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Name:Crib-y-rhiw
Hill number:2064
Height:681.2m / 2235ft
Parent (Ma):2056  Y Llethr
RHB Section:30D: Barmouth to Betws-y-Coed and Bala
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Rhinogs
County/UA:Gwynedd (CoU)
Catchment:Mawddach, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Nuttall, Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(N,sSim,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SH 66373 24873
Summit feature:embedded rock by path
Drop:29m
Col:652m  SH661252  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 124
(1:25k) OL18W
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 290 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Dragon's Back Reccedc9621/03/2019
South Rhinogs from Cil-cychwyn farm (Cwm Nantcol). Walk to Lyn Hywel then climbed Y Leithr, Crib-y-rhiw, Diffwys West Top and Diffwys. On return included Moelfre (Marylin & Dewey).knarf25/09/2018
With lynfaRob Pen y Garn29/04/2018
With Rob.Lynfa Penygarn29/04/2018
4/7 (Craig y Lyn Hywel/Rhinog Fach/Y Leither/Crib-y-Rhiw/Diffyws/Diffwys West Top/Craig y Grut (Lawlech)Fergalh16/09/2017
Rhinog Fawr, Rhinog Fach, Y Llethr, Crib-y-rhiw, Diffws, Diffws West Top. Followed route in Nuttall's book. Couldn't find anyone at the farm so I left £2 parking fee in the porch. Weather had closed in by the end and it was a long day, made the mistake of following the bridleway at GR634240 on the map instead of getting The Nuttalls book out of my rucksack! Should have turned off at GR 640242 and headed for the gate at GR637246.tsharp07/06/2017
Start at end of minor road off A496 in Cwm Mynach SH 683 219 then onto Y Llethr & double back to Diffwys & Diffwys West top.Westdenewalker14/10/2016
Parked on grass verge by minor road in Cwm Nantcol at SH 62904 25783. Followed path over col then track down to footbridge over outflow of Llyn Bodlyn reservoir at SH 64617 23816. Then Diffwys West Top > Diffwys > Diffwys NE Top > Crib-y-rhiw > Y LLethr. From summit of Y Llethr returned to stile at SH 66047 25556 then followed path mostly beside wall back to col.David Gradwell21/08/2016
Nuttall walk on a sunny dayRuth14/05/2016
13.5 mile circular ridge walk from the car park east of Cors y Gedol Hall, walked up to the grassy dome of Moelfre then along the low ridge to Y Llethr, bagged Crib-y-Rhiw and onto Diffwys, then carried on along to Diffwys West Top, Craig y Grut and out and back to Mynydd Egyrn, followed bridleway back to the car park, a very pleasant walk with great views, good paths and not too much rough terrain.DanTrig26/09/2015
Nuttall walk 9.1 part: Rhinog Fach - Y Llethr - Crib-y-rhiw - Diffwys NE top - Diffwys - Diffwys W topronaldo33308/08/2015
With Jenx, Adrian and Andy D. Linear traverse of the Rhinogs from Graigddhu-Isaf CP, finishing at George III pub!nordicstar26/06/2015
Following Nuttalls route plus Moelfre.rhalstead25/05/2015
Low cloud visibility down to 30m rain on and off very strong winds. Parked in Cwm Nantcol near Pont Cerrig. Headed south on path ( not the marked bridle way shown on the OS map which is probably a Friday afternoon mistake) to Llyn Bodlyn up to cairn at 637224. Followed the wall over Diffwys S top, Diffwys, Crib-y-rhiw, Y Lethr and Rhinog Fach. Dropped down to Bwlch Drws-Ardudwy and back to the car. 19 km 1217m of ascent..didn't see a thing so will have to do it again in better weather.axe.stephen03/05/2015
Rhinogs run with Mark and Jack AgnewJim T02/04/2015
Tal-y-bont to Barmouth Epic..Caddy200011/08/2014
On own. Rhinog Fach, Y Lethr, Crib-y-rhos and Moelfre from Cwm Nantcol. Brilliant walk on a sunny day - perfect walking conditions.Crib Goch19/04/2014
4th of the day and easiest so far. With Meds.bolton15/04/2014
CJM15/04/2014
KeithByTheC23/09/2013
GOOD THING I'D DONE RHINOG FAWR SEPARATELY AS THE REST OF NUTTALLS WALK 9.1 WAS EXHAUSTING. WENT UP TO THE BWLCH FROM CWM NANTCOL AND UP CLEAR BUT VERY STEEP PATH ONTO RHINLG FACH. STEEP DESCENT AND RE-ASCENT ONTO Y LLETHR, THEN EASY WALKING OVER CRIB-Y-RHYW, DIFFWYS AND DIFFWYS W. TOP. DOWN FAIRLY EASILY TO THE DAM AND BACK OVER LOW COL TO CWM NANTCOL. FETCHED CAR FOR JOYCE WHO DECIDED SHE'D HAD ENOUGH SO WOULD PROVIDE TRANSPORT FOR NEXT DAY ON THE NANTLLE RIDGE.BURGESS19/08/2013
NNick Caunt08/06/2013
Getting fed up of walking next to the wall by now, at last a sea view !!geoffreybbb04/05/2013
Diffwys West Top>Diffwys>Crib-y-rhiw>Y Lethr>Rhinog Fach>Craig y Llyn Hywel Fantastic 18km horseshoe together with JC, Spoons and Molly Moo with splendid scenery and weather. Saw two others throughout. Fantasic part of Wales away from the crowds.RichieRambler20/04/2013
CUHWC Dolgellau (Torrent Bunk Barn) Trip. Long solo linear walk from Cwm Nantcol - Rhinog Fach - Y Llethr - Diffwys - Diffwys W Top - Diffwys - Y Garn - Blaen-y-cwm - Llanelltyd - Dolgellau - Bunkhouse. T-shirt weather! An epic day.AGWilliamson02/03/2013
Rhinog Fawr, Rhinog Fach, Y Llethr, Crib-y-Rhiw, Diffwys (and west top)ijpowell17/08/2012
From Tyddyn campsite; circular walk; Bontddu, Braich, Diffwys West Top, Diffwys, Crib-rhiw. Returning via Llyn Bodlyn,Diffwys West Top, Braich and Bontddu. Great walk, sunny and windyfellowsa11/08/2012
Yes, its certainly is a small pile of stones.Father Ted01/07/2012
From Cwm Nantcol.Marshsand26/04/2012
Passed over on way to Diffwys.Herbert Anchovy12/04/2012
From Dyffryn Ardudwy, small parking area at SH 60226 23076 - Y Llethr - Crib-y-rhiw - Diffwys - Diffwys West Top. Returned via Pont-Scethin.david23020123/10/2011
very impressive dry stone walls, very happy the the goats werev the other side of it going by the size of their horns !heavyhorses31/08/2011
Car Park (£2) by farm in Cwm Nantcol – Nantcol – Ruined barn – Head for col and then make way up ridge to Rhinog Fawr – Rhinog Fach – Y Llethr – Crib-y-rhiw – Diffwys – Diffwys West Top – Llyn Bodlyn – Cross ridge back into Cwm Nantcol – Road walk of 1 mile back to car. (JL)gerrybowes14/06/2011
Part of 2-day N-S traverse of range. Can't remember a peak here but I must have done it!Dave10022/04/2011
NW from Gors y Gedol over Moelyblithcwm to Llethr, then S over Crib y Rhiw to Diffwys, then W to Gors y Gedol.Dewi Prysor23/05/2010
Small pile of stones on SE end of ridgewebmaster10/09/2009
Done miss it!johnjennison09/09/2009
Crossed this Bwlch to get to Y Llethr, was a great place, rocky and looked briliant from above.Walker13/08/2009
today's mission was to get the 4 nuttals on the rideg and this was no 2 for the daygreendave09/08/2009
From Gelli-bant via Pont-Scethin and Diffwys.Wheelsy05/08/2009
See Y Garn. Time approx dbb02/08/2009
With Chris and TonyStuart Hyde24/07/2009
Second ascent.thenomad09/07/2009
Ascended from Cwm Mynach. Took a while to confirm the summit, as was not continuing to Y Llethr.huwthomas08/11/2008
Part of N to S traverse of whole rangeMountain_Mad08/06/2008
Solo, S.Rhinogs Wild Camp richardsun05/05/2008
Now getting misty on our walk towards Diffwys we did exactly the same as the Nuttalls and missed the top so another visit is neaded to get that all important photo.SteveClay04/05/2008
Together with Dyfnant and Lethyrpowyswalker23/09/2006
Brilliant round of hills: Rhinogs round from Rhinog Fawr to Moelfre.Eddie11/06/2006
part of a loop from cors y gedolstig_nest29/04/2006