.AlunRees3109/06/2014
From Rhudd Ddu on the way to Yr Aran before taking the south ridge on to Snowdon. Descended to the car park via the Rhudd Ddu pathHilboBlogging12/11/2013
From Rhudd Ddu on the way up yo yr Aran. No real path to summit, navigated by following the walls.HillboBaggings13/05/2013
done but can remember whenMad Tom01/01/2013
Climbed from Craflwyn and then onto Yr Aran.mad max23/11/2012
From Nantgwynant (SH 62792 50692) - Yr Aran - Craig Wen - Gallt y Wenallt.david23020115/07/2012
From Rhyd-Ddu via Yr Aran, with Ben on a BHMC Hut weekend. Sunny, very windy, some snow on ground.alwaysinshorts04/03/2012
petey19/11/2011
Great weather lovely walk away from the crowds on Snowdonfellowsa17/04/2011
our first ascent of snowdon and still i reckon the best, quietest route up. we took in 4 hewitts and a few other humps. starting from rhydd du and first headed up craig wen, then obviuos route over yr aran, and off via moel cynghorion and sections of the stig_nest30/04/2007
Climbed with Yr Aran, date to confirm when I check that log - solo on good weather day from Llyn Gwynantnordicstar01/08/2002
Climbed with Eric on the descent from Yr Aran.mikejacobs13/11/1999
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
Again an arbitrary date given for this first ascent due to fit the criteria for entry. My notes suggest that it was first done in 1987.thenomad01/01/1987
An excellent scramble up the rocks and waterfalls of the stream bed alongside the Watkin path. With Liz Murphy, staying at Bryn Gwynant YH. Last 800 feet up Yr Aran in cloud and drizzle. Descended s ridge over Craig Wen to Beddgelert .Chris Pearson06/08/1984
TK28/04/2017
DARRENG11/04/2017
geoffreycurnock26/02/2016
nicolajane30/09/2015
Matt06/09/2015
mae09/05/2014
KM15/10/2013
Mick Moore15/10/2013
Anton14/09/2013
PeterKirkwood11/05/2013
pwithnall11/05/2013
Galvgoon24/11/2012
ajwxyzt30/06/2012
tj1709812/05/2012
Rob5015/01/2012
Ron Rees Davies01/08/2011
AlanD19/04/2011
rambler_gary08/08/2010
Mountain Goat27/06/2010
londongooner22/05/2010
dadofmorph01/01/2010
Keith9931/12/2009
trish02/05/2009
boyzie02/05/2009
Tom Mundell16/04/2009
Iona16/04/2009
sarah mundell13/04/2009
Steve Clark17/02/2009
Denise 20/10/2007
AHP05/05/2007